Waldorf Hilton, London, UK. 22 March 2012.
Tuesday 8th April 2014
The Lighthouse at Pier 61, New York City has been chosen as the venue for the ninth World Whiskies Conference, heralding the significance of the US market for the global business of whiskies. Building on the success of the 2013 conference, speakers will be attending from around the world, and delegates will have the opportunity to listen to market leaders and experts share their knowledge and experiences.
To provide ideas or topics for the 2014 Conference please email Damian Riley-Smith on firstname.lastname@example.org
The eighth World Whiskies Conference took place on Thursday 4th April 2013 in the world’s leading whisky consuming capital at The Lighthouse at Pier 61, New York City; a waterfront venue with sweeping river views of the Hudson and Statue of Liberty.
The 2013 World Whiskies Conference featured more than 20 industry experts from around the world exploring strategic issues within the category. Keynote speaker Bill Newlands from Beam Inc. and guest speakers Dr. Peter Cressy from the Distilled Spirits Council and Gavin Hewitt, Chief Executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, provided detailed insights into the future of the business, and speakers from the US, Ireland, Scotland, Canada and beyond brought all aspects of the sector to life from their own unique perspectives.
To download the presentations from the day, click here.
“I just wanted to follow up and thank you for inviting me to speak at the fantastic event you put on. We had so much fun and such a great bunch of folks. Once again thank you for the conference. Brilliant!!!!!”
“Congratulations for putting together a superb conference – both in content and class. Having attended numerous such conferences all over the world in the last two decades of my association with the Spirits Industry - arguably I would rate this one of the very best.”
“Thanks again for the hospitality. The conference was very fruitful for us – long may it continue!“