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Barter to Reign at Tradebank’s Atlanta Holiday Trade Expo on Nov. 20, 2011
Barter to Reign at Tradebank’s Atlanta Holiday Trade Expo on Nov. 20, 2011

Tradebank International Inc. (Tradebank) has organized a holiday shopping extravaganza where business owners from around the country will buy and sell goods at metro Atlanta’s biggest barter shopping event. All purchase transactions at the Atlanta Holiday Trade Expo (Trade Expo) will be completed using trade dollars, the international trade exchange’s currency.

Everything from gift baskets to leather goods to tools and toys will be available as well as one-of-a-kind items including jewelry, clothing, sporting goods, artwork, home furnishings, holiday decorations, and much more. The Trade Expo is set for Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 12:00 p.m.to 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta, Perimeter at Ravinia, Atlanta, Ga.

“We’re expecting more than 100 booths and greater than $500,000 in trade dollars to be spent at this year’s Holiday Trade Expo,” stated Ashby Green, managing partner of Tradebank of Atlanta, who will produce the shopping event. The Trade Expo is open to the general public and business owners interested in witnessing first-hand how barter works and how businesses are benefitting from it. “Only Tradebank members are allowed to make purchases, though,” added Green. “Each of our members will use their individual Tradebank cards that day as it’s the sole form of currency within the network.”

Tradebank International, overall, experienced record-breaking trade volume growth in 2011proving barter remains a viable alternative to spending cash.

More About Tradebank
Tradebank International Inc. (Tradebank) is a privately held international trade exchange founded in 1987. Headquartered in Lawrenceville, Ga., Tradebank has outlets throughout the U.S., Canada, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic providing opportunities for its Tradebank clients to barter their products and services. Tradebank earned the Consumers’ Choice Award in 2010 in the “Barter and Trade Exchange” category, making it the eleventh time earning the award. Tradebank International Franchising Corporation is the entity that was formed for franchising the Tradebank International Inc. concept. www.tradebank.com.