ABILENE, Texas -

Local businesses are gearing up for Business Expo 2013 in Abilene.

Business owner Wesley Smith visited KTXS on Tuesday morning to preview this year's Expo.

The Business Expo runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at the Abilene Civic Center.

"If you want to know what goes on in Abilene, this is the way," Smith said.

This year the theme is "Team Abilene."

"We really are a team in Abilene," Smith said.

Tickets cost $5 at the door. They can be purchased early by calling the Abilene Chamber of Commerce at 325-677-7241. Tickets are also available at the business locations of chamber members.