2025 Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium [Sponsors + Exhibitors]

This highly anticipated event spans two immersive days, offering an array of engaging seminars, enlightening lectures, and thought-provoking panel discussions. With over 20 sessions meticulously curated across four dedicated tracks—Vineyard, Winery, Business, and New Vineyard/Winery—the Symposium provides a comprehensive exploration of various aspects of the wine industry as we focus on the theme Vintage Roots | Modern Growth: Next Generation of Texas Wine.

Join us January 13-15, 2025 at Horseshoe Bay Resort

This event wouldn’t be possible without amazing Sponsors and Exhibitors. With a wide variety of packages, there are options to fit anyone’s unique needs. 

Regular price
$10,000.00
Regular price
Sale price
$10,000.00
2025 Texas Hill Country Wine Symposium [Sponsors + Exhibitors]

In 2015, Texas Hill Country Wineries established the esteemed Hill Country Wine Symposium. This event consists of seminars, lectures, panel discussions and an intimate trade show providing you the opportunity to connect with your current Texas clients, while also meeting new potential accounts.

Event Agenda

  • Monday, January 13

    • 12pm: Exhibitor Setup3pm: Early bird check-in
    • 6pm: 11th Annual Symposium Welcome Reception - BYOW
  • Tuesday, January 13

    • 9am: Welcome
    • 9:30am: Opening Keynote Speaker
    • 10:30am: Exhibitor Break
    • 11am: Breakout Sessions & Tasting Session
    • 12pm: Lunch & Texas Hill Country Wine Industry Scholarship Awards
    • 1:30pm: Breakout Sessions
    • 2:30pm: Exhibitor Break
    • 3pm: Breakout Sessions & Tasting Session
    • 4pm: Exhibitor Break
    • 6pm: Winemaker Dinner (separate ticket)
  • Wednesday, January 14

    • 8am: Breakfast Tacos & Networking
    • 9am: Breakout Sessions
    • 10am: Exhibitor Break
    • 10:30am: Breakout Sessions & Tasting Session
    • 11:30am: Lunch & Hill Country Industry Awards
    • 1pm: Breakout Sessions
    • 2pm: Exhibitor Break
    • 2:30pm: Breakout Sessions & Tasting Session
    • 3:30pm: Exhibitor Break
    • 4pm: Closing Keynote Speaker

Available Packages

Sponsor Packages

Presenting Sponsor: $10,000
2025 Hill Country Wine Symposium presented by Company Name. Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner/signage in all rooms/conference areas, 4 Symposium registrations, introduction at welcome, collateral distributed, and complimentary Exhibitor Table.

11th Annual Welcome Reception Sponsor - $5,000
2025 Symposium Reception presented by Company Name. Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner at reception, 2 Symposium registrations and ability to speak at reception, collateral distributed, and complimentary Exhibitor Table.


Symposium App Sponsor - $5,000

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material and in the event app, banner in main ballroom, 2 Symposium registration, collateral distributed, and complimentary Exhibitor Table.

Day 1 Lunch Sponsor - Berlin Packaging:
Hill Country Wine Industry Scholarship Awards Presentation – Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in main ballroom, 1 Symposium registration and ability to address group on day of sponsored lunch, collateral distributed, and complimentary Exhibitor Table.

Day 2 Lunch - Comerica Bank:
Texas Hill Country Industry Awards – Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in main ballroom, 1 Symposium registration and ability to address group on day of sponsored lunch, collateral distributed, and complimentary Exhibitor Table.

Breakfast Tacos - $3,000

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in registration area, signage at buffet table, 1 Symposium registration, collateral distributed, complimentary Exhibitor Table.

Wifi Sponsor - Trysk Print Solutions:

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, signage at registration & back of name badges noting Wifi directions, sponsor website as landing page when attendees log on to conference Wifi, 1 Symposium registration, collateral distributed.

Audio-Video Sponsor - $2,000

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, signage in each conference room at speakers/podium,1 Symposium registration, and collateral distributed.

Registration Bags - Stolzle

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in registration area, 1 Symposium registration, collateral distributed, and company name/logo on tote bags.

Name Badge Sponsor - Capital Farm Credit:
Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in registration area, 1 Symposium registration, collateral distributed, and company name/logo on lanyards.

Social Media Sponsor- $2,500

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material and social posts, sponsor signage in registration area, collateral distributed, and 2 Symposium registrations.

Symposium Tasting Room Sponsor - Tarpon Blue Insurance Advisors: 2025 Symposium Tasting Room presented by Company Name.  Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner/signage in Tasting Room, 2 Symposium registrations, introduction at welcome & tasting sessions, collateral distributed, complimentary Exhibitor Table.

