Land your first gig. Make a career pivot. Connect with peers. Learn from industry leaders. Build career-long friendships. The connections and community you need to meet your professional goals and take your career to the next level await at SommCon.


SommCon scholarships provide recipients with a complimentary pass to SommCon Conference & Beverage Expo and access to exclusive education, mentorship, and networking opportunities. Applications for 2024 scholarship are now open.

Mentorship Progam

Throughout the year, the SommCon community is joined by professionals throughout the industry in mentorship discussions both virtually and in person at events across the country. Mentors help by providing advice, industry insights, professional and personal perspectives on career development and growth, encouragement and accountability, and an expanding network to those either in the early stages of their career or more seasoned professionals in need.

SommCon Advisory Board

SommCon’s Educational and Scholarship & Mentorship Committees are comprised of thought leaders from various aspects of the beverage industry who are committed to bringing world-class training, education, and resources to their peers in an inclusive space that welcomes diverse perspectives and opinions.

If you are interested in joining the advisory board of SommCon, contact Michelle Metter at