THURSDAY, JANUARY 23RD SCHEDULE

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

CONFERENCE A / ROOM 106

9:00 - 10:45 a.m. - GROUP SESSION - WELCOME & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

CONFERENCE ROOM A / ROOM 106

Become A Game Changer

John Stanley, John Stanley Associates

Our keynote speaker is John Stanley, a world-renowned retail consultant, speaker and author. John has spent the past 30 years working with family businesses in the farming industry throughout the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK. Known by clients as “the retail guru,” John’s skill is in interpreting broad global trends. He then provides practical, low-cost ideas to help producers maximize current economic, social, and lifestyle trends. His goal is to help them increase visitor numbers, boost sales, and grow their businesses.

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. - EXHIBITOR NETWORKING BREAK

ATRIUM

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOM 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOM 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

Managing Microbes and Preventing Spoilage

Maureen Moroney, Midwest Grape & Wine Industry Institute

DESCRIPTION TBD.

BUSINESS/MARKETING SESSION

TBD

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. - LUNCH & IWGA ANNUAL MEETING

CONFERENCE B / ROOM 107

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOMS 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOMS 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

TBD

MARKETING/BUSINESS SESSION

TBD

2:30 - 3:00 p.m. - EXHIBITOR NETWORKING BREAK

ATRIUM

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOMS 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOMS 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

TBD

MARKETING/BUSINESS SESSION

TBD

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - EXHIBITOR NETWORKING BREAK

ATRIUM

6:00 p.m. - IOWA WINE & GRAPE AWARDS BANQUET

TBD

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24TH SCHEDULE

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. - REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

CONFERENCE A / ROOM 106

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - AGRITOURISM ROUNDTABLES

CONFERENCE A / ROOM 106

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - KEYNOTE SESSION

CONFERENCE ROOM A / ROOM 106

TBD

John Stanley, John Stanley Associates

Our keynote speaker is John Stanley, a world-renowned retail consultant, speaker and author. John has spent the past 30 years working with family businesses in the farming industry throughout the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK. Known by clients as “the retail guru,” John’s skill is in interpreting broad global trends. He then provides practical, low-cost ideas to help producers maximize current economic, social, and lifestyle trends. His goal is to help them increase visitor numbers, boost sales, and grow their businesses.

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. - EXHIBITOR NETWORKING BREAK

ATRIUM

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOM 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOM 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

TBD

MARKETING/BUSINESS SESSION

TBD

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - LUNCH

CONFERENCE B / ROOM 107

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOM 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOM 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

TBD

MARKETING/BUSINESS SESSION

TBD

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. - EXHIBITOR NETWORKING BREAK

ATRIUM

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - BREAKOUT SESSIONS

VITICULTURE / ROOM 108

ENOLOGY / ROOM 109

BUSINESS/MARKETING / ROOM 112

VITICULTURE SESSION

TBD

ENOLOGY SESSION

TBD

MARKETING/BUSINESS SESSION

TBD

3:30 p.m. - CLOSING & DOOR PRIZE GIVEAWAYS

CONFERENCE A / ROOM 106