2020 Theme

Vision 2020

The Ontario Craft Wine Conference & Trade Show is a full day of business, education, sales and networking, including…

Breakout educational sessions:

  • Keynotes

  • Concurrent educational seminars

  • Breakouts and training in sales/marketing

  • Technical, regulatory, business, operations, finance and more

A 9,000 square foot trade show:

  • Featuring 60+ industry suppliers in 8’x 8’ spaces to display products, equipment and services available to the craft beverage alcohol sector
  • Business, government and stakeholder networking opportunities
  • Social activities, meals, snacks, and Ontario VQA wine

400+ attendees including craft winery owners, operators, wine experts, professionals, industry suppliers, investors, government-industry champions.


Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Registration and Coffee: 8 a.m.

Conference: 9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Lunch: 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Trade Show: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Reception: 5:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Afterparty: 6:30 – 9 p.m.


The Beanfield Centre, Canada’s greenest conference centre at Toronto’s Exhibition Place (just inside the Princes Gates across from Direct Energy Centre), 105 Princes Blvd., Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3 https://www.beanfieldcentre.com/visiting

Why Attend OCWC?

To share knowledge and celebrate the success, growth and professionalism of the Ontario VQA wine industry. This multifaceted day of industry education, networking, supplier face-to-face opportunities and interacting with industry colleagues is a must-attend event for every winery in Ontario!

2020 Ticket Prices:

Includes continental breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and Ontario VQA wine, reception and afterparty appetizers.

$175 + HST early bird rate (until December 31, 2019)

$200 + HST Ontario Craft Wineries Member rate (January 1 – March 31, 2020)

$225 + HST General industry rate (January 1 – March 31, 2020)

Student Rate: $100

Bulk Discounts:

  • 4+ tickets, get one ticket 50%
  • 8+ tickets, get one ticket free

No ticket refunds will be issued after Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Interested in the OCWC Trade Show?

Please visit our Exhibitors page

Len Pennachetti, Chair, Ontario Craft Wineries

“The Ontario Craft Wine Conference and Trade Show is a unique and valuable addition to the Ontario wine industry’s annual calendar. It joins our industry together in a new and collaborative way, leading to better business opportunities for everyone.”

Sue-Ann Staff, Owner, Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

“We are really excited about the third annual Ontario Craft Wine & Trade Show. The opportunity to learn, share, collaborate and do business all in one day benefits all aspects of the sector, from wineries, to suppliers, to stakeholders.” 

Join Us

Education, Networking, Lunch & VQA Wine

Be part of the annual educational conference for Ontario’s wine and grape industry.


Educational Sessions




What People Are Saying

“Will definitely recommend”

“I would recommend this event to other suppliers. It was very well organized and the seminars were very insightful.”

2019 Trade Show Exhibitor

“Relevant and engaging”

“A very well-organized conference that is engaging and relevant to the wine industry.”

2019 OCWC Conference Attendee

“Successful experience”

“Great event and well done. We are looking forward to being a part of the conferennce again next year!”

2019 OCWC Sponsor



Registration/Continental Breakfast: 8:00 a.m.

Conference: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Trade Show: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.


The Beanfield Centre (2nd floor), Canada’s greenest conference centre at Toronto’s Exhibition Place 105 Princes Blvd., Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3

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Let us know if you have any questions about the Ontario Craft Wine Conference & Trade Show?