December 13 Evening Networking Reception


Kickoff event for the MARKETPLACE conference Tuesday, Dec. 13th from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
This business networking reception attracts hundreds of businesses along with government agency representatives, public officials, lenders, business service providers and MARKETPLACE event corporate sponsors.
This event includes hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, and celebrating the 25th anniversary of certified minority and women-owned firms.
The MARKETPLACE Evening Reception is the perfect way to connect with other MARKETPLACE attendees in a relaxed social setting.

This year's cultural entertainment will be provided by Ntxhais Qaim Hli that will perform Hmong, Laos and Thai traditional dances. These traditional dances tell stories reflecting the lifestyles of the past and of today. Before and after their performance, Ntxhais Qaim Hli members will mingle with guests displaying their traditional dress and answering questions about their dances and culture.