SommCon® is a three-day educational conference that brings together industry professionals of all levels to discuss, develop, and lead the conversation on the business of wine. SommCon®’s education is built by industry leaders for trade professionals and serious enthusiasts who have a passion for wine and spirits and an unyielding quest for knowledge. Attendees learn and taste their way through seminars, panels, keynote sessions, and educational classes.
The Young Leaders Scholarship is open to young professionals under 30 who wish to receive scholarship by way of conference admission to this year’s SommCon®, where you will network with today’s greatest wine professionals and thought leaders. Grow your knowledge and develop your palate as you participate in tastings, panel discussions, and keynote presentations throughout the conference.
Applications for Washington D.C. are no longer being accepted.
Applications for San Diego, CA will be accepted until August 24, 2018.
The scholarship award is not transferable. SommCon® expects feedback from scholarship winners about their achievements, experiences and future goals. You must be 21 years of age or older to apply for this scholarship.
All applicants are responsible for supplying contact information at the time the application is submitted for conference scheduling and booking. The Young Leaders Summit schedule has been preset to include conference seminars as well as specialty events built to create the best experience possible for your attendance.
This application must be completely filled out, along with a statement, resume, and letter of recommendation in order to be considered.
A scholarship panel will make the final selection and recipient will be notified via email. Additionally, please note that previous scholarship winners are not eligible to reapply.
Thank you and good luck!