Conference Schedule

Day 1: Oyster Room: Session I - July 26, 2022 (9 AM to 11 AM)

Global Bulk Wine Market Update and Opportunities

Todd Azevedo of Ciatti Company will be presenting and covering his insights on "Global Bulk Wine Market Update and Opportunities". He has completed his Agricultural Finance degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He was responsible for brokering wine, grapes, and wine products through the state of California, Todd focus is on the California Central Coast industry. 

The changing landscape of sustainability

Erica Löfving is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Vintage Wine Estates, a public wine group based in Santa Rosa, with wineries in California, Washington, Oregon and Ohio, over 50 brands including spirits, cider and alternative beverages in the retail and DTC space. With her years of experience in this field, Erica will be speaking on The changing landscape of sustainability covering "how new demand on public retailers and producers will affect the whole wine and spirits industry".

Panel of Off Trade Buyers

Jeff Feist, Angie Nowosielski and Ryan Pandl will be the panelists for the panel of Off Trade Buyers . Panel will be moderated by Mr. Sid Patel , CEO of Beverage Trade Network. 

 

Panelists 

Jeff Feist : Category Lead - Spirits & More at BevMo! 

- Angie Nowosielski : Assistant Buyer - Costco Wholesale Customer Satisfaction 

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

Day 1: Oyster Room: Session II - July 26, 2022 (1 PM to 3 PM)

Panel of bulk wine and spirits suppliers and bottlers

IBWSS 2022 brings to you a panel of bulk wine & spirits's suppliers and bottlers. This panel will have Anthony Neal, Adam Schulz, Frank Roth and Nick Scarff speaking and sharing their insights :

 

Panalists 

Anthony Neal : Strategic Planning at Four Feathers Wine Services

- Adam Schulz : Owner of Incredible Bulk Wine Company, Owner of Incredible Intel

- Frank Roth : Winemaker at Tagaris Winery

- Nick Scarff : Master Blender and Vice President of Business Development at Next Century Spirits

How Marketing + Winemaking Collaborate with Retailers to Make Private Labels

Sarah currently is the Senior Director of Marketing for The Wine Group's Corporate Brands Division (Private Label) and Emerging Channels (Convenience, Dollar, etc). In this role, she is responsible for 45+ brands across 20+ key retailers nationwide. At IBWSS she will be speaking on How Marketing + Winemaking Collaborate with Retailers to Make Private Labels.

TBA

José Alberto Santos is a Global Business Director at Enartis. Enartis boasts a long tradition as being one of the leading international players in the industry for winemaking products, improving winery processes, and offering comprehensive technical support and customer service. 

Modernising Maturation: Improving Wines and Spirits with Oak Complements

Lee Tatum and Jason Dodge together will be covering "Modernising Maturation: Improving Wines and Spirits with Oak Complements" at IBWSS Conference. Lee Tatum is presently Managing Director, Spirits at Innerstave and Jason Dodge is a Managing Director, Winemaking at Innerstave.

Day 2: Oyster Room: Session I - July 27, 2022 (9 AM to 11 AM)

Tips for spot market and strategic sourcing

Anthony is a principal at Bozzano & Co. which is a strategic wine business solutions for bulk wine & grape sourcing and dynamic private label product development. At IBWSS conference he will be sharing his insights on "Tips for spot market and strategic sourcing".

Growth From The Ground Up

Armed with both passion and extensive knowledge, Sarah started working in the wine industry in California, curating wine offerings for online retailers, honing the skills. At IBWSS she will be speaking on "Growth From The Ground Up".

Development of a Cannabis Wine, Beer or Spirits

Seng Robertson has extensive experience in research, product development and quality in the CPG category which she brings to the cannabis beverage category. In the cannabis beverage category, she has been involved and lead teams to the successful launch of ready to drink, dry tea, and quick dissolve formats. At IBWSS she will be sharing her perspective on "Development of a Cannabis Wine, Beer or Spirits".

Day 2: Oyster Room: Session II - July 27, 2022 (1 PM to 3 PM)

How to raise interest for bulk spirits to luxury hospitality groups and top end bar?

Daniel Ronen's panel of "How to raise interest for bulk spirits to luxury hospitality groups and top end bar?" will discuss and present perspective on Unique products, Unique branding, which works the other way around. Improved guest experiences and increased revenues.

 

 Panelists :

Nader Chabaane - Former Beverage Director for Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, 

- John Monette - Co-founder of Small Hand Foods and Small Hand Cocktails. 

TBA

Experienced Buyer with a demonstrated history of working in the wine and spirits industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Market Research, Management, Interviewing, and Business Development. 

How to create a brand that will create pull and resonate with key c customer segments.

Michael Shoer is the Founder/Owner and Managing Partner of Victory Spirits Development . Launched as a spirits industry business development firm helping young distilleries grow with sales, marketing, and funding development. He will be using his years of experience and speaking on "How to create a brand that will create pull and resonate with key C customer segments."

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