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2014 DTC Wine Symposium
Jan 22-23
South San Francisco, CA
Event Type: Seminars and Classes
Description: Keynotes have been announced with an exciting lineup of keynote presentations designed to encourage “blue sky” thinking with the latest research, predictions and recommendations for maximizing direct to consumer wine sales.

From Social Media to Social Business with Glen Gilmore: Join Glen Gilmore, attorney, social media strategist and one of Forbes’ “Top 50 Social Media Influencers”, as he explains how to best assess your digital footprint, connect with your communities and understand the legal landmines in social media marketing.

DTC Past, Present, Future: 2013 vs 2023: Jason Eckenroth, CEO and founder of ShipCompliant and Richard Halstead, COO of Wine Intelligence will discuss current trands and extrapolate them into the future.

What Drives Today’s Luxury Buyer? Alf Nucifora, chairman of The Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco, leads a fascinating panel of senior executives from Ferrari/Maserati, XOJET, Sotheby’s International Realty, Gordon Huether Studio, Cathay Pacific Airways.

Legislative Update 2014: State of the States: Steve Gross is back with an overview of legislative changes and challenges in 2013, as well as opportunities in 2014.

Why Attend? This is the national wine industry’s only annual conference on direct marketing and sales -- a must-attend event for every level in the company, and the only summit organized by vintners, for vintners.

Why Return? The Steering Committee constantly reinvents the Program with thought-provoking keynote speeches, relevant workshops providing useful ideas, and legislative updates from across the country.

The symposium is presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes! and Coalition for Free Trade. These two organizations have worked with industry representatives and winery associations to increase the market for winery-to-consumer shipping from 17 to 40 states since 1997.
Event Organizer: Free The Grapes! and Coalition For Free Trade
Venue: South San Francisco Conference Center
Address: 255 South Airport Blvd.   South San Francisco, CA   94080
Time: 10 am
Available languages: English
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