Brookhaven Business Advisory Council hosts 12th Annual “Building Business in Brookhaven” Expo

On October 18, the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council (BBAC) hosted its 12th Annual “Building Business In Brookhaven Expo” at Town Hall and broke all previous records for participating vendors and attendees. The event, which attracted over 500 local business people and 130 vendors, focused on business networking and included a trade show with booths highlighting local, regional and national companies that service businesses in Brookhaven Town. The expo was presented by the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council in partnership with the Town of Brookhaven, Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency and the Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce Coalition (BCCC).

During the evening, vendors and attendees were interviewed for a special program which will air in the next few weeks on Brookhaven Cablevision Channel 18. Please visit for program times or to view the program on the website’s Channel 18 On Demand feature. The program will also be available on the BBAC website at

Pictured left to right are Brookhaven Town Councilman Kevin LaValle, Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Chairman Fred Braun III, IDA Board Member Gary Pollakusky, IDA Deputy Director James Tullo, BBAC President Henry Bramwell Brookhaven Town Director of Economic Development/IDA CEO Lisa Mulligan, BBAC Vice President Brian Cohen and Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine.

About the BBAC

The BBAC serves as the business liaison to the Supervisor and Town Board.  The council is comprised of business owners and professionals who serve on a volunteer basis. The Council’s key function is to assist Town government by disseminating information to and from the business communities.  They also help to compile information on business in Brookhaven Town, and develop and implement public information programs to educate the business community regarding outreach programs and assistance available to them. For more information about the BBAC, visit or call Lisa Mulligan, Director of the Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development at (631) 451-6563.

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