Staff Report

Tickets for The Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Brandon Business Expo and “Taste of Brandon” are now available. Stop by the chamber’s offices at 330 Pauls Dr. in Brandon to purchase tickets prior to the Thursday, May 15 event. Advance tickets cost $15.

The event will take place from 3:30-8 p.m. in the Special Events Center at the Florida State Fair Grounds located at Hwy. 301 and Interstate 4.

The event has a trade-show setting and annual “Taste-off” competition. Attracting new participants each year, the 2014 Brandon Business Expo and “Taste of Brandon” is sure to be bigger and better than ever. Join nearly 200 exhibitors in showcasing all that each business has to offer. Business industries of all types are welcomed and encouraged to exhibit.

Returning title sponsor for the event is Ed Morse Cadillac of Brandon and Brandon Automall FIAT. Contributing sponsors include Brandon Regional Hospital, Florida State Fair Authority, MetroPCS, Platinum Bank, Tampa Bay Times, Tampa Electric Company, Valpak of Tampa Bay and Aparicio-Levy Technical Center.

Exhibitor space is still available. Product sales are allowed at the event. Chamber member booth fees are $250 and prospective member space is available for $350 with prices increasing after Thursday, May 1.

For registration information, contact Suzanne Dowdy at 689-1221 ext. 8836, or at Registration is also available online at

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