Start the New Year off right by joining Long Island 's effective business professionals at one of the most dynamic and influential networking and media programs of the year. The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Meet the Media” Networking Breakfast is a premier business breakfast event which will take place on Tuesday, January 29 from 7:30 - 10 a.m. (Networking from 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Program begins at 8:30 a.m.) at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington, located at 598 Broad Hollow Road in Melville. In addition to pre-event networking and relationship building, the specialized media program will provide an abundance of vital and essential media and business information.
The media panel will consist of a strategic and distinguished group of journalists, reporters, correspondents and representatives from New York and Long Island’s most influential media outlets who will discuss a wide range of newsworthy topics and provide an abundance of useful tips for those in attendance. Topics will include: * most important stories of 2012, *vital yet under-reported news during 2012, *unusual stories we may have missed, *the importance of social media on news reporting and *the most effective social media platforms for reporters.
What makes a great media story? Learn how to conduct a good media interview and how to “pitch” your story to the media. Social media can have a great impact on news, communication, and your business. Media can also have a positive impact your business, it can influence current affairs, the economy and current political environment.
A question and answer session will follow the discussion of these topics, providing even greater in-depth interaction between the panel and the audience.
“Our ‘Meet the Media’ Networking Breakfast provides our Chamber members a unique opportunity to interact and discuss hot topics and learn effective tips from some of the most knowledgeable members of the New York media,” explained Robert Bontempi, Chairman of the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce.
Program sponsors include JVKelly Group; Newsday; Kushnick Pallaci LLC; H2M Group; Engel Burman Group; Ten Haagen Financial Group Community National Bank; and Nightingale PR. Media sponsors to date include: Long-Islander, Huntington Times, Village Connection, Village Tattler and Huntington Buzz. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
For more information on sponsorships, tickets or to reserve a table at the “Meet the Media” Networking Breakfast, contact the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce at (631) 423-6100 or visit www.huntingtonchamber.com.
About the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce: Incorporated in 1925 as a Chamber of Commerce in the Village of Huntington, today the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of business, industry, financial service, not-for-profit and other professionals of the greater Huntington region. Its mission is the promotion of business, economic development and job creation through the coordinated effort of its membership. The Chamber is dedicated to serving the needs of its members through government advocacy, networking, community and education. In fulfillment of its service and community goals, The Chamber develops public policy positions; provides networking opportunities to create a stronger business environment; collects and analyzes data for dissemination of vital information and promotes economic development, job growth, education and an enhanced quality of life for all Long Islanders.