Convention Schedule


 

WAWGG Convention Sessions and Events are intentionally crafted to bring you the latest industry research and information while also offering one of a kind networking opportunities with industry leaders and innovators.

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2017 CONVENTION SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM

 Welcome Breakfast

 SPONSORED BY PREMIER WINE CASK

 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

 State of the Industry

 SPONSORED BY PORT OF KENNEWICK

 9:00 AM – 3:45 PM

 Tasting Room Tactics – Shifting your Practices to Increase Profitability

 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 Trade Show

 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

 Trade Show Lunch

 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 Posters

 SPONSORED BY CLIFTONLARSONALLEN

 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

 Business and Operations for Vintners and Growers

SPONSORED BY INNERSTAVE LLC

 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

 Help Wanted

 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

 Small Wineries – Stay Small or Go Big?

 SPONSORED BY DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE, LLP

 4:45 PM – 7:00 PM

 Honor Reception

 SPONSORED BY INLAND DESERT NURSERY

 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

 Trade Show

 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 From the Vineyard to the Cellar (In Spanish)

 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

 Diving Deep into Spoilage

 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

 Ag Labor – Insights into the Labor Environment, Experts Clarify the Issues

 11:30 AM – 1:15 PM

 Trade Show Lunch

 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

 Winery Safety – Should We Care? How Do We Maximize It?

 1:30 PM – 4:25 PM

 Farming by Phenology

 SPONSORED BY NETAFIM

 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

 Washington Wine Industry Foundation Party + Auction

 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

 What Makes Washington Wine Unique

 Part 1 | An Exploration of Washington’s Wine Identity and Grand Tasting

 SPONSORED BY NORTHWEST FARM CREDIT SERVICES

 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

 Leadership Luncheon

 SPONSORED BY COUNTRY FINANCIAL

 1:30 PM – 4:15 PM

 Inevitability of Mechanization | Tasting Included

 SPONSORED BY STE. MICHELLE WINE ESTATES

 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

 What Makes Washington Wine’s Unique

 Part 2 | How to Market and Sell Washington Wine

 SPONSORED BY IRRIGATION SPECIALISTS

 


 

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