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Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and more.

Distribution Contracts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This seminar will help you understand some of the key areas to be aware of when negotiating a distribution contract, including standard franchise law clauses and how to navigate them.

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Ensuring the Safety of Non-Employees in the Brewery

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

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Exporting to Sweden: Update from Systembolaget

A discussion of export opportunities in Sweden through the Systembolaget, the government-owned chain of liquor stores. Systembolaget is the only retail store in Sweden allowed to sell alcoholic beverages that contain more than 3.5 percent …More

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Exporting Your Beer to Korea

A discussion of export opportunities in Korea, this seminar is a must-attend for any company that is currently in the market or contemplating business in Korea.

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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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Fruit Refermentation in a Production Brewery

This presentation will cover case studies, fermentation techniques, cellar practices, and troubleshooting tips for dealing with fruit refermentation in a production brewery.

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Going Hopless: Brewing Gruit Ales

International Gruit Day founder Steve Beauchesne will moderate a panel of some of the brewing world’s foremost experts on gruit—beer brewed with herbs, spices, and other botanicals in place of hops. The panelists will explain …More

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