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|Annual Meeting & Conference|
This year, the Virginia Wineries Association is excited to bring back our 2-day conference that allows our Annual Meeting to expand to cover all aspects of our dynamic Virginia wine industry. This new conference format is intended to boost networking, provide additional learning opportunities, and help wineries and vineyards get inspired. You asked and we listened!
MORE Networking! MORE Learning! MORE Inspiration!
DAY 1 includes … Exciting industry updates, Annual membership meeting with lunch, high-energy programming specifically geared towards the business aspects of having a more profitable winery/vineyard, and then join your colleagues to samples Virginia's Finest with the Corks & Cocktail dinner reception! The day culminates with an after-party at a private home.
DAY 2 includes… Tech Talks led by James F. Harbertson, Associate Professor of Enology at Washington State University; hearing from the Winemakers Research Exchange, area winemakers, and more! This day will also include tastings and a panel discussion looking balancing the ease to grow this varietal with sales, marketing and wine making challenges.
During the 2-day VWA conference, November 8-9, 2018, VWA members will be given several chances to network with peers at lunch and at the Corks & Cocktails Dinner reception. You will learn about how the Wine Marketing Office's new app and new branding roll out for the Virginia Wine Industry and legislative and regulatory items you need to know. Through conversations and connections, you will be inspired to think up new and innovative ways to do what you do a little better in the future. This is the largest annual meeting of the people who make Virginia wine great. Bring your entire staff for DAY 1, DAY 2, or BOTH days of this unique conference experience. Register Now!