HIA-LI Announces Keynote Speaker and Luncheon Panel Line-up for HIA-LI 27th Annual Trade Show and Conference


Acclaimed Entrepreneur and Renowned Author, Kelly Riggs to Headline Breakfast Event; Local Business and Legislative Leaders to Discuss Long Island Revitalization Projects During Luncheon Panel; Thursday, May 21st, 2015, Trade Show Floor Open 9 AM ...

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Brentwood, NY - March 20th, 2015 - Long Island companies will learn how to win business in any economy and avoid the Four Mistakes No Business Can Afford to Make when keynote speaker Kelly Riggs, CEO and founder of  The Business Locker Room, takes the stage at this year’s HIA-LI’s 27th Annual Trade Show and Conference. HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, hosts the largest Long Island Business-to-Business (B2B) Trade Show designed specifically to help Long Island businesses learn and make the right connections.

The full day event includes an executive breakfast, luncheon speakers and break-out seminars to help Long Island business owners and executives continue to grow their businesses. In addition, hundreds of companies will be on the show floor exhibiting a wide spectrum of innovative business products and services for B2B companies.  

The event will be held Thursday, May 21st, 2015, trade show floor open 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Suffolk Community College Sports & Exhibition Complex, Brentwood, NY. Interested business owners and executives are encouraged to become sponsors, exhibitors, or simply sign up as attendees here
“We encourage all Long Island businesses to attend this year’s event and take advantage of our executive programming and seminars. It’s the perfect opportunity to develop new business relationships and meet face to face with decision makers” says Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. “The objective for this once a year conference is to assist businesses with the tools and networking needed for success. Companies interested in connecting with our high-level attendee audience should contact us today about available sponsorships and exhibition opportunities.”
Breakfast Keynote: Win Business in any Economy – 8:00AM – 10:00AM
Kelly Riggs, CEO and founder of The Business Locker Room, is recognized as a dynamic thought leader on leadership, sales development, and strategic planning. He serves as a business performance coach for executives and companies throughout the United States. A national award-winning sales representative and sales manager, Kelly has spent nearly two decades teaching and training organizational leaders in sales and executive management. He has written two books: 1-on-1 Management™: What Every Great Manager Knows That You Don’t and Quit Whining and Start SELLING! A Step-by-Step Guide to a Hall of Fame Career in Sales.   
  • Register ahead for the 8:00 AM to 10 AM executive breakfast and keynote here
  • Watch a video of Kelly Riggs providing a preview of his keynote below.
Luncheon Panel: Long Island Revitalization –Building the Long Island Economy –
11:30AM – 1:30PM
During the executive luncheon, trade show participants will have an opportunity to hear from featured speakers about the NYS initiatives and revitalization projects that include the Ronkonkoma Hub, Wyandanch Rising, Downtown Patchogue and Renaissance Downtowns.
The panel will be moderated by Mitch Pally, CEO of Long Island Builder’s Institute. Panelists include Paul Pontieri, Mayor of Patchogue; Russ Albanese, chairman of the Albanese Organization; Jim Coughlin, principal and co-founder of Tritec Real Estate Company; and Don Monti, president and CEO of Renaissance Downtowns. Register ahead for the 11:30 PM to 1:30 PM luncheon and panel. Click here for more information. 
For More Information, Please Contact:
Terri Alessi-Miceli
President, HIA-LI