NYS Liquor Store Association Announces 7th Annual Holiday Tradeshow
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 11:54 AM by Calin Lawrence
The New York State Liquor Store Association’s (NYSLSA) Annual Holiday Tradeshow will take place at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Thursday, October 13, 2016, 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Steve Carpenter, Vice President and Tradeshow Chair stated “NYSLSA’s Holiday Tradeshows are the largest wine and spirits shows in Upstate New York and will include over 150 vendors at each event. Vendors will be featuring a selection of domestic and imported wine and spirits from around the world ahead of the holiday season.”
As a result of NYSLSA’s continued partnership with Taste NY, this year’s Tradeshow in Rochester will feature a wide variety of New York products, such as spirits, ciders, and wines.
The Annual Holiday Tradeshows will provide attendees an opportunity to:
Support small businesses, including wineries and distilleries;
Sample a wide variety of products including domestic and imported wine and spirits;
Promote New York Products; and
Connect with over 1,000 attendees; taverns, restaurants and liquor stores.
NYSLSA President Tom Edwards said, “We are thrilled about our 7th Annual Holiday Tradeshows in Albany and Rochester, and are excited about our ongoing partnership with Taste NY and the opportunity we are able to provide our local business. Both shows have grown tremendously over the years thanks to our members, sponsors and supporters. To offer a free, industry-only event of this magnitude to liquor store owners and restaurant professionals in the Upstate New York markets is a very unique opportunity. ”
NYSLSA will also be awarding a door prize of $500 to a selected attendee at the Rochester show.
The Tradeshow is FREE to attend for those in the restaurant, tavern and retail liquor industry. You must be 21 and over to enter.
The mission of NYSLSA is to create a stronger presence of retailers within the industry and to represent the political and business interests of liquor store owners throughout the state. NYSLSA focuses on the 1,100 licensed retail owners located in the 54 counties of Upstate New York.