New York State’s food and beverage industry is coming together for a Long Island event you won’t want to miss.
Growth of the Urban Foodscape is where NYS food and beverage companies will connect with public, private, and university resources that can help them grow.
As an attendee at this half-day event, you will:
- Discover funding opportunities
- Talk to technical resources
- Meet with suppliers
- Hear from industry experts
- Find potential distribution channels
- Connect with buyers
- Network with peers
As an exhibitor or resource, you can meet food and beverage companies who are looking to gain an edge.
All participants are invited to donate a non-perishable food item to the FSC Food Pantry, which is supported by Island Harvest.
Thursday, March 16, 2023
8:00 AM – 12:30 PMLocation:
Farmingdale State College
Ballroom in Campus Center
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Registration & Breakfast
Formal Event Begins / Welcome Remarks
– Dr. Everton H. Henriques – FuzeHub (MC)
– Dr. John S. Nader – Farmingdale State College
– Cynthia Colón – MTRC (Stony Brook U.)
– Erica Chase-Gregory – Farmingdale SBDC
– Michael Tucker – LIFC
– Elizabeth Lusskin – ESD, Division of Small Business & Technology
Doug Whitcomb, CPO & Founder, Whitson’s Culinary Group
Network / Resource Interactions
– Kim Bawden – P2I at RIT
– Ed Maguire – COE at Cornell AgriTech
– Kevin Byrne – FSQA Solutions, LLC
– Diane Giordano, CPA – Marcum LLP
Moderator – Eric Fasser, FuzeHub
Networking / Resource Interactions
End of Formal Event
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