The Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce has set Thursday, Aug. 6, as the tentative new date for the 2020 Business Expo. The event will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the Biz Expo Breakfast at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.


The Chamber postponed its original date, May 7, because of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.


“If for some reason we are still battling this unforeseen pandemic, we will look at other dates,” according to a news release.


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 previous release.


Event highlights include:


Thursday, Aug. 6


Business Expo Breakfast — Convention Center Banquet Hall; 7:30-9:00 a.m. Tickets are $15 each and will be available soon. Tables for eight people are $200.


Business Expo trade show — Convention Center; 9-10 a.m., VIP (exhibitors and invited guests); 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. general public admission. Admission is $5.


Booth Rates for Exhibitors — Member Rate Booth - $250; Non-Member Rate Booth - $360.


Details: Mandy Owens, mowens@pinebluffchamber.com or 870-535-0110 at the Chamber.