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Business Unusual: Tech Talk with Phil Rugile & Michael Chiang

October 20, 2020 – Episode 21 of Business Unusual Weekly Recovery Webinar with business leaders Joe Campolo and Peter Klein. In this episode, they welcomed Michael Chiang, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Stony Brook Small Business Development Center, and Phil Rugile, Director of LaunchPad Huntington. The discussion focused on the technology landscape for small businesses as the pandemic stretches on.

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Business Unusual: The Electron-Ion Collider

October 13, 2020 – Episode 20 of Business Unusual Weekly Recovery Webinar with business leaders Joe Campolo and Peter Klein. In this episode, they welcomed Diane Hatton, the Electron-Ion Collider Project Manager at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The discussion focused on BNL’s discovery science and transformative technology happening right in our backyard.

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Campolo Discusses Long Island Innovation Park at HIA-LI Virtual Trade Show

Campolo Discusses Long Island Innovation Park at HIA-LI Virtual Trade Show

As HIA-LI Board Chairman, Joe Campolo presented the progress on and future of the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge during the Executive Breakfast program at HIA-LI’s Virtual Trade Show on October 7, 2020. One of the most critical economic development projects on Long Island today, the LI-IPH effort is the result of Campolo’s idea just over four years ago to analyze the economic impact of the Park. Once the staggering numbers behind the Park were revealed, “everyone had to

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Business Unusual: Dr. James Lentini of Molloy College

October 6, 2020 – Episode 19 of Business Unusual Weekly Recovery Webinar with business leaders Joe Campolo and Peter Klein. In this episode, they welcomed Dr. James Lentini, President of Molloy College. The discussion focused on his experiences taking the helm at Molloy during the pandemic and on both the difficulties and opportunities facing educational institutions in 2020 and beyond.

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Campolo Delivers Remarks at HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards

Campolo Delivers Remarks at HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards

Joe Campolo delivered these remarks for HIA-LI’s 26th Annual Business Achievement Awards virtual ceremony on September 29, 2020. Good morning everyone. My name is Joe Campolo and I proudly serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of HIA-LI. Now more than ever, I am thrilled to join you in celebrating the best and the brightest on Long Island. Almost 10 years ago, CMM learned that we were the recipients of the Rookie of the Year Award, and to this day, especially

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Business Unusual: Kristen Jarnagin of Discover Long Island

September 22, 2020 – Episode 18 of Business Unusual Weekly Recovery Webinar with business leaders Joe Campolo and Peter Klein. In this episode, Campolo welcomes Kristen Jarnagin, President & CEO of Discover Long Island. The discussion focused on innovative new programs to help the region’s vibrant tourism industry and local businesses survive and thrive.

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Campolo Delivers Remarks at Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge Press Conference

Campolo Delivers Remarks at Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge Press Conference

Joe Campolo delivered these remarks at a press conference on September 18, 2020 announcing the creation of the Smithtown overlay district, which will allow for the development of apartments in a section of the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge. This legislation is the culmination of years of work led by Campolo as HIA-LI Board Chairman. Other speakers included Terri Alessi-Miceli of HIA-LI, Smithtown Supervisor Ed Wehrheim, Suffolk County Economic Development Commissioner Natalie Wright, Kelly Morris of Suffolk IDA, Mitch Pally of

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Business Unusual: John Flanagan of Northwell Health

September 15, 2020 – Episode 17 of Business Unusual Weekly Recovery Webinar with business leaders Joe Campolo and Peter Klein. In this episode, they welcomed John Flanagan, Vice President of Regional Government Affairs for Northwell Health’s Eastern Region. The discussion focused on Northwell’s unique role as a healthcare provider, educational institution, employer, research facility, and community partner during an unprecedented time.

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