Business After Hours Expo

Presented by Duke Energy

April 25, 2024 | 4-7:30 PM

Carteret County’s only business-to-business expo is now in its 15th year! The BAH Expo is a unique way to put your business or organization on display in front of hundreds of potential partners, customers, collaborators, and corporate sponsors. Meet and greet with 65 exhibitors, take part in speed networking sessions, buy in to the 50/50 cash drawing, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine as you work the room. 

Crystal Coast Civic Center
Tickets: $5 at Door | Cash or Credit

Our Sponsors

The Business After Hours Expo is presented by Duke Energy with support from corporate sponsors Carteret Health Care, First Flight Federal Credit Union, and Vista Graphics/Vista Digital Agency.

Media & Event Partners

What To Expect

65 Local Exhibitors

The Expo attracts exhibitors from a variety of industries: Insurance, Restaurants, Event Services, Business Services, Retail, Charitable Organizations, Marketing, and many more! Exhibitors are encouraged to hand out swag, offer samples, give quick consultations, and even sell their products.

Speed Networking Sessions

Want to make the most of the Expo’s networking potential? Sign up for a FREE speed networking session! Connect Carteret facilitates this popular, fast-paced activity that gives you facetime with potential customers, vendors, and partners.

Reserve Your Spot

Free Beer, Wine & Appetizers

It wouldn’t be a Business After Hours without a chance to sip while you socialize and spark connections. Graze on appetizers as you work the room and swing by the bar for a beverage between conversations.

B2B Opportunities

The Business After Hours Expo is built for businesses whose goal is to recruit new business clients, shop for new vendors, and kindle mutually beneficial relationships with others in their industry.

Speed Networking

Hate networking because it’s awkward? We can fix that! Speed Networking turns professional socializing into a game. No awkwardness here! Reserve a spot now to guarantee your seat at the table.


Choose from one of three sessions: 4:30, 5:30 or 6:30 pm. Reserve a time below to guarantee your seat at the table.


Have you been practicing your elevator pitch? This is the PERFECT way to put it into practice!


You’ve made your first touch. Now turn your new professional contacts into professional partnerships.

Exhibitor Listing

Our 2024 Business After Hours Expo partners include the following businesses and organization. New exhibitors are added weekly.

Carteret County Parks and Recreation

 Coastal Connections Marketing

ACS Computer Services Inc.

Olympus Dive Center

InCynk+ LLC

TruFit Gym

Crystal Bluffs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center

Flatlands Jessup Insurance Group

Navy Federal Credit Union – Mortgage

Genesis Roofing & Restoration

First Flight Federal Credit Union

Bluefin Artistry

Carteret County Public School Foundation

North Carolina Coastal Federation

Black & Tanne Realty Group/Go NANO Solutions ENC

Hope Mission Ministries

Hope Mission Thrift Store


Connect Carteret Young Professionals

Curtis Media Group

United Bank

Fish Against Addiction


Carteret County News-Times 

Crystal Coast Tent & Event Rentals

Duke Energy

Carteret Health Care

Carteret Military Affairs Committee 


Carteret Community College Foundation / Hang 10 Donuts

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport

South Banks Builders LLC

Carteret Speedway

DoubleTree by Hilton – Atlantic Beach Oceanfront

CMG Home Loans

History Museum of Carteret County

Vista Graphics/Vista Digital Agency

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage

Suessle Holistic Wellness Lifestyle

Dini’s Self Storage

Crystal Coast Country Club

Mary Kay and Office Fusion Solutions

Carteret Literacy Council

The Boutique Hotel Alice

Grandmaster Dong’s Martial Arts

Advanced Office Solutions, Inc.

The Rotary Club of Morehead City – Lookout

Atlantic Beach Sea Salt Company

Gentiva Hospice

Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee of the Crystal Coast

Advanced Office Solutions, Inc.

Arosa – Home Care Elevated

Katy’s Home Health Care, LLC

Crystal Coast Realty & Home Services

Atlantic Coast Cleaning

Realo Drug / Carolina Home Medical

StormPro Public Adjusters

Arts Council of Carteret County

Carteret Community College Corporate & Community Education

Dee’s Doodles

Exhibitor Applications Closed

Show your stuff at the Business After Hours Expo! All types of businesses and nonprofit organizations are welcome.