HIA-LI Award Finalist!

CHIPS Technology Group Inc. Named Small Business Achievement Award Finalist

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HIA-LI 22nd Annual Business Achievement Awards

Finalists Represent Top Contenders for Long Island-based Business Awards;

Winners will be Announced during HIA-LI Annual Business Achievement Awards

Gala Luncheon, Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Crest Hollow Country Club

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 16, 2016 – CHIPS Technology Group Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Small Business Achievement Awards finalist in the Business Achievement Awards competition conducted by HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island. Winners will be announced during a gala luncheon event held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

“CHIPS is honored to be among the finalists in the Small Business Achievement Award category of the HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards,” said Evan Leonard, President of CHIPS Technology Group Inc. “The HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards are among the most prestigious honors awarded to outstanding Long Island-based businesses. At CHIPS, we are always looking for ways to help our clients grow and use technology as a cornerstone to do so, and being recognized by HIA-LI validates all of our hard work and efforts. CHIPS Technology Group Inc. is proud to be among those nominated.

“HIA-LI is pleased to recognize CHIPS Technology Group Inc. as a finalist in the Small Business Category of our Business Achievement Awards competition,” said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI.  Our finalists represent some of the highest performing and best run companies on Long Island and in the world.  CHIPS Technology Group Inc. has been named a finalist in recognition of its achievements in industry leadership, creativity, successful business operations, corporate vision, and other characteristics vital to developing and growing a winning organization.”

In choosing the finalists, the selection committee considered multiple factors. The award criteria include:

-Positive employer/employee relations
-Commitment to the growth or betterment of the Long Island business community
-Revenue and profitability trends over the last three years
-Three to five year vision for the company's future

Additional criteria that were considered include:

-Recent outstanding accomplishment
-Technical innovation or innovative processes
-Expansion into new markets
-Industry leadership
-Overcoming adversity

Past winners and finalists include: Amneal Pharmaceuticals; United Way of Long Island, Allstate Insurance; Clear Vision Optical; Community Development Corp.; EAC, Inc.; H2M; mindSHIFT Technologies; St. Catherine’s of Siena Medical Center; Middle Country Public Library; Stalco Construction and VAI, Inc.

Those interested in attending the luncheon, or companies interested in becoming sponsors, should contact Anthony Forgione at HIA-LI at aforgione@hia-li.org or 631-543-5355.

About CHIPS Technology Group Inc.
At CHIPS Technology Group, Inc. we believe in making information technology customer-friendly. With an emphasis on industry best practices, we want our clients to feel confident that the technology they are utilizing works to its full potential.

CHIPS has grown exponentially over the past 20 years yet still remains focused on business process and customer service. Our team members have the industry certifications to provide customized solutions and make our clients feel one of a kind. Our engineers are keen on standardization and documentation for our clients in order to combat any problems that arise. With this reassurance, our clients can count on us to get the job done quickly and efficiently.  We constantly monitor for any trends and patterns that may emerge and prevent problems from recurring in your business.

Founded in 1993 by Evan Leonard and David Tan, CHIPS Technology Group Inc. continues to build on a strong reputation for delivering IT Strategy, Service and Support. It is our mission to use technology to help our clients innovate to reach their business objectives through a strong partnership.

For additional information, visit us online at: www.chipstechnologygroup.com
About HIA-LI
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We’re headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.hia-li.org or call 631-543-5355.