More than 4,500 professionals are expected to attend the HIA-LI 34th Annual Business Trade Show and Conference on Thursday in Brentwood.
Of those attendees, about 75% are upper-management decision-makers, according to HIA-LI, a large business advocacy group in the region.
The event will take place at the Suffolk Federal Credit Union Arena at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It includes an executive breakfast with a panel of Long Island business leaders, as well as free seminars and breakout sessions covering current trends.
“Each year, this show consistently presents more sales and networking opportunities for regional businesses than any other event on Long Island,” Terri Alessi-Miceli, HIA-LI president and CEO, said in a statement.
“You simply can’t beat this kind of face-to-face, in-person contact for building valuable relationships and for generating new business,” she added. “We…