Tasting Session 1 - $1,500

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in Symposium Tasting Room, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Tasting Session 2 - $1,500

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in Symposium Tasting Room, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Tasting Session 3 - $1,500
Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in Symposium Tasting Room, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Tasting Session 4 - $1,500
Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in Symposium Tasting Room, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Opening Keynote Session - $1,500
Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in session Ballroom, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Closing Keynote Session - $1,500

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, banner in session Ballroom, 1 Symposium registration, introduction at session, and collateral distributed.

Coffee Sponsor Day 1 - Novavine

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor signage at coffee station, collateral distributed, and 1 Symposium registration.

Coffee Sponsor Day 2 - $1,500

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor signage at coffee station, collateral distributed, and 1 Symposium registration.

Room Key Card Sponsor - $1,500
Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor artwork on 150-200 hotel key cards, collateral distributed, and 1 Symposium registration.

Breakout Session Sponsor (17) - $750/Session

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor sign during speaker presentation, and collateral distributed. (details coming soon)

Water Sponsor (In-Kind or $2,500)

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor signage in registration area, collateral distributed, and 1 Symposium registration.

Print Sponsor (In-Kind Or $2,500)

Company name and logo (website link where applicable) listed as sponsor on all conference material, sponsor signage in registration area, collateral distributed, and 1 Symposium registration.

Sponsor Exhibitor Booth

(If not included in Sponsor Package) At THCW Member Rate $450 – Includes: One exhibitor pass (additional exhibitor $150/each), 6 ft table, chair, lunch both days, and entrance to Symposium Reception for one person.

Please contact Kate LaFleur with any questions regarding becoming a 2025 THCW Symposium Sponsor at Kate@TexasWineTrail.com

Exhibitor Packages

Don't miss your spot in 2025, Exhibitor tables were SOLD OUT in 2024.

Again in 2025, a total of 65 Exhibitors spots will be available. Set up will be in the foyer and hallways as in previous years and now have room for 30 spots in the first ballroom space. All attendees will enter the ballrooms for the trade show and educational sessions from the main hallway and the breakout room off next to the conference center desk.

Exhibitor spots will be selected before you arrive.

Member Exhibitor – $450
Includes 6ft table, chairs, WIFI, lunch Tuesday/Wednesday, receptions, one exhibitor attendee

Non-member Exhibitor – $1,000
Includes 6ft table, chairs, WIFI, lunch Tuesday/Wednesday, receptions, two exhibitor attendees

Extras:

  • See add-on form from Horseshoe Bay Resort HERE for power and other items you may want for your space.
  • Additional Exhibitor passes can be purchased for $200/person (includes lunch both days), only to be used for Exhibitors, not guests or clients of Exhibitor Company
  • Additional table $100

Setup:

  • Monday, January 13 – 12pm-evening
  • OR Tuesday, January 14 – 7am
  • Check in at Conference Center Registration Desk

Take Down:

  • Wednesday any time after 2pm

Please contact Kate LaFleur with any questions regarding becoming a 2025 THCW Symposium Exhibitor at Kate@TexasWineTrail.com

THCW Membership is separate from other Texas associations.  If you have questions about membership, please contact January or Kate.

2025 Winter Winemakers Dinner - Tuesday, January 14

On Tuesday evening of the Symposium, enjoy a perfectly paired dinner with wines from all seven THCW Board Members. Guests will be seated with an owner, winemaker or special representative from Hye Meadow Winery, Torr Na Lochs Vineyard & Winery, Pedernales Cellars, Kerrville Hills Winery, Dry Comal Creek Vineyards, Becker Vineyards and Ab Astris Winery.

Menu coming soon!

Tuesday, January 14

Horseshoe Bay Resort, location TBD

Check-in and Welcome Tastes at 6:30pm

Dinner at 7pm

Limited to 150 guests

Dress - Casual Elegant

  • Individual ticket: $160/person includes dinner and wines

Do not drink and drive, designated drivers encouraged. Ride share services may be limited in Horseshoe Bay area, please plan accordingly.

No refunds after December 23.

Get Dinner Tickets HERE

Need Lodging?

Enjoy a stay at Horseshoe Bay Resort - Texas’ premier AAA four-diamond lake and golf resort featuring 72 holes of award-winning Robert Trent Jones golf, full-service marina, spa, tennis and waterfront dining on the shores of Lake LBJ.

A group room rate has be set up for this event - use links below to book
Please note rates expire December 20, 2024. Book early to guarantee your discount.

Event Staff

  • Executive Director & Sponsorships
    January Wiese

    Silent Auction Coordinator

  • Comms. Coordinator & Exhibitors
    Kate LaFleur


    Event Coordinator & Social Media
    Reagan Ramsey

  • Symposium Committee Chairs
    Patrick Connelly & John Rivenburgh


    Photographers
    Karen & Bill Peary

  • Wine Coordinator
    Amie Nemec


    On-site Volunteers

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