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Chamber offering ‘early bird’ expo discount

— Area businesses and organizations can save $50 if they sign up soon for the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual exposition.

The chamber is offering an “early bird” discount on the cost to reserve a booth for the Showcase Clayton Business and Community Expo. Business owners and community organization leaders must sign up before Aug. 2. If they pay the registration fee before then, the cost will be $200 for chamber members and $400 for non-members.

The eighth annual event will be held Oct. 17, from 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

“This event is a great opportunity for businesses to exhibit their products and services, as well as network with the community and fellow business leaders,” said chamber officials in an announcement about the discounts.

The chamber is also seeking business sponsors, including a presenting sponsor, for the event. Sponsorship opportunities are $950 for the premium level and $500 for the supporter level. Sponsors so far include Chick-fil-A, First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, Tri-Copy Office Equipment, Wells Fargo, Fincher, Denmark, Williams & Minnifield LLC, Pin Strikes and Southmetro Chiropractic Center Inc.

Log onto www.claytonchamber.org to register for a booth or to become a sponsor.