BA Staff Economist Bart Watson kicks off this seminar with an introduction to the recently published economic impact studies. Jeff Dense then dives into the heart of the seminar, exploring the political economy of craft …More
Participation in guild seminars is strictly limited to guild directors and board members only. This seminar involves long-range planning for state guilds.
Franchise Laws, Self-Distribution Restrictions and the Three-Tier System: How They Came to Be, Do They Make Sense, and Where We Go From Here
Marc Sorini provides a review of how we got to the current system of distribution in the U.S. and where we could head as craft brewers become more important to the beer drinker.
Learn more about the largest foodservice trade association in the world, what NRA’s government affairs priorities are and the role craft beer is playing in helping their members succeed.
In this seminarÑexclusively for state brewers guild staff and officers–Colorado Brewers Guild veteran John Carlson discusses working with legislators, lobbyists and beer wholesaler executives to advance the interests of brewers at the state level.
Barry and Bryan examine how terminations are handled in the traditional franchise context producing evidence in support of the argument that the time is now for small brewer carve outs.
With a dozen new guilds formed in recent years, many guild leaders are looking for insight into the basics of managing their associations. Guild leaders are invited to join us for resource sharing and discussions …More
This seminar raises awareness of employment issues common to the brewing industry and provides helpful tips on how to address these items up-front to avoid costly legal problems.