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by Beverage Trade Network

The Future Sommelier Session

A must-attend session for sommeliers looking to gain an edge. Hosted by Sommeliers Choice Awards.

Session Designed For Sommeliers By Sommeliers

May 13 noon to 1 pm.
Moderated by Master Sommelier Michael Meagher.
Hosted by: Sommeliers Choice Awards

A Conference that will bring more than 100 Top Sommeliers of the USA together to learn about the business of sommeliers and what a future sommelier will look like. If you are a Sommelier, get your tickets and join the conversation. 

The session will be moderated by Master Sommelier Michael Meagher in association with Sommeliers Choice Awards.

Michael is one of only 230 people worldwide to hold the Master Sommelier credential, and also has completed his Diploma in Wine Studies from the WSET in London. He won the title of Best Young Sommelier in America in 2010, finished second in the competition for Best Young Sommelier in the World in 2010, placed third in TOP|SOMM in both 2010 and 2011 and has been published in the Journal of Culinary Science and Technology.

Michael will be joined with other leading sommeliers of US market.

What will you learn?

1. The Sommelier vs. The Smartphone: Managing guests expectations in the digital age
2. Social Media and the Sommelier: Managing Celebrity, Notoriety, and Everything in Between
3. Personal Branding: How the world views you in the quick click age
4. When Things Go Wrong: Crisis Management and Weathering out a Social Media Storm
5. Ahead of the Curve: Apps that will be the next big thing in the wine world

Who should attend?

Sommeliers and On-Premise Wine Directors.

The session will be held at The Metropolitan Pavillion as part of the USA Trade Tasting event on May 13, 2019, from Noon to 1 pm. The session is limited to 100 seats only. Buy Tickets Today. Your pass will also include access to the USA Trade Tasting expo floor.

Brought to you by Sommeliers Choice Awards

About Sommeliers Choice Awards

The Sommeliers Choice Awards is the leading international wine competition within the United States judged entirely by sommeliers and wine directors. The competition will focus exclusively on the needs of on-premise establishments such as bars, restaurants, lounges and clubs, making this competition fundamentally different from any other wine competition within the U.S.

The goal of the new Sommeliers Choice Awards is simple: to provide experienced on-premise buyers and sommeliers a valuable benchmark for understanding which wines would make a compelling addition to a wine list. As a result, the Sommeliers Choice Awards has the potential to become the most prestigious competition for wine lists in the USA.

Buy Tickets Today and take advantage of early bird rates. Your pass will also include access to the USA Trade Tasting expo floor.