Entries tagged with: Hia

Peer Perspective: Michele Biordi, Halloween Industry Association (HIA)

Michele Biordi Executive Director, Halloween Industry Association Mt. Laurel, New Jersey “What exactly does HIA do?” That’s the question Michele Biordi hears most often. As its executive director, a title Biordi has held since 2009, she is the best person to answer it. During her tenure, HIA has partnered with Urban Expositions to acquire the Halloween & Party Expo. Could you tell us a little about your background? I have been working with not-for-profit associations…  » Read more

HIA lends support to Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act

HIA has joined many other industry organizations in supporting the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act. This legislation would reform the regulatory process to ensure that all federal agencies appropriately consider the impact of their rules on small businesses across America. As a result, federal agencies would issue smarter regulations that minimize inefficiencies and unnecessary burdens while still protecting public health, worker safety and the environment.   Letters were submitted to the House and Senate.