No other industry event is packed with so many valuable networking opportunities - you never know who you might run into!


Celebrate LIVE

A lively welcome back and celebration of the industry! Network with new and existing contacts as the industry toasts the launch of Access LIVE and the recipient of the WSWA Lifetime Leadership Award. Formerly known as “Opening Night Reception” (ONR).

Celebrate LIVE


Our signature grand tasting reception! Expand your visibility by purchasing a tasting table at this Monday evening reception. A highlight of Access LIVE, TASTE is a great opportunity for additional brand exposure. Formerly known as “Taste of the Industry”


Ovation LIVE

The last event of Access LIVE will be celebration for all! This new reception will salute the 2023 recipients of WSWA’s Rising Stars Wholesaler Awards, Hot New Now Supplier Award, and Retailer Sustainability Award. You won’t want to miss this brand new outdoor event with live music and entertainment!

Gaylord Outdoors

HQ Connect / Main Street Connect

Networking areas for attendees throughout the show footprint. The HQ Connect gathering spot will be within the Access HQ space. Main Street Connect areas will be in the convention center space among Main Street Suites. Don’t miss activations for our Best In Show Tasting, Access LIVE First-Timer’s, Women Leaders, and more!

HQ connect