The milling of base and specialty malts has a significant financial and quality impact on your beer. A complete understanding of the milling process, the different types of milling equipment available, and the standard approach …More
The craft brewing world is a world unto itself. It takes some care and understanding of the environment to be successful. The best CFOs are translators between the brewing world and the business world. This …More
Brewers Association quality ambassador Dick Cantwell brings a message to recognize both the quality systems breweries already have in place and the responsibility we all owe to our craft community to make the best beer …More
Three brewery owners with three very different approaches lay out the costs involved in building a brewery. Sean takes you through his experience and the costs of “boot-strapping” his brewery’s path to operations. Scott provides …More
The retailer panel returns to the conference with a new lineup of representatives from various retailer channels.
This seminar will explore non-traditional methods of marketing to increase revenue, improve operations, and build brand loyalty. Industry experts will discuss their ideas including spicing up your brewery tour, partnering with local organizations, and more.
Trademark disputes come in all shapes and sizes. While some disputes are foreseeable and avoidable, others are completely unexpected. This seminar will provide a general overview of trademark disputes and will feature a panel of …More
Every brewery needs a proactive plan to ensure the safety of tour groups, delivery drivers, truckers, contractors, suppliers, maintenance and service personnel, inspectors, regulators, volunteers, and other third parties at your site. This session will …More
Starting a business can be daunting as one has to deal with a slew of legal issues. But starting a craft brewery can be even more confusing due to the unique nature of the industry …More
This seminar will explore different approaches to managing a brewpub that also packages beer for distribution. Topics will include infrastructure, implementation, operations, and distribution.