Wine & Weed Symposium
Wine Industry Network (WIN) successfully sold out the 2nd annual Wine & Weed Symposium, again hosting nearly 500 attendees from the North Coast and beyond. A talented line-up of expert speakers from both industries discussed a wide range of topics throughout the day including rules, regulations, and policy updates, the impact of cannabis tourism on the wine industry, defining the cannabis consumer and overlap with wine, and lessons learned from wine applicable to the cannabis industry.
The 2019 Wine & Weed Symposium will open with Corey Beck, CEO & Winemaking Chief of The Family Coppola, to share their company story of venturing into the cannabis industry and what they’ve experienced as a result. The remainder of the event will be largely focused on bringing together wine & cannabis industry thought leaders & innovators to review emerging trends in consumer behavior, the impact on wine sales in states where recreational cannabis is legal, alcohol beverage companies investment activity in cannabis and more.
About The Wine & Weed Symposium
Exploring the Opportunities & Issues that the Legalization of Cannabis Presents to the California Wine Industry.
Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country, Santa Rosa, CA
The Wine & Weed Symposium is an annual one-day business conference produced by Wine Industry Network (WIN), the leading B2B resource for the North American Wine Industry. Established in 2017, the symposium is a gathering of wine & cannabis industry professionals, thought leaders & innovators from across the country that are interested in exploring the collaborative & educational opportunities that exist between the two industries, making it the only event of its kind.
A talented line-up of expert speakers from both industries present on a wide range of topics ranging from a rules, regulations, and policy update to the latest trends along with collaborative opportunities that exist between the two industries. The event also features a limited number of exhibiting companies that specialize in servicing both industries.
In addition, the conference includes a beautiful luncheon, an end of day wine social and extracurricular, post-conference events, all designed to create an abundance of networking opportunities.
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
The Cannabis and Wine Industries have more in common than what one might see at first glance. Both industries are firmly rooted in Northern California with a major emphasis on agriculture and quality - place of origin / AVA is an also an important differentiator for both categories.
Like the wine Industry, the cannabis Industry will be heavily regulated, and will experience tremendous overlaps with regard to legal, financial, compliance and distribution regulations that the wine industry currently adheres to.
To a significant degree, they also share a common consumer group and the cannabis industry is looking to potentially model the wine industry in areas such as destination marketing, hospitality events, direct to consumer programs and experiential marketing.
Table-Top Trade Show
The Symposium will host a small, select table-top trade show featuring reputable vendors relevant to both cannabis & wine industry professionals interested in networking with the top service providers, products & brands that service both
Raise your company profile, increase your visibility, and maintain maximum exposure with top-level sponsorships and advertising placements available at the Wine & Weed Symposium. Don’t miss your chance to reach hundreds of leading wine and cannabis industry professionals beyond the limits of your table-top exhibit space!
Source: Event Website
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