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The momentum behind the USA Trade Tasting event in New York City continues to build. In 2018, the show reported record-setting turnout, driven by continued growth within the U.S. wine & spirits marketplace. In 2017, the show had over 130 exhibitors and 2,000 participants over a two-day period. The numbers for 2018 are already in, and they show a steep 10% growth in both the number of exhibitors and participants.
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Mark Your Calendar to Join US at the 3rd Annual USA Trade Tasting on May 15 and 16 in the New York City. [Register For Your Visitor Pass Here]
Here is what you can expect at the event:
- Come along and meet suppliers that are ready to grow their distribution. Taste some great local craft spirits, beers and boutique wines along with products from international producers from Spain, Portugal, New Zealand and France that are looking to grow in Australia.
- Network with your fellow retailers, restaurant owners, bartenders, distributors, importers and members of the press.
- Get involved with the ABID Conference.
When and Where:
Date: Tuesday & Wednesday, May 15-16, 2018
Location: Metropolitan Pavilion, New York City, NY, USA.
Event Producer: Beverage Trade Network
USA Trade Tasting is brought to you by Beverage Trade Network, the leading online platform dedicated to connecting the global beverage industry. Beverage Trade Network successfully connects wineries, breweries, distilleries and brand owners with international importers, distributors, brokers and beverage industry professionals on a daily basis. Strong partnerships with international and US organizations have helped BTN establish USA Trade Tasting as a premiere sales and marketing event committed to connecting the beverage industry.SA Trade Tasting
Distribution is one of the biggest challenges facing wine and spirits producers. On one hand, suppliers are demanding “strategic distribution”-the kind that connects products with engaged customers and correlates brand status with like-minded retail and restaurant outlets. On the other hand, you have retail stores and sommeliers, responding to our narrative-rich culture, demanding innovative, niche and authentic products with a “cool” story to tell. The distributor lies in the middle, facing language barriers, industry consolidation, ever-changing market dynamics, state regulations, supply chain hiccups, and an increasingly crowded market place. You soon begin to understand that this is a complex global business! Continue reading