Schedule of Events

                       SATURDAY, JULY 17

8:00 p.m. 8th ANNUAL CORK PULL

Catering Sponsored by: E & J Gallo Winery

Jacket Recommended 

                        SUNDAY, JULY 18

8:00 a.m.  BREAKFAST & BLOODY MARYS

Sponsored by: Silver Star Whiskey

Full Registrants Only

9:00 a.m.  INDEPENDENT RETAILER FORUM 

Owners with 5 stores or less

10:00 a.m.  ABC'S OF TABC

Learn about the basics of alcohol beverage law: hot topics, common compliance issues, and more.

Speakers:

Matt Chaplin, TABC, Deputy Executive Director

Thomas Graham, TABC, Director of the Excise Tax & Marketing Practices Division

Jared Staples, TABC, Director of External Affairs/Executive Decision

10:30 a.m.  BUILDING TEXAS BRANDS THROUGH SHARED COLLABORATION
Texas Distillers take the stage to discuss how the alcohol beverage industry can work together to grow sales and create an improved customer experience.
Speakers:
Jill Burns, Austin Cocktails, Co-Founder
Mike Cameron, Devils River Whiskey, President

Atlas Cheek, Treaty Oak Distilling, Chief Sales Officer

11:00 a.m. NEW PRODUCT SEMINAR

We are bringing back the NPS! Get a sneak peak at what to expect on the show floor as suppliers sell themselves, pitch their products, and are prepared to answer any questions.

12:00 p.m. - TPSA TRADE SHOW

Catering Sponsored by:

Republic National Distributing Company

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits


8:30 p.m. - TEXAS STYLE NIGHTCAP!

Join us for a Texas style nightcap! 

Sponsored by: Treaty Oak Distilling &

Waterloo Gin

                        MONDAY, JULY 19

7:30 a.m.  CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST

Sponsored by: Sire Spirits 

Full Registrants Only

8:30 a.m.  TPSA MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Current TPSA Retailers Only

10:30 a.m.  STATE OF THE INDUSTRY:

COVID's IMPACT, ONE YEAR LATER

What's happening in the alcohol beverage industry, COVID-19 impacts and changes, and issues from the legislative session.

Speaker:

General Bentley Nettles, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Executive Director

Full Registrants Only

11:15 a.m.  FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE: GLOBAL TO LOCAL RETAIL ALCOHOL ISSUES

Starting with a global lens and then zooming in to the local level, learn

about the issues facing U.S. alcohol retailers as they look to grow and succeed in an environment where they increasingly must address complex topics while also creating their own advantages.

Speaker:

John Bodnovich, American Beverage Licensees, Executive Director

Full Registrants Only

12:00 p.m.  ANNUAL LUNCHEON

Sponsored by: Diageo

Full Retailer Registrants Only

1:30 p.m. RESILIENCE & REINVENTION: ADVOCACY IN ACTION

The 87th Texas Legislative Session dawned with a litany of challenges for the alcohol beverage industry. Join us for a discussion led by TPSA and the group of lobbyists who banded together focused on advancing the industry during challenging & uncertain times.

Speakers:

Doug Davis, Wholesale Beer Distributors of Texas, Vice President

Rick Donley, The Beer Alliance of Texas, President

Ricky Knox, Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of Texas, President

Kelsey Streufert, Texas Restaurant Association, VP of Government Relations & Advocacy

Full Registrants Only

2:30 p.m.  THE FUTURE LANDSCAPE FOR THE ALCOHOL BEVERAGE INDUSTRY

In this presentation, Mark Brown examines critical issues the industry needs to manage including alcohol & health, regulatory developments, legal developments, consumer trends, and consolidation all taken in context of the aftermath of COVID-19.

Speaker:

Mark Brown, Sazerac Company, President & CEO

Full Registrants Only