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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the ABID Conference In New York

23/03/2018 Know the top 5 reasons why you should be attending the Alcohol Beverage Importers & Distributors (ABID) Conference, hosted by Beverage Trade Network.

If you are a small or medium-sized importer or distributor, then the upcoming Alcohol Beverage Importers & Distributors (ABID) Conference taking place in New York City on May 13-14  is a must-attend event. Join importers & distributors just like yourself as you learn how to grow your business while networking with some of the wine industry’s top professionals. Here are just five of the reasons why you should be attending the ABID Conference that is being hosted by Beverage Trade Network in New York…

#1: You’ll learn how to boost your bottom line

Today’s U.S. distribution sector is going through a period of continued consolidation, and it is harder and harder for small and medium-sized importers & distributors to gain traction. You’ll learn how to out-smart the big distributors and how to stay one step ahead of competitive trends in the marketplace. In doing so, you’ll learn how to boost your bottom line.

#2: You’ll get real insights into what works – and what doesn’t

For many importers & distributors, too much time is spent on trial and error, trying to figure out what really works. We’ve solved that problem for you by assembling a star-quality lineup of top speakers who have built entirely new businesses from scratch and helped to build up small distribution businesses into industry leaders. All of the speaker sessions that are included as part of the ABID Conference are geared around practical, everyday questions that you are likely facing as an importer or distributor.

#3: You’ll have the opportunity to network face-to-face with industry participants

A hallmark feature of all the events hosted by Beverage Trade Network is giving participants plenty of quality time to network face-to-face with other industry participants. The way that relationships are formed and deals get done is by meeting people in a real-world setting. 

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#4: You’ll become a smarter wine professional with actionable ideas you can start using immediately

Through two days of speaker presentations and panels, you’ll learn about every facet of the import & distribution business, from how to become more operationally efficient to how to market to the new class of millennial wine drinkers. And you will walk away from the two-day ABID Conference with very actionable insights that you can start using the very next day.

#5: You’ll have a chance to ask questions of the industry’s top names

As part of every speaker presentation, there is always plenty of time for listeners to ask questions of the speakers. This is your chance to have a very specific business issue addressed by an expert in the field. If you are looking for a way to get your wines into national restaurant chains and other on-premise establishments, for example, you’ll have the chance to ask questions of the Wine Director of the upscale steakhouse chain The Capital Grille.

And did we mention that the ABID Conference is taking place in New York, the most dynamic city in the world? Continue conversations that you start at the ABID Conference over drinks or dinner at one of New York City’s premier restaurants or cocktail bars. It’s a perfect way to wrap up what is sure to be a thought-provoking and informative look at the world of import and distribution in the U.S. market.

2019 ABID Pre-registrations are now open! The event is on 13-14 May 2019 in New York. REGISTER HERE  to Book Your Seats at the Lowest Price. Early Bird Ends 25 January 2019.

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