Business Expo held in Olive Branch

Businesses in the Olive Branch area got a chance to showcase what they do and also look for new employees on Wednesday. 

The Olive Branch Chamber of Commerce gathered more than 40 businesses and organizations into a large hangar area at the Olive Branch Airport. The companies, from Olive Branch, but also from Memphis and Southaven, set up booths and displays to meet with other businesses and individuals wanting to learn more about what they do. 

Nonprofit groups, Northwest Mississippi Community College, the City of Olive Branch and the Olive Branch Police Department, were also on hand. 

Attendees also had the choice of three food trucks that were at the site during the Business Expo and Job Recruitment event on Wednesday in Olive Branch.  

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