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NYESN: Mar 31st Food & Beverage Networking Party @ Empire State Building

Join us at one of the greatest venues in NYC for a night of networking, drinks and demos from a few of the best Food & Beverage Entrepreneurs NYC has to offer!

Enjoy drinks and networking with other NYC entrepreneurs while viewing live demos of each company’s product. Have a question about one of our featured companies? Feel free to pick their brains about their product, features, technologies, and so much more!

- The dress code is Business Casual.
- We will provide name tags for everyone that attends. We ask that you put your name and industry on your name tag.
- Make sure you bring enough business cards.

Time is Precious:
- Event is from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Please make an effort to come on time so everyone benefits but feel free to stay as long as you like.

- $5 with RSVP and Advance Payment. 
- $20 at the door!

Registration Closes at 3:00 PM on the day of the event - Make sure you RSVP now!


Event Exhibitors:
For those who want extra exposure, you can do so by becoming a event exhibitor. We will be offering only 6 exhibitor tables for this event.

Benefits of becoming an exhibitor are: your company name, link to your website, a short company description will be include in the event page and in our emails.

And most importantly, you'll be able have a table to display your product or services at the event.


Lyoness - Contact: Jim Scanlan
Marketing- Loyalty & Rewards: Connecting fiercely loyal customers with participating merchants

Crude Food - Contact: DaCosta Charmaine 
Beverage Manufacturing/Catering: Artesanal Catering and Beverage Company 

Balls Vocka - Contact: Yoav Sisley
Beverage: A Premium quality vodka with a sense of Fun

Black Diamond Brewed - Contact: Betty Fouche 
Health and Wellness: Gourmet coffee tea and hot chocolate

Caviar - Contact: Justin Reitman 
Food-tech / logistics: We connect people and businesses to their favorite and best eateries so they never have to have the same old thai food or soggy pizza again.

Raw Revolution - Contact: David Friedman
Food Mfg: We locally manufacture Raw Revolution Bars, a top selling organic brand nationally. Seeking potential new products and investors.

Accion East and Online - Contact: Karin Johnson 
Small Business Development: Microfinance and Business Development 

Venue Sponsor: - Contact: Nicole Thornton 
- Have a team of small business accounting experts at your beck and call. Full service monthly bookkeeping, payroll service, and tax planning and filing.

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  • Bernard

    good afternoon;
    we are looking for an investor in the amount of 630k for a Bronx property.
    if your interested in hearing more about it, please reach out to me.

    email: [masked]


    April 9, 2014

  • YoYo M.

    WOW! What a great event and well atended ! I was able to meet alot of great people and network and learn so much as well as made some new friends! I will be back! Keep up the great events!

    1 · April 2, 2014

  • Milly P.

    It was a decent event because I was able to meet a few people but most of the attendees work in sales which didn't interest me that much.

    April 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great group! We will be back!!

    April 1, 2014

  • Jeanne

    Great event Nick! And Brian, I think you didn't meet everyone there! I am definitely in business and I met many other business people who have working businesses! And even if the others were looking for a purpose, what better way than hanging out with us?

    2 · March 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    The only person here in business was the event producer. Everyone here is looking for a purpose. Good concept, but people should be qualified... If you are beyond the idea on the cocktail napkin, don't waste your time.

    March 31, 2014

    • Nick T.

      Our organization is focus on helping startups get traction in the market places that they focus on. As we speak we just started doing food events about 3 month ago. This being the case we are still figuring out how to best serve our vendors and attendees through our events. Once we do figure it out we love to have you back and hear your thoughts on the event. Thank you for your comment

      March 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      I am in business... And so many other people I met there

      March 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Indeed a great meetup, met some really amazing people! :-)

    1 · March 31, 2014

  • Sergio B.

    Hey guys! My name is Sergio and I'll be at the event tonight representing AppHere. We're a mobile app that lets you check into venues and chat with the people there. If you want a sneak peek of the app, download it for free before tonight's event and use it on-site to see who's in the room. It's available on both iOS and Android. See you in a bit!

    March 31, 2014

    • Betty F.

      Where do I get this app? Very interesting.

      March 31, 2014

    • Sergio B.

      March 31, 2014

  • Betty F.

    Great as always. Not too big not to small

    March 31, 2014

  • Sarah Eve C.

    Great to meet you all! Interested in holistic wellness? Gourmet raw vegan food and yoga? feel free to keep in touch with me at [masked]

    March 31, 2014

  • Trang T.

    Admission for tonight's event is only $5 with Advance payment. If you have not paid yet, be sure to do so now. Door price is $20 - Cash Only!

    March 31, 2014

    • Vaughn M.

      I received a confirmation from you solidifying my RSVP, but I didn't see where to purchase a $5 "ticket" shall I say? Or as long as my name is on the list and accompanying me is my plus 1, my name on the list certifies I pay the $5 cover for myself and my guest, correct? :)

      Super-Star Creative Consultant to the Stars!


      March 31, 2014

  • Mary C.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight!

    March 31, 2014

  • Janice A R.

    Very very difficult to get to these Monday gatherings as Mondays are my busiest workdays. Any thoughts about moving these to Wednesdays??

    March 30, 2014

  • Lucy J.

    How do I pay for the event? I don't see that option available.

    March 20, 2014

    • Trang T.

      If you are on your smartphone, you would have to change the view option to desktop view first. Afterwards, you'll see an option to "Pay Now" next to the $5 pricing.

      March 20, 2014

  • Bernard

    Hi to you all;
    I'm currently seeking a investment property with a 35% return on investment.
    it can be commercial or residential.
    10 Units or more, not in Detroit Michigan :)
    NY, NJ, PA, FL-Miami/Fort Lauderdale
    please let me know if you know of anything.

    March 19, 2014

    • Matthew W.

      Bernard, I may have something interesting for you to look at in NYC. Send me an email: [masked]

      March 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can I get more info about this event? Thanks.

    March 10, 2014

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