Washington, D.C. (December 11, 2019) – SommCon®, a leading conference for wine, beer, and spirit industry professionals announces 2020 dates for its three-day educational conferences. SommCon® returns to The Westin Georgetown in Washington, D.C. July 12-14, 2020 and the InterContinental hotel in San Diego, CA November 11-13, 2020. The conference brings together the most experienced and highly-regarded beverage professionals for networking and educational experiences to discuss, develop, and lead the conversation on the business of wine.
SommCon’s® education is built by some of today’s most influential palates for trade professionals and serious enthusiasts who have a passion for wine and spirits and an unyielding quest for knowledge. SommCon® 2020 will feature seminars by today’s greatest thought leaders including Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers, Certified Wine Educators, authors, winemakers, and other industry professionals.
The conference provides a unique opportunity for professionals to learn and taste alongside industry leaders through educational seminars, keynote sessions, tasting breaks, networking opportunities, and more.
SommCon® is currently accepting applications from industry professionals interested in joining this year’s qualified speakers for 2020. Industry professionals interested in joining this year’s talented roster of educators at SommCon® Washington, D.C., and San Diego, CA may view the speaker application here. The deadline to submit is January 10, 2020, for Washington, D.C. and March 1, 2020, for San Diego, CA.
Conference registration for SommCon® East will open in March 2020 and SommCon® West in May 2020. For more information visit: SommConUSA.com.
Sponsors and brands interested in taking part in SommCon may contact Director, Michelle Metter at [email protected].
SommCon® is a leading conference and exposition for sommelier-level education and training of wine professionals and serious enthusiasts. Held biannually in D.C. and San Diego, the conference brings together industry professionals of all levels to discuss, develop, and lead the conversation on the business of wine. SommCon’s® education is built by Sommeliers for trade professionals and serious enthusiasts who have a passion for wine and spirits and an unyielding quest for knowledge. Attendees learn and taste their way through keynote sessions and educational classes. SommCon® is produced by Fast Forward, an event management agency specializing in productions for the wine, beer, spirits and hospitality industries, fastforwardevents.com.