HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of Long Island organizations are being recognized for excellence in business by the HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island. This week the B2B association announced 19 finalists among four business categories for the 22nd Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards. Finalist organizations have demonstrated achievements including industry leadership, successful business operations, corporate vision, commitment to the Long Island community and other aspects necessary for growth. Award winners will be announced during a gala luncheon event to be held Tuesday, September 20, 2016 from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. More information about the awards event is available at: http://hia-li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=836
"We congratulate all of the finalists in our 22nd Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards for their commitment, hard work and accomplishments," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "We look forward to the ceremony for both the finalists and recipients of this year's awards. This is a must-attend event for the Long Island business community to recognize and applaud their peers."
This year's finalists for the Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards competition are:
Large Businesses Achievement Award (100 or more employees):
- Alure Home Improvement
- Pole Position Raceway
- Ruskin Moscou Faltischeck, P.C.
Small Businesses Achievement Award (less than 100 employees):
- CHIPS Technology
- Flexible Business Systems
- SUNation Solar Systems
- Techworks Consulting, Inc.
- AHRC Workforce
- CN Guidance & Counseling Services
- EAC Network
- Family & Children's Association
- Mercy Haven, Inc.
- The Suffolk Y JCC
Rookie of the Year (companies that have been operating less than five years):
- Five North Chocolate
- International Metals Trading, LLC
- Optometric Office of Cheryl Berger Israeloff, PLLC
In choosing the finalists, the selection committee considered multiple factors. The award criteria include:
- Positive employer/employee relations
- Commitment to the growth or betterment of the Long Island business community
- Revenue and profitability trends over the last three years
- Three- to five-year vision for the company's future
Additional criteria that were considered include:
- Recent outstanding accomplishments
- Technical innovation or innovative processes
- Expansion into new markets
- Industry leadership
- Overcoming adversity
This year's Event Sponsor is Amneal Pharmaceuticals.
Additional sponsors include: Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Co., P.C.; Bank of America; Bridgehampton National Bank; Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP; Communication Strategy Group; Crest Hollow Country Club; Investors Bank; Long Island Cares; Newsday; People's Alliance Federal Credit Union; Ruskin Moscou Faltischeck P.C.; Stony Brook University.
Those interested in attending the luncheon, or companies interested in becoming sponsors, should visit http://hia-li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=836 or contact Anthony Forgione at HIA-LI at [email protected] or 631-543-5355.
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, 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 protected]