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HAUPPAUGE, NY, February 14, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Steve Tiffen, President and CEO of The Tiffen Company, a leading US manufacturer of glass filters and other name-brand products for digital, still, video, motion pictures and television, will share his business success stories and lessons learned at the helm of his OSCAR and EMMY award winning organization at the first of four CEO Roundtables to be hosted by HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island. The topic of his presentation will be: "How to Focus on Your Customers and Give Them What They Want: If You Don't, Someone Else Will." The CEO Roundtable will be held at The Tiffen Company, 90 Oser Avenue, Hauppauge, New York on Friday, February 18 from 9-11 AM. More information and event registration is available at http://www.hia-li.org/calendarDetails.cfm?eventID=1314.
Tiffen says he learned to manage people by reading avidly and by having excellent mentors who included his father and two uncles who founded The Tiffen Company in 1938. "I once read that the best management style is the one that's needed at the time," said Tiffen. "A company must find out what its customers want and give it to them, changing direction based on current conditions."
Tiffen's accomplishments include his company's winning multiple OSCAR and EMMY awards and locally the Large Business Achievement Award in HIA-LI's competitive contest in 2010.
"Steve Tiffen is certain to lead a stimulating discussion with his audience," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "HIA-LI is excited about our series of CEO Roundtables. These events will provide attendees with outstanding advice, not in a textbook format, but directly from local executives who have used the suggestions they will share to lead their organizations and industries."
The event is the first in a series of planned CEO Roundtables that will be conducted by some of Long Island's most accomplished business leaders. Upcoming speakers include the leaders of ClearVision Optical; the H2M Group; and Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP.
Registration and pre-payment are required to guarantee seating. Register for the event by contacting Alicia Figueras at 631-543-5355 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or at http://www.hia-li.org/EventRegistration.cfm?eventID=1314&ResetStruct=Yes. Tickets for all four CEO Roundtables can be purchased at a discounted price of $100.
Sponsors for the February 18 event are ADP and The Tiffen Company.
About The Tiffen Company
Tiffen has been a leading manufacturer and supplier of photographic filters and lens accessories for consumer/professional imaging and the motion picture and broadcast television industries for over 70 years. Tiffen now offers a complete line of state-of-the-art Steadicam models to meet the needs of the film and video industry. By liberating the camera from its constraints, the Steadicam was able to move with the operator in a continuous motion, alleviating the need for tripods, cranes and dollies. This innovative technology was recognized with an Oscar, an Emmy, the Deluxe Outstanding Technical Achievement Award of the BANFF Television Festival, and many more awards.
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 http://www.hia-li.org or call 631-543-5355.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355, email@example.com
Anne Strauss, Communication Strategy Group; 1-866-997-2424; firstname.lastname@example.org
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