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Kimberly Shannon, Beer, Wine, and Liquor Specialist at Giant Eagle, Will Speak at IBWSS 2024

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Attend IBWSS San Francisco 2024 where Kimberly Shannon from Giant Eagle, Inc.'s Beer, Wine, and Liquor Specialist will hold a session. She will offer priceless insights to grow your company based on her more than 16 years of expertise.


We're excited to welcome Kimberly Shannon, Beer, Wine, and Liquor Specialist at Giant Eagle, Inc., as a speaker at the annual International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show in San Francisco on July 23–24, 2024. Kimberly is well-known in the community because of her more than 16 years of experience in the beer, wine, and liquor industries, her WSET Level 3 advanced certification, and her Certified Specialist in Spirits designation from the Society of Wine Educators.

In addition, she is a Certified Cicerone, demonstrating her passion and in-depth knowledge of beer. Kimberly works at Giant Eagle, where her duties include training staff members, selecting products for the shelves, and collaborating with distributors to develop projects that have a big effect on the chain as a whole. She is a valuable member of the team due to her proactive demeanor and commitment to offering top-notch client service. Kimberly likes to travel, cook, and throw dinner parties in her spare time. She values her family very much and cherishes the time she spends with them.


For experts in the business, the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) in San Francisco is a top trade show. It provides an opportunity for buyers to engage with suppliers in search of bulk wines, spirits, and private label programs. Wineries, distilleries, and manufacturers providing contract manufacturing and excess stock clearance are among the exhibitors. Educational conferences with Ted-style talks by business leaders that offer insights into distribution, sales, and marketing tactics are another advantage for visitors.

As a speaker at the 2024 International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS), Kimberly Shannon promises to provide attendees with insightful information that will enhance their distribution, sales, and marketing tactics in order to enhance their offerings and increase revenue.

Here is the list of conference speakers at the 2024 International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

Aaron Bergh, President & Master Distiller at Calwise Spirits Co and President at Paso Robles Distillery Trail  

Teresa Casey, Executive Director, New York State Distillers Guild  

Chad Clark, Director of North Coast Operations at Allied Grape Growers  

David Cohen, President of the Florida Craft Spirits Association and President and Head Distiller at Manifest Distilling  

Maurice DiMarino, Wine and Beverage Manager at Cohn Restaurant Group  

Cathy Ference, Sr. Manager, Bulk Wine Supply at Constellation Brands  

Bergaglio Francesco, President & CEO of Enartis  

Tracy Genesen, General Counsel at Wine Institute  

Dave Gerardu, Director of Wine at 50 Eggs Hospitality Group  

Carmen Gonzalez Alfaro, Master Distiller & New Product Development in Casa del Sol Spirits  

John Granata, Master Distiller, President at Jersey Spirits Distilling Co. President at New Jersey Craft Distillers Guild  

Peter J. Jones, Head of Wine & Spirits at Shopify  

Brian Lebredo, Director of Beverage at Texas Roadhouse  

Cami Lehmann, Director of Marketing, Maggiano’s Little Italy at Brinker International  

Tony Leonardini, Director of Import Bulk Purchasing, Delicato Family Wines  

Geoff Longenecker, Founder, Distiller Seven Caves Spirits and President at San Diego Distillers Guild  

Rachel Lowe, Director of Beverage Operations at Levy Restaurants  

Marliese Martin, Chief Operating Officer, Hillebrand Gori USA  

Justin Noland, Senior Director, DTC Marketing & Ecommerce at Treasury Wine Estates  

Ankita Okate, Chief Growth Officer and Events Head at Beverage Trade Network  

Manveer Sandhu, Director of Winemaking, Rack & Riddle Custom Wine Services  

Noël Schaff, B2B Sales Manager at O'Neill Vintners and Distillers  

Neil Ferguson, Director of Marketing at Oregon Wine Board and IBWSS 2024 Speaker

Chris Swonger, President & CEO, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility  

Elizabeth Tomasino, Associate Professor of Enology at Oregon State University  

Evan Traub, Senior Account Manager at IMI Agency

Todd Azevedo, Wine & Grape Broker, Partner at Ciatti

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