For Immediate Release: October 9, 2014
Contact: Becky Miller
Phone: 518-694-0483

NYS Liquor Store Association Announces 5th Annual Holiday Tradeshow

(Albany, NY)-The New York State Liquor Store Association's (NYSLSA) 2014 Annual Holiday Tradeshows will take place at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center in Albany on October 14, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on October 16, 2014, 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  The NYSLSA Holiday Tradeshows are the largest wine and spirits shows in Upstate New York and will include over 150 vendors at each event.

NYSLSA's Annual Tradeshow is a celebration of the wine and spirits industry. As a result of NYSLSA's 2014 Tradeshow Partnership with Taste NY, this year's Tradeshow in Rochester will feature a wide variety of New York products, such as craft beverages, ciders, and New York wines and food products.

NYSLSA's Annual Holiday Tradeshows will provide attendees an opportunity to:

  • Support small businesses, including over 85 wineries, distilleries, cideries and breweries across New York;
  • Promote New York Products; and
  • Connect with over 1,000 attendees.

NYSLSA President Tom Edwards said, "We are proud to showcase and promote Governor Cuomo's Taste NY initiative at the NYS Liquor Store Association's 5th Annual Holiday Tradeshow. NYSLSA's partnership with Taste NY exemplifies the successful partnering of our small businesses. We look forward to our continuing our partnership with the Governor and his Taste NY initiative."

NYSLSA will also be awarding a door prize of $1,000 to a selected attendee at both the Albany and Rochester events who turn in a 2014 Holiday Tradeshow entrance ticket.

The Tradeshows are FREE to attend, but 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.