6:00 am
Exhibitor Setup
Congressional A
8:30 am
Networking Breakfast Buffet
Congressional A
9:00 am
Welcome Remarks
  • • Nick Cook, VP of Spirits, OnTrend Concepts
Congressional B
9:15 am
State of the Industry Update
Congressional B
9:45 am
On-Premise Consumer Trend Report
  • • Andrew Hummel, Client Solutions Director, CGA
Congressional B
10:15 am
Morning Networking Break
Congressional A
10:45 am
What Your Distributor Really Needs from You
  • • John Oliver, National Trade Marketing Director - Emerging Spirits, Breakthru Beverage
  • • Christian LeGuen, Director of Spirits, Favorite Brands
  • • Meghan Watkins, Co-Founder, Victory Wine Group
Congressional B
11:20 am
Building Brand Loyalty
  • • Dr. Nicola Nice, Founder & CEO, Pomp & Whimsy
Congressional B
12:15 pm
Networking Lunch
Congressional A
1:30 pm
What Retail and Bars Look for in New Spirits
  • • Jason Reynolds, COO, Drinkubator [M]
  • • Bill Norris, Owner, 3rd Generation Hospitality
  • • Mary Guiver, Global Principal Category Merchant, Beer & Spirits, Whole Foods
Congressional B
2:15 pm
Growing through Ecommerce
  • • Bryan Monteleone, Co-Founder, Drinkubator
  • • Tim Angelillo, Founder, Sourced Craft Cocktails
Congressional B
3:00 pm
Afternoon Networking Break
Congressional A
3:30 pm
The Hook – What Your Packaging Communicates
  • • David Schuemann, Founder, CF Napa
Congressional B
4:30 pm
Fireside Chat with WhistlePig's Jeff Kozak
  • • Jeff Kozak, CEO, WhistlePig Whiskey
Congressional B
5:00 pm
Networking Happy Hour Reception
  • Happy Hour Sponsored by
Congressional A
6:30 pm
Evening free for client dinners & informal networking