Ignosh, President CEO
My business associate in Washington D.C. area for over 25
years has been Paul Ignosh, Chairman and CEO of I & A
Consulting Group. If you need someone who knows their way
around the many departments of the US government, I
suggest you contact Paul. When I need help with a trade
show, an introduction to someone in government or
information on a company in the Washington D.C. area, Paul
is the person I turn too. Paul is a facilitator, he gets
It has been a good
business relationship, but even a better friendship for
these many years.
provides management consulting services specializing in
growth oriented technology based companies. Services
include; Business Development, Strategic Partnering,
Corporate Development, Sales Management, Financial
Services and M&A. I&A is an SBA Certified Veteran
Owned Small Business.
I&A currently leads a
consortium of companies providing unique and innovative
technologies to the Department of Homeland Security and
other Federal, State and Local agencies. The mission of
this engagement is to improve the business processes
associated with networking and wireless technologies for
infrastructure to provide interoperability to 80,000
municipalities and over 100 Federal Agencies as related to
the National Response Plan. I&A manages working
relationships with Federal markets including DISA, STATE,
DHS, FEMA, HHS, DOD and large integrators Northrop
Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, CSC, IBM, Unisys and
Harry Mandel, has been
performing magic for most of his life. As a young boy,
Harry was inspired by the Amazing Randi on Wonderama and
Mark Wilson on his Magical Land of Alakazam back in the
days of early kid's television shows. Harry was also
intrigued by Carnival hucksters and pitchman, as well as
the escape artistry of Harry Houdini.
As a professional
magician, Harry Mandel's unique blend of amazing magic
effects, comedy, mentalism, and escapes, has been
delighting audiences since 1989. He has appeared at the
world famous Copacabana and various Comedy Clubs as well
as on local Long Island TV shows. Harry will astonish you
and your guests with his stand up, close-up and walk
around magic. A magician at your trade show booth will
draw crowds of people to hear your message, to see your
product, and learn of your services. Harry Mandel can
gather and retain a crowd in front of your booth. He will
work with you to make sure your trade show is a success.
Harry is available for all types of parties and events,
private or corporate. Birthdays, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, B-B-Qs,
Anniversaries, Weddings, House Parties, Block Parties,
Halloween Parties, Picnics, Cocktail Parties, Office
Parties, Holiday Parties, etc.
Murray Kleiner Associates, Inc.
Businesses need to show customers how to use their products and services.
They also need to provide training for their employees, distributors,
franchisees, etc. Murray Kleiner Associates provides the highest quality in
customized training programs consisting of manuals, videos, and
self-paced/instructor-led training programs. They also develop interactive
videos for product demonstration at trade shows.
Murray Kleiner has been providing technical writing services since 1994. He
initially developed a niche with engineering and manufacturing companies
developing operations and service manuals. Today, his services have expanded
to include the training needs of tech and non-tech companies including
policies and procedures, product knowledge, and business succession.
embroidery and screen printing
2. Seven-time winner of the National Embroidery Contest
3. Three first place awards.
4. Winner of the Long Island tee shirt contest
I got to know and respect the capabilities of Charles when
I saw him in action at ExecuLeaders. He is a consummate
promotion person, continually putting his products and
capabilities in frontof the buying public. At every
ExecuLeaders breakfast, Charles always offers, as a door
prize, three of his shirts with your own logo on them.
Besides winning a number of awards for his embroidery and
screen printing, it is a great promotion idea. And with
your name and logo on these shirts, it is a wonderful way
of telling the world about your company as well. This is
not the area where I focus my attention with my clients,
but I certainly know who to call when my clients are
looking for this capability—Charles, one of the best!
Nater & Associates, Ltd.
Web site: www.naterassociates.com
I had the good fortune of
meeting Felix at one of the monthly HIA ( Hauppauge
Industrial Association ) Computer Technology Committee
meetings. Whenever there is a question regarding security,
everyone looks to Felix for answers. Felix has also been a
guest columnist for my newsletter, “Tips from the
Booth.” His article regarding trade show security was
well received, and many of my clients have incorporated
many of his security suggestions into their trade show
marketing plan. Nater Associates, Ltd. is a security
consulting practice that provides a suite of integrated
workplace security solutions and strategies to interdict
and prevent violence by enhancing workplace security. Mr.
Felix P. Nater, President of Nater Associates, is a
Certified Security Consultant awarded by the International
Association of Professional Security Consultants and a
retired United States Postal Inspector and Army Reserve
Command Sergeant Major with over twenty-six years of
experience. Over the last fourteen years, Mr. Nater has
served a variety of corporate, government and
EXPO Advantage USA, Inc.
Web site: www.expoadvantageusa.com
I met John at one of the
many networking sessions that I attend. It was obvious
after speaking with John that he is a man of many talents.
Besides being a trade show developer, with an emphasis in
creative graphics design, he is a well-known and respected
artist with paintings in the homes of government
dignitaries, as well as many other figures in the world of
business. John and I have done seminars together that have
been well received, and we will continue to work together
on similar projects when the opportunities arise. I am
pleased to have John contribute his expertise in this
book, and I am confident anyone that reads it will get
more than a few helpful ideas in the graphics area. .
|Dean Mercado, Internet Marketing Expert
If you're ready to achieve new heights with your business, it's time for you
to get to know Dean Mercado!
