Business Conference & Expo

The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the region’s largest business event – the 2017 Business Conference & Expo. This event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Rabobank Convention Center, 1001 Truxtun Ave.

The event will open with a conference from 3-5 p.m. that will feature workshops and a keynote speaker to provide insight and tools to enhance your business.Workshops will cover issues relating to health care, finance and technology. The expo, running from 5-8 p.m., will include more than 100 vendors showcasing and selling their products and services. Several local restaurants and caterers will also have some of their tasty fare to sample.

Vendor applications are now available. Click here to download your vendor application.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.Click here to see the sponsor benefits.


Come alone or gather a group for an evening of fun, networking and potential business connections. From classic Bakersfield establishments to seeing what’s new in town, the Business EXPO is a ‘can’t miss’ event every October. Open to all members and non-members.


Bakersfield’s largest business-to-business showcase attracts hundreds of attendees. Your business interacts one-on-one with potential clients to sell products or services directly or make contacts for follow up. Sign up soon to get the best booth placement. At the event, you’ll have a floor captain who makes sure that things run smoothly and you have everything you need. Also, you don’t need to be a Chamber member to participate. Click here to download a vendor booth application.


Delicious food is a highlight of any event. You’ll also have a prime booth location, extra-large space and recognition in all promotional materials. You can showcase and distribute materials and other samples in addition to the event menu items.

For more information, contact Sarah Hinzo at (661) 327-4421 or email at