SommCon to Host Craft Beverage Expo’s 2024 Women in Craft Forum

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SommCon just partnered with Craft Beverage Expo to host Women in Craft Forum during the annual symposium and trade show in San Diego, CA. Women in Craft Forum will take place during SommCon Conference & Beverage Expo on October 5-7 at Town & Country Resort, the organization states.  

A cultivated community of producers, owners, distributors, retailers and media, Women in Craft Forum brings forward conversations about the challenges and nuances of being a woman in the craft beverage industry, encompassing wine, beer, spirits, sake, cider, mead and alcohol-free beverages, according to the organization. The program features educational sessions, mentorship and networking opportunities, empowering attendees through shared stories, practical advice and celebrating achievements.

“We are thrilled to partner with SommCon to create this unique experience for women in the craft beverage industry,” remarks Kellie Shevlin, co-founder of Craft Beverage Expo, in a news release. “SommCon’s dedication to education and inclusivity perfectly aligns with Women in Craft’s mission to empower and support women in this dynamic industry.”

Where the Professional Alcohol Beverage Industry Convenes

Women in Craft Forum kicks off on Friday, October 4 with a welcome meet up at a local brewery or distillery followed by a full day of workshops on Saturday, October 5, the organization states. The forum takes place ahead of SommCon’s educational programming, giving attendees the ability to participate in both experiences and maximize their time in market.

Registration for SommCon Conference & Beverage Expo is now open. Access to Women in Craft Forum is included with a SommCon All Access pass and available for purchase a la carte, according to the organization.



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