The Santa Maria Valley Chamber invites the local business community and job-seekers to get together for networking at Expo 2023, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria.

New to the Expo this year is a job fair component, made possible in collaboration with the Santa Barbara County Workforce Development Board. Participating businesses and job listings can be viewed here.

This year also includes a prize for the best decorated western-themed booth — a $50 gift card to Boot Barn, courtesy of Boot Barn.

Visitors can also post to social media and tag @SantaMariaValleyChamber for a chance to win a gift card to Cool Hand Luke’s, donated by American General Media.

Those who complete the Expo Passport by receiving stamps from participating businesses will also be entered to win a Tailgater BBQ, donated by Santa Maria BBQ Outfitters.

Direct questions regarding EXPO 2023 to Yuliana Nelson, strategic initiatives manager, at, or 805-925-2403 ext. 814.