Long Island Entrepreneurship Conference


Join Urban League of Long Island at the 2018 Long Island Entrepreneurship Conference on September 29th, 2018 at the Long Island Marriott.


The Long Island Entrepreneurship Conference 2018 will bring together over 500 existing or aspiring entrepreneurs. This one-day event will provide entrepreneurs with training resources, networking, breakout sessions and insights from industry leaders.

Key Features of LIEC2018:

  • Keynote address, book signing and Q&A Event with Daymond John – CEO of FUBU and The Shark Group, TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank
  • Lunch and Learn session with Marcus Benjamin – Founding Partner of John Maxwell’s Global Team of Speakers, author, entrepreneur, and CEO of The Benjamin Agency
  • Entrepreneurs Round Table featuring entrepreneurs whose businesses are growing and expanding exponentially. Let’s learn why?
  • Breakout Sessions - with tracks targeting early startups and mature businesses
  • Vendors

This event promises to provide Entrepreneurs, CEOs, COOs, next generation leaders, and aspiring entrepreneurs with the insight and information they need to grow their business. 

Use the code "URBAN" at registration.  https://www.liec2018.com/registration

Long Island Credit Profile


This analysis provides detailed credit analytics, including measures of access to credit, for Long Island and its counties, Nassau and Suffolk. In addition, it examines data by zip code to highlight which Long Island neighborhoods have stronger credit needs and where they are similar or dissimilar.

~Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Empowering Black Long Island: How Equity Is Key to the Future of Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Our Board of Directors & Executive Staff

Lois Cooper, Chair

Gretta Diane Myers, Secretary

Barbara Hurst, Treasurer

Theresa Sanders, President & CEO

Florella Adams, Member

Maxwell Attah, Member

James Banks, Member

Theretha Ree Gilbert, NPP, Member

 Kimberly S. Jones, Esq., Member

Imani Moye, Member

Ajia Simmons-Bennett, Member

Our history

Founded in 1972 and incorporated in 1974, the Urban League of Long Island, Inc. is one of nearly 100 affiliates of the National Urban League.

Our mission

The mission of the Urban League of Long Island, Inc. is to enable African-Americans and other disenfranchised individuals to secure economic self reliance, parity, power, and civil rights. 

Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person at the Digital Ballpark

Urban League of Long Island, Inc.

100 Terminal Dr, Plainview, New York 11803, United States

(516) 900-1374