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Trade Brooklyn comes to Marriott April 13

March 30, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The event usually draws large crowds. Photo courtesy of Trade Brooklyn

Trade Brooklyn, one of the largest business-to-business exhibitions in the tristate region, will take place on April 13 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, its sponsors announced.

The exhibition, which is expected to attract more than 2,000 entrepreneurs and small business owners, is produced by Townsquare Expos.

Trade Brooklyn 2016 will feature more than 150 business owners exhibiting their items on the show floor, as well as business-to-business (B2B) seminars and learning opportunities, according to organizers.

Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. at the Marriott, at 333 Adams St., with the networking breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. The Trade Brooklyn Exhibit Hall will open its doors at 9 a.m. and will close at 3 p.m.

Scott Eisenberg, CEO and founder of Swap the Biz, will lead the networking breakfast and will be presenting strategic and fun ways to take B2B networking to the next level, according to Townsquare Expos. Another breakfast speaker, Matt Goerke, inventor of the Memory Switch Program, will share memory retention techniques designed to help professionals.

The seminars will focus on topics such as personal branding, tips on how to build businesses, business succession planning, social media management and how to protect business owners from cybercrimes. The seminar topics include Bulletproof Your Company (or Career), Building a Scalable Business, Retirement Plans and Business Succession Planning, and Networking Secrets — The Social Approach Revealed & Interactive Exercises, Tips & Trends to Help Protect Your Business from Cyber Security Threats.

This year’s Trade Brooklyn show will feature a Personal Branding Pavilion for the first time.

Trade Brooklyn is partnering with Score, an organization that advises business owners.

The event is free to attend with advance registration online. Tickets are $20 at the door. Tickets for the networking breakfast are $40. Pre-registration for the breakfast is required.

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For more information, visit www.tradebklyn.com