October 2, 2015

The red carpet will be rolled out on Tuesday, October 13, when area businesses shine at Southside Show-Biz, a business trade show for Danville and Pittsylvania County. Sponsored by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, this premier event will showcase products and services from leading businesses in our region.

The trade show, which will be held at Averett University’s North Campus, will be open to the public on Tuesday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

In addition to showcasing area businesses, this year’s trade show will also offer a variety of activities and special entertainment. The trade show will feature a stage with musical acts, dance demonstrations, and theater performances. In addition, there will be wellness checks to include blood pressure, body fat, and body mass index. The Danville Regional Blood Services unit will be onsite for blood donations. Commonwealth Document Management will also be onsite and offering free paper shredding.

With more than 70 exhibits at this year’s show, participants will learn about area businesses and services while also having the opportunity to win valuable door prizes. In addition, there will be great door prizes and giveaways for everyone who comes out on Tuesday.

This year’s platinum sponsors are Centra; Danville Regional Medical Center; WSET; Averett Athletics; Commonwealth Home Health Care, Inc.; Danville Register & Bee; HD Web Studio, Office Plus Business Centre; 1045TheDan & Country Legends 103.7; and WAKG/WBTM.

Gold sponsors are Danville Distributing; Danville Utilities; eaVapes; Eden Jewelry; Kare Pharmacy; Kinex Telecom; MedExpress Urgent Care; and Peace Haven Home Health Care.

Silver sponsors are Abercrombie Oil Vertical.; Danville River District Lofts, Harris, Harvey, Neal & Co., LLP, CPA’s; and Lawrence Distributing Company.

In addition to exhibits by the platinum and gold sponsors, businesses that will be exhibiting at this year’s trade show are 3D Solutions; AAF Tank Museum; American National Bank & Trust Company; American National University; Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers, Inc.; Averett University; Bankers Insurance/Carter Bank & Trust; Bassett Office Supply; Bobby Carlsen Photography;

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville Area; Carlisle School; Carter Bank & Trust; Chandler Concrete Company; City of Danville Department of Community Development; Cricket of Danville; Daly Seven; Danville Golf Club; Danville Parks & Recreation; Danville Public Schools; Disability Rights and Resource Center;

DocuSystems Company, Inc.; Donna F. Helton, DDS, PC; First Citizens Bank; Foster Fuels; Four Seasons Pest Control; GENEDGE; Golden Leaf Bistro; Grand Springs Premium Water; HomeTrust Bank; Institute for Advanced Learning and Research; Iron Guard Storage; Karen's Hallmark Shop; Lowe’s Home Improvement; Orkin Pest Control; Piedmont Access to Health Services;

Piney Forest/Riverside/ Gretna Health & Rehab; Prince Charles Home Healthcare Agency, LLC; Roman Eagle Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Inc.; San Marcos Mexican Restaurant; Security Zone, Inc.; Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania; Southern Office Machines Co., Inc.; Southside Electric Cooperative; Stratford House Retirement Community; Team Nurse, Inc.; TekaByte, Inc.; The Arc of Southside; The Launch Place; University of Richmond – School of Professional and Continuing Studies; VIRginia International Raceway; Virginia Museum of Natural History; W&W Luxury Limousine Service; and West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board.

For additional information about the trade show, please contact the Chamber at 434-836-6990 or by email at llawson@dpchamber.org. Details are also on the Chamber’s website at www.dpchamber.org.