Some 300 people attended the Ascension Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Business Expo Sept. 3 the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center’s Trade Mart building.

The networking event included more than 85 local businesses ranging from restaurants and health care to banks and insurance companies.

Carlico Café and Don’s Seafood provided food and drink tastings, and Jambalaya Festival Association’s Wally Taillon served jambalaya.

More than 100 door prizes were given away throughout the event, chamber officials said.

Waguespack and Associates Insurance and All Star Ford teamed up to sponsor a chance to win a new car. No one won the car.