Connect - The Business Expo
Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce

Connect – The Business Expo is the business to business networking event not to be missed!

The Largest Business To Business Networking Event in Eastern Ontario, it is free to attend and open to both Chamber member and non-Member businesses and individuals.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

1:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Rogers K-Rock Centre

Rogers K-Rock Centre

1 The Tragically Hip Way
Kingston, ON, K7K 0B4

Booth Registration Now Open!

Types of Vendors

Connect will boast more than 100 exhibit booths, representing numerous companies from many different industries. Businesses with a focus on hospitality and tourism, marketing, employment services, travel, charity, finance, information technology, telecommunications, and security are just a few of the confirmed vendors at the networking event.

View Exhibitor Map (PDF)

Who Should Attend

Business owners, managers, decision-makers, buyers, salespeople, professionals, business students, not-for-profits, and entrepreneurs of all backgrounds should attend the event. The event is open to both members and non-members of the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce.

What to Expect

Connect is expected to attract over 1,000 attendees giving our exhibitors a 10:1 attendee to exhibitor ratio!

"Connect — The Business Expo" is an annual networking event that is in its seventh year in 2017. Connect is the largest event of its kind in Eastern Ontario, with a focus on business to business networking.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor

Iron Mountain Canada Corp.

Why Networking

Image of networking at last year's event Image of booths at last year's event

Why Exhibit

Connect, is one of the largest showcases of business along the St. Lawrence Seaway. The event will represent a wide variety of exhibitors, ranging from telecommunications, insurance and financial planning, tourism, photography, healthcare, to manufacturing, just to name a few.

The expo is a one-stop marketplace for purchasers and entrepreneurs in any service industry. The event will give exhibitors the opportunity to meet attendees and generate sales prospects.

By attending the mixer, businesses will network and make contacts that will be essential for business growth.

  • Chamber Members (Regular Booth) $400.00 + HST
  • Chamber Members (Premier Booth) $500.00 + HST
  • Non Chamber Members (Regular Booth) $700.00 + HST

Logo on Score Board - $50.00 + HST
Plush Carpet - $120.00 + HST
*Carpet orders must be in by September 6th, 2017

*One Month Cancellation Required for Full Refund

Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

Exhibitor Information

Connect—The Business Expo presents an unparalleled opportunity to meet businesses and build prospects for future growth. Exhibitors represent a number of different industries found within Southeastern Ontario.

Admission to the event is free and it is open to the public. Exhibitors will have access to 10' x 10' booths with a 6' skirted table. Prices for exhibition space vary by location.

Download the information package by clicking on the button below, and you will find out everything you need to know as an exhibitor at Connect, from booking a booth space to preparing for the trade show.

Download Exhibitor Info (PDF)

Connect Floor Plan

Presenting Sponsor

Iron Mountain Canada Corp.

Become a sponsor!

Enhance your presence at this business to business networking event and leverage your company's exposure to hundreds of Kingston-area business owners and entrepreneurs. Become a sponsor of Connect—The Business Expo!

Sponsors of the event can enjoy a number of benefits including enhanced exposure among the attendees and other exhibitors, recognition through the Chamber's social media outlets, increased presence on printed collateral.

Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are available on a first-come, first served basis. Review the Sponsorship Menu by clicking the button below. Hurry to reserve your sponsorship package today!


Dana Betournay

Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce
Events Coordinator

Phone: 613-548-4453 ext 1000
Fax: 613-548-4453