Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

2018 small business expo

Tuesday, May 01, 2018 | Free to the Public

Last year we kicked off small business week with an 80’s themed expo! This year take a walk down “The Walk of Fame” at our Hollywood themed Small Business Expo!

Texas Tech University will host a Small Business Expo from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, located at 17th and University Avenue. The expo provides business owners with a forum for building strategic partnerships through a mutual exchange of information with government agencies and business representatives.

We encourage small business owners, potential business owners and entrepreneurs, local, state and federal government agents and anyone who has an interest in small businesses to attend. We believe attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to build strategic business partnerships. The expo also provides a great opportunity to build a relationship with potential clients and partners.

Admittance and parking to the public is free for this event. Door prizes will also be awarded. For more information, please email us at sbexpo@ttu.edu or call us at (806) 742-3844.

Vendors please register for lodging at the following links. We have Staybridge Suites the deadline to make your reservation is March 30, 2018. Staybridge Suites is located at 2515 19th Street 79410 and the phone number is 806-765-8900.

We also have Marriott Downtown the deadline to make your reservation is April 5, 2018. Marriott Downtown is located at 308 Ave. Lubbock Texas 79415 and the phone number is 806-368-8403.


Platinum Sponsors

SummusKing's HighwayBenchmark
Grainer  Procurment Services

VIP Reception Sponsor


Breakfast Sponsor


Lunch Sponsor


Dell Computer Innovation Lounge Sponsor

Dell EMC

Gold Sponsors

Fisher Scientific
Possible Missions

Silver Sponsors

  • GTS Technology Solutions
  • Improve Group
  • Premier REACH
  • Wagner Supply
  • Choice Partners
  • Bates-Wells Advertising
  • Advanced Graphix
  • Moyers Group
  • Navajo Office Products
  • National IPA
  • Lubbock Audio Visual, Inc
  • Hogland Office Equipment
  • UniFirst
  • Supply Works / Home Depot

Bronze Sponsors

  • PDME/Fastenal
  • SKC Communications
  • GermBlast
  • PerkinElmer
  • Cuevas Distribution, Inc/Airgas
  • Amazing Awards Inc.
  • Thrivent Financial - Llano Group
  • Mayfield Paper
  • InterMetro Industries/Metro
  • MSC Industrial Supply
  • Dependable Relocation Services
  • Complete Book / Media Supply LLC
  • Slate Group
  • E&I Cooperative Services
  • Abacus Computers, Inc.
  • Sams Club
  • TIBH Industries, Inc
  • VWR
  • AHI Enterprises
  • West Office Interiors
  • Steelcase
  • Westair-Praxair Distribution Inc.
  • SHI Government Solutions
  • Buyboard, TASB Energy Cooperative

Copper Sponsors

  • Angelo State University
  • City of Lubbock
  • Procurement Assistance Center
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Texas A&M Agrilife
  • Texas Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Texas Department of Innovation Resources
  • Texas Tech University Innovation Hub
  • Texas Tech University Housing
  • Texas Tech University System
  • West Texas A&M University


Procurement Services