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DTC Wine Symposium
Jan 23-24
Concord, CA
Event Type: Trade Show,Seminars and Classes
Description: Now in its 12th year, the popular DTC Wine Symposium is the wine industry’s annual, national summit on direct marketing and sales.

The January 2018 summit sold out, attracting 500 sponsors, speakers and registrants from 19 states. The program expanded to include 7 Workshop Sessions, 2 Town Hall Sessions and 7 Sponsor Sessions. Ninety-six percent of post-event survey respondents recommend the event.

In 2019, the event is again two full days of practical advice, thought-provoking keynote speakers, lively networking, and sponsor demos of new products and services.
The DTC Wine Symposium is presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes! The event has raised more than $1 million for Free the Grapes’ PR campaign, and the Coalition for Free Trade’s legal work (CFT "retired" in 2014 after achieving its goals). These two groups have worked closely with industry representatives and regional associations to streamline onerous regulations and to increase the number of legal states from 17 to 45, which represent 94% of the US population. The DTC Wine Symposium is the primary fundraiser for Free the Grapes! and provides funding to continue its role streamlining regulations, opening new states and defending existing statutes which support legal, regulated DTC wine shipments.
Event Organizer: Free the Grapes!
Venue: Hilton Concord Hotel
Address: 1970 Diamond Blvd   Concord, CA   94520
Time: 9 am
Phone: (707) 363-6775
Cost: $600 – $675
Available languages: English
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