Rise of the Urban Foodscape lets you showcase your food and beverage company in a virtual tradeshow-style format. It’s the place to promote your products, meet buyers and suppliers, and connect with industry experts and New York State resources during COVID-19.

Come join the rest of the food and beverage ecosystem as we work together to find the way forward in the post-pandemic era. This isn’t just another Zoom call. Remo, our digital platform, is about interaction.

Why Attend?

  • Eligible exhibitors will be entered in a drawing for a grant supporting up to $10k in virtual services through your regional MEP Center
  • Exhibit from a virtual table or walk the virtual tradeshow floor as an attendee
  • Promote your company’s products and discover potential new business partners
  • Meet buyers, suppliers, and industry experts without ever leaving your office or facility
  • Connect with NYS resources who are helping food and beverage manufacturers
  • Gain insights from our keynote speaker, organizers, and event partners


    8:30 AM
    Remo Opens

    9:00 - 9:15 AM
    Formal Program Begins

    Master of Ceremonies - Everton H. Henriques, FuzeHub
    Welcome - Michael Tucker, LIFC; Cynthia Colón, MTRC
    Remo Housekeeping - Page Fronczek, FuzeHub

    9:15 AM - 9:25 AM
    About Cares Grant and Awards
    Alexis Wilson, MTEC

    9:25 AM - 9:45 AM
    Keynote Speaker
    Stew Leonard, Jr.

    9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
    An Interview with Kyle Chandler (Subtle Tea Company) - Steve Melito, FuzeHub
    Event Instructions - Steve Melito

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Exhibitor / Attendee Interactions & Networking
    Grant / Award Selection & Announcement - Everton & Alexis

    12:00 PM
    Event Ends
    Remo shuts down at 12:30 PM

    Resource Guide

    Resources are being added daily. Please check in on the day of the event to get the full Resource PDF and event program.

    Exhibitor Registration for this event is closed.

    Keynote Speaker

    Stew Leonard
    Stew Leonard Jr.
    President & CEO
    Stew Leonard's

    Stew Leonard Jr. is President and CEO of Stew Leonard’s, a unique family-owned farm fresh food retailer recognized as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” for 10 consecutive years. Stew Leonard’s has received worldwide acclaim for its innovation and excellence in customer service. It has been dubbed “The Disneyland of Dairy Stores” by The New York Times for its in-store entertainment and listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having “the greatest sales per unit area of any single food store in the United States”.

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    Michael Tucker, Long Island Food Council
    Michael Tucker
    Long Island Food Council

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    Everton H. Henriques
    Everton H. henriques

    NY MEP Solutions Director

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    Cynthia Colon
    Cynthia ColÓn
    Program Manager

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    Alexis Wilson
    Alexis Wilson
    Project Manager
    Manufacturing & Technology Center

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    Kyle Chandler
    Kyler Chandler
    Subtle Tea Company

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