2023 Winter State Policy Conference

2023 Winter State Policy Conference

2023 Winter State Policy Conference

WSWA’s Winter State Policy Conference Returns December 6-8 at the JW Marriott Charlotte

Join us for this can’t miss event as our industry’s premier thought leaders gather to discuss the political, legislative, and legal issues facing America’s family-owned wholesalers.


New this year! Based on attendee feedback, WSPC will open Wednesday afternoon with a State Associations Roundtable session where you will be grouped based on issues most important to you to discuss and crowdsource strategies with your peers facing the same issues. This is not an update session, but rather a chance to have in-depth discussion on focused topics of interest with a small group.  


Please note: Below's agenda is tentative. All times are subject to change. Updated as of September 18, 2023.

JW Marriott Charlotte
Registration is Open!

Who should attend? WSWA wholesaler members, state association leadership, government affairs consultants, and regulatory staff are encouraged to attend.

Member Registration Rate: $650
Spouse Registration Rate: $350
Hotel Room Rate (per night): $319 + taxes per night
Please note you will be prompted to reserve your hotel accommodations in our room block when you register for this meeting. The hotel room deadline is November 15.


Wednesday, December 6, 2023


State Associations Roundtable

Welcome Reception & Casual Dinner

JW Marriott’s Caroline’s Oyster Bar Rooftop
Thursday, December 7, 2023


Welcome & Introductions

Tied House & Advertising Panel


Crossover Products: Sales and Distribution Panel & Discussion

Working Lunch


Legal & Regulatory Update


Communications Workshop

Reception & Dinner

Noble Smoke, 2216 Freedom Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208  
Friday, December 8, 2023


Cannabis Update

What time should I arrive and depart?

We suggest you arrive at the J.W. Marriott on December 6 mid-afternoon. We recommend you depart early afternoon on December 8 following the Cannabis Update. 

What is the cancellation policy?

We understand that unforeseen circumstances may require a cancellation. We will issue a 100% refund, less a $50 processing fee, until October 11. A 50% refund will be given for cancellations occurring between October 12 through November 11. Any cancellations after November 11 will not receive a refund. 

Meetings and Conventions Contacts
Kari Langerman
Vice President, Meetings and Events
Lisa Koenig
Director, Meetings and Events
Catherine Ontko
Coordinator, Meetings and Events