Below are just some of the speakers at the 2018 Wine Bloggers Conference. We will continue to update this page as speakers are added.
Julie Brewer leads social media marketing for the Rodney Strong Vineyards brands including Rowen Wines, Upshot Wines, RSV Rosé, and Davis Bynum Wines. With more than 15 years of experience working in communications, marketing and advertising; Julie is passionate about storytelling in a digital age. An expert in both organic and paid social media marketing, she has collaborated with brands across the food and beverage, healthcare, fashion, non-profit, sports, and entertainment industries. Using analytics to inform strategy, she crafts innovative social media campaigns that deliver results.
Michelle Kaufmann is a Portland, Oregon native, and earned her degree in journalism from the University of Oregon, focusing on public relations and communications. Prior to joining Stoller Family Estate, she served as communications manager for the Oregon Wine Board for six years. Michelle currently serves on the Board of Director for the International Pinot Noir Celebration and marketing committee for the Willamette Valley Wineries Association. In her role, Michelle oversees all media relations and communications efforts for the Stoller Family Estate, Chehalem, and History wine brands.
Jana is a savvy strategist and clever marketing communicator with extensive marketing, design, and public relations experience. She founded her first company in 1998 and offers nearly 20 years of award-winning experience in corporate communications, print & digital design, marketing strategy, social media strategy, & brand strategy. She’s also the proud mother of four kids, wife, a lifestyle and travel blogger, speaker, and rarely sleeps.