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Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium 2021

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Presented by Free the Grapes, the popular DTC Wine Symposium is the wine industry’s annual, national summit on direct marketing and sales.

About this Event

Presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes!, the popular DTC Wine Symposium is the wine industry’s annual, national summit on direct marketing and sales.

The Steering Committee has re-imagined the 2021 Symposium for a virtual presentation, featuring four days of practical advice, thought-provoking keynote speakers, lively online networking, and sponsor demos of new products and services.

Registrants will have access to recordings of all sessions following the conference.

About the DTC Wine Symposium and Free the Grapes!

The DTC Wine Symposium is presented by and a fundraiser for Free the Grapes!, whose mission is to enable legal, regulated DTC wine shipments. The Free the Grapes! campaign executes state-specific advocacy campaigns encouraging consumers to write their legislators, and works with media and advocacy groups to keep the shipping issue alive. The conference provides 70% of the funding for Free the Grapes!

Free the Grapes! works closely with industry lobbyists and regional associations to streamline onerous shipping regulations and increase the number of legal states. Since its founding 1998, the Free the Grapes! campaign has worked closely with industry lobbyists and regional associations resulting in an increase in the number of legal states for winery shipments from 17 to 45, with Kentucky poised to become the 46th state in fall 2020. Legal states now represent 95% of the US population.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are fully refundable if cancelled online on or before December 18, 2020. Registration fees are not refundable if cancelled on or after December 19, 2020. Cancellations are only accepted online through Eventbrite.

FAQs

Is the whole DTC Wine Symposium event virtual this year?

Yes, all the programming will be virtual in 2021. There will not be an in-person conference.

After the conference, will registrants get links to recordings of all sessions?

Yes, registrants (only) will have access to video recordings of all Sessions after the event.

Who attends this event?

Approximately 90% of registered attendees have been DTC managers, tasting room managers, wine club managers, sales and marketing managers; the balance are owners, press and consultants. In 2020, 15 U.S. states were represented with about three-quarters from California.

Where can I find the final schedule of topics and speakers?

Visit the event website for the schedule of topics and speakers: https://dtcwinesymposium.com/. The website will be updated as information is available.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email us at dtcwinesymposium@gmail.com

Are any free tickets offered?

No. The DTC Wine Symposium is an industry fundraiser. There are no free tickets or student discounts.

Are there any in-kind sponsorship opportunities?

No. All sponsorships are paid for. See the Sponsorship page on the website.

Are any discounts offered?

Yes. Early bird discounts save registrants $50 per registration if purchased on or before December 18, 2020.

What's the refund policy?

Registration fees are fully refundable if cancelled online on or before December 18, 2020. If registration is cancelled online on or after December 19, 2019 no refund will be issued.

Are there any additional fees for processing registrations?

Yes, Eventbrite transaction and credit card processing fees are added to each registration.

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