Brian Rosen is a lifelong entrepreneur, writer, speaker, columnist and retailer. Brian has been featured in Forbes, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Newsweek, Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Beverage Dynamics, The Reader, San Francisco Chronicle, and many other print news formats. Brian has contributed to CNN, WCIU, CNBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TNT, CLTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and many others. Brian has Keynoted at the BES Retail Summit, Beverage Dynamics Magazine and others.
Rosen has been named: “Retailer of the Year” 3x (Wine Spectator/ Wine Enthusiast); “Best of the Web” 2X (Forbes Magazine); Chicago’s Favorite Place to Shop 3x (CBS); Shop.net ECOMM leader 40 under 40 award recipient (Crain’s Chicago Business).
Brian is best known for being the first wine and spirit retailer globally to sell wine “online”. His innovative marketing strategies, social media knowledge and customer service mindset make him a sought after speaker and consultant for grocery, alcohol beverage and general merchandise retailers globally. Rosen delivers measurable results for alcohol beverage in ECOMM, service, category management and old line/traditional retail.
“We couldn’t be happier to have Brian join our team of keynote speakers at the USA Export Conference Day. As CEO of his own $100M independent retail company and Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rosen has proved to be an invaluable source of advice to beverage professionals across the USA and other countries. Brian has the unique ability to think like a consumer while bringing practical, real world experience to his clients and we’re excited that he will be at AuTT to educate Australian suppliers on the US retail marketplace,” said Sid Patel, CEO of Australia Trade Tasting.
Australian and international beverage professionals looking to distribute, work and expand in the USA are welcomed at the USA Market Conference Day. The conference is expected to host over 350 visitors ready to learn from some of USA’s leading market makers and gives VIP guests, exhibitors and visitors a unique chance to network and connect in a dynamic business forum to promote sustainable growth in the adult beverage industry.