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Annual Meeting & Conference Timeline
DAY 1 — THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
9:00 am Attendees begin to arrive and meet with vendors – Continental Breakfast in Skyline Ballroom
9:30 am Welcome Opening Remarks – Michael Kimball, Vice President VWA
9:35 am "Show me the Money" It's not just about the wine, but also other revenue sources.
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Annual Membership Meeting Begins – separate agenda includes Legislative, Governor's Cup, Festival, Events and Financial updates.
12:30 pm Lunch & Networking
1:15 pm Wine Marketing Office Update – Annette Boyd, Wine Marketing Office
1:45 pm “Regulation & Rules Round Up" Segment 1 Compliance Updates - Mary Beth Williams, Esq. of Williams Compliance and Consulting
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm “Regulation & Rules Round Up" Segment 2 Compliance Updates – Mary Beth Williams, Esq. Williams Compliance and consulting
4:30 pm Day 1 - Closing Remarks and Corks & Cocktails (reception begins immediately following)
6:30 pm Reception ends
7:00 Dinner Reception Starts
9:00 Last Shuttle back to Resort
DAY 2 — FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9th
9:00 am Registration open – Coffee with vendors
9:30 am Technical Speaker
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Wine Research Exchange Panel Tasting
12:00 pm Lunch
12:45 pm Technical Speaker
1:45 pm Break
2:00 pm Petite Manseng Tasting looking at balancing the ease to grow this varietal with sales, marketing and wine making challenges.
4:00 pm Conclude program
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