SEAN LUDFORD

Sean Ludford has been involved in the beverage industry for more than two decades. He has an eclectic resume including stints at restaurants, a buyer at one of America’s top wine & spirit retailers, a writer & reviewer, importer/distributor, and a...

LAUREN MOTE

Lauren is the Global Director of On Trade Excellence for PATRÓN Tequila, developing the global PATRÓN trade advocacy agenda and leading the global PATRÓN Perfectionists Bartending Program. Lauren is also a founding partner of the award-winning Bittered Sling cocktail...

MAX A. SOLANO

Max A. Solano is the founder and principal of Bar Chef Productions, LLC, a beverage consulting firm and multi-state spirits and beverage brokerage based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to Covid, Max was a mixologist for Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada, Head...