12th Annual BOTA Holiday Mixer and Trade Show

Photo courtesy of Business Owners Trade Alliance.

Business Owners Trade Alliance (BOTA) has the recipe for a fun business event and the entire business community is cordially invited to their annual gathering.

The 12th Annual BOTA Holiday Mixer and Trade Show will be held Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 5:30-8:30pm at Kraras Hall in Reading.

BOTA is the largest source for business barter in eastern PA. Every year since 2010, they’ve brought together their members with the entire business community in a holiday celebration, one of the most fun and unique business events in Berks County.

Guests will have a chance to meet the owners of local businesses bartering throughout the region and check out all the exciting products and services offered 100% trade exclusively through BOTA.

More than a mixer, it’s also a holiday pop up shop. Here are some of the vendors and their products for sale at the show:

Seasonal decor by Anita Yoder of Heritage Design Interiors, Santas, Himalayan salt products and gifts from Rachel Eskin of The Salt Lounge, designer sunglasses from Wyomissing Optometric Center, jewelry, gift baskets, gift certificates for local spas, salons, and restaurants, Lehigh Sweets chocolates, Pennsylvania made candles, all natural soaps, bath and body products by Beverly Carfagno of Muddy Creek Soap Company, cosmetics and skin care products from Mary Kay distributor Sharmaine Granison, personalized ornaments, jewelry and gifts by Kim Lewis of Urban Charm, Blind Bean Roasters locally roasted coffee, Soaked Winery wines, Green Kamikozees pickled products and Konopelski Meats kielbasa.

Photo courtesy of Business Owners Trade Alliance: Holiday gifts and decorations available at the event.

Exhibitors include:

Bachmans Roofing, Mattress Outlet of Abington, Bags of Joy by Charlene, Sheryl’s Place, Carl Volkman and Sons HVAC, Parrot Painting, She So Clean Cleaning, Farr & Associates and Go Fish Seafood.

Jobany Bedoya of Red Tie Affairs will be there with his fabulous photo booth so guests can take photos with friends.

While you’re there, take a moment to relax and enjoy a chair massage compliments of Tina Flood of Tina’s Therapeutic Touch Massage Services located at 3459 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608. Massage gift certificates are available at the show.

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and food prepared by Konopelski Catering, local craft beer by Oakbrook Brewing Company, award winning wine by Soaked Winery, chocolate fountain by Chocolate Fantasy Fountains and fresh-baked holiday cookies, cupcakes and brownies by Pocono Dessert Co.

This is the largest annual gathering for businesses engaging in trade in the region. BOTA will have plenty of trade checks for their members to shop and cash sales from non-members are welcome.

The event is being held at Kraras Hall attached to Sts. Helen and Constantine Greek Orthodox Church next to Berks Catholic High School in Reading. The address is 1001 E. Wyomissing Blvd, Reading PA 19611.

The event is free to attend as a guest. Please register on Eventbrite so they have a head count for food and drinks.

Register today! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/12th-annual-bota-holiday-mixer-and-trade-show-tickets-461361323137

If you’re interested in information on becoming a member, contact Scott Martz at (610) 207-6296, smartz@botatrade.com, or visit: www.botatrade.com

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Business Owners Trade Alliance is the largest source for business barter in eastern PA.