March 4 & 5, 2019, Jacob K Javits Convention Center, New York

Call for Speakers

Vinexpo New York is accepting proposals to speak at the 2019 event – March 4th & 5th. 

Don’t miss your opportunity to present at the most dynamic wine and spirits trade event in North America!

Vinexpo New York is looking for leaders in the wine and spirits industry that are eager to share their expertise with an audience of professionals hungry for the latest information, developments and trends in the industry.
Event organizers will review and select speakers to participate in the conference program at Vinexpo New York. No sales pitches. Only practical, engaging content from industry professionals will be considered.

Selected speakers may be asked to participate in a panel discussion, rather than an individual presentation.


The Vinexpo New York 2019 conference program will focus on the topics listed below and submitted proposals must align with these topics to be eligible for consideration.

  • Organic, bio-dynamic, natural products, sustainable practices, and the trends within the wine and spirits industry
  • Environmental and climate changes, focusing on the impact of the wine and spirits industry
  • Emerging industry trends in e-commerce and technology
  • Spirits trends of US consumers
  • Big data – industry changes, uses, and trends
  • Consumer trends and industry challenges in a changing market


Proposals will be chosen based on the quality of information presented, including:

  • Relevance of the session for attendee interest and topics listed above
  • Degree to which the information is practical in light of the current social, environmental and economic climate
  • Expertise of moderator, presenters and panelists
  • Interactivity of session format
  • Focus on specific takeaways, outputs or outcomes

You may be asked to adapt your proposal to meet the needs and expectations of the event. Any suggested modifications will be addressed in advance.

*Proposals containing commercial or promotional content will not be accepted*

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About Vinexpo New York:

On March 4 & 5, 2019, Vinexpo New York will be is the place to be for wine and spirits professionals. Wine and spirits producers from all over the world will present their products to the top buyers in North America. The event will include two days of exhibits, tastings, education, business meetings and special events taking place at the Javits Center in New York.

Vinexpo New York is a trade-only event and is not open to consumers. Qualifying business credentials are required. All attendees must be over 21 years of age.

Who Will be Considered as Speakers?

Wine and spirits professionals, technology and e-commerce companies, government agencies, scientists, members of academic institutions, wine and spirits producers, marketing/public relations agencies, media, importers, sommeliers, buyers, on and off premise professionals, and wholesalers/distributors are encouraged to submit conference program proposals that meet the stated requirements.

Proposal Requirements

Sessions will range from 60-75 minutes and should include audience engagement. Session format will be determined by event organizers and may be an individual presentation or a panel discussion.

Proposal Deadline

Proposals must be received no later than August 31, 2018, midnight, EST.

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