The Crain’s “Made in New York” Event


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Crain’s New York Business is a trusted resource for businesses in NYC, especially small businesses. The Crain’s Made in New York event is the ultimate expression of their brand, helping to better their community by supporting the economy. This unique event will be an experience where everyone wins- the small business owner gains knowledge and finds new customers, the consumer learns about artisanal local products, and the sponsors connect with potential clients. More than that, this event is part trade show, part marketplace, and part educational experience!

Who will attend: Brooklyn Cupcake… retailers, distributors, restaurateurs, hoteliers, investors, service providers and entrepreneurs looking to launch food start-ups.

What workshops will be available:

  • PR-When do you need to hire a firm and what to expect?
  • Brooklyn Made: How to get certified
  • Small Business Health Insurance- Questions and Answers about the Affordable Health Care Act
  • Food and Ecommerce: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Pitching for Press
  • Farm to Table: What does this really mean and how easy is it to implement?
  • Today’s Specialty Food Consumer
  • Working Session from : Making Financing Work for You
  • Farm to Table: What does this really mean and how easy is it to implement?
  • Exporting Your Product: A Company Perspective and Available Resources
  • Obstacles and Opportunities
  • FIT: packaging and branding
  • Craft Brewing Workshop
  • How to get New York State Products into New York City Restaurants, Hotels and Bars
  • Wine, Beer and Spirits presentation; An overview of the laws and a chat about implementation

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 9am – 5pm

Where: Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 West 27th Street (28th Street Entrance)

For more information and to purchase an Event Ticket, please click on the following link:

Please feel free to share with students and instructors at your local universities!

Hope to see you there! The Brooklyn Cupcake Crew!



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Brooklyn Cupcake is now “Brooklyn-Made Certified” at the Gold Level! The “Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce” launched the “Made in Brooklyn” awards, which uses the % of production, amt of product development & amt of product assembly in Brooklyn as criteria. A points-based scale system for certification of specific product lines results in different levels of “Brooklyn-ness,” We got GOLD, baby!BKMadeLogo_Gold

Meet Brooklyn Cupcake at the “TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint” Event!


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TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is an outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor! Featuring over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries, along with live music and more all with beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline as the backdrop. Ahem… and Brooklyn Cupcake will be a part of it!

Join us on September  7th, 2014 • 1pm – 5pm • The East River State Park

All proceeds from the event benefit the building of the Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center.

For more information, please check out this link:

Brooklyn Cupcake featured on MSNBC’s, Morning Joe Show


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Dina Powell, Head of Corporate Engagement at Goldman Sachs features “Brooklyn Cupcake” on msnbc‘s Morning Joe show!




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