NAPA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New workshop session topics and dynamic speakers are scheduled for the sixth annual Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium, January 24, 2013 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, located 3 miles north of San Francisco International Airport.
Registration remains $375 per person and $395 after December 23, 2012. Registration includes participation in the general session, lunch, workshop sessions, and trade show and reception on Thursday, January 24, 2013. The Wednesday Evening Social Mixer ($75) once again kicks off the event. Both programs sold out in 2012 ten days before the events, so early registration is encouraged at http://www.dtcwinesymposium.com/registration.html
Here is a summary of afternoon Workshop Sessions:
“For its sixth year, the Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium will again be the epicenter of wine direct marketing and sales this January,” said Brian Baker, this year’s chairman and V.P. of Sales and Marketing at Chateau Montelena winery. “We anticipate another sold-out fundraiser that brings together winery owners, club and tasting room managers, and marketers for the only annual DTC conference organized by vintners, for vintners.”
About the Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium
The DTC Wine Symposium is presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes! and Coalition for Free Trade. These two organizations have worked successfully with local winery associations and industry representatives to increase the number of legal, winery shipping states from 17 to 39, which represent 89.5% of US wine consumption. For registration and other information visit www.dtcwinesymposium.com. To inquire about sponsorships, visit http://www.dtcwinesymposium.com/trade_signup.php; 80% of slots are sold out, but cost-effective opportunities remain.
Benson Marketing Group
Jeremy Benson, 707-254-1107
Source: Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium