Barter Business Unlimited, the region's leading barter exchange company for business owners throughout the United States, announced today that it will be holding its 2012 Barter Expo at the Bradley Hotel on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 4 to 9 p.m. Over 3,500 business professionals along with their employees, families and friends are expected to attend one of nation's leading barter exchange events which will include over 110 exhibit booths, entertainment, live and silent auction, gourmet food selections and refreshments.
''Barter certainly has become one of the most valuable business tools that company owners and managers have discovered during the last several years. We have members conserving their cash outlays and actually growing their businesses, expanding their market share and increasing sales during these challenging economic times using barter. Our annual barter expo is one of the premier events for our members to trade goods and services while expanding their business network,'' explained Debbie Lombardi, president, Barter Business Unlimited, www.bbubarter.com. ''Several millions of dollars are expected to be traded during this year's 2012 Barter Expo.''
The Bradley Hotel is located at 383 South Center Street, Windsor Locks, CT, phone (860) 627-7762, www.bradleyhotel.com. From I-91 south take Exit 41 and from I-91 North take Exit 42 then take a right onto Rt. 159. This year's growing list of barter expo sponsors include Barnum Financial www.barnumfinancialgroup.com, Connecticut Business Hall Of Fame www.ctbhof.com, and the Bradley Hotel. In addition to BBU members attending the event, all business owners and managers are invited to attend the barter expo and experience the advantages of barter just by presenting a business card and proper identification at the entrance. Significant membership discounts are available to all new members who sign-up at the expo and corporate sponsorships are still available as well.
''As a longtime Barter Business Unlimited member, I find the annual barter expo a great opportunity to network and increase your sales. I also start my holiday gift buying season for friends and clients at the expo,'' said Kris Rutkowski, owner, Tri-City Trading, New Britain, CT, www.tri-citytrading.com.
''It's a tremendous opportunity to host the upcoming 2012 Barter Expo. Thousands of people from parts throughout the United States are expected to attend as they trade their products and services utilizing barter as a smart business tool,'' said Harold Thompson, events manager, Bradley Hotel. ''We're making arrangements for barter member booth exhibits that include companies involved in almost every area of business -- from healthcare, entertainment, office supplies, retail to financial and legal industries, dental care, pet care, hospitality and many other areas of business.''
With offices based in Bristol, Connecticut, Barter Business Unlimited, Inc., is a proud member of the Universal Currency, Greater Bristol Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Trade Executives and the International Reciprocal Trade Association. BBU is also a supporter of the United Way of West Central Connecticut, Goodwin College Foundation, SPCA of Connecticut and The V Foundation for Cancer Research. To learn more about the barter industry and BBU, visit www.blogtalkradio.com/bartertoday, Linkedin.com and Facebook/barterbusinessunlimited. For more information about Barter Business Unlimited or the recently launched ''BarterCare'' health care program, call (860) 583-2281 or visit www.bbubarter.com.