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GCV Small Business Week Expo

Nov 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Special Events Center, Indio, CA
Event Summary


Regional Mixer, EXPO & Tasting Event


Nov 16 4pm-7:30pm


ADMISSION $5 – Enter to Win a Cruise for Two!


Join in to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit – plan to support and participate in the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce’s GCV Small Business Week, November 16th – 25th.


The week kicks-off with a Business EXPO, Mixer & Tasting held on November 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Fantasy Springs Special Event Center.


ABOUT: Approximately 100 innovative exhibitors will fill the showroom to highlight our community resources, local business professionals, leaders, business owners, nonprofit organizations and popular attractions – all with an emphasis on shopping local. There will be a mixture of new start-ups and long-established businesses.


FOOD: Sample tastings by:
   Nothing Bundt Cakes
   Murph’s Gaslight
   Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
   Bellatrix, Classic Club
   Capizzi’s Cheesecake & Pizza
   Bennett Catering
   Ben & Jerry’s
   Athena Gyro
   Burgerim Palm Desert


 “Exhibitors have been asked to think outside-the-box for this event. Desert Classic Charities will be there with a putting green for CareerBuilder Challenge tickets along with the world-famous Bob Hope golf cart. The event is next-level because our local businesses and nonprofits are next-level! It’s time to celebrate them; we invite you to show your support and show up to enjoy the day.” – Katie Stice, Regional President, East


Attendees will enjoy local flavors and food samples, networking with other industry professionals, and connecting first-hand with merchants. EXPO attendees will have a chance to enter to win a cruise for two! Admission is $5.


Activity, fun and music will fill the event space. The villages focus on the building, medical and business networking industries. The Villages are provided by DVBA, Act 1 and BNI.




CV Small Business Week ends with Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a national shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year and it sponsored by American Express.  The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce is an official partner of this nation-wide effort.


Join us for this inaugural CV Small Business Week and Expo Event!


About the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce


The Chamber is a business membership organization representing the Coachella Valley. We support our members through legislative advocacy, education, networking, and other community based opportunities. The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce is a registered 501c6 non-profit supported through member contributions.



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Event Details

Thursday, November 16th 

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$5 Admission 




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When and Where
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Special Events Center
84245 Indio Springs Parkway
Indio, CA 92203

Nov 16, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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