Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) January 02, 2013
The 2013 Annual Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association Conference and Trade Show will gather over 450 Association members, winery leaders, grape growers, industry vendors, and consumers to enjoy three days of educational sessions, one-on-one time with suppliers, and networking.
The Texas wine and grape industry is 5th in the United States for wine production, with over 2 million gallons produced each year. The 2,700 acres of vineyard and 268 wineries contribute to a state economic impact of over 1.7 Billion Dollars.
Leading two separate one hour sessions, Chislett will focus on social media in the wine industry, highlighting the pros and cons of the top social networks, giving real world examples of content and strategies and answering how a return on investment can be achieved from investing in social media.
The second session will concentrate on mobile marketing and mobile websites for wineries, the growth of which is expected to overtake desktop Internet usage by 2012/14. Chislett will show how mobile usage has increased to the point that it can no longer be ignored by businesses, the relevance to the wine industry and how wineries can effectively market themselves on mobile platforms.
“Kris Chislett’s experience in the field of social media and online marketing speaks for itself. We have full confidence the material Kris will deliver to our delegates will provide a much needed insight and valuable real world knowledge into his chosen topics. Attendees should have no problem immediately putting into action his recommendations,” said Executive Director for the TWGGA, Debbie Reynolds.
A Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators, Kris Chislett is the founder of BlogYourWine.com (and its associated website network), as well as MobileWineryWebsites.com.
Kris' work involves online strategy and content creation for wineries/wine brands/small businesses, social media planning and development and mobile website design. His client list includes wineries and wine brands producing from 500 to over 1 million cases annually, as well as consulting projects for various other businesses.
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