NYC’s #1 Business Conference and Expo comes to Long Island!

Learn | Network | Grow

Long Island Association
Bridgehampton National Bank

Presenting Media

Cox Media Group Long Island

An event designed for business owners.

Our Partners

Astoria Bank
Astra Data Solutions
Cablevision Media Sales
Constant Contact
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Island Pro Digital
Kensington Company & Affiliates
Likeable Local
Long Island Video (LIVE)
MindStorm Strategic Consulting
Network Solutions & Technology
Omni Funding Corp of America
Platinum Rapid Funding Group
Powerteam International
Universal Signs
YP Marketing Solutions

2016 Featured Speakers

  • Jessie Hochhalter
    Jessie Hochhalter
    Google, Inc
  • Ramon Ray
    Ramon Ray
    Smart Hustle Magazine & Infusionsoft
  • Bill Walsh
    Bill Walsh
    America's Small Business Expert
Jessie Hochhalter
Google, Inc

Sales Strategy & Enablement at Google, Inc

Jessie Hochhalter is on the Sales Strategy and Enablement team at Google. In her career, she has held roles ranging from Digital Advertising Operations Manager to Multimedia Advertising Director.

She has an MBA from California Lutheran University, a BA in Philosophy from UC Berkeley and a BS in Business from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

She is very passionate about helping businesses thrive in an ever-changing advertising landscape.

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Session Title
How to Reach Your Target Customer and Ultimately Win the Sale!

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Room #2 – Marketing II

Ramon Ray
Smart Hustle Magazine & Infusionsoft

Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine and Small Business Evangelist at Infusionsoft

WARNING: Ramon is NOT a comedian – but his audiences laugh. Ramon is NOT a law enforcement officer – but he is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy. Ramon does not work for Sesame Street – but he loves to do puppet shows in developing countries. Ramon is not a preacher – but he is a marketing & technology evangelist. Ramon is not a diplomat, but he worked for over 10 years at the United Nations, before he was fired.

Ramon is Small Business Evangelist, Infusionsoft, Publisher of Smart Hustle Magazine and Technology Evangelist at

He is passionate about helping small business entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

Ramon is a best-selling author, journalist and free-lance writer, event producer, speaker and event host. Ramon’s third book is best seller “Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing”. Ramon has shared the stage with Seth Godin, Daymond John, Guy Kawasaki, Simon Sinek, JJ Ramberg, Peter Shankman and other celebrity entrepreneurs. Ramon interviewed President Obama in the President’s first live Google Hangout.

Ramon is not just an ivory tower geek, but as a former technology consultant has hands on experience in a variety of technologies including social media, mobile computing, computer networks, online software and more. Ramon’s expertise is technology, marketing and sales (personal branding, networking, business growth).

Over his extensive career Ramon has written thousands of articles, spoken to thousands of business owners and impacted hundreds of thousands of small businesses to help their businesses thrive, using technology. Invite Ramon to speak at your next event.

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Session Title
Date Your Leads, Marry Your Customers: How the Power of Attraction, Sales and Customer Service Can Transform Your Business

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Room #3 – Sales Strategies

Bill Walsh
America's Small Business Expert

America’s Small Business Expert

Bill Walsh® is the CEO/Founder of Business Coaching/Venture Capital firm Powerteam International. Bill hosts and speaks at events all over the world! His passion is to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to create massive success. He loves to help people to understand specifically what it takes to build successful companies. He is an accomplished author, speaker, radio personality and movie celebrity. He has a very successful background in finance and marketing. He has spent two decades working with start-ups to major global brands increasing sales, productivity and overall success. He is an innovator with a remarkable ability to determine and dictate success strategy to seize global market opportunities.

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Session Title
Success By Design - The 7 Keys to Build a Mega­-Successful Business

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Keynote Theater

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Our Supporters

Adrian's Network
Alert Long Island
American Business Associates
Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce Coalition
Direct Marketing Association of Long Island
eMarketing Association (eMA)
Empire State Development
Habitat for Humanity
Long Island Advancement of Small Business
Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce
Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce
Nassau County Industrial Development Agency
Public Relations Professionals of Long Island
Smart Hustle Magazine
Social Media Association
Suffolk County Alliance of Chambers
The Women's Collaborative
Time to Play Foundation
Uniondale Chamber of Commerce


Business is changing. Opportunities are multiplying.

It’s time to stay current.

Learn from the experts, new and inventive strategies for business growth. Cutting-edge SMB marketing platforms are emerging with unique systems to develop and keep loyal customers and foster longer relationships. This is what the Long Island Business Expo & Conference is built to do. World class education is presented specifically for busy LI business owners and key decision makers. This content is enhanced with vital Keynotes, interactive show floor features, one-on-one counseling and really fun networking – everything our attendees need to address their changing business landscapes.
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2016 Event Location

David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex, Hofstra University

Hotel Info

The Marriott Long Island – $199/night

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