Locals vie for top prize during City of Henderson’s Start Tank competition
HENDERSON – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will host the ninth annual CONNECT Panel + Expo + Mixer from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Green Valley Ranch Grand Ballroom, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway in Henderson. The panel is set for 4 to 5 p.m., with the expo and mixer from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets to attend are $15. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at hendersonchamber.com.
This year’s panel will feature the City of Henderson’s second Start Tank competition. Similar in concept as the popular TV series “Shark Tank,” contestants will pitch their business ideas. The finalists will conclude the final step of competition for more than $6,000 in cash and prizes in front of a live audience at CONNECT.
“New ideas provide the foundation for the business community, and it’s exciting to see these entrepreneurs share their ideas for the future of Henderson,” said Scott Muelrath, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber. “Having the final competition in front of a live audience only adds to that excitement.”
More than 100 booths geared toward business-to-business connections will be featured during the expo and networking mixer. This is the ninth year the Henderson Chamber has hosted the expo portion of the program. More than 700 people are expected to attend.
The event is sponsored by Cadence, City of Henderson, Cox Communications, Henderson Hospital, Faciliteq, Greenspun Media Group, Inspirada, NV Energy, Stimulus Technologies, Sunset Station and Trish Nash Signature Gallery of Homes.
All booths measure 8 feet by 8 feet and feature one 6-foot-by-2-foot table. Limited spots are still available. Pricing is $400 for standard and $600 for premium for Henderson Chamber members and $800 for standard. Electricity is $100 per outlet.
To exhibit at the expo, or for additional information, visit the Henderson Chamber website at www.hendersonchamber.com or call 702-565-8951.
Relevant social media hashtags and handles: #HendersonChamber #HCCConnect #HCCEvents @HCC_Nevada and @HendersonChamber (Facebook).
The Henderson Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting and supporting member businesses and economic development.
For more information, call the Henderson Chamber of Commerce at 702-565-8951 or visit hendersonchamber.com.