All Press Releases for April 11, 2013

HIA-LI Announces Key Business Leaders to Speak at 25th Annual Trade Show and Conference

HIA-LI lines up leading business and government officials to share perspectives on new economic development projects; Thursday, May 23rd, 2013, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Suffolk Community College Sports & Exhibition Complex, Brentwood, NY.

    HAUPPAUGE, NY, April 11, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- HIA-LI, a recognized voice for business on Long Island, has developed an impressive lineup of speakers who are ready to share some of their most crucial insights, forward-looking business strategies and inspirational thoughts with trade show participants. High attendance is expected for the upcoming trade show which will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs and government officials from across Long Island, and enable the exhibitors from a wide variety of industries to initiate important business relationships, form strategic alliances, and share information. For more details, please visit:

Want to Do Business? You Gotta Have Balls!
The keynote address will be delivered by Brandon Steiner, founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and the renowned author of You Gotta Have Balls: How a Kid from Brooklyn Started from Scratch and Created a Sports Empire. Brandon's success story and rise to prominence in a fiercely competitive industry will serve as an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs and established business leaders alike, who will gain the knowledge they need to create or rebuild their businesses.

Build a Better Long Island Now and In the Future
During the executive luncheon, trade show participants will learn about the latest economic developments in the region that will have a profound impact on the local economy and create new opportunities for local organizations. Panelists will discuss projects including the Ronkonkoma Hub, Wyandanch Rising and Islip's Long Island MacArthur Airport developments. Among the speakers slated to appear at the event:

- Ken Adams, President & CEO, ESD & Commissioner New York State Department of Economic Development
- Rich Schaeffer, Town of Babylon Supervisor
- Tom Croci, Town of Islip Supervisor
- Ed Romaine, Brookhaven Town Supervisor.

"Each year, HIA-LI strives to provide a stronger roadmap for success through the keynote addresses, seminars, panels, pavilions and exhibitor booths available at the HIA-LI Trade Show and Conference. This year is no different and we have lined up a fantastic group of speakers to deliver valuable experience, incredible track records and words of wisdom," says Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "We are convinced that their unique and inspirational stories will energize and encourage our participants to greater success in their businesses. That's what this event is all about."

This year's trade show and conference sponsors include: Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Co., P.C.; Astoria Federal Savings; Bridgehampton National Bank; Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP; CMIT Solutions of Long Island; Capital One Bank; Communication Strategy Group; Design Audio Visual; Effects of Color; Empire National Bank; First Trade Union Bank; H2M Architects & Engineers; HDK; LIPA; Long Island Business News;; Long Island Press; Lorraine Gregory Communications Group; Mercedes Benz of Smithtown; National Grid; NEFCU; Optimum; Newsday; Northville Natural Gas Fuels; NST; People's Alliance Federal Credit Union; Petro Commercial Services; Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc.; Presentations Plus; RIT Printing Corp.; Sign A Rama of Hauppauge; SST Communications; Suffolk County IDA; Stony Brook University; Suffolk Federal Credit Union; Sunrise Medical Labs; TD Bank; Teachers Federal Credit Union; Telestory Pictures; The Alternative Board; The Crescent Beach Club; Town of Islip Economic Development; WALK Radio

About HIA-LI
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We're headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, and information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit or call 631-543-5355.

Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355,

Angela Kambarian, Communication Strategy Group; 1-866-997-2424;

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Hauppauge, NY
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