The Wine Tourism conference is still a little way off - but it will sneak up on us before you know it. Already an impressive speaker list has been announced.
Chris Perkins from Brand USA will kick off the conference on November 14. Perkins is the Chief Marketing Officer for Brand USA, spearheading a global marketing effort to promote the United States as a premier travel destination.
Jean-Charles Boisset will close the conference the following day.
Other concirmed speakers include:
Steve Warner, President and CEO of the Washington State Wine Commission
Annette Boyd, Director of the Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office
David Bowman, Vice President of Marketing for FIJI Water, JUSTIN Winery, and Landmark Vineyards
Todd Davidson, Executive Director of the Oregon Tourism Commission
Traci Ward, Director of Marketing at Visit California
Morgen McLaughlin, President and CEO of Finger Lakes Wine Country