The Wine Industry Symposium Group announced that the 22nd Annual Wine Industry Financial Symposium will be on Sept. 23-24 at the Napa Valley Marriott. The theme is “The Global Environment for Wine.”
The 2013 Industry keynote speaker is David Dearie, CEO, Treasury Wine Estates. Dearie’s address is titled “One foot in the vineyard, one foot in the boardroom, and wine merchants to the world.”
Vivien Azer, vice president of Citi Research will consider the dynamics of pricing, promotion and innovation and review share shifts in the beverage industry. Dale Stratton, director of strategic insights, will lead a panel discussing expanding channels and methods of distribution featuring Linsly Donnelly, CMO, Wine.com and Rowan Gormley, founder of Naked Wines. Robert Smiley, Ph.D. will also speak.
Online registration began Aug. 1.
Info: winesymposium.com, 707-255-9222