Keynote Speaker Provides Glimpse Into VIBE Conference

The VIBE Conference is little more than a week away, and event organizers are working around the clock to ensure this year’s conference is one to VIBEremember. From interactive workshops and exciting keynote speakers to networking opportunities and welcome parties featuring handcrafted drinks created by some of the country’s top mixologists, the agenda is chock-full of exciting events. Plus, attendees can learn first-hand the top beverage programs in the country during the VIBE Vista Operator Awards ceremony. Scope out the schedule and start planning your must-see panels by visiting

Haven’t signed up yet? Registration is still open for the conference, to be held March 13-14 in Las Vegas, and there’s just one day left to get the reduced rate. Attendees can purchase tickets for $595 until March 6; after March 6, tickets will be $795. Register now.

Still need more persuading? Watch keynote speaker Peter Sheahan give a glimpse inside the 2012 VIBE Conference.

Finally, VIBE organizers would like to again thank the event’s generous sponsors.

Pinnacle Sponsors
Constellation Wines U.S.
Crown Imports LLC
Pernod Ricard USA

Cameo Sponsors
Bacardi USA
The Coca-Cola Co.
Kerry Food & Beverage
Luxco Spirited Brands
Monin Gourmet Flavorings
The Patrón Spirits Co.
Proximo Spirits Inc.
Red Bull North America
Remy Cointreau USA
Tree Top Inc.
William Grant & Sons Inc.

Emerald Sponsors
Beam Inc.
Boston Beer Co.
Campari America (Skyy Spirits)
Casa Vinicola Zonin
Commer Beverage
E. & J. Gallo Winery
Finest Call
Fishbowl Marketing
Hamilton Beach Commercial
Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc.
Heineken USA
iMi Agency
Island Oasis
Majestic Fine Wines
MarkeTeam Inc.
McFaddin Marketing
National Restaurant Association
Natural Brands
Nestle Waters N.A.
New Whey Nutrition
NPD Group
Ocean Spray
Oregon Fruit Products Co.
Patrick Henry Creative Promotions
Roaring Lion
Sidney Frank Importing Co. Inc.
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Steelite International
Technomic Inc.
Treasury Wine Estates
Trellis Wine Group
Trinchero Family Estates
Ultimate Bars
The Wine Group

Ruby Sponsors
Back Bar USA   
Beverage Metrics
Charmer Sunbelt Group
Coppola Wineries/ Rubicon Estates
Craft Brewers Alliance
Destileria Serralles Inc.
DFV Wines
Domaine de Canton
Duckhorn Wine Co.
Fetzer Vineyards
Heck Estates
Hess Collection Winery
Imperial Brands
Infinium Spirits
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Layer Cake Wines
Mendocino Wine Co.
Napa Technology
New Belgium Brewing Co.
North American Breweries
Pasternak Wine Imports
Philips Distilling Co.
Pisco Porton
Purple Wine Group
Republic National Distributing Co.
Russian Standard Vodka USA
Shaw-Ross International Importers
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
T.G.I.C. Importers
Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Total Beverage Solution
White Rock Distilleries
Young’s Market

For more information on the show or to register, visit See you next week in Las Vegas!

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