January 3, 2023 – Unified Symposium eNews

  • January 3 2023
Register Now for Early Bird Rates and Save $200

Take advantage of the early bird rate and register now for the 2023 Unified Symposium. Discounted rates are valid through January 17. Save even more if you’re a member of CAWG or ASEV. Join your colleagues for all things wine and grape under one roof in Sacramento. Browse the 850-plus exhibit booths to learn more about the latest products and services in the wine and grapegrowing industry. Make sure to download the app. Coming soon! Stay for the wine tasting, as more than 20 wine associations from all over the U.S. will be pouring their top brands. Hear from…

Comprehensive Look at the State of the Industry

The Unified Wine & Grape Symposium offers sessions like the State of the Industry (sponsored by Wine Business Monthly) to provide current, multi-faceted information that will help you make better business decisions for the year ahead. There’s no better place to get a comprehensive review of the wine and grapegrowing landscape for future planning and purchasing needs. Moderated by Mike Veseth of The Wine Economist, this year’s panel includes Jeff Bitter of Allied Grape Growers, Danny Brager of Brager Beverage Alcohol Consulting, Glenn Proctor of Ciatti Brokerage Company and Liz Thach of Sonoma State University. Get there early, grab your coffee and find your…

Thursday General Session to Discuss the Future of Wine

Looking for new ideas, tried and true solutions or opportunities for your business? Join the star-studded panel at Thursday’s general session, A Focus on the Future: Trends and Opportunities from Across the Globe, which will tackle the future of wine. This presentation will focus on: How to adapt to reach new consumers, improve engagement with existing consumers, and find better opportunities instead of relying on what used to work. Which marketing strategies and new products can work for operations of ALL sizes, big and small. Key topics will include sustainability and movement…

Food and Wine at the Unified Symposium

We’d like to invite you and your colleagues to the Welcome Reception Tuesday evening at the Sheraton Grand Hotel for a glass of wine. The reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. For a unique opportunity to taste wines poured from many of America’s regional grower and vintner organizations, join us at the Regional Wine Tasting on Wednesday evening from 4 to 6 p.m. on the trade show floors. Hors d’oeuvres and wines will be provided throughout the exhibit areas for you to enjoy as you explore the trade show floor. Maps will…

Free Parking and Shuttle Service at Cal Expo

The Unified Wine & Grape Symposium is pleased to offer free parking and shuttle service at Cal Expo on Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26. The Cal Expo parking lot is located at 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815. Parking at Cal Expo includes shuttle service to and from the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Shuttle Schedule (approximately every 20 minutes) Wednesday, January 25:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday, January 26:  7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Want to park closer? Review this list of parking lots in Downtown Sacramento and reserve your parking space…