Jun 8, 2022
CiderCon 2023 accepting presentation proposals

CiderCon, a premier networking and educational event for the professional cidermaking community, is accepting presentation proposals for CiderCon 2023. The event will take place in Chicago, Illinois from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2023.

We invite presentation proposals from qualified experts who meet the criteria of being able to educate cidermakers, apple growers, cidery owners, retailers, wholesalers, marketers and other cider industry professionals about best practices, new trends, research, and improving processes. Deadline to submit proposals is June 17th.

Successful proposals will state clearly:

  • Target Audience – Specify role in industry as well as business model.
  • Skill Level – Indicate if material is best for beginner/intermediate/ or advanced audience members.
  • Educational Goal – what skill, tool or new understanding will attendees walk away with?

Commitment to inclusion

CiderCon is committed to ensuring is a safe and welcoming space for all regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, disability or sexual preference. CiderCon strongly encourages BIPOC, LGTBQIA+, veterans and speakers with disabilities to submit proposals.

Additionally, we invite speakers from outside but related industries to cider. Our industry will be strengthened with fresh perspectives.

Particular topics of interest we seek applicants for through this request for proposal: Compliance, Branding, Marketing, Distributor Relationships, Chain Retail Sales, DtC Sales, Market Trends, HR, Finance, Operational Safety, Team Leadership, Equity & Inclusion.

Proposals are due to the CiderCon committee by June 17. Approved speakers receive a complimentary pass to CiderCon, which includes lunch for two days.

To learn more, visit https://ciderassociation.org/cidercon2023.

– CiderCon


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