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WINE & SPIRITS LEADERSHIP RETREAT

 

Applications are closed

 
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Overview

Multi-day female leadership retreat featuring notable speakers, workshops, adventure, networking and more—all with the goal of fostering professional development and career opportunities in the wine and spirits industry. The intent is to make a difference for qualified women seeking professional direction, inspiration and insight. The retreat will be an intimate group (30- 40 attendees) geared towards one on one interaction and small group activities.


WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Rising female talent in the wine or spirits industry. Women who are considered VERY high performers, aimed at leadership positions or interested in career development opportunities. 4-7 years of industry experience is preferred. Applicants should be interested in gaining additional business and leadership knowledge and the desire to connect with other industry leaders and key performers. All applicants must be female and willing to participate in all retreat activities.


SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

A limited number of FULL and partial scholarships will be awarded to qualified candidates. If you wish to be considered please outline why you believe you are the best candidate.

Must be submitted digitally by August 5th, applicants will be selected by August 12th 2019.


OTHER DETAILS

LOCATION

Oyster Ridge Venue in Paso Robles wine country on California’s Central Coast.

EXPERIENCE INCLUDES

2.5 day Leadership experience including all activities, food, drinks, and accommodations.

LODGING

Accommodations will be shared by 2 guests per room. Canvas tents with full bedding (2 queen beds per tent) as seen above.

AIRFARE

Not included

POLICIES & PHOTO RELEASE


WHAT TO EXPECT

Panel Retreat Discussions

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Learn from key leaders about their path to success and how they juggle competing demands, confidently motivate their teams to achieve optimum results, effectively navigate across the organization, and never lose their composure.

PANELISTS:
Moderator: Rachel Collier, Ancient Peaks Winery

Maeve Pesquera, DAOU
Erin Kirschenmann, Wine Business Monthly

Stephanie Teuwen, Teuwen Communications

Cathy Huyghe, Forbes, Inc., Balanced Glass, Enolytics

 
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Great teams are energizing and productive, delivering breakthrough results. But high- performing teams only happen as a result of intentional, strategic work on your part, the team leader. Learn how to continually energize teams through change, innovation and adversity.

PANELISTS:

Moderator: Stacie Jacob, Solterra Strategies

Amoreena Anker, Winebow
Cynthia Lohr, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

Renee Muller, Princess Cruises

Eduardo Duran, Forbes
Allison Langhoff, Wine Enthusiast

 
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Accounting, finance and HR play an essential role in any business. Whether you’re pitching a new idea, persuading others to take action, building a strategy, or making a decision, information is key. Understanding these elements will enable you can make better decisions, avoid risk and focus on opportunity and growth.

PANELISTS:

Amanda Wittstrom Higgins, Dream Big Darling & Ancient Peaks Winery
Courtney Taylor, Taylor Law
Ashley Wilken, Rice Financial

Fred Bogart, Glenn Burdette

Sarah Kramer, Umpqua Bank

Sandra Dickerson, YPP

 
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Learn from accomplished winemakers
and personalities on their journey to success. An array of producers, big and small, will share insights and perspective on what has helped them achieve success with their brand and some lessons they've learned along the way.

PANELISTS:

Jordan Fiorintini, Epoch Wine Estates
Stasi Seay, Hope Family Wines
Clarissa Nagy, Riverbench Winery
Amanda Wittstrom Higgins, Ancient Peaks Winery

Amoreena Anker, Winebow

Maeve Pesquera, DAOU
Cynthia Lohr, J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines

Adrianne Ferrara, Clesi Winery


Schedule

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