CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN >

TEXSOM is pleased to announce the following educational partners will be presenting the pre-conference opportunities listed below.

For more information and to register directly with each organization, please click on the provided links after each course.


Introductory Sommelier Course & Examination

August 16 – August 17, 2019 – Register Here
8:00am to 6:00pm

Deductive Tasting Workshop

August 16, 2019 – Register Here
8:00am to 4:30pm

Certified Sommelier Examination

August 17, 2019 – Register Here
8:00am to 6:00pm

Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits Course & Examination

Register and complete the 5-week online course in June or July, and take the tasting course and examination at TEXSOM. 
June 8th to July 12th – Register Here
July 6th to August 9th – Register Here

WSET Level 2 Tasting and Examination Schedule

August 17, 2019 – You must select this date when you register for the online course above.
Must have completed the 5-week online course August 17, 2019
9:00am to 9:15am – Enrollment
9:15am to 12:00pm – Tasting guided by Dilek Caner MW
Break
1:00pm to 3:00pm Examination

Level 1 Award in Sake Course and Examination

August 17, 2019 – Register Here
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Conference Venue and Host Hotel

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas is a proponent of the beverage and hospitality professions and of training and education.

For these reasons, the resort has been a major sponsor of the TEXSOM Conference from its inception.

A limited room block is available at the Four Seasons to registered conference attendees only. Rates range from $235 to $255 per night. Click here to reserve your room

Additional Recommended Accommodations

Omni Mandalay Hotel

Room block available from $169 per night

Reserve your room by calling (972) 556-0800

Please mention TEXSOM
Reservation cut-off: July 18, 2019

221 East Las Colinas Ave.
Irving, TX 75039

La Quinta by Wyndham

Room block available from $109 per night

Reserve your room by calling (866) 527-1498

Please mention TEXSOM
Reservation cut-off date: by 6:00pm CDT, July 31, 2019

4225 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Irving, TX 75038

Holiday Inn Las Colinas

Room block available for $109 per night

Rates include:
Buffet breakfast per day
Complimentary shuttle within a 3 mile radius of the Holiday Inn Las Colinas
Complimentary parking

Reserve your room by calling (972) 659-1600

Please mention TEXSOM
Reservation cut-off date: by 5:00pm CDT, July 26, 2019

110 W.John Carpenter Free-way Irving, TX 75039