PENTA grows success for Chamber EXPO

WESTBOROUGH_ For the fifteenth consecutive year, leading world-class marketing firm PENTA Communications, Inc. (PENTA) joined forces with the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce as its strategic EXPO Marketing Partner, in promotion of Central Massachusetts’ largest and most successful Open for Business EXPO. This exposition took place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Doubletree Hotel on Computer Drive in Westborough, Massachusetts, only 40 minutes west of Boston.

For nearly two decades, PENTA’s unwavering support of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce has included membership recruitment, branding, outreach efforts, membership relations, and marketing the Chamber’s highly successful Business EXPO. This annual event is an enormous draw for more than 100 local business exhibitors eager to showcase their brands, ranging from financial institutions to technology companies, retail, B2B services, and more. Business executives from all parts west of Boston, Metrowest, and Central Massachusetts benefit from this power-packed four hours where they make new connections to grow sales.

“The Corridor Nine Chamber’s Open for Business EXPO benefits local economic development and fosters ongoing business connections — inspiring regional growth efforts with which our firm has aligned for nearly 30 years,” said PENTA Communications, Inc. Founder and CEO Deborah Penta.

The Open for Business EXPO is one of the most well-attended business-to-business trade shows in the Commonwealth, attracting more than 1,000 local professionals who seek new business partnerships and important networking opportunities each year. The Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce reported that its 2017 Business EXPO welcomed 1,250 visitors.

“Between the volume of show attendance and the diversity of businesses on display, the Corridor Nine EXPO continues to deliver the best resource to network, learn, and shop for solutions for your business,” said Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce President Karen Chapman. “We are especially grateful to PENTA Communications, Inc. as our valued marketing partner and long-term sponsor of the exposition for the last 15 years.”

The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce became an independent organization in 2003 and has grown to expand as a regional business force, with members from more than 20 communities. Over 40 membership events are hosted by the Chamber throughout the year, making it a dynamic resource for the local business community fostering regional economic stability.