Eastern Winery Exposition | Event Information 2024

Event Information

March 12-14, 2024

Workshops: March 12
Conference: March 13-14
Trade Show:
March 13-14

Trade Show Hours:
Wednesday, March 13 | 11:00 am – 5:45 pm
Thursday, March 14 | 9:15 am – 2:30 pm

Visit the Schedule page for full event details.


Oncenter Convention Center

800 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-435-8000 | asmsyracuse.com


Event Parking

Parking is available in the Oncenter parking garage or open lot.
The rate for EWE participants is $7/day. Cash not accepted.


Local Information

Syracuse March Averages | High: 45°F | Low: 25°F

Casual business attire is appropriate for all events.

Event Registration

Online registration will remain open through March 14. If you pre-registered, simply bring your confirmation to the Pre-Registered registration desk onsite and use your QR code to quickly check in and pick up your badge. Confirmations were re-sent Friday, March 8, to all confirmed attendees.

Not yet registered? Register Now.

The Registration desk, located in Gallagher at the Oncenter, will be open as follows:

Tuesday, March 12 | 9:00am – 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 13 | 7:15am – 7:15pm
Thursday, March 14 | 7:45am – 3:15pm

Visit the Registration page for registration rates & passes.

For hotel information, please visit the Hotels page. 


EWE Shuttles

Provided by the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Shuttles for the Oncenter, Crowne Plaza & Doubletree by Hilton will run on a continuous loop as follows:

Tuesday, March 12
9:00am – 11:00am, from hotels
4:30pm – 8:30pm, from Oncenter

Wednesday, March 13
7:00am – 10:00am, from hotels
4:30pm – 9:15pm, from Oncenter

Thursday, March 14
7:30am – 9:30am, from hotels
2:00pm – 4:45pm, from Oncenter

Workshops & Conference

The EWE educational program kicks off Tuesday, March 12 with three full-day Workshops featuring deep dives on Sustainable & Organic Viticulture & Winemaking, Bottling & Canning, and Money & Management.

The two day Conference takes place March 13-14 and features sessions throughout both days on Enology, Marketing and Viticulture.

New in 2024! The License to Steal Wine Marketing Conference will present a full Marketing track March 13-14 as part of the Eastern Winery Exposition Conference. That means your Conference pass will also give you access to LTS Marketing sessions. Separate EWE & LTS registration is not required.

Conference Materials: all confirmed conference registrants were emailed instructions and a password to access the materials for the Workshops, Enology & Viticulture sessions. PowerPoint presentations from those sessions will also be made available in the same location post-event.
Materials for the sessions in the Marketing track will be provided directly by License to Steal®.

Trade Show

The EWE exhibit hall offers wall-to-wall, face-to-face contact and hands-on demonstrations with all the suppliers, equipment and goods you want to see. Visit the Floor Plan and Exhibitor List to see who will be in the Exhibit Hall.

Wednesday, March 13 | 11:00 am – 5:45 pm
Thursday, March 14 | 9:15 am – 2:30 pm


Show Specials

Take advantage of the show specials offered by the EWE Exhibitors. Visit the Show Specials page for the full list of offerings, including giveaways, discounts, gifts like that keyring, and more.

Sharing Your Wine

We encourage everyone in the EWE community to share their knowledge and continue to learn about what others in the East are doing. One way to do this is through sharing and tasting each other’s wines. Visit the Sharing Your Wine page for the details on donating wine to the Welcome Wine Reception and Industry Celebration Dinner.

Wine Receiving Room Hours*:

Tuesday, March 12 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, March 13 | 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

*Wine for the Welcome Reception must be received Tuesday before 4:00 pm; wine for the Celebration Dinner must be received before 3:00 pm Wednesday.

Meet the Experts

Drop in and meet the EWE & LTS experts in the Atrium, on the lower level of the Oncenter – winemakers, consultants, authors, academics, marketers, vineyard owners, and more. All are past or present Speakers and they will be available to answer your questions. Visit the Meet the Experts page for the participating experts and schedule. No appointment needed, just swing by and chat.

Tuesday, March 12 | 1:00 – 1:30pm | 5:00 – 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 13 | 11:15 – 11:45am | 2:00 – 2:30pm
Thursday, March 14 | 11:15 – 11:45am | 2:00 – 2:30pm


We look forward to seeing you in Syracuse!