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LI Entrepreneurs Gain Insight
From Business Leaders at Farmingdale Conference

FARMINGDALE, NY, March 21, 2008 — The 4th annual Farmingdale State Conference on Entrepreneurship will be held on April 5, 2008 in Roosevelt Hall on the campus of Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale, NY. The conference will appeal to all aspiring business owners, new business owners, small business owners and students. The all-day event is designed to provide valuable information across all disciplines of business through breakout sessions led by local, successful business leaders. The keynote speaker for the event is Andrew S. Hazen, Founder and CEO of Prime Visibility LLC.

Andrew Hazen will give the keynote address to conference attendees sharing his expertise on the subject of Internet marketing. Mr. Hazen, a serial entrepreneur, has been developing and branding successful businesses for more than a decade. He has extensive knowledge and experience in all e-marketing matters including search engine optimization (SEO) and Internet law. Mr. Hazen’s success has come from his ability to create strategies and techniques to get websites noticed by targeted audiences and major Internet search engines. Attendees will gain valuable information from Mr. Hazen’s keynote address and from other conference speakers.

The conference schedule is packed with experts speaking on a variety of topics relevant for today’s aspiring entrepreneurs. Break-out sessions will cover topics as varied as how to start a new business, generating revenue with direct mail, renting space and negotiating leases, turning a hobby into a business, internet marketing, consulting, getting media attention, franchising, and much more.

For a small admission fee, subsidized by event sponsors, students and alumni of Farmingdale State College can gain admission for just $20 (general public $30) when purchased in advance at the event website Tickets can also be purchased on event day for $45. The admission fee entitles the attendee to select 3 from the 25 different breakout sessions offered. A light lunch is also included. To make absolutely sure that attendees get into the specific classes they desire, it is strongly recommended that attendees pre-register and make class selections at event website prior to event day.

The event is produced by Starfish Junction Productions, Farmingdale State College, and the Farmingdale Small Business Development Center. Included among the event sponsors: Ameriprise Financial, Suffolk Federal Credit Union, Hoffman & Barron LLP, the PR Store, the Kensington Company, CMIT Solutions, Long Island Pulse Magazine, Media Dreams, Poland Springs, and the Community Development Corp. of Long Island. For more information and to purchase tickets to the 4th annual Farmingdale State Conference on Entrepreneurship go to

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