Business Showcase 2017

FREE Business Showcase at WestShore Plaza on Saturday, April 29th, 10 am - 6 pm

We’ve found 100 of the BEST local companies and service providers - so you don’t have to! Exhibitors, LuLaRoe Fashion Show and Multi Consultant Shop, Demo’s, Shopping Perks and More  all in a One-Day Event Designed to Highlight Local Businesses and Encourage Shopping Local!

TAMPA, Fla. (April 24, 2017) On Point Executive Center is inviting Tampa Bay residents and visitors to head to WestShore Plaza for a day of discovery and shopping at their Business Showcase on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The showcase is free to attend and will offer the best in business, lifestyle and health resources. Attendees will have access to traditional mall stores and the added bonus of a packed isle of local exhibitors offering unique products and services, great deals, edible treats and more.

What can you expect at the On Point Business Showcase 2017? We’ve searched the Bay for some of Tampa’s best business and service providers -- so you don’t have to! Join us for this one-day event showcasing some of Tampa’s finest in business, home services, health and wellness, event services, legal, jewelry, essential oils, fashion and more. Sample, buy and try; book appointments and inquire about some of the products and services you’ve seen advertised around town.

Vice President of On Point Executive Center Karen Gillman was inspired to organize this local business event to share and showcase the wide network of resources she has personally encountered with her virtual business-services company.

Gillman says, ‘We meet so many inspirational local business owners who not only run successful businesses but also make giving back to their community a priority.  We wanted to provide them with a venue to showcase their products and encourage shopping local.’

A full day of entertainment is planned for center court at the Plaza.  Koko’s Yoga will start the agenda off with a free beginner’s yoga class at 10 am (bring a matt if you have one).  At 11 am Sonee Thompson with The Burn Belt will share an overview of her award winning Burn Belt. A drum circle led by Steve Turner from Giving Tree Music follows at 11:30 am.  You are welcome to sit in on the drum circle and experience first-hand the unity created by drumming and creating music together. At 1 pm sit back and listen to an informative presentation with Christine Campos and My EssentialsHZ. The consultants from LuLaRoe will be taking over the stage at 1:30 pm with a multi consultant fashion show and presentation about the brand.  The kiddos will want to join us with us by 3:00 pm for a fun and interactive Sing-A-Long and Photo Opportunity with the Princesses from Parties with Character of Tampa Bay. And wrapping up the afternoon agenda, join local artist Brenda Class from Painted Creations by Brenda for a Make and Take Painting Class at 4:45 pm.

The exhibitors will also be hosting a variety of demonstrations at their individual tables.  Jodi Lynn Iacino will be demonstration the art of calligraphy, Erika Davis with Usborne Books will be offering readings of children’s stories from her Usborne collection, Clara Murrugarra with VIP Image by Clara will be doing make overs for Sweet Sixteen and other special occasions.

On Point Executive Center supports many non-profits throughout the year with virtual office services and their sister company, Charity Chics.  We commit a portion of our proceeds to promoting their mission with event services and a vendor table at our expos.  At this event you can expect to visit with Susan Jacobs of Wheels of Success who will be presenting a new-to-you vehicle to a deserving recipient, None Lost Movement,  The Sylvia Thomas Center who supports families after adoption, The Tampa Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary and the Tampa Bay Young Marines,

The entire day promises to be a fun and active celebration of local business!  Attendees will learn new things while discovering services they may not have even realized are in their own back yard. Guests might find a job or networking opportunities, new places to volunteer, or even be inspired to start a new business.

ShoutOUT® Tampa Bay is our media sponsor and can be reached for comment as well as Karen Gillman, VP of On Point Executive Center.  Heather Sell, ShoutOUT® Enterprises, Inc. (813) 334-9797.

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Meet Lisa K. Ford our Fashion Show Emcee for the 2017 On Point Business Showcase!

We are thrilled to announce our fashion show emcee for the 2017 On Point Business Showcase; Lisa K Ford, Certified Image Consultant and Color Analyst, Owner an CEO of Invent Your Image, LLC.

Here are a few bits of trivia you may like to know about our fashionista:

Lisa is a Certified Image Consultant through Association of Image Consultants International, the world’s most recognized image consultant organization.

She is certified in color theory, significance of human coloration, and twelve tone personal color analysis.

Before launching Invent Your Image, she enjoyed a successful corporate career with Victoria’s Secret and worked over 25 years in the fashion and beauty industries.

She has a BBA in Marketing from Kent State University and I graduated with honors.

She perpetually researches anything and everything she can to gain knowledge regarding current fashion trends.

She is a wife and mother of identical twin boys that support and contribute to my journey with Invent Your Image.

She loves to stay in constant motion; especially dancing and lifting weights.

She is the Co-Founder of Charity Chics - a women’s networking company that “Connects for a Cause”.

She bakes sinful desserts!

Lisa will emcee the LuLaRoe multi consultant fashion show beginning at 1:30 pm on the center stage at the WestShore Plaza.

In one of her recent blogs Lisa says this about layering: Effortless Layering– you do not want to go over board but if the situation or weather dictates it, layer a colored cami under a V-neck dress or throw on a blazer over a t-shirt. We all know LuLaRoe is famous for layering and color! Two things Lisa K. Ford happens to be an expert on!

LuLaRoe Kids Collection - Color and Layering!

Be sure to join us on Saturday, April 29th at the Westshore Plaza in Tampa, FL for the 2017 On Point Business Showcase! A full event preview can be found here.

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To Contact Lisa K Ford - Invent Your Image: 813.766.8375

About On Point Executive Center  On Point Executive Center provides more than 30 years combined experience in the Virtual Office and Executive Suite industry to the Tampa Bay area and beyond. Small business owners can now afford all of the luxuries of the larger corporate entities by using our shared services. Entrepreneurs now have access to business services when they need them, and pay for them only when they use them, leaving the management and upkeep to us. On Point offers 4 annual events to showcase the services and talents that can be found in Tampa Bay. Outsource locally with

About Wheels of Success, Inc  Wheels of Success was incorporated in June 2003 to help families continue working by providing them with reliable transportation through a program of car repairs, vehicle replacement, and related services.        Office:  813-498-0102   Direct Office:  813-498-0115

Contact  To learn more about the On Point Business Showcase or to schedule an interview, please contact Vice President of On Point Executive Center Karen Gillman by phone at (813) 350-7800, or via email at or ShoutOUT Tampa Bay

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