Pasadena, CA -- The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase on Thursday, September 30, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at the Pasadena Center at 300 East Green Street in Pasadena will feature some member new car dealers showing their latest models. For the first time, local car dealers will have new car models on display at the event.
Acura of Glendale will be displaying the new 300 horsepower Acura ZDX. Called "alluring" by Car and Driver, "the shape of things to come" by Automobile Magazine and "like an Armani suit" by Motor Trend, the ZDX is leading the next generation of high performance sport utility crossover vehicles.
Thorson Motors will display a Buick Regal and a GMC Terrain. Road and Track said, "The Regal will surprise American with its sporty design and handling." The Terrain is an ultra-modern crossover. U.S. News called it, "unique for its bold styling and excellent 32 mpg base highway fuel economy rating, which is the highest in its class."
To promote their distinctive menus, several member restaurants and catering companies will provide samples of their fare free for those in attendance. Noor, Bella's Gourmet Pizza, Fruit in a Basket and Claud and Company caterers will be joined by Choza Mama in providing free food samples to those in attendance at the Business Showcase.
Participation is open to anyone and Chamber membership is not required, though membership in the Pasadena Chamber means discounted fees for Showcase participation. Businesses pay for exhibition space, but the public is invited to attend for free. The Showcase will be accompanied by a social hour and mixer.
As part of the Showcase, Chamber members will be able to meet with the individuals responsible for contracting with the some of our larger corporations, the City of Pasadena and the County of Los Angeles, among others.
For the second year, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase is being held in conjunction with the Foothill Workforce Investment Board Career Fair. Many local employers with job openings will be at the career fair to meet potential employees, take resumes and accept applications for work.
[The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association is a professional business organization. Since the earliest days of Pasadena, the Chamber has played a major role in the development of this internationally renowned city. Since 1888, when the organization was founded as the Board of Trade, the Chamber's primary purpose has been the enhancement of both the business climate and the quality of life in Pasadena and supporting the prosperity of the membership. The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce serves more than 1450 members.]