A Successful Food and Beverage Networking Event
On March 8, 2019, the vibrant conference room at the Hotel Indigo East End was jam-packed with members of the Long Island Food Council. Attendees enjoyed another successful food and beverage networking event – the first of the year’s Educational Series, Social Media Tips To Market Your Company’s Products. While Michael Tucker, President of the Long Island Food Council, welcomes all and kick starts the lively gathering, moderator Jane Shearer of Suffolk County Community College leads the food and beverage minded group through a 3-hour educational journey.
Cynthia Colon, Program Manager – MTRC at Stonybrook University informs the group of incentives and grant opportunities the MTRC offers to food and beverage companies on Long Island.
Sonja Reinholt Derr, director of marketing for Times Review Media Group, shared many poignant marketing tactics and storytelling strategies which have proven to be useful for the Media Group’s various brands. Sonja shared some published news stories, which ones were more successful than others and stressed the importance of tracking your marketing efforts.