The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its theme for Business Expo 2020 to be held Thursday, May 7, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The theme is “Business Expo 2020: Our Future in Focus” and exhibitors are encouraged to use the theme when designing their booths.

Business Expo is a community event aimed at bringing together residents, business owners and entrepreneurs to support business growth in Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, and Southeast Arkansas, according to a news release.

“Attendees will get to explore the unique nature of our local businesses, get advice and gain new contacts,” according to the release. “Exhibitor advantages of participating include the chance to network, increase word-of-mouth contacts, and glean information about current business trends.”

The event begins with the Business Expo Breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m., May 7 at the convention center - banquet hall. Tickets are $15 each or $200 for a table of eight.

The Business Expo trade show will be held in the main sections of the convention center. From 9-10 a.m. the event opens for VIP (exhibitors and invited guests) then from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the general public. Admission is $5.

For businesses wanting to host an exhibit, booth rates are $250 for Chamber members and $360 for non-members.

Details: Mandy Owens, at or 870-535-0110.