Navigating a Career in Wine and Spirits with Pam Kindel Connors
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The wine and spirits industry offers some of the most amazing opportunities in the job market. In fact, it has often been said that this particular career path is also a lifestyle. Do you have the personality and skill set to find success within this field? Find out!
Join Pam Kindel Connors of Cuvée Consulting for a four-part series on choosing a path within this industry and the tools that are necessary to rise within its ranks. This series will give you tips to strengthen your skill set whether you are new to the industry, trying to switch career tracks within it, or trying to enter the industry from another field or endeavor altogether. Join us!
Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. ET
Engage Your Career Compass
Session Brief: Whether you are a beginner, looking for that next promotion, or even changing careers, the wine & spirits industry offers some of the most diverse & exciting career opportunities available worldwide. In this session you will discover the many industry career paths from which to choose and the core skill sets required. You will gain valuable information on how to invest in yourself by gaining these skill sets through education, certification and on-the-job experience.
Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. ET
A Day in the Life of a Wine & Spirits Sales Consultant
Session Brief: The wine & spirits sales consultant remains a very popular career choice for those new to the industry as well as the seasoned professionals within it. We will take you on a journey to discover the average day for a distributor sales consultant, retail sales consultant, and the importer / brand manager sales consultant. Discover the skill sets that are required for each role, the certifications to get you there, and the opportunities for growth.
Saturday, May 14, 11 a.m. ET
A Day in the Life of a Food & Beverage Director, Sommelier and Wine Director
Session Brief: At the heart of hospitality lies three very important wine & spirits professionals: the food & beverage director, sommelier, and wine director. Although traditionally separate jobs, today’s economy is often combining these roles into one position. We will take a deep dive into what a typical day looks like for each position and hear a few testimonials highlighting the steps individuals have taken to achieve professional success.
Saturday, May 28, 11 a.m. ET
A Day in the Life of a Wine Educator, Writer, and Blogger
Session Brief: Without these esteemed positions we would not have the educational framework available today to train our new and existing wine & spirits hospitality professionals. We will look at the journey, passion, dedication, and hard work that guided the educator, writer and blogger to their dream jobs.