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HAUPPAUGE, NY, March 06, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In a move designed to promote its economic development mission in Suffolk County, the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) led by executive director Anthony Manetta, has announced its major sponsorship of the HIA-LI 25th Annual Trade Show and Conference. The Suffolk County IDA will exhibit on the show floor in the newly-created, Innovation Pavilion where it will showcase the resources the organization provides and highlight some of the entrepreneurial companies the organization has helped with its services. HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, in partnership with Suffolk County Community College (SCCC), will host an expected crowd of thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors during Long Island's largest business-to-business conference on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Suffolk County Community College Sports & Exhibition Complex, Brentwood Campus. Attendees may avoid a $10 walk-in fee by pre-registering at http://hia-li.org/calendarDetails.cfm?eventID=1747. Prospective exhibitors and sponsors can learn more about the show at http://hia-li.org/tradeshow2013/.
"The Suffolk County IDA's participation will focus a spotlight on the information, imagination and innovation of Long Island entrepreneurs," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "We applaud Anthony Manetta and his team for the strategic leadership, resources and benefits they offer companies looking to launch or remain on Long Island."
During the trade show and conference, Suffolk County IDA will showcase its solutions to retain and grow local companies, including:
- Expand or renovate their current operations
- Purchase or build a new or additional location
- Move out of county locations to Suffolk County
At its booth, the Suffolk County IDA will provide information about its "Boost" program for companies in information technology, life and bio sciences, green technology and energy. The Boost program is specifically designed to serve Suffolk's growth companies. When a company is moving from a smaller space to a larger one, purchasing new equipment, and/or making renovations, the IDA can provide benefits to make it more cost effective.
"Suffolk County IDA is proud to sponsor and exhibit during this year's HIA-LI trade show. Both the IDA and HIA-LI are focused on ways to develop and strengthen regional businesses. The trade show is a great way to leverage that synergy to promote growth," said Manetta.
About the Suffolk County IDA
The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is a public benefit corporation of the State of New York. The purpose of the agency is to promote economic development within Suffolk County. The operations of the agency are not supported by taxpayer funds, rather fees generated by the applicants. The Suffolk County IDA works in synergy with Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone and Economic Development Commissioner Joanne Minieri to foster positive economic development within the County. More information is available at http://www.suffolkida.org/
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.
TRADE SHOW CONTACT:
Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI
Arthur Germain, Communication Strategy Group for HIA-LI
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