Vendor applications are now available for the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce's 23rd annual Brownwood Business Expo and Taste of Brownwood set for Sept. 7 at the Brownwood Coliseum. More than 70 business vendors participate in this expo each year in various lines of trade.

The Expo will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Brownwood Coliseum and will feature well-known, established businesses as well as some of the newest in the Brown County area.

For the 11th year, the “Taste of Brownwood” will be a part of the expo to offer the community an opportunity to sample favorite recipes from local restaurants and caterers. From 2 to 4 p.m. expo visitors can visit the “Taste of Brownwood” exhibitors and sample some of their most popular dishes.

The Brownwood Chamber encourages local residents to “shop local” to support local businesses and the local economy.

The 23rd Annual Business Expo is sponsored in by Songbird Lodge, Citizens National Bank and Central Texas Heart and Vascular.

For a vendor application, call the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce at 325-646-9535 or visit BrownwoodChamber.org