The North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce invites area businesses to participate in the 2014 Market Arkansas Business Expo. The event will take place on Oct. 2 at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. The theme is "Back to Business".

Market Arkansas is a business-to-business trade show and provides an opportunity for businesses to exhibit their products, services and attractions as well as network with other professionals.

Market Arkansas is anticipated to have more than 100 exhibitors and over 1,500 visitors. Market Arkansas will also feature business training sessions and product demonstrations throughout the day. Please take advantage of our Early Bird discount for your trade show booth. Businesses will receive a $50 discount if they send in their completed registration form by June 31.

The Chamber will kick off the expo on Oct. 1 with the annual Taste of the Town food showcase. Taste of the Town gives the community a chance to sample some of the best food that our region has to offer. The event will take place on the upper concourse at Verizon Arena. Restaurants, caterers, food and drink distributors, and other food service providers that are members of the Chamber are eligible to participate in Taste of the Town at no cost.

Sponsorships and booth spaces are available for the 2014 Market Arkansas Business Expo and Taste of the Town.

For more information, contact the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce at (372-5959. Additional information can also be found at