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Governor Rick Scott Supports Local Business at Miami Business Networking Event

Local Governor Rick Scott met with attendees at the Small Business Expo in Miami last week, showing support to local businesses and vendors, as well as those who flocked interstate to showcase their services and network with fellow business owners.

MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3000 people attended and 120 businesses showcased their products and services at the Miami trade show, which took place at the Miami Beach Convention Center, last Thursday 16, January.

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A highly anticipated small business event, the Small Business Expo is the nation's largest annual business to business trade show, incorporating networking opportunities and workshops from leading industry figures.

Attendees flocked to Governor Scott, excited to meet and have their picture taken with him, as he spent quality time meeting local business owners, shaking hands and hearing their concerns. His visit was seen as a gesture of support for local businesses that provide the backbone of our economy.

"It was really amazing to have the Governor visit and show support to small business owners, who work so hard throughout the year, and often encounter additional challenges that larger corporations don't. It really boosted morale and added to the incredible vibe here at the expo. I have had people coming up to me throughout the day voicing their excitement about the visit and the event as a whole," said Zach Lezberg, the event's producer.

Small Businesses Expo convenes in seven states across North America throughout the year attracting thousands of business owners and decision-makers, from small startups to Fortune 500 companies, and creating the ideal environment for business owners to network and meet industry peers. The expo also hosts workshops with industry leaders who offer insights and tips for business growth. Past events in Boston, Dallas, NYC and Los Angeles have attracted over thirty thousand business owners who browse the business trade show for new and innovative products and services that boost business growth.

Guests at the Miami event heard from leading business figures and gained essential tips on marketing, sales expansions, tax regulations, legal requirements and other relevant topics. Hundreds attended a keynote presentation by America's business expert Mr. Bill Walsh, CEO of Powerteam International.

The expo is free to attend and will come to Chicago on April 24, Dallas on May 15 and New York on June 12. For more information on Small Business Expo call 212-404-2345. To see when the expo is coming to a city near you, and to register to attend visit http://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com. Small Business Expo is also active on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SmallBusinessExpo,Twitter at https://twitter.com/TheBizExpo and LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/small-business-expo.

Contact:
Zachary W. Lezberg
(212) 404-2345
Email

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