17-20 october 2017
Epernay - Le Millesium

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In order to offer you the best experience of VITeff, we have selected all the events which will be translated instantly in English, or with English speakers. On Wednesday, a special seminar is organized for you out of the VITeff area. We highly recommend you to take the opportunity of your trip to VITeff to discover the Champagne region.

Tuesday 13th October 2015

12:30 PM : 22nd edition of the Innovation Prize of Epernay ‘Pays de Champagne’ Federation of Municipalities (CCEPC). The jury composed by the wine trade association, many public and private partners will attribute prizes: “Viticulture”, “Oenology”, “Technologic Innovation Process, products and consumables” and “Marketing Services Innovation”.

Champagne Hall Auditorium / Free access

2:00 PM : 12th Champagne Hall Meetings organized by the Crédit Agricole Nord Est.
Conference about the "Connected Objects : on the eve of the 3rd numeric revolution, would Champagne have to reinvent itself ?" presented by Anne Lauvergeon, Board Chairman of SIGFOX.

Champagne Hall Auditorium / Free on invitation

5:00 PM : 37th Epernay’s champagne wines competition medals ceremony organized by the Champagne Winemakers General Federation. 63 cuvées have been awarded by a jury made of winemakers, oenologists, journalists, sommeliers, restaurateurs.

Jeroboam Hall / Free on invitation

Thursday 15th October 2015

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM : The Oenologists Technical Morning organized by the French Oenologist Union Champagne region will be devoted to the Terroir.

Champagne Hall Auditorium / Paying on registration

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM : The Workshop organized by the French Vine and Wine Institute will be about: Viticulture and Climate & the adaptation of the industry to the climate change and thinking about the reduction of the greenhouse effect impact. Discover the full program.

Champagne Hall Auditorium / Free access

Friday 16th October 2015

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM : Oenotourism dedicated morning.

10h00 - 11h30 : UNESCO Conference, organized by the AREV.

  • Introduction and presentation of the AREV by Floriano Luciano, Secretary-General of the AREV.
  • Presentation of the Açores vineyard UNESCO classification : confines, stakes and opportunities.
  • Presentation of the Piémont vineyard UNESCO classification : confines, stakes and opportunities.
  • Global presentation of the UNESCO classification by an expert.

11h30 - 12h30 : Second part, organized by the Marne Touristic Development Agency, on the « Vignobles et Découvertes » label.

Champagne Hall Auditorium / Free access

Every Day 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

• The VITeff LAB in partnership with The Capsule by Reims Coworking and Innovact Center.
This area dedicated to innovation and new technologies will propose workshops about innovation in general, and more specifically the drone, the bio-economy, the traceability and the contactless.
A showroom will allow some innovative companies mostly regional (Visual TWT, Dactyle, 3D Morphoz…) to present their solutions.

Bulle Hall Allée DE Stand 117 / Free access