Chamber Event Brings Business Leaders from Far and Wide

2013-06-14T12:35:00Z 2013-06-14T12:44:20Z Chamber Event Brings Business Leaders from Far and WideMelissa Garcia | Times Correspondent
June 14, 2013 12:35 pm  • 

CROWN POINT | The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual Best of the Northwest Regional Expo on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Radisson Star Plaza from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. This year’s theme was “Improving Your Health, Business & Home Starts Here.” The event, which was open and free to the public, brought hundreds of business and community leaders and members from all over Northwest Indiana to network with the more than 60 businesses that participated in the popular event.

“We are focused on helping our members and the businesses in our community to network and grow,” said Dawn Stokes, membership director, Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce. “But we also like to make the events fun and inviting for all attendees,” she added. All who attended received an entry for a chance to win an iPad2, donated by event sponsor Towne Centre Retirement Community. In addition, several exhibitors donated prizes that were raffled off throughout the evening.

Sponsors include Star Plaza (Presenting Sponsor); Franciscan Alliance (Main Event Sponsor); and Corporate Partners of Methodist Hospitals (Legacy Partner); Centier Bank (Executive Sponsor); Citizen’s Financial Bank (Executive Sponsor); Horizon Bank (Executive Sponsor); Towne Centre Retirement Community (Executive Sponsor); and Peoples Bank (Presenting Sponsor). There were also a number of Gold Sponsors of the event (pictured).

The following companies were among the exhibiting companies: BMW of Schererville; Bosak Motors; Bryco Services, Inc.; Centier Bank; Citizens Financial Bank; Commercial In-Sites, LLC; Franciscan Alliance; Gosser Corporate Sales; Horizon Bank; Indiana Wesleyan University; Kauffman Chiropractic; Nightingale Home Healthcare; Peoples Bank; Performance Plus; Prasco & Associates; Porters Network; Swartz Retson & Co.; Tech Credit Union; The Methodist Hospitals; Towne Centre Retirement Community; and VIA Marketing, Inc. More information on the event is available at

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, which includes the Merrillville and Crown Point communities, works for the betterment of Northwest Indiana businesses and communities by promoting economic development, quality business practices, a voice in public policy, and civic pride. The Chamber accomplishes this through the active involvement of its members to provide business leadership, a forum for the exchanges of ideas, business-to-business opportunities and support of community events. If you have any questions, please contact Farren at 219.768.8180 or Additional information about the chamber is available at

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