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Local Food Startup Scene: Workpoint, 290 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT

Leading marketers across food, operations and innovation will discuss how they’re finding “white space” in the crowded $7.2 billion U.S. food and beverage industry.

Bring a friend and you both may win: *

  • One-Year AMA membership

  • Bose portable bluetooth speaker

  • Victorinox laptop shoulder bag


Alejandro Lopez, founder and president of Toma Craft Cocktail Mixers, a three year-old company benefiting from an open niche in premium cocktails - the mixers that make up 75% of premium beverages.  

Christine Sullivan, business consultant with Connecticut Small Business Development Center for numerous food/bev clients with a focus on business plan development, financial analysis and projections.

Phil Del Guidice, partner at Coastal Seafoods Inc. and former VP Operations at Foodbuy USA. 

Bryan Mattimore, co-founder at Growth Engine Innovation Agency. Bryan is a specialist in new product, service and concept development with expertise in the food and beverage space.

Ben Kunz, moderator. Ben is president of the American Marketing Association Southern Connecticut and EVP at Mediassociates, a media planning, buying and analytics agency focused on predictive modeling for marketing results.

Tickets are $30 ($20 for members) and include apps, wine and beverages. Bring a friend and register to win great prizes while you're here!

*No purchase necessary. Winner must be 21 years or older to participate and must be present to win. Alternate means of entry: send a 4x 6 postcard to Tammy L. Ward, 86 Deerwood Avenue, Milford, CT 06460 postmarked no later than 9/10/19. Winner of AMA membership will be asked to join online at and submit their receipt to Treasurer Frank Moriya for reimbursement at Void where prohibited.

Earlier Event: August 15
Summer Networking Party