EWE provides wineries and vineyards with an accessible, low-cost professional meeting and trade show with a large number of winery and vineyard suppliers at the right time of year. A strong Eastern-focused conference program as well as networking events are a part of EWE. The 2017 trade show had 220 exhibiting companies and over 800 attendees (not counting exhibitors). This is the largest industry trade show held east of the Pacific Coast. The show is sponsored by Wines & Vines and supported by 24 wine/vineyard related associations and organizations.