If it's the second full weekend of the month, then trade days is doing a good business at the Longview fairgrounds expo center... But most of theses business people are gearing for the soon coming Gregg county fair. "we'll have about 2 or 3 thousand people on a Saturday or Sunday out here... But when we come to September we gear up for the fair, that's a 5 day event we'll have between 180-190 thousand people here in 5 days from all over the place" says fairground organizer Billy Clay.
For independent business people like Debbie Lynne, who offers massage therapy, its a chance to introduce her business to thousands of possible clients. "It's great for people to see you and come to your business and know where you're at" says Lynne.