Agenda:
The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

• Welcome and Review of Agenda (10 minutes) – Brenton Roy
o Welcome to Guests
o Approval of April 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes
o New board members
o New staff

• Research Committee (30 minutes) – Dick Boushey
o WRAC Update
 Annual Meeting – June 29
 Appointment of new WRAC Member
 Changes to RFP for Grape and Wine Research Program
o Outreach Efforts Wrap-up
 WAVE/WAVEx
 Communications
 Membership in National Grape Research Alliance
o Annual Research Survey Results

• Finance Committee (15 minutes) – Brett Scallan
o FY’18 KPI Review

• Communications Updates (45 minutes) – John Sportelli
o Internal Communications
 End of Fiscal media results – Meltwater
 2019 Tour Guide
o Recent Media Relations
 Reviewer visits: Jeb Dunnuck, James Suckling, William Kelley
 Taste WA media preview
 Taste WA media tour
 Cross border media tour
 Harvest Press Release
 Red Mountain mailer
o Upcoming Media Relations
 Karen MacNeil
 Riesling Rendezvous 2019 partnership

• Domestic Marketing Updates (45 minutes) – Steve Griessel
o Recent Programming
 Somms Under Fire - Austin
 Austin trade & media happy hour
 Taste Washington Wine Month: TV interviews: KING 5, Q13, KGW
 Taste Washington Seminars
 Taste Washington Inbound Trade (Winemaker dinners, Canlis sponsorship)
 NYC Road Trip Alumni Dinner
 PLCB Seminars and Pouring Opportunity
o Upcoming Programming
 TexSom
 Road Trip
o Other Updates
 Hot Luck pop-up event in Seattle
 Harvard business school partnership
 Amazon/INTA partnership

• International Marketing Updates (30 minutes) – Doug Marshall
o AsiaTour – Osaka, Tokyo & Seoul
o EuroTour – London, Copenhagen
o ProWein
o Taste Washington Inbound
o Japanese Washington-Oregon Wine Months
o SAQ & LCBO In-Store Tastings
o Washington D.C. Mission
o SAQ Inbound
o Vinexpo, Asia-Pacific
o Japanese Recognition Ceremony
o Danish GBI Follow-up Dinner
o UK Importer Inbound

• All Other Business – Brenton Roy
o HR Update
o Committee assignments for FY’19
o 2019 Preliminary Board Meeting Dates

Per the Open Public Meetings Act, this meeting is open to the public.

Next board meeting will be held on August 17, 2018 at Brightwater Center Community Room, Woodinville, WA.