By Valerie Watts
September 24, 2017 (El Cajon) -- Have you ever wondered what kind of businesses are located in East County, and whether there is anything actually being manufactured here? You can find out when the East County Economic Development Council is hosts its 2nd annual Manufacturing Expo and Resource Fair on October 3, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Allen Airways Flying Museum in El Cajon (located at Gillespie Field).
During the resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., manufacturers can network with resource providers and discover valuable resources to help their businesses. During the "Show Your Stuff" Expo from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., manufacturers can display their products to the public and possibly meet future members of their workforce.
The public is invited to to the Expo, where they can get a glimpse of what is being produced in their own backyard. Students and job-seekers are invited to meet face to face with local manufacturers and learn about careers in manufacturing.
The event is being held amidst a fine collection of aircraft and aviation not usually open to the public. For more information, call 619-258-3670, or go online to EastCountyEDC.org.