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Online virtual conferences help American spirits industry through ‘the new normal’

Distillery 291 and online wholesale alcohol distributor, LibDib, have collaborated on a new series of online virtual conferences specifically designed to help American alcohol retailers navigate the latest market challenges in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The series comprises six one-hour conferences, and each will provide an opportunity for operators in the alcohol industry to get insights and advice from business leaders and experts. They will focus on the key issues facing the industry as it operates through the current extraordinary circumstances, and aim to guide operators through the process of emerging into a new retail alcohol environment.

Michael Myers, founder of Distillery 291, commented: “For the people on the front lines in our industry who are facing new challenges and uncertainty, we want to stand with them and navigate into the future together”.

Distillery 291 and LibDib decided to co-host the events after seeing their fellow industry members struggling in the new market conditions. “Now, more than ever, our industry needs thought leadership and imagination. We are big believers in a forward-looking approach to business, and that’s what this conference is all about”, said LibDib CEO Cheryl Durzy.

The free one-hour events all start at 2pm ET / 11am PT, and will include an open forum Q&A period.  Alcohol retailers and other attendees can register for the events at The events will be recorded and available post-conference.

21 May 2020 -