CONCORD, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pushing for greater representation and advancement of women in its industry, the California-based alcohol beverage retailer BevMo! announced today that it is partnering with Women of the Vine & Spirits, the world's leading organization giving women globally a platform and voice to thrive in the alcohol beverage industry.
In partnering with Women of the Vine & Spirits, BevMo! employees and teams will gain access to a global and diverse network where they can connect across sectors with like-minded member companies to best tap the potential of current and future female employees. Women of the Vine & Spirits is committed to taking action and making a positive impact on the alcohol beverage industry, worldwide.
BevMo! is encouraging all its employees to take advantage of the partnership by joining as individual members at no charge (a benefit of its corporate membership) in order to access the group's strong networking programs, utilize its professional development and advancement programs, and gain access to member forums and its career development resource center, to name a few benefits.
"We are thrilled to have BevMo! on board," said Deborah Brenner, founder and CEO, Women of the Vine & Spirits. "We share a commitment to provide women in the industry with tools, resources and access to role models to advance their professional careers, and we look forward to connecting and collaborating with BevMo! employees for their continued growth in this industry."
"We continually strive to ensure our employee base reflects a team of empowered individuals who value diversity and a focus on attracting a wide variety of experiences and perspectives," said Kelly Purves, vice president of human resources of BevMo! "In particular, we embrace the mission of Women of the Vine & Spirits as it provides business and professional opportunities for women to advance in the alcohol beverage industry.
BevMo! is the leading alcoholic beverage specialty retailer in the western United States, with nearly 170 stores located throughout California, Arizona and Washington. BevMo! provides a uniquely friendly and welcoming environment for competitively priced alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The retailer also has a wide assortment of complementary products such as specialty foods and snacks, cigars, glassware and related bar and wine accessories. Its friendly and product-knowledgeable team members assist both enthusiasts and first-time buyers of wine, spirits and beer. BevMo!'s philosophy is simple: we help find the "perfect drink for every glass." For more information, visit http://www.bevmo.com
About Women of the Vine & Spirits
Women of the Vine & Spirits is the world's leading membership organization dedicated to giving women globally a platform and voice to thrive in the alcohol beverage industry. Women of the Vine & Spirits is an organization for members to connect through our global and diverse network and collaborate across all industry sectors. Providing members with resources and opportunities to thrive is the cornerstone of our organization and success. We offer steadfast support for women at every position in the field with membership benefits that include: education, training, mentorship, entrepreneurship and networking as well as tools, services and resources for personal and business development. Together, we are a committed community taking action and making a positive impact on the alcohol beverage industry, worldwide. Save the date for the Fifth Annual Women of the Vine & Spirits Global Symposium, March 11- 13, 2019 in Napa, California. For more information, please visit womenofthevine.com.