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City To Reprise Local Vendor Fair

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Following the success of last November’s AlbuquerqueFirst! Marketplace, the city of Albuquerque will host a second event May 16 from 1-5 p.m. at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The city is looking for approximately 75 exhibitors to participate with the intent of making a purchase from other local business attendees.

The November event saw $50,000 of sales and contracts executed on the day of the event and nearly $100,000 of total sales in contracts executed afterward as a direct result of the event, organizers said in a news release.

The Marketplace is a reverse on-site vendor fair, meaning that the exhibitors are there to make purchases of goods and services from small-business attendees.

Businesses can register and get more information at www.thriveabq.com.

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