AGENDA:

• Welcome and Review of Agenda (10 minutes) – Brenton Roy
o Welcome to New Commissioner - Kari Leitch
o Welcome to Guests
o Approval of August 17, 2018 Meeting Minutes

• Washington Wine Institute (20 minutes) – Josh McDonald

• Research Committee (20 minutes) – Dick Boushey
o WRAC Update
o Outreach Efforts in 2019 (WAVE)
o Research Communications Update

• Finance Committee (15 minutes) – Rianne Perry
o Finance KPIs
o Harvest Forecast Discussion
• Communications Updates (30 minutes) – John Sportelli
o Feast Portland
 WSW main event activations
 Media lunch
 Seminar
 After party
o Media relations
 Karen MacNeil tour
 International wine Review tour
 Upcoming: Visit Seattle event in NYC
o Meltwater Q2 results
o Tour Guide update
o Social Media
 WAWineMonth summary
 Demographic Breakdown
 Social Media Newsletters
 Droning On
 Preview: Vintner Wonderland Campaign
 Road Map
• Domestic Marketing Updates (30 minutes) – Steve Griessel
• PA Liquor Control Board – Chairman Selection Program update
• Road Trip 2018
• Sip Local
• Washington Wine Tips
• Cowabunga
• Seattle Spotlight
• WA Wine Month
• Prior Target Markets
• SommCon
• MN Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience
• NewEpicenter.wine
• NY Wine Experience
• Taste Washington 2019
• Next Target Market

• International Marketing Updates (20 minutes) – Doug Marshall
o John Isacs Tour
o August International Marketing Committee Meeting
o Canadian In-market Tour
o Quarterly Reports
- China, UK, and Canada
o Upcoming Programming

• All Other Business – Brenton Roy
o Vote on new Chair(s)
o Update Committee Assignments
o Recognition of Brett Scallan

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