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IBWSS Exhibitors: 60% Sold Out and Who’s Speaking at 2023 Show Revealed

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International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show (IBWSS) sells out 60% of the exhibitor space. Book fast by December 15, 2022, to get a special offer.


International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show (IBWSS) sells out 60% of the exhibitor space. Book fast by December 15, 2022 to get a special offer.

1) $2800 exhibitor price. Pay 25% now to secure the spot and offer.

2) Get a 10% further discount if you select both San Francisco and London.

3) Get 2 conference ticket valued at $600 included and 2 cocktail party pass along with a lunch pass if you send your booking form by December 15, 2022.

4) Get a podcast interview with Sid Patel on IBWSS company pitch sessions to create pre-show awareness.

5) Get your winemaker or distillers' interview complementary published on SommelierBusiness.com or BartenderBusiness.com. Booking must be done by December 15, 2022.

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Who’s Speaking at IBWSS 2023?

Conference Speakers

Sarah (Morra) Qualters Director of Marketing, Corporate Brands & Emerging Channels, at The Wine Group

Randy Herron Head Winemaker at C. Mondavi & Family

Jessica Kogan Chief Growth & Experience Officer at Vintage Wine Estates

Shreyas Balakrishnan President at Cutwater Spirits

Jon Berg Thought Leadership VP – Beverage Alcohol Vertical for NielsenIQ

Cami Lehmann Purchasing, Wine Programs, and Marketing at Maggiano’s Little Italy, Dallas, TX

Jim Bube MS Wine Director at Hogsalt, Chicago

Maurice DiMarino Wine and Beverage Manager at Cohn Restaurant Group

Cheryl Durzy LibDib Founder & CEO

Rachel Lowe Director of Beverage for Levy Restaurants, Chicago, IL

Nathan Mansperger VP of eCommerce, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Bryan Melo Senior Director of National Accounts & eCommerce at Freixenet Mionetto USA

Horst Muelle Global Head VinLog at Kuehne + Nagel

Anita Oberholster Extension Specialist in Enology at the University of California, Davis

Jason Steffens Training Manager at Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits

Devin Walden Master Distiller of Tropical Distillers

Kayla Winter Director, Product Services and Winemaking at BevZero

Ryan Pandl - Senior Buyer, Adult Beverages and Beverages at Target

Kryss Speegle MW Master of Wine - Alc Bev production, sales and education, O'Neill Vintners & Distillers.

What will you learn at IBWSS Conference?

The conference will deep dive into Private Labels, Industry Progress, Bulk, and Supply Chain. Expert speakers will provide you with actionable insights to help you save money from the expensive lessons they have to learn, they will provide you with the current and future landscape so you can plan, and they will provide you with seeing the next opportunities. IBWSS conferences are considered to be the best in business and all the speakers at IBWSS have been very carefully planned to give you a solid actionable talk.


Topics will include data and trends, the nonalcohol segment and how winemakers get launched, supply and ocean freight, sales, ecomm and digital panel, technical and blending panel, what are bulk wine and bulk spirits buyers looking to buy and how will they plan their buying in the recessionary period, national chain buyers like Target on sustainability in suppliers, managing a fast-growing brand, Smoke, lab analysis and contracts, Alternative packaging and more.

There will also be 4 main panels, one with restaurant chain buyers, one with off-trade national chain buyers, a technical panel of winemakers, and lab experts, and one with bulk wine and spirits buyers. The panels will also be open for audience Q and A.

One hallmark of the IBWSS experience is all the unique, first-hand access you will have to some of the biggest names in the industry. So don’t be afraid to stick around after a presentation to ask in-depth questions, or to approach any of the other participants. There’s more to IBWSS San Francisco than just keynotes and presentations, and much of the buzz and excitement of the event comes from meeting people from all over the world, all of them passionate about the world of bulk wine, bulk spirits, and private labels. Once the trade show floor opens up at 11:00 each morning, you have a unique opportunity to speak with some of the biggest and most important companies in the world of bulk wine and private labels, so take some time to introduce yourself to these people.

At the end of every speaker presentation at IBWSS San Francisco, there’s always time for audience to ask questions

At the end of every speaker presentation at IBWSS San Francisco, there’s always time for members of the audience to ask questions. This is a great opportunity to tap into the advice and insights of some of the biggest names in the industry. For example, if you have questions about short- or long-term trends in the bulk wine industry, why not ask Ciatti Company, directly? If you are curious about freight costs and port costs, why not ask Kuehne + Nagel? But don’t worry about copying down every comment from every slide – all presentations from the event will be made available to participants after the conclusion of the show. Many participants, for example, simply take photos of key slides with their smartphones and focus on capturing key insights, comments, and anecdotes not found on any PowerPoint slide.

Both days of the IBWSS event are broken into morning and afternoon sessions. Morning sessions are from 9 am to 11 am and afternoon sessions are from 1 pm to 3 pm. You will be able to walk the expo floor and meet more than 120 exhibitors during your breaks. Lunch will also be served from 1 pm to 2 pm which is included in your conference ticket. After the expo floor closes at 5 pm, you can walk into the after-event party next door at the Double Tree hotel. Note that cocktail party ticket needs to be purchased separately unless you got your conference ticket between December 12 to December 16, 2022.

Location and Dates: 

July 25-26, 2023

South San Francisco Conference Center 

July 25 - 11 am to 5 pm 

July 26 - 11 am to 4 pm

The conference starts at 9 am on both days.

Networking Party

Don’t miss the cocktail party after day 1 at the Double Tree hotel next to the venue, grab a drink or 2. Network with speakers, exhibitors, and your fellow peers.

Organized By Beverage Trade Network 

The IBWSS is run by the Beverage Trade Network which specializes in bringing buyers and sellers together across the wine and spirits sectors. BTN runs events for the wine and spirits industry across the world, including the US, Europe, the UK, China, and Asia, and is the leading online platform for connecting the global beverage industry.

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