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Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook University

Speaker Presentations

If a speaker permits, a PDF of their workshop presentation will be available for download here.  Please click on the name of the speaker under the workshop they participated in to access their files. Workshops are listed from newest to oldest and speakers are listed in the order that they presented.  If you do not see the presentation you are looking for, please email

SBDC Business Model


SBDC Holding Screen


Going Global: Business Opportunities in China

Jinshui Zhang

College of Business

Stony Brook University COB

Stony Brook University Procurement 

Stony Brook University Procurement

Recruiting Stony Brook Student Talent

Kimberly Joy Dixon

The Art & Science of Superior Customer Service

Stony Brook SBDC

How to Start a Startup

Michael Chiang, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Stony Brook SBDC

Avoiding and Resolving Business Disputes

Lisa Renee Pomerantz, Attorney at Law

Social Media for Small Business
Henry Bramwell, President, Visionary Graphics 

Labor and Employment Issues that Small Businesses Need to Know 
April 18, 2019
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP

Kimberly Roffi, CPA: Compliance Considerations for New Business Owners

Marketing for the Seasonal Tourist-focused Business
April 10, 2019
Discover Long Island: How Tourism Marketing Impacts Business

Camille Abbruscato: Who Is My Customer? And What Can I Do To Get More?

Let's Get Digital 
November 8, 2018
How to Claim Your Google My Business Page (GMB) 

Productivity Secrets
April 24, 2018
Productivity Secrets

Sell to the World: Enabling Global Expansion
March 20, 2018
United Parcel Service

Export, Mitigate Risks, Get Paid
March 20, 2018
William Laraque

Going Global: Selling Your Product Internationally
March 15, 2018
Pierre Lespinasse, NYS Certified Business Advisor

U.S. Commercial Service
January 15, 2018
International Trade Administration

June 2, 2016
Alon Y. Kapen, Ferrell Fritz, P.C. 

Business Basics
November 3, 2015
Daniel O'Connell, Senior Business Advisor

 Cloud-Based Productivity Tools for Business
March 26, 2015
Henry Bramwell, Visionary Graphics 

Protecting and Profiting From Your Intellectual Property
October 22, 2014
Lisa Renee Pomerantz, Attorney at Law 

Is There A Food Truck In Your Future
September 18, 2014
Suffolk County Department of Heal Services 

So You Want To Own A Franchise
June 12, 2014
Steven Levenberg, The Kensington Company 

How To Use Email Marketing To Grow Your Business
May 8, 2014
Janet Attard,

Organizing Your Business And Financial Records
March 27, 2014
Dan Polner, Business Advisor, Stony Brook SBDC 

Marketing Your Business On The Internet
March 12, 2014
Henry Bramwell, President, Visionary Graphics


Archived Presentations