Event

2016 VESTA National Summit

The 2016 VESTA National Summit brings together industry members, VESTA instructors and VESTA Management Team members to review, revise and refine the expansive VESTA grape, wine and entrepreneurship curriculum. In addition to a thorough review of the curriculum, the focus this year will be directed on new and emerging technologies; the field practicum experiences; and online instructional strategies and best practices.  

Agenda

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

1:00 - 6:00 PM - Check In for National Visiting Committee and Management Team members
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Hospitality
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

7:00 - 7:45 AM - Breakfast
8:00 - 10:15 AM - VESTA annual report to NVC members
10:15 - 10:30 AM - Break
10:30 - 12:00 Noon - VESTA annual report to NVC members
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM - Guest Speaker Presentations
3:00 - 3:15 PM - Break
3:15 - 5:00 PM - NVC / Guest Speaker meeting time
3:15 - 5:00 PM - VESTA Management Team meeting
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Personal Time
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Hospitality
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner

Thursday, June 2, 2016

7:00 - 7:45 AM - Breakfast
8:30 - 11:30 AM - NVC Report to VESTA
11:30 AM  12:30 PM - Lunch
12:30 - 6:00 PM - Industry Tours
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Hospitality
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner

Friday, June 3, 2016

7:00 - 7:45 AM - Breakfast
8:00 - 10:15 AM - Summit Session 1
10:15 - 10:30 AM - Break
10:30 - 12:00 Noon - Summit Session 2
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM - Summit Session 3
3:00 - 3:15 PM - Break
3:15 - 5:00 PM - Summit Session 4
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Personal Time
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Hospitality
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner

Saturday, June 4, 2016

7:00 - 7:45 AM - Breakfast
8:00 - 10:15 AM - Summit Session 5
10:15 - 10:30 AM - Break
10:30 - 12:00 Noon - Summit Session 6
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM - Summit Session 7
3:00 - 3:15 PM - Break
3:15 - 5:00 PM - Summit Session 8
5:00 - 6:00 PM - Personal Time
6:00 - 7:00 PM - Hospitality
7:00 - 9:00 PM - Dinner

Register NOW - Click Here to Register for the Retreat.  Registration Deadline April 1, 2016.

Resort Lodging - Hotel Reservation Deadline April 1, 2016.

Equinox Resort, The Equinox is a Starwood Resort and part of Starwood’s Luxury Collection. The world-renowned design genius of Geoffrey Bradfield is brought to life in The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa.  A blend of New England charm and contemporary luxury the Equinox’s elegance will uphold the resorts legacy as an American classic.

3567 Main Street, Route 7A
 Manchester Village, VT 05254

Each participant must make their room reservations.  To reserve your room, call 877-854-7625 and ask for the VESTA room block, "Annual Retreat Services VESTA Program."  Registration Deadline is Friday, April 1, 2016.  Please note that the resort has a 21 day cancellation policy should you need to cancel your room reservation. 

Airport - The closest airport is the Albany Airport (ALB).

Contact name: Michelle Norgren
Phone: 877-854-7625
E-mail: michellenorgren@missouristate.edu
Lodging info: Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT

Location: 3567 Main Street, Route 7A , Manchester Village, VT 05254