VAI CEO to Keynote the HIA-LI Business Development Session

Bob Vormittag Tapped to Lead A BDC “Success Story” and “Anatomy of Growth” Presentation and Discussion

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – September 26, 2017, 2017 - VAI, a leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software developer, announced that CEO Bob Vormittag will be the featured speaker at the HIA-LI Business Development Committee on September 28, 2017, being held at the HIA-LI headquarters in Hauppauge, NY. Vormittag's presentation will focus on the drivers that helped make VAI a successful, Long Island-based family business and global ERP solution and technology leader.

During the discussion segment of the event, Vormittag will share thoughts and tips on navigating the road to a successful entrepreneurship, from personal and business drivers, to the challenges of owning and operating a family-owned business in a competitive environment. Attendees will also glimpse what's ahead for VAI with an exclusive look at the company's product roadmap, which includes plans for continuing innovation with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobile, and cloud technology.

It is an honor and a privilege to keynote the HIA-LI Business Development Session," said Bob Vormittag, CEO, VAI. "As a growing Long Island-based company, VAI's long-standing partnership with the HIA-LI and its dedication to the Long Island community remains steadfast. As a leading global software developer, we share the same goals of growth, entrepreneurial spirit, customer-commitment, and success."

"As a recognized and respected member of the community, we look forward to hearing VAI CEO Bob Vormittag speak about how his personal and business growth and success," said Tony Borelli, co-chair of the HIA-LI Business Development Committee (BDC). "Very few companies get to appear as “success stories” as part of our BDC “anatomy of growth” track, so we are very excited as we look forward to learning from the inside about VAI’s many accomplishments."

BDC co-chairs for this event are: Tony Borelli of Mass Mutual Financial, Pierre Lespinasse of Stony Brook University Small Business Development Center, and Dr. Ann-Marie Scheidt - Stony Brook University.

About HIA-LI

HIA-LI has been one of the recognized voices for LI Business and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development for more than 30 years. HIA-LI provides a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. For more information, visit https://www.hia-li.org/

About VAI

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Gold Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware

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