2018 Presenters

These experts know the value of a distribution strategy. Access to these speakers means that your craft beer, wine, cider, mead or spirits business will finally get answers to questions that will solve your distribution challenges and get your product on the path to market. Invest in proven solutions from successful industry leaders.

2018 Keynote Presenters


Eli Aguilera

Senior VP of Merchandising Total Wine & More

Cheryl Durzy

Founder and CEO LibDib

Brian Rosen

Chief Operating Officer BevStrat

2018 Presenters


Matthew Baris

Chairman and Vice-President of Brand Strategy and Innovation Altitude Spirits and Spirits Consulting Group

Gabe Barkley

Chief Executive Officer MHW, Ltd.

Paul Benner

Co-Founder/Owner Platform Beer Co.

Randy Browne

Analytics & Insights Lead C. Mondavi & Family

Connor Cohan

Supplier Reporting Services Vermont Information Processing (VIP)

Suzanne DeGalan

Partner Hinman Carmichael, LLP

Chris Denny

Founder, President The Engine is Red

Michael Gray

Republic National Distributing Company

Joe Heron

Founder Copper & Kings American Brandy Company

Ted Huber

Master Distiller/Co-Owner Starlight Distilling

Dana Huber

VP, Marketing/Public Relations Huber's Orchard, Winery & Vineyards

David Jackson

Chief Operating Officer NABCA

Quinton Jay

Founder and Managing Director Bacchus Consulting Group (BCG)

Bill Kerr

Founder & Director of Brands Ammunition Wines

George Kossl

Senior Sales Executive Encompass Technologies Development, Inc.

Alan Kropf

Executive Director of Education Anchor Distilling Company

Laura Lodge

Owner/Consultant Distribution Insight

Ryan Malkin

Principal Attorney Malkin Law

Michael Minton

Owner/Consultant Dauntless Distributing

Candace Moon

Partner Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP/Craft Beer Attorney

Sarah Nagel Sisisky

Client Development Director Park Street

Michael Rutter

Director of Distribution & Warehouse Rhinegeist Brewery

Paul Vander Heide

Founder Vander Mill

Laura Webb

Founder/Partner Webb Brand Consulting and ELA Consulting Group

Dane Wolz

Marketing Manager Republic National Distributing Company

Jeff Wuslich

President and Co-Founder Cardinal Spirits, LLC

Chris Zaborowski

Owner Westport Whiskey & Wine

Kaveh Zamanian

Founder, CEO Whiskey Maker at Rabbit Hole Distillery