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Buy Idaho Capitol Show Celebrates 30 Years of Showcasing Local Businesses

Boise, January 5, 2024 – Buy Idaho, the state’s oldest and most active advocate for small business success, is thrilled to announce the 30th Anniversary of the Buy Idaho Capitol Show, set to take place on February 28th, from 8 am – 3 pm at the Idaho State Capitol Rotunda.

This landmark event is Idaho’s oldest and historic showcase of local businesses that have been pivotal in contributing to our state’s vibrant economy. With 100 local businesses and partners spanning all four floors of the Capitol Rotunda for this one-day extravaganza, the Buy Idaho Capitol Show is poised to be a spectacular celebration of entrepreneurship and community spirit. New this year is a floor dedicated to Veteran and Spouse Owned businesses in collaboration with the Idaho Veterans Chamber of Commerce.

Member Exclusive Networking Opportunity

This member-exclusive opportunity is not only a chance for local businesses to network B2B but also an incredible platform to showcase their products and services to the broader community. It’s an open invitation for businesses to connect, collaborate, and create lasting partnerships.

Free and Open to the Public

The event is FREE and open to the public, offering a unique chance for consumers to explore and support the diverse range of local businesses that make Idaho truly exceptional. Attendees are encouraged to come and learn the stories behind the products, meeting the makers, owners, and creators of the businesses that shape Idaho’s local landscape.

Media Invited to Capture Local Business Stories

Buy Idaho extends a special invitation to the media to join us at the Capitol Show, providing an opportunity to interview local businesses and share their inspiring stories with the broader audience.

Schools Encouraged to Attend for Career Exploration

Local schools are also encouraged to bring students to explore career opportunities and gain insights into the small businesses that drive our state’s economy. It’s an educational experience that can inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Vendor Registration Open Now

Vendors interested in participating in this historic showcase can register at Join us for a day of celebration and community building that promises to be well-attended and eagerly anticipated by both businesses and the public.

Join Buy Idaho – Building a Stronger Economy Together

As Idaho’s oldest and most active advocate for small business success and support, Buy Idaho invites all small businesses, government agencies, cities, and stakeholders in our community, to join and become part of Idaho’s statewide business network. Engage with the Buy Idaho program to help build the economy, create a sense of community for employees, and contribute to the growth of local businesses that make Idaho unique.

Established in 1986, Buy Idaho has been championing Idaho’s small business community for over three decades. Join us as we celebrate a 30 year milestone of the Buy Idaho Capitol Show and continue our mission to foster a thriving business environment in the Gem State.