Artisan Fermenters and Distillers Business Conference and Tradeshow

Wednesday, November 13, 2024


2023 Conference Resources

2022 Conference Resources

BC Wine Industry – State of the Union 
Mark Hicken and Tania Tomaszewska

Wine Clubs: A 2023 Lens

BC Wine Sales, Strengths, Weaknesses (Risks) & Opportunities: A Data-Driven View
Paul Rickett, VARketing! Market and Business Intelligence into Strategy

Finance: Cost Savings in the Beverage World
Jory Soubiran and Geoff McIntyre, MNP

Marketing and Sales: The Power of Email Marketing 
Danielle Barker, GetOn Marketing, Kelowna

Marketing and Sales: How to Tailor Marketing Goals to Meet Diverse Strategies
Danielle Barker, Founder – Reflect Media, Inc.

Are Your Customer Retention Programs the Answer to Employee Recruitment and Retention?
Heather Stewart, Sage Transitions, Patt Dyck, Owner – Cannery Brewing Company

Busting Myths About the Labour Shortage 
Heather Stewart, Sage Transitions, Leslie D’Andrea, Owner, Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery

Making in Uncertain Times
Danny Turner, Partner – Kootenay Peaks Advisors; Owner – Just A Mere Organic Farm

Venture Capital Tax Credit Program
BC Innovative Programs and Partnerships Branch

Noble Ridge Job Matrix for Tasting Room

Plenary Session: Pricing Strategies Panel- Moving away from the Dart Board

Beverage Category Blurring: How to Plan Your Products to Meet Shifting Consumer Preferences

Danny Brager’s Presentation

MNP Growth Matrix 

Lighting Talks:

Eve Layman, Destination Development and Steward Specialist, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association

Why Cans? Guide to Beverage Cans and Canning
Evan Singer, National Sales Manager, Vessel Packaging Co. 

5 Ways to Support Mental Health in the Workplace
Recording of the presentation can be viewed here
Rachel Udy, Workplace Learning Coach – Psychological Health and Safety, go2HR

Canadian Digital Adoption Program
Andrew Van Os, MNP Digital

WORTH Investing In: Retaining and Developing Women to Solve the Labour Shortage
Carmen MacKeage, Director of Strategic Partnerships, WORTH Association

HEAD IN THE SAND: Take Action on Inflation
Danny Turner, Delivery Executive, Basin Business Advisors

Addressing Conflict at Work
Shawnee Love, Love HR Inc.


2020 Conference Resources

2019 Conference Resources

2019 BCWGC and Grapegrowers Association Combined AGMs

2018 Conference Resources