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What’s On Your Plate?

Virtual Lunch & Learn for Members by Members

Visit Rochester’s Visitor Industry Council (VIC) Membership Engagement Committee has shifted its 2020 focus to host a series of virtual events called What’s On Your Plate? These virtual lunch and learns highlight some of the Visit Rochester member organizations who have successfully pivoted their business operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ep. 1: Black Button Distilling

Hear from owner and head distiller, Jason Barrett, on how Black Button Distilling has pivoted their business during COVID-19 and learn of Black Button’s plans moving beyond the pandemic.

Ep. 2: Record Archive, Via Girasole Wine Bar & Pittsford Wine & Spirits

Hear from Alayna Alderman from the Record Archive and Nicole McLean of Via Girasole Wine Bar and Pittsford Wine & Spirits as they share their pivot stories and answer questions on business now and after COVID-19. 

Ep. 3:  Rochester Red Wings & Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex

Hear from Dan Mason, General Manager of the Rochester Red Wings and Joe Dolce, Director of Sponsorships & Events at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex as they share their pivot stories and answer your questions during a Q&A.

Ep. 4:  The Strong Museum of Play & Seneca Park Zoo

Friday, July 31 | 12:00-1:00

The next  What’s on Your Plate? spotlights two KID favorites – The Strong Museum of Play and Seneca Park Zoo. Join us to hear their pivot stories and learn what’s happening with them now. Then stay on the call to share what’s on your organization's plate, too!
Register in advance for this meeting to receive a calendar invite and call details: https://iconicit.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMsceGuqD4oHNdFY0_NSzEZsT3HLLQHk9hY