Located on the affluent north shore of Long Island, this smart two-story building is not only home to the HQ Syosset center but also boasts a theatre-style conference room that can cater for up to 88 people. The town actively promotes small businesses and it is close to good road and rail links into New York City less than 30 miles away. Long Island is a popular choice for many scientific, medical research and engineering firms and the Department of Energy research facility. Companies with a major presence on the island include laboratories, aircraft manufacturers and cellphone companies. Long Island is also home to the East Coast's largest industrial park, the Hauppauge Industrial Park with more than 1,300 companies and more than 55,000 employees. Fishing is an important industry here and, in the past 25 years, vineyards have also become big business.