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Food+Tech Connect Anniversary Party

  1. 1. Food+Tech Connect Anniversary Party: An Interactive Farm-to-Table Cocktail Party Brooklyn Grange / LIC September 21, 2011 / 7:00 - 10:00 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Contact: Danielle Gould [email_address]
  2. 2. The Event What if you brought together 75 of the most talented food and tech innovators... .... stuffed them with great food and drink, and asked: How could you use information and technology to hack the food system? Join Food+Tech Connect in celebrating our one year anniversary with an interactive cocktail party featuring our favorite underground chefs and food tech thought-leaders. Ingredients and entertainment sourced using Zaarly. .
  3. 3. Chefs Amanda Hesser Merrill Stubbs, Food52 Mike Lee, Studiofeast Natalie Jeremijenko, Mihir Desai Cross(x) Species Adventure Club Ben Walmer, Highlands Dinner Club Michael Cirino, a razor, a shiny knife
  4. 4. Past Events FOOD 2.0 - an official Internet Week 2011 day-long series of panels that explored food data sharing and standards, the future of food reviewing, open source food, and the social kitchen. Notable panelists included: Amanda Hesser, Nick Fauchald, Stowe Boyd, and Natalie Jeremijenko. IdeaCOMM - Interactive farm-to-table lunch at SXSWi that brought together food and tech’s most innovative entrepreneurs, investors, government officials, technologists, and farmers. Attendees and chefs used featured web platforms and applications to crowdsource and build a food community that connects people at each stage of the process from farm-to-fork. Participating organizations included: Consmr, Greenling, Grubster,, The Wine Agent, and USDA. EATS+APPS - an official Social Media Week NY 2011 food app showcase dinner and networking event featuring reps and founders from innovative food and beverage apps. Participating Apps include Gourmet Live, Food Network, Foodspotting, Snooth, Bread Baking Basics, Ratio, Dinevore, and Gojee. The Feast Conference FEAST NY 2010 - a curated farm to table dinner for 250 of NYC’s greatest artists, changemakers, government officials, creatives and food innovators as part of the Feast Conference. The Michelin Guide Red Book 2011 Release Events - announcing the new set of Michelin Stars in both New York and San Francisco for 2011, this event brought together some of the best culinary minds and food personalities in the business. Food Tech Hackathon NY 2010 - the first-ever Food+Tech Hackathon, which brought together developers, designers, statisticians, urban farmers, public officials, and researchers for a 12-hour hackathon that used open government data to help citizens connect with and understand their food.
  5. 5. 1,200+ Food Tech Innovators Connected IBM USDA US Department of State Pop Tech American Express Kauffman Labs Agchat Foundation Tetherless World Constellation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tumblr Zagat Food52 Foodspotting Nike Foursquare Windowfarms Yelp AllMenus Seamless Snooth Gojee Gilt Groupe Snooth O'Reilly Media The New York Times TechCrunch Tasting Table GOOD Grub Street CBS Food Network Gourmet Live Mashable TechPresident Forbes
  6. 6. Sponsorship Packages <ul><li>Title Sponsor - $5K </li></ul><ul><li>Access to mailing list for all event </li></ul><ul><li>participants </li></ul><ul><li>Custom survey of the community </li></ul><ul><li>Logo placement on all event materials, </li></ul><ul><li>online promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Product showcased at event or </li></ul><ul><li>incorporated into programming </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to give opening remarks </li></ul><ul><li>Hang banner & distribute materials </li></ul><ul><li>Listed as community supporter on </li></ul><ul><li>Food+Tech Connect (including logo) </li></ul><ul><li>6 tickets to the event </li></ul><ul><li>Platinum Community Sponsor - $3 </li></ul><ul><li>Logo placement in event materials online promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Web platform or app showcased at event </li></ul><ul><li>Listed as community supporter on Food+Tech Connect </li></ul><ul><li>4 tickets to the event </li></ul><ul><li>Gold Community Sponsor - $1.5K </li></ul><ul><li>Logo placement in all event materials & online promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Listed as community supporter on Food+Tech Connect </li></ul><ul><li>2 tickets to the event </li></ul><ul><li>Silver Community Sponsor - $250 </li></ul><ul><li>Logo placement in event materials & online promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Listed as community supporter on Food+Tech Connect </li></ul><ul><li>1 ticket to the event </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain market awareness as an early supporter/innovator of sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about trends in the fast-growing food and tech industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet key decision makers and influencers from the worlds of information technology, government, agriculture, food production, and investment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain media exposure among the food, wine, and tech media </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Co-Hosts FOOD+TECH CONNECT Danielle Gould: Danielle Gould is the founder of Food+Tech Connect, a startup that connects innovators in the growing food and information technology movement. Through events like The Feast Conference Dinner and the Food+Tech Hackathon she uses food and technology as mediums for cross-disciplinary collaboration. - HIGHLANDS DINNER CLUB Ben Walmer: Ben Walmer is the founder of The Highlands Dinner Club, a mobile culinary and social laboratory that offers friends, new and old, a chance to collaborate, invent and produce public food events highlighting local farms, purveyors and seasonal ingredients. He is also the co-founder of the architectural and creative design firm, LIMN Architects. - a razor, a shiny knife is an educational, social and theatrical culinary experience. We host events around the world that push the boundaries of what is possible and expected to happen around a kitchen and table. We have created elegant dining rooms on the tops of sky-scrappers in Los Angeles and on the underground NYC subway, a black banquet devoid of color served in a Victorian cathedral in London. –
  8. 8. For more sponsorship or press information please contact: Danielle Gould [email_address]