Get Your Conference Tickets Now. May 16-17, 2017, New York City.

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Day 1: May 16 2017.

Price: $300. The sessions will run from 9am to 10.30am and 1.30pm to 3pm. Your pass will give you entry into all sessions on 16th May. Your Conference ticket will also include free entry into the Grand Tasting area.

Register for Day 1 Sessions

Welcome Note

Steve Raye /

President of Bevology, Inc

9:00 am - 9:10 am

Current Alcoholic Beverage Market Trends In The United States and How These Affect You

Brandy Rand /

President – US Office, International Wine & Spirits Research (IWSR, USA).

9:10 am - 9:30 am

Key Considerations on Route to Market Strategies in the U.S.

Chris Mehringer /

President, Park Street

9:30 am - 10:00 am

How Importers and Distributors Can Build a Strong Sales Force

Josh Wand /

Founder & Motivator in Chief of BevForce

10:00 am - 10:30 am

How to Draft a Solid Distribution Agreement for Franchise and Non-Franchise States

Donna H. Hartman, Esq /

Attorney, OlenderFeldman LLP

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The New Brand / Craft Phenomenon: An Even Better Future

John Beaudette /

President and CEO of MHW, Ltd

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

10 Important Factors That Will Get Your Brand Picked Up By National Chains and Large Retailers

Jonathan Newman /

Chairman and CEO, Newman Wine

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

It's revolution time: Make your "Wine store" a lean, mean, selling machine: Marketing that will crush your competition and win customers for life.

Stephen Fahy /

Sales Director and Senior Buyer at the Wine Library

2.30 pm - 3:00 pm

Day 2: May 17 2017.

Price: $300. The sessions will run from 9am to 10.30am and 1.30pm to 3pm. Your pass will give you entry into all sessions on 17th May including office hours. Your Conference ticket will also include free entry into the Grand Tasting area.

Register for Day 2 Sessions

Office Hours with Importers and Distributors

Michael Yurch /

President at Bluest Sky Group. Ex-President of the renowned retail firm Sherry-Lehmann. With 34 years of experience, 

9:00 am - 10:30 am

7 Ways That Brands Can Optimize Their Domestic and International Logistics

Thomas Barfoed /

Managing Director, JF Hillebrand USA

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Preparation to Pitching: How To Get and Grow With Your Distributor

Gerry Schweitzer /

President, Rocketlust Communications

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

How to win Retailers and Influence Them with Effective Merchandising and Programming

Richard Halstead /

Chief Operating Officer, Wine Intelligence

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Press Panel: Getting Press for your brand in USA. Do’s and Don’ts

W. R. Tish /

Managing Editor, Beverage Media

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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