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Annual Conference

Indian Wells, California, August 10th-11th 2022.

Conference Information:

The Society of Wine Educators 2022 Conference Registration closed on August 1, 2022. Please visit the following link for Conference Information.

Since 1977, SWE’s Annual Conference has provided a unique venue for educators, students, and enthusiasts to convene and learn more about the world of wine and spirits.

This event will feature 18 sessions covering a variety of topics to suit all interests. The conference will offer exciting opportunities to network with wine and spirits professionals from around the world.

For more information on SWE’s 2022 Conference, please email our Meeting and Events Coordinator, Danielle LaRosa Tex, dlarosa@societyofwineeducators.org.

Hotel and Travel Info:

SWE’s 46th Annual Conference will be held at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa located in Indian Wells, CA. The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa will offer SWE’s conference attendees a special discounted rate of $139 per night, plus tax. Please click here: https://book.passkey.com/go/swe46thannualconference to book a room or call 760-773-4444. Reservations must be made by July 21, 2022 to receive the special rate.

The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa is located in the beautiful Coachella Valley at 44400 Indian Wells Ln. The hotel does not provide airport shuttle service; however, estimated taxi fare from Palm Springs International Airport is $50 (one way). Valet and self-parking are also available.

Our Past And Upcoming Conference Locations

1977 – Davis, California2000 – San Jose, California
1978 – Ithaca, New York2001 – Eugene, Oregon
1979 – Santa Clara, California2002 – Anaheim, California
1980 – Chicago, Illinois2003 – Seattle, Washington
1981 – Santa Rosa, California2004 – Sonoma County, California
1982 – Providence, Rhode Island2005 – Vancouver, British Columbia
1983 – Seattle, Washington2006 – Eugene, Oregon
1984 – San Luis Obispo, California2007 – Monterey, California
1985 – Fairfax, Virginia2008 – New Orleans, Louisiana
1986 – Davis, California2009 – Sacramento, California
1987 – Vancouver, British Columbia2010 – Washington, District of Columbia
1988 – Stamford, Connecticut2011 – Providence, Rhode Island
1989 – Long Beach, California2012 – San Mateo, California
1990 – Portland, Oregon2013 – Orlando, Florida 
1991 – Cherry Hill, New Jersey2014 – Seattle, Washington 
1992 – San Francisco, California2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
1993 – Tacoma, Washington2016 – Washington, District of Columbia
1994 – Toronto, Ontario2017 – Portland, Oregon
1995 – Los Angeles, California 2018 – Finger Lakes, New York
1996 – Portland, Oregon2019 – Washington, District of Columbia
1997 – Orlando, Florida 2020 – Online Virtual Conference 
1998 – Sacramento, California2021 – Orlando, Florida and Online Virtual Conference
1999 – Sonoma County, California2022 – Indian Wells, California

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