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NY XPO for Business opens tomorrow

From: Bob M.
Sent on: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 2:10 PM
6th Annual NY XPO for Business
November 16, 2010, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY

NY XPO for Business offers business reporters and 
bloggers exclusive interviews with today’s small business gurus
Four hours…hundreds of business trends and stories for you

TO:             All News Media Outlets Business Editors, Bloggers & Analysts
WHAT:   6th Annual NY Xpo for  Business
WHEN:   November  16, 2011
WHERE:  Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
CONTACT:        Bob Miko, Pacific Dialogue Trade 
Show Bureau,[masked],[mas­ked], [address removed]

New York, NY, November 14, 2011 -- During the 6th 
Annual NY XPO for Business, the event organizer 
will be offering business media opportunities for 
one-on-one interviews with some of the nation’s 
leading authorities on small business 
growth.  Business leaders, CEOs, and 
trend-setters will be available from noon to 4pm 
on Wednesday, November 16th during the largest 
business trade show/conference in the New York area.
         NY XPO Show floor with 300 booths will 
be open fromm 9 am to 5 pm in Javits Convention Center Hall 1C.
The themes of this year’s show include:  The 
synergies between real life connection and “the 
cloud,” the growth of women-owned businesses, and the era of entrepreneurship.
         Among the leaders available for interviews are:
•               Solomon Choi, Entrepreneur & Owner, 16 Handles
         Choi is an experienced leader in the 
food-service industry. He recognized a niche 
market in self-serve, frozen yogurt and opened 
New York City’s first self-serve frozen yogurt 
retail franchise: 16 Handles.™  They have led in 
the frozen yogurt category in New York since the 
first store opened. Now with 11 open locations 
throughout the east coast and 30 stores in 
development, 16 Handles™ is positioned to be the 
largest and well known frozen yogurt brand in the greater NY area.
•               Jay Goltz, CEO of the Goltz Group, New York Times blogger
         Goltz started a picture framing business 
right out of college. Before long, it was the 
largest framing business in the country. Jay 
expanded into other related businesses and now 
each is at the top of its field. Realizing the 
dearth of real-world advice for small businesses, 
he wrote his first book, The Street Smart 
Entrepreneur: 133 Tough Lessons I Learned the 
Hard Way. Jay Goltz has become the Voice of Small 
Business and writes a New York Times blog, “You're the Boss.”
•               Jeffrey Hayzlett – Bestselling 
Author and Global Business Celebrity
         A global business celebrity and former 
Fortune 100 c-suite executive, Jeffrey Hayzlett 
is an acclaimed public speaker, the author of the 
bestselling book, The Mirror Test, celebrity 
editor to one of the largest-circulation business 
publications and one of the most compelling figures in global business.
•               John Jantsch – Founder of Duct 
Tape Marketing & Bestselling Author
         Jantsch is the creator of the Duct Tape 
Marketing System and Duct Tape Marketing 
Consulting Network that trains and licenses small 
business marketing consultants around the world. 
His blog was chosen as a Forbes favorite and his 
podcast, was called a “must listen” by Fast 
Company magazine and he is the featured marketing 
contributor to American Express OPENForum.
•               Alexis Maybank, Founder, Chief Marketing Officer, Gilt Groupe
         Alexis has built and launched innovative 
and compelling ecommerce experiences for 
consumers. In 2007, Alexis launched Gilt Groupe. 
Today she serves as the company's Chief Marketing 
Officer.  Previously, Alexis served as General 
Manager and Business Development Director for AOL's ecommerce businesses.
                 As an early member of the eBay 
team, she helped launch the company's first 
strategic planning group for Founder Jeff Skoll, 
and later launched and ran eBay Canada. She later 
helped found eBay Motors, which grew to over $2.5 
billion in gross sales in its first two years and 
is the largest category of goods sold on eBay today.
•               Amy Norquist, President and CEO, Greensulate LLC
         Amy has worked for over twenty years in 
environmental research and education. Prior to 
founding Greensulate, she was Deputy Director of 
the multi-million dollar Beacon Institute for 
Rivers and Estuaries.  In 2007 she started her 
company (Greensulate) which designs and installs green roofs.
                 Amy's has been named a "Top 5 
Start-Up" at the Opportunity GreenConference as 
well being named one of Inc. Magazines "Entrepreneurs We Love" in 2010.
•               Lindsey Pollak, Bestselling 
Author & Global Spokesperson, LinkedIn
Lindsey Pollak is a bestselling author, 
consultant and internationally recognized expert 
on next generation career trends. Lindsey is a 
Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn and the author 
of Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to 
Do Before You Join the Real World 
(HarperCollins). She has been featured in The New 
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, NPR and 
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Lindsey's 
career advice blog was named by Forbes as one of 
the Top 100 Websites for Women.
                 Several C-level executives of NY 
area companies will also be available to talk 
about new products and services that are 
revolutionizing the way businesses are growing 
and controlling expenses.  They include:
•               Nick Fugaro, Founder & CEO, Vivastream
Nick is the Founder and CEO of Vivastream, a 
social platform that connects people at events 
based on topics and common interests.  Nick has 
worked with global brands including: Nokia, Sony 
Ericsson, Comcast, Fedex, Sprint/Nextel.
•               Steve Rosenthal, CEO of Triton HR
Steve is one of the most widely recognized 
leaders in the payroll, benefits and human 
resource industry. In 2008, Steve launched his 
3rd successful Payroll and Human Resource 
Outsourcing Company; Triton HR.  In 2007 he was 
named Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) Superstar 
for the third consecutive year by HRO Today.
•               Barry Sloane, President & CEO, 
Newtek Business Services, Inc.BUT WHAT
Mr. Sloane is the President and CEO of Newtek 
Business Services, Inc.,  a resource 
that  provides small-businesses with the experts, 
services, technologies, and resources needed to grow their businesses.
•               David Tisch, Managing Director, TechStars NYC
David is the Managing Director of TechStars in 
New York City. He is also the Managing Member of 
Box Group, a New York City based seed-stage angel capital firm.
         To schedule an interview time, contact 
[address removed] or[masked]-5613.

About Event Management, LLC
         A Connecticut-based trade show 
management firm with over 20 years of experience 
in the production of major business shows and 
special events, Event Management produces trade 
shows in New England and New York.  For 
additional information, visit 
www.EventManagement.­org. Follow the event on 
Facebook and Twitter.Members of the media may 
attend without charge.  Please contact Bob Miko 
at Pacific Dialogue [masked] or 
[address removed] for more information.

Bob Miko
Dec 1st, 2011
Rutgers University
Pacificdialogue Trade Show Bureau
supporting the health care community since 1973
159 Reitter St., Stratford, CT 06614 USA
[address removed]

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