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PHOTOS: Business Expo Spotlights Local Agencies and Merchants

More than 100 people turned up to meet their local business owners, agency representatives and community leaders.

The Tranfiguration Church hall was bustling with business owners and supportive community members last night at the annual

The free event allowed folks to talk in-person with local merchants, organizations and civic members.

A media and tech room was also provided this year where social media experts were on hand to answer questions about business promoting using social media tools.

From tequila to tools, prizes were also awarded to those who entered the raffle contest.

Money raised from the sale of raffle tickets will go toward's the chamber's funds used in promoting local businesses serving Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland and San Lorenzo.

A few businesses that were spotted included: , , , , , , , , Fura Bodyworks, and .

Check out the photos above and see how many you can recognize! Don't see your business featured in our photo gallery? Add it yourself by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button.

Reid Kane March 17, 2012 at 05:15 PM
I went to the event on Thursday and I was happy to see the different variety of vendors and services Castro Valley has to offer. Just my luck that I didn't win a raffle prize. Good job Chamber & those who ran a flawless event
Analisa Harangozo (Editor) March 17, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Thanks for sharing, Reid! I'm glad to hear your enjoyed yourself but sad you didn't win a raffle prize. Perhaps next year? =)

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