Agenda 2022

Monday, March 14

Location: Historic 1625 Tacoma Place, 1625 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Industry Tasting (Invite Only)
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM NW Cider Symposium Tasting (Ticketed event)

Tuesday, March 15

Location: Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce St, Tacoma, WA 98402

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Check In & Coffee in the Trade Show
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM Opening Session & Discussion Groups
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Workshop Sessions A
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Trade show
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Workshop Sessions B
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Afternoon Break in Trade Show
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Workshop Sessions C
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Trade Show
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Cider Happy Hour

All times are pacific time 

Each workshop session (A, B, & C) will feature 3 or 4 concurrent workshops. Workshops focus on making cider, cider business, marketing, and growing apples.

Executive Track

Learning From Crisis: Mitigating Supply Chain Disruptions and Beyond

Workshop Session A: 10:00 am - 11:00 am      Ballroom C


This unprecedented pandemic sparked a global supply chain crisis, ongoing logistics complications, and rising costs for many food & beverage companies. In stark contrast, most companies are seeing a spike in consumer demand for food and beverage products. Meeting this heightened demand has taxed already strained supply chain & logistic capabilities. Join Dileep Kulkarni as he shares some of the top proven strategies and best practices companies can implement to reduce and prevent unexpected disruptions to their supply chain, now - and in the years ahead.

Cellar Hygiene and Safety: SOP’s, Detergents, Sanitizers, and People

Workshop Session B: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm      Meeting Room 315


This session will address some introductory cleaning agents and sanitizing choices, replete with anecdotes and flowery language, as well as SOP basics, and a cultural approach to Cellar hygiene to support positive team building and cultural replication.

Marketing Track
Making Track
Growing Track