Summer Bash Business Expo 2023

You don’t have to be a sports fan to know that if you attended the August 17th “Summer Bash” Business Expo, that you were networking with the finest! We had NO ONE on the bench that evening! Everyone in the room was an MVP and “suited up” and ready to “play ball.” The noise level in the room was overwhelming. People were laughing and visiting the vendors and totally engaged! The fun began at 5:00 p.m. and all the business vendors were ready and “warmed up” and waiting for the “first pitch” of the night. Vendors, “suited up” with their best, as they decorated their tables, put their marketing information out and were ready for the “game” to begin at 5:00 p.m. Our food vendors were lacing up their “cleats” and setting up to serve samples of delicious menu items. As you entered the room, the energy and laughter of the crowd was overwhelming and continued throughout the night. The microphone was “hot” as business leaders constantly gave away over 32 free door prizes. A LOUD round of applause to the following businesses who joined us and took a display table and shared in our evening:

AAA Imaging | ABC 10News (EW Scripps) (KGTV) | AIS (Advanced Imaging Solutions) | Andy Popka – State Farm | Blossom & Bloom | Bob Walker Photography | Box ‘n Ship | California Coast Credit Union | Colonial Life | Decor Depot | East County Magazine | Express Blinds & More | Fully Promoted EmbroidMe La Mesa | i-NETT | La Mesa Courier | La Mesa Lions Club | La Mesa Rotary | Lemon Grove Forward Club | Local Umbrella Media | Marque Urgent Care | Mattia Law, APLC | Mattress Makers | Nightwalker Caverns Escape Room Adventures | North Island Credit Union | San Diego County Credit Union – La Mesa | Sonia’s Healthy Corner | Spa Piel | The Montera Senior Living | The Wine Guy | U.S. Bank | Westmont of La Mesa

The evening was successful due to the partnership of the following sponsors: Our Presenting Sponsor, U.S. Bank, Our Venue Partner, Courtyard by Marriott San Diego El Cajon, our Premier Sponsor: Kirk Paving, Inc., and our Technology Partner, i-NETT. We are grateful for our Supporting Sponsors: California Coast Credit Union – La Mesa, Juiced Bikes, Lily’s Manufactured Homes, and Marque Urgent Care. They were joined by: Print Sponsor, AAA Imaging, Graphics Sponsor, Kostedt Design & Marketing, Photography Sponsors Sandra Small/ Photographer and Evie Z Photography, Social Media Partner, Focuscom Inc., and Artistic Designer, La Mesa Floral Design Shoppe. A special thank you to our MVPs of the evening – Brian Sack, our M.C., and Sycuan Casino Resort, our volunteer water sponsor. A “shout out” to the volunteer team that came out to “play ball” with us, we are eternally grateful.

We are happy to share the roster of team players that provided a sampling of great food selections for the night. Our heartfelt thanks to our following “A” Team:

Brew Coffee Spot | Dream Dinners | Dukes Old Fashioned Onion Burgers | Edible Arrangements | Eleazar Catering | Gordito Tamalito | Marie Callender’s | Pick Up Stix | Steele 94 Restaurant Bar

Photos courtesy of Evie Z. Photography and Sandra Small/ Photographer.

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