Upcoming Local Events

Check back with us as some upcoming events will be listed.

Past Local Events

HIA-LI 26th Annual Business Trade Show & Conference

Date: Thursday May 22, 2014 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Location: Suffolk County Community College Sports & Exhibition Complex, Brentwood Campus

Interested in exporting your product or services overseas?

Please stop by the US Department of Commerce, LI Export Assistance Center's exhibit booth. LI USEAC staff will be there to answer questions about our services and how we can help your business enter the international marketplace!

Business Trade Show & Conference Programming:
8 am - 10 am - Executive Breakfast (Auxiliary Gym - fee)
9 am – Business Trade Show Floor Opens; Complimentary Seminars Begin
10:15 am – 11:15 am – Complimentary Business Seminars
11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Executive Luncheon (Auxiliary Gym - fee)
1:45 pm – 2:45 pm – Complimentary Business Seminars
4 pm – Show Ends

Talking Trade: Entrepreneurship in Africa

Date: Tuesday May 13, 2014 - 10:00AM to 12PM (Noon)

Location: Hofstra University, Axinn Library, 2nd floor, Room 246

Cost: Free, but you must register

Register: http://www.hofstra.edu/zarbrsvp (Must RSVP by May 9th)

Have you ever thought of launching a new business for trading with Africa? Do you wonder how it is done? What are the key traits for entrepreneurship in Africa? Join live speakers from South Africa who do business across the continent. Come hear from the experts: Dr. Richard Hayes, Professor Frank Z. Zarb, Hofstra School of Business and Michael Sudarkasa CEO Africa Business Group share their insight on entrepreneurship and doing business in Africa. Learn branding, marketing and communications tools for success from our own New York City Entrepreneur Adiat Disu, Founder & CEO Adiree PR & Communications and Director of Africa Fashion Week(s) NYC. Take home US Commercial Service Global Markets resources. 

For more information, please contact: Tanya Cole, Tanya.Cole@trade.gov