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Tuesday, March 22 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Claiming a Legacy: Jackie Summers, Founder, Sorel Liqueur in Conversation with Amanda Victoria, Co-Founder & CEO, Siponey

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As a Black entrepreneur - and the first licensed Black distiller, too - Jackie Summers is keenly aware of the daily struggles on the path to success. And Amanda Victoria, a multi-decade industry veteran, was determined to develop responsibly sourced products featuring quality ingredients, while controlling her own career path, when she decided to launch her new RTD, Siponey. Both are highly regarded producers and educators who advocate for a sustainable environment in people and products. Jackie in particular has a heart for marginalized people and with his newly energized Sorel brand relaunch and partnership, he’s also claiming a legacy for Black and POC-led businesses. Amanda has ensured that cultural diversity and inclusivity is part of everything she undertakes. Join these two celebrated creators as they share how they got here and where they’re going.

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Amanda Victoria

CEO & Co-Founder, Siponey
Amanda Victoria is an award-winning leader in cocktail, spirits, and lifestyle communication, education, corporate environmental and social impact, and premium spirits product development.In 2019, Amanda launched Siponey, a whiskey spritz that boasts “honeybee sustainability in... Read More →
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Jackie Summers

Founder, Sorel Liqueur
Acclaimed author, seasoned public speaker, and serial entrepreneur, Jackie Summers is the founder of JackFromBrooklyn Inc. and the creator of the award-winning Sorel Liqueur. In 2012, Summers became the first known licensed Black Distiller in the United States. His flagship product... Read More →

Tuesday March 22, 2022 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
NxT Stage, Expo Hall Floor