Through coaching & consulting with Online Marketing Muscle, Dean has helped
numerous small businesses and independent professionals leverage the power
of the Internet to creatively market themselves and gain a competitive edge.
Dean’s business building creativity and practical, yet cutting-edge
marketing tactics have given many a fighting chance to not only survive but
thrive in today’s volatile marketplace.
Dean has been quoted for his expertise in several reputable publications
including Inc. Magazine and Crain’s New York Business News.
Additionally, Dean is a current and active member of several business and
community organizations such as The Middle Country Chamber of Commerce
in which he serves as Vice President!
"The Webguy" Wroblewski,
Web Designer/Internet Marketer
Jesse James Wroblewski is the owner and lead designer at Generations Beyond, a full-service creative studio based out of Long Island, New York.
When it comes to the internet, he’s written the book,
two of them actually!
Founded in 1999, Generations Beyond has been creating breath-taking and cutting-edge websites for businesses of all sizes, in all types of industries, from all over the world. With two internet related books under his belt, and artwork featured in the pages of ROLLING STONE and STUFF MAGAZINE, Jesse not only brings an incredible level of technical expertise, but a unique and artistic flair to each and every project.
Now armed with a digital video studio, a new and exciting tool in his toolbox, Jesse is using video in new and exciting ways to add creative, high-impact flair to his website designs as well as easily cross promote his clients’ business on video sharing websites across the web.
||Mike Benti - Production Chief & CEO
3385 Veterans Highway
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Mike has been a mainstay of Dynamic Display since 1986. Originally starting out in fabrication he has a real sense of the custom nature of every project that comes in the door, over the phone...or through the website.
Over the years, Mike has worked the business from the inside out -- producing orders, handling customer accounts, on-site installations and managing the operation. Today, he works closely with the staff at Dynamic Display assuring that all the work going out the door meets and exceeds the client's expectation. From exhibit design and fabrication to show management and storage Mike’s involvement in a project is from conception to completion.
Mike, a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute and former volunteer group leader, is a frequent exhibitor and attendee at trade association expositions within the region, sharing his knowledge and expertise. He also spearheads Dynamic Display's ongoing e-mail client alerts furthering his commitment to educating clients on the latest technologies, products and techniques the industry has to offer.
Jeff Goldberg & Associates
LinkedIn – Jeff "The Sales Pro" Goldberg
Twitter – @jeffgprospeaker www.BYourOwnCoach.com
Jeff Goldberg is an award-winning sales professional with more than three decades of sales, training, and sales management experience. He has had the opportunity to teach, coach, mentor and speak in front of many thousands of sales professionals, ranging from successful veterans to the most junior new hires in a diverse array of industries. His personal experience includes work in the Insurance, Market Research, Corporate Seminar, Publishing, Retail and Recruiting industries. He has worked with and trained executives in such areas as Advertising, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Transportation to name a few.
Jeff has also been a student of human behavior for over 25 years and has read and studied with some of the world's greatest teachers. His philosophy and coaching have helped countless people take control of, and change, their lives for the better. His seminars and workshops inspire and entertain while his techniques will provide people with tools to live a happier, more productive and fulfilled life.
Jeff delivers powerful, high-energy programs and speeches that draw on his years of experience as a performer in the theatre and stand-up comedy. He is relentlessly energetic and results-driven and injects humor, passion, and a strong dose of reality into his programs. He has delivered training for clients such as State Farm, Newsday, Cisco, Citibank, Cablevision, and others representing nearly every commercial and industrial category.
Robert Watson, President and CEO
Skyline New York
Telephone: 631-586-9400, Ext. 311
For over 25 years, Bob Watson has successfully helped clients distinguish themselves from competitors on the trade show floor. Having purchased Skyline New York (SNY) in December of 2006, Bob’s production company became part of a larger dealer network that offers 138 design centers in 38 countries. Utilizing modular displays, rental options and integrated marketing solutions to help with pre-show, show and post-show planning, Bob has maximized the success of his clients while keeping within a variety of budgets. As a full service exhibit solutions firm, SNY also designs and manufactures displays and offers full convention support as well as installation and dismantling services. And, with the addition of 10,000 sq ft at its Long Island headquarters, storage space is now available for businesses to warehouse their exhibit properties together with their promotional and collateral materials.
Through his vision, perseverance and commitment, Bob has made a difference in the way companies’ exhibit. Included among his many accomplishments, holding the position as President of the prestigious Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (NY Chapter) for three years.
CEO and Project Manager of Hot Web Ideas, Inc.
Bruce has led Hot Web Ideas, Inc., a web design and internet marketing firm, to be one of the most innovative web development companies on Long Island. Bruce has helped his clients (who include JP Morgan Chase and UBS Swiss Bank) increase their sales through online marketing and improved web design. Bruce embraces cutting edge online marketing strategies including social media marketing, blogging, podcasting, and his online radio station and combines them to help small and large businesses increase their online sales.
Bruce also owns and operates cutting edge web sites for the Long Island area including the Long Island Blog Network
(www.LongIslandBlogPosts.com) which lists over 50 blogs and the Long Island Social Media Business Directory
(www.LiSocialMedia.com). In his spare time, Bruce spends time with his family, plays tennis, and performs playing saxophone and keyboards in a rock band.