Monthly Archives: December 2021

The NY Produce Show And Conference “The Relaunch”- 2021

The Eastern Produce Council and PRODUCE BUSINESS magazine present an exciting world-class event for the industry.

The four-day event includes networking opportunities, a one-day trade show of over 400 companies, retail “thought-leader” breakfast panel hosted by Perishable Pundit Jim Prevor, educational micro-sessions and tours of the region’s vibrant industry, including local retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors, urban farms and unique eateries.

The program also includes an outreach to students and faculty at regional universities as well as distinguished culinary schools, plus the “Connect with Fresh” media immersion, luncheon and show tour involving influential bloggers, consumer editors and those working with all forms of social media.

In addition to the 1-day Trade Show are three co-located conferences for those wishing to expand and enhance their visit to our one-of-a-kind produce industry experience.

Monday, the Foundational Excellence program – with Cornell professors offering one day of industry trends and take-aways for executives with less than 5 years in produce

Tuesday, the Global Trade Symposium offers attendees the latest insights on produce importing and exporting to and from the Northeast Region.

Wednesday, our 1-day Trade Show and Exposition, featuring ‘Perishable Pundit’ Jim Prevor’s Keynote Breakfast and Thought Leaders Panel, show floor educational Micro-Sessions, Chef’s Demonstrations, the Connect with Fresh Media Immersion, and an exciting day in NYC for our Spouse and Companion Program participants.

Thursday, the “Ideation Fresh” Foodservice Forum covers the role of produce in culinary innovation and foodservice profitability.

Following Bus tours took place: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Manhattan Retailers, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm ,New Jersey Retailers, AeroFarms Tour, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Brooklyn Retailers & Urban Agriculture, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Hunts Point Market, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Philadelphia Produce Market & Wegmans. We at World Liberty have done all the tours since attending the New Produce show since it started 11 years ago. Our team went to Philadelphia Produce Market and Wegmans.

On Wednesday Myra Gordon, who worked at the Hunters Point Market for 35 years. Was honored with the lifetime Achievement Proclamation from The New York Governor’s Office Kathy Hochul for her 35 years of service in the produce sector and being a pioneering woman and opening many doors for woman who are working in the Produce Sector.

We want to congratulate Mr Jim Prevor, and Ken Whitacre in conjunction with the Eastern Produce Council, for bringing everyone together in person, alongside their staff members who did a wonderful job of putting on a Show and  Expo on this magnitude.

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Volunteers of America Greater New York (VOA GNY) 25th Annual Gala-2021

Volunteers of America-Greater New York’s (VOA-GNY) 25th annual gala, celebrating the strength and resilience of VOA-GNY throughout this past year—and the last 125 years—keeping thousands of our most vulnerable neighbors in need safe.

All proceeds from the event will benefit VOA-GNY’s 66 social service programs. Willie Geist, host of NBC’s Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist and co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe will be the event’s Master of Ceremonies.

Multi-hyphenated artist, entrepreneur, actor and fashion icon A$AP Rocky will receive Volunteers of America-Greater New York’s first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.

This award recognizes an individual who has not only demonstrated extraordinary resilience by rising above difficult circumstances to achieve remarkable success, but who has shown great empathy and generosity by giving back to the community.

As a child, Rocky lived with his mother at VOA-GNY’s Regent Family Residence during a period of homelessness.

Additionally, Mr. Reginald Goins, President & COO, The Honickman Companies (includes Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of New York) and Secretary, VOA-GNY Board of Directors, will receive the Spirit of New York Award and Ms. Octavia Rushin, former VOA-GNY client, will receive the Achievement Award.

Other special guests in attendance include Paige Davis, actor and TV host, Mariano Duncan, former NY Yankees player, Min Jin Lee, award-winning bestselling author, Julianne Moore, award-winning actor and producer, Patrick Page, award-winning actor and singer, Charles Smith, former NY Knicks player, John Starks, former NY Knicks player and Kathy Wakile, actor and author.

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PERE Global Summit NYC-2021

BY: Atul Kapoor Staff Writer For World Liberty TV Our series of conferences give subscribers cutting-edge insight and valuable connections that enable them to stay at the forefront of global markets. Connect in-person with the most influential private real estate investment network at frequent meetings across the globe....
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