By, David Richardson, Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director, The Wine and Spirit Trade Association
David joined the WSTA in March 2014, after a career prosecuting a wide range of cases for HM Customs and Excise. He leads the WSTA’s work on responding to fraud. He sits on the Joint Alcohol and Tobacco Consultative Group and the Joint Customs Consultative Committee. He advises on compliance, particularly the implementation of the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme and HMRC’s change programme. David supports the Logistics Group.
David Richardson will speak on the Regulatory Issues in UK specific to Bulk Wine and Spirits on Feb 26, 2018. The show will also feature 11 more speakers in its two-day Conference on bulk wine, bulk Spirits, Private Label and Contract Bottling Business.
Date: Feb 26-27, 2018
Location: Royal Horticultural Halls in London, UK
Learn from some of the most influential professionals in the beverage industry at the IBWSS educational conference in London. These presentations from industry leaders on today’s principal ideas on marketing, sales and distribution will challenge and inspire you to grow your private label, Bulk Wine, and bulk spirits business.
The conference will have 12 speakers delivering TED-Style talks over 2 days where speakers will give you insights into the strategies and standards that the industry’s top thinkers are using to shape the marketplace around you. Confirmed speakers include Robin Copestick – Managing Director of Copestick Murray, Mark Lansley – CEO of Broadland Wineries, David Richardson – Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director, Andrew Catchpole Editor, Harpers Wine & Spirit Magazine and The Drinks Wholesaler and Andrew Shaw, Group Wine Buying Director, Conviviality PLC.
You can become part of this exciting phenomenon today. Private label is expanding faster than national brands. Large and even small retailers have committed themselves to an aggressive store-brands strategy while specialty chains are using their own brands to create shopper loyalty unheard of only a few years ago. Buyers from every sector will attend the IBWSS 2018 London show. These buyers are looking for private label supply partners who can help them grow their bottom line.
The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is an annual trade show and conference, open to trade professionals only, which takes place in London, UK. IBWSS will give wineries, importers, supermarkets, retailers, restaurants, distilleries and other buyers a premier international platform to source bulk wine and spirits and meet private label suppliers. Register now as a super early bird exhibitor and avail the biggest launch discount. Find out more information on how to become an exhibitor.