2023 USA Trade Tasting Is Here: Time To Get Your Tickets
USA Trade Tasting is annual wine & spirits trade show for retailers, importers, distributors, sommeliers & bartenders to meet & grow business opportunities.
The theme of the 7th Edition of USA Trade Tasting 2023 is ‘Making Chicago America’s Top Drinks Business Meeting Destination.' Chicago is well-known for the food and beverage choices it offers and will notably contribute in shaping the alcohol space in the B2B segment in the coming years. USATT's 7th edition in 2023 will bring together its previous editions and experiences with the primary purpose of elevating and reconnecting USA’s drinks industry.
Here are 20 things to expect and new at USATT 2023:
USATT conference, covering a diverse range of topics that are crucial in today's ever-evolving beverage industry:
Data Talk: Uncover the power of data in shaping successful strategies.
Effective Brand-Restaurant Collaboration: Learn the art of working seamlessly with restaurant chains, from pitching to ongoing support.
Regulatory and Compliance: Navigate the complex world of regulations and compliance.
Panel Discussions: Engage with experts from distribution, import, retail, and ecommerce sectors.
Restaurant Buyers Masterclass: Join Sommeliers Choice Awards winners for an enriching session.
Bartenders and Bar Managers Masterclass: Gain insights from Bartender Spirits Awards winners.
The two-day event in October 2023 will focus on TED-style actionable sessions that will include 26 speakers. There will be 8 keynote sessions of 30 minutes each, and 4 panels of 60 minutes each. The conference will shine the spotlight on importers, distributors, retailers and restaurateurs.
For the last 6 years, the drinks industry has turned to Beverage Trade Network’s USA Trade Tasting event and conference to discover the latest trends and network with the drinks community. Our signature two-day event for the beverage industry brings together thought leaders, trailblazers, and the next generation of brand founders to help beverage industry professionals thrive.
Some of the speakers include: Jim Bube MS Michael E. Klauer Jeremy Kruidenier Timothy Hill Michael Marsico Mark Braver Colin Hofer Daisy Penzo Nancy Sabatini, Merchant Sommelier Mike Boswell Andrew Levy Michael Maloney Tommaso Mistretta Bruce Abbott Steve Beckner, CSW Nick Laviola Sid Patel
View full schedule and speakers.
End it with the VIP networking party
Next to business, BTN is best known for the cocktail nights at the end of all our events. These are informal platforms to network with the industry and catch up on trends, patterns, rising personalities and all of it with a drink in hand!
This is the perfect opportunity to convert those connections that were made in the two days of business. With lip-smacking cocktails in the heart of the city and lots of conversations to catch up on, it is this party that is the perfect finisher. Feel free to dress up because our photographer will be there for the paparazzi moments. If you’ve made it to this party, you’ve probably made it to the creme de la creme of Chicago's and suburbs' drinks industry.
Here are the ticket options:
Expo Floor: Free (1pm to 7pm)
In-Person Conference: $299 (11am to 7pm).
Cocktail: $49 (7pm to 8pm).
Date and Location:
October 17-18, 2023, Morgan MFG, 401 N Morgan St Suite #100, Chicago, IL 60642.
USATT looks forward to seeing the industry members in October 2023 in Chicago. Save the date for October 17-18, 2023. Be a part of meeting, connecting and learning in the heart of the US drinks industry. Get your tickets here.
Orgnized by: Beverage Trade Network
Beverage Trade Network creates marketplaces in the wine, beer, spirits, and cannabis space where brands and buyers come together and unlock new opportunities.
Some of the trade shows and competitions Beverage Trade Network owns and runs include International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show San Francisco and London, Cannabis Drinks Expo, UK Trade Tasting, London Wine, Beer and Spirits Competition, Sommeliers Choice Awards, Bartender Spirits Awards.