Posted on | March 18, 2016
Written by | BevNetwork
Trade professionals from across the world are coming together to taste trending beer, wine and spirits at the USA Trade Tasting (USATT) in New York City this Monday, March 21 2016. For three days, the international trade fair will be hosting 180 exhibitors from twenty countries. Popular wine growing nations such as France, Italy, Germany, Australia, South Africa, and Portugal are being represented by leading country organizations and award winning international spirits, ciders and craft beer companies will be showcasing their products.
With over 2,000 visitors registered visitors, the trade tasting is attracting notable importers, distributors and retailers. There are over 1,000 different SKUs on exhibit.
The two day USATT Grand Tasting, spread across three floors at the Metropolitan Pavilion, is supported by innovative programs, including their Shark Tank riff they are calling Brand Pitch Sessions. A streamlined networking solution geared towards matching brand owners with importers and distributors, the response to the Brand Pitch sessions has been overwhelming from visitors and exhibitors alike. There are also masterclasses being held by leading worldwide organizations Wines of South Africa, Wine Australia, Vinho Verde and an exclusive tasting of international worldwide single malt whiskies.
On the third day, well known industry leaders will be closing down the event with the highly anticipated Educational Conference hosting presentations from directors of influential beverage companies in the US Industry. Best practices in sales, distribution and marking will be clearly laid out in an informative, ‘how-to,” tutorial format and each presentation will give visitors great take-away lessons to employ in their day-to-day business. Notable presentations include a fully developed sales plan from Jim Ryan of Constellation, a complete US market analysis from Danny Brager of Nielsen, and a poignant study into developing a successful employee base from Josh Wand of BevForce.
All three days of the event will be covered by independent media houses and the following official media sponsors: Beverage Media Group; Food and Beverage Magazine; The SOMM Journal; Meininger’s; The Tasting Panel; Artisan Spirit; Distillery Age; Drinks International; The Beverage Journal; Distillery Trail; Microshiner; and Wine & Craft Beverage World.
The event is organized by www.BeverageTradeNetwork.com – the leading online platform dedicated to connecting importers, distributors and suppliers from around the world.
USA Trade Tasting will be March 21-23, 2016 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. For more information on USA Trade Tasting, please visit www.usatradetasting.com or contact Beverage Trade Network | (e) firstname.lastname@example.org | +1 941 592-9254