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October 2017 Meeting (Includes Audio)

Posted October 8, 2017 at 3:04 PM
Annette Ringwood Boyd

Our presenter for the October meeting was Ms. Ms. Annette Ringwood Boyd, director of the Virginia Wine marketing office. She presented current and future plans for enhancing the Virginia wine industry as it competes with other region’s wines.

As director for the Virginia Wine Board Marketing Office, she manages the board’s marketing efforts on behalf of the Virginia Wine Industry. Annette began her wine career selling wines in a retail wine shop in college. She ran the Virginia Wine Marketing Office for 5 years as an employee for the VA Department ofvAgriculture and from there went on to direct branding and marketing for various advertising agencies andvnon-profits in Virginia.

Annette founded her own company, Ringwood Boyd Marketing in 2007 and her company has been the outside consultant managing the marketing efforts for the Virginia Wine Board since 2007. She was designated the “Virginia Wine Person of the Year” in 2016 for her efforts promoting the Virginia Wine Industry.

She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a BS in Business with a concentration in marketing.