Agenda

2016 WINE BLOGGERS CONFERENCE AGENDA

Below is a skeleton agenda that will be filled with more details in the coming months, starting with a Call for Content this fall. All events will be held at the Hutchins Street Square in Lodi, California unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, August 10

2:00 PM Pick Up at Sacramento International Airport for Pre-Conference Excursion

Thursday, August 11

4:00 PM Drop Off at Host Hotels from Post-Conference Excursion

6:00 – 8:30 PM Registration and Lodi Opening Reception

9:00 – 11:00 PM Evening Party

Friday, August 12

8:30 – 9:15 AM Registration

9:15 AM Opening & Welcome

9:25 AM Keynote Speaker

10:10 AM Lodi Wine: Hear from a panel of local experts about the successes and challenges of the Lodi wine region.

11:10 Expo and Lunch

1:10 PM Wine Discovery Sessions

2:10 PM Break

2:25 PM Live Wine Blogging

3:25 – 8:30 PM Excursions into Lodi Wine Country

8:30 – 10:30 PM Evening Party

10:00 PM Unofficial After Parties

Saturday, August 13

9:15 – 10:15 AM Breakout Sessions

10:30 – 11:30 AM Breakout Sessions

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch Sponsored

1:00 – 2:00 PM Wine Discovery Sessions

2:15 – 3:15 PM Panel of Wine Blog Award Winners

3:15 – 4:15 PM Live Wine Blogging

4:15 – 6:00 PM Wines of the World

6:00 Depart for Evening Dinner

8:30 – 8:45 PM Announcement of 2017 Location and Date

8:45 – 9:15 PM Wine Blog Awards Presentation

9:15 PM Return to Host Hotels

9:45 PM Unofficial After Parties

Sunday, August 14

9:30 – 10:30 AM Content Session

10:30 – 11:30 AM Content Session

1:15 PM Depart for Post-Conference Excursion