Business Beat: Chamber to represent Riverhead at travel shows

01/19/2015 12:00 PM |
East Main Street looking west near the theater. (file photo)

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce plans to present Riverhead as a “tourist destination” at an upcoming travel show. (file photo)

• The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce will represent Riverhead at The New York Times and The Boston Globe travel shows this winter.

For the Jan. 23-25 New York Times show, according to a release, the chamber will partner with Hotel Indigo East End and Tanger Outlets to “present Riverhead as a tourist destination.” During the event, at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Center, the chamber will give away overnight stay packages that include dinner and a Riverhead “adventure,” such as shopping at Tanger or a skydiving with Skydive Long Island, the release said.

For the Boston show, set for Feb. 6-8 at the Seaport World Trade Center, the chamber will participate along with the North Fork Promotional Council and Cross Sound Ferry. During this event, which the release says will offer “exposure to a new market,” visitors to the chamber booth with receive reusable gift bags containing literature provided by chamber members and sponsors and promoting the websites of the chamber and the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau.

To participate or get more information, call 727-7600 or email [email protected].

• Huntington native Jennifer Nigro has become Of Counsel to the Riverhead law firm Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo.

Ms. Nigro, a cum laude graduate of Albany Law School of Union University, is a member of the New York and New Jersey state bar associations and practiced privately in New York City for more than a decade before relocating to the East End. She has over 13 years’ experience litigating in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels, according to a release, and has expertise in intellectual property and real estate disputes; contested trust and estate matters; consumer class actions; matrimonial cases; commercial torts; and business frauds.