STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Need business advice? Feeling like you need to take your health into your own hands?
The Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) has you covered with its upcoming one-stop shop event.
The organization has announced it will hold both its annual SIEDC Business Conference and its Health & Wellness Expo on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grand Oaks Country Club, located at 200 Huguenot Ave. Normally held separately, the conference and expo have been combined this year due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The conference and expo are both free and open to the public, and will feature educational seminars, exhibitors, keynote panels, mixers, a vendor expo, medical screenings and much more.
Additionally, the SIEDC will recognize 31 individuals it deemed among the most impactful private sector business leaders on Staten Island, as well as 20 young professionals under the age of 40 who have made an impact on Staten Island.
SIEDC’s ambassador for the Business Conference is Chad Reyes of Lion’s Pride Leadership. The Health & Wellness Expo ambassador is Diane Arneth of Community Health Action of Staten Island.
All pandemic safety protocols will be followed, and attendees at all indoor activities must be prepared to show proof of a valid COVID-19 vaccine. For more information, the public may contact the SIEDC at 718-477-1400, visit www.siedc.org, or download the SIEDC events app for iPhone or Android at no charge.
SIEDC’s mission is to enhance a thriving Staten Island economy by promoting public and private investment, and encouraging the development of commercial and industrial property and projects in an environmentally friendly manner, all of which improve the quality of life and provide broad and diverse employment opportunities.