HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island organizations are being recognized for excellence once again. For over two decades, HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, has shined a spotlight on business excellence among the Long Island business community. This week the association announced 18 finalists among four business categories for the 21st Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards. Finalist organizations have demonstrated achievements including industry leadership, creativity, successful business operations, corporate vision, and other aspects necessary to development and growth. Award winners will be announced during a gala luncheon event held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 22, 2015. More information about the awards event is available at: http://bit.ly/21st-hia-li-baa
"We offer our heartfelt congratulations to all of the finalists in our 21st Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards for their determination, hard work and achievements," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "We look forward to the ceremony for both the finalists and winners of this year's awards."
Finalists in the 21st Annual HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards competition in four separate business categories are:
Large Businesses (100 or more employees):
- Alcott HR
- H2M Architects & Engineers
- Jefferson's Ferry
- Liberty Moving & Storage
- Ruskin Moscou Faltischeck, P.C.
Small Businesses (less than 100 employees):
- AVZ (Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Company, P.C.)
- Corporate Coffee Systems
- Flexible Business Systems
- Fuller Lowenberg & Co., CPAs, P.C.
- Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP
- Foundation for Sight and Sound
- Junior Achievement of New York
- Life's WORC
- Mercy Haven, Inc.
- The Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center
Rookie of the Year (companies that have been operating less than five years):
- North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company
- Rigatoni's Pizza & Pasta – a local Italian restaurant
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 United, N.A.; Bridgehampton National Bank; Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP; Communication Strategy Group; NST; Design Audio Visual (DAV); OpenMoves; People's Alliance Federal Credit Union; PSEG Long Island; Sign A Rama of Hauppauge; Suffolk County National Bank and Verizon.
Those interested in attending the luncheon, or companies interested in becoming sponsors, should visit http://bit.ly/21st-hia-li-baa or contact Sara Broman at HIA-LI at firstname.lastname@example.org 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@example.com