2018 Wine Industry Symposium, BCWI AGM, CVA AGM and Industry Reception and Awards Dinner

You’re invited to the Wine Industry Symposium, BC Wine Institute Annual General Meeting, Canadian Vintners Association Annual General Meeting, and Industry Reception and Awards Dinner.

You will hear from the two largest beverage alcohol retail channels in Canada and receive a presentation on conjunctive wine labelling. For more information on the lineup of symposium speakers please visit our website.

Don’t miss the CVA’s and BCWI’s joint Awards Presentations, recognizing success, leadership and outstanding contributions to the Canadian and BC grape wine industry.

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Location: Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort (1310 Water St. Kelowna)
Time: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM PDT

REGISTER HERE
If you have special dietary requirements, please email Info@WineBC.com
No minors.
For those requiring guest rooms at the Delta, please call 1-888-236-2427 and use Group Code: BWI. A special rate of $220 per night plus taxes is available until June 12, 2018. After that, the rate will be based on availability.

PROGRAM

8:45 AM – Check In

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Canadian Vintners Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Members only.
Members will approve: AGM 2017 minutes, elect 2018-2019 Board of Directors and re-appoint CVA auditors.

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Wine Industry Symposium
Lineup to date includes:
– Mike Procopio, Executive Director of Retail Operations, BCLDB
– Dr. George Soleas, President, LCBO
– Dr. Thomas Atkin, Professor, Sonoma State University, California speaking on conjunctive labelling

12:00 PM – Networking Lunch. 

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
BCWI Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Members only.

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Canadian Vintners Association and BC Wine Institute Awards Reception/Dinner.
CVA and BCWI will present their respective Associations’ Awards recognizing the success, leadership and outstanding contributions to the Canadian and British Columbia grape wine industry.

BC Wine Institute presents key events for BC wine industry staff and consumers.

Industry Events

Consumer Events Calendar

BCWI promotes member wineries’ public / ticketed consumer events via our Consumer Events Calendar. Members can submit consumer events online here.