Jonesboro Chamber Preparing for Business Expo '08

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro's Regional Chamber of Commerce is making plans for the organization's 19th annual Business Expo, which is set for April 17 at the ASU Convocation Center.  The Expo is the largest such event in the state and is co-sponsored by KAIT.  "Under the Big Top" is the theme for this year's event.

"A limited number of booths are still available for purchase," said Chamber Special Events Coordinator Tammy Branyan.  "They will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis."

The Expo will begin with an invitation-only Preview Showcase from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a Power Breakfast from 7-8:30 a.m.  The event will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m.

Business Expo booths are $350 for Chamber members and $600 for non-members.  Tickets for the luncheon, featuring comedian Brian Staron, are $25.  More information about the event is available by calling 870-932-6691 or on the Web at