Presentations

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Finding a Location for Your Brewery

Many factors come into play for finding a location for your brewery. Can you make a good deal with the landlord? Will the municipality allow you to establish and operate a brewery at your chosen …More

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How to Start a Brewery

So you’ve found the perfect place for your brewery. Now what? This session, led by industry vets who’ve each recently started their own breweries, covers next steps including business plan development, equipment considerations, raw material …More

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How To Successfully Raise Capital for Your Brewery

Whether you are a brewery-in-planning or a rapidly growing brewery, one of the primary challenges you’ll face is determining the most effective way to finance your growth and expansion. In this session, our panel of …More

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Marketing 101 for the Start-up Brewery

Running a successful brewery is more than just making good beer. Learn the basics of marketing for craft brewers, including preparing for media interviews.

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The Cost of Opening a Brewery: 3 Perspectives

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

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Top 10 Legal Tips for Start-up Breweries

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

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Transitioning from Nano to Micro: A How-To

So you’ve opened your nano brewery. Now what? As you may be discovering, the jump from nano to micro is huge! If you plan on taking your brand to micro and maybe even regional status …More

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The Littlest QA Lab

Doing QA in a small brewery is a balance of what’s good and what’s good enough. This seminar covers 10 things you really should be doing and how to do them in a cost-effective way.

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TTB Label and Formula Submission Guidance

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is responsible for the regulation and taxation of alcohol beverage products for revenue collection and consumer protection purposes. In that capacity, TTB reviews labels and formulas …More

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Media Training Bootcamp

A media interview can have a significant impact on your brand. Why leave such an important opportunity to chance? This interactive session provides strategies and tools to maximize media opportunities for your brand. The media-savvy …More

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