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Meet the Founders: Food & Tech at Mushin Sports Lounge | August 17, 2023

August 17, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We are excited to host a Bay Area Meet The Founders: Food & Tech event on Thursday, August 17, 2023 from 6pm to 8pm PDT. This event will feature an Expert Panel and Networking Mixer at Mushin Sports Lounge in Oakland located at 1814 Franklin Street. 5G Oakland CA. We encourage a broad spectrum of professionals to join our event. Every industry and individual can learn from our amazing expert panelists, build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time!

Come network with other Food & Tech professionals, bankers, CFOs and developers at Mushin Sports Lounge in Oakland and be ready to build relationships, expand your network, and have a great time!

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com

Previous attendees have included people from companies such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Google, ZeroCater, Coffee Meets Bagel, Redfin, Ask.com, Comcast Ventures, Oracle, Salesforce, GoPro, Sequoia Real Estate, DoorDash, Hyatt Regency, BlueCart, Kaiser Permanente, IBM, Genentech, Deloitte, Nestle, Accenture, HP, Intel, Amazon, Lyft, Facebook, HSBC, Capegimini, Yelp, J.P. Morgan and more.

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com


  • 6:00pm to 6:45pm: Networking
  • 6:45pm to 7:00pm: A Word From Our Host, David Mitroff, Ph.D.
  • 7:00pm to 7:20pm: Expert Panel
  • 7:20pm to 8:00pm: al Networking


Become a Sponsor!

Professional Connector has hosted successful events with well-known sponsors and partners. Based on the type of event we reach out to different partners we have worked with in the past and are always looking for new sponsors. Our previous Partners and Sponsors have included such companies as WP Engine, Instapage, vCita, General Assembly, Constant Contact, Yelp, WeWork, Diablo Magazine, SF Business Times, Lyft, Uber and more.

To learn more about our Sponsorship Opportunities, call us today at 510-761-5895 or visit our website www.ProfessionalConnector.com/Sponsors/

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com


Experience Mushin a Boutique Sports Lounge, its spaces are designed to provide a premium viewing experience with a perfect balance between business and casual environment to inspire interactions at every level. Located in Oakland in the 1814 Franklin St. 5G offers its customer and visitors a centered and VIP location for events, drinks or game nights!

Our space is demarcated into 5 different sections with over 15 HD flat screens and 5 sound zones. One of those sections is the Owners Box, a 500 sq ft space within Mushin. The Owners Box is reserved exclusively for our members. Members will have access to this section of the lounge anytime during business hours except when booked for private gatherings. We provide members wifi within the Box so you can get some work done while catching a match, host business meetings with clients and partners, or simply lounging with fellow members. The Box has three lounge sections. Each section seats anywhere from 6 to 12 people at a time. Think of our Owners Box like a VIP lounge at the airport.

Mushin is located on the corner of 19th & Franklin at the Leamington building, formerly known as Hotel Leamington or Ambassador Hotel. The Leamington opened its doors to traveling business executives in 1926. Designed by long term Oakland resident and respected architect, W. H. Week, who built many Carnegie libraries, the building was considered an architectural masterpiece in its time.

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David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought-after Business Growth Strategist who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. This includes entertaining stories from his consulting work. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data-driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and the psychology behind building professional connections.

David Mitroff, Ph.D. (www.DavidMitroff.com) is the Founder and Chief Consultant at Piedmont Avenue Consulting (www.PiedmontAve.com). David questions assumptions, offers creative ideas, and encourages new initiatives from strategy through implementation.

David’s wealth of knowledge is transferred to clients leading to heightened sales, increased customer experiences, and enhanced relationship building techniques. David has an extensive educational background, in addition to professional sales training, which includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with coursework in Business Administration, Legal Studies, and Marketing providing a foundation for excellent critical and analytical thinking, business strategy, relationship building, and networking.

Throughout his career, Dr. Mitroff has served as an instructor for several reputable colleges such as the University of California at Berkeley, in addition to being a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, Hospitality Technology, Hospitality Net and more. David has also written books on Online Business Growth StrategiesLaw Firm Business Growth StrategiesThe Event Effect, and more!

If you’re looking for a business consultant, keynote speaker, executive coach, or marketing expert, schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started!

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com

Professional Connector. A vision of Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.

We organize and promote hundreds of business networking and social mixers to provide business professionals an opportunity to make new business and personal connections, build their network, find new clients, and expand their business. We work with companies to build their brand through events and create amazing launches and private parties. In the San Francisco Bay Area for the last 8 years we have hosted over 50+ events each year at such venues as Google, WeWork, General Assembly, Yelp, W Hotel, and more. We also host events in other cities such as at the Beverley Hills SLS Hotel and Portland Nines Hotel. Call us today to see how we might be able to help your company organize, launch parties, recruiting events, sales events, and more!

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Looking to expand your entrepreneurial connections in the San Francisco Bay Area? Join us on August 17, 2023 at Mushin Sports Lounge Bar in Oakland!

Why & Who will benefit from this event?

Whether you are a professional service provider or a business owner, this event is beneficial for everyone. Come to seek ways to expand your network in a virtual world, while enjoying a drink of your choice.

How many people show up?

Our Events usually see anywhere from 20 to 400 people. We make sure people are open and approachable, regardless of how many people show up. You will be able to meet and talk to anyone; our greeters will be there to make introductions and keep things moving.

What to Bring:

Bring your business cards and make sure you have your LinkedIn profile ready. Ideally, short versions like linkedin.com/in/davidmitroff

How to Dress:

This is a after work networking, so even if you did not work… pretend and dress as you did! We all look good when we dress professionally. We always take pictures at our events, so you want to look your best!

Photography & Video:

Our events and webinars are recorded for our Websites and Social Media sites. By attending our event, you give us permission to photograph, videotape and otherwise record the event and use the resulting footage for promotional purposes. All participants at our events are beautiful people and are subject to be photographed and used to promote future events.

Want to grow your business?

Do you own a Construction, Architect or Engineering Firm and want to grow your business? Schedule your free consultation with David Mitroff Ph.D. to get started!

Want to know the Best Marketing Tips for Construction Companies? Attend our webinar, we will discuss these topics! Or schedule a FREE call with David Mitroff Ph.D. today!

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com


We produce and co-produce 5 to 10 monthly events, with a proven track record of over 50 events each year for the past 5 years. Events include networking events, mixers, workshops, private company events, recruiting events, product launches, and more. We can add your organization as a sponsor for a wide variety of events to meet your needs, or for more customized events, our host and organizer David Mitroff, Ph.D. will work with you to design customized events to surpass your growth, marketing or recruiting objectives. We have opportunities, from a table at one of our mixers, to Premium Sponsorship. Contact us today.

Professional Connector can boost your brand or event to the next level. If you are looking to put together a business networking event, social mixer, crowdfunding campaign, launch party, brand promotion event, product promotion event, expert panel, or workshop, we would love to help. Contact us for all future inquiries here.

RSVP Now at https://Food-Tech-Meet-the-Founders-Mushin.eventbrite.com


August 17, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Professional Connector
(510) 761-5895


Mushin Sports Lounge
1814 Franklin St #5G
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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+1 510-779-2819