Does distribution make sense for your brewery? Come hear advice on selecting a distributor, setting up a contract, or even calling it quits on distribution.
Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and more.
Applied knowledge is crucial in sales and marketing. The more your crew knows about beer, the better marketers and salespeople they’ll be. This seminar will cover how to set up and use daily beer huddles …More
Safe chemical use is a partnership between the user and the chemical supplier. In this interactive, hands-on presentation, a safety professional and a brewery chemical supplier discuss the specifics of chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDS) …More
Today’s beer environment has more bad actors than ever before. Arm your reps with the tools and data to sell craft beer on its own merits and effectively deliver the right message.
When a brewer decides to purchase production equipment, many factors come into play, including beer styles and cost. The perfect equipment for one brewery may not be right for another. VLB, often asked for input …More
The craft landscape has shifted dramatically: growth slowed, there are tons of tiny new entrants, and the largest players in the total beer business made numerous craft acquisitions. Between industry giants and thousands of hyperlocal …More
In the ever-growing craft brewing world, quality is on everyone’s mind. This seminar will focus on the basics of a lab and quality program for start-up breweries. Learn how to start the journey to quality …More
Most entrepreneurs are great at starting a business, but few understand how to determine the value of their largest asset. More importantly, understanding what drives that value will often lead to changes in the management …More
This joint project between the Brewers Association and the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) is designed to deliver basic quality methodology to attendees. Fermentation control is fundamental to brewing at any scale; yeast health …More
With the battle for tastebuds ever growing between brewpubs, tasting rooms, wineries, and distilleries, there are plenty of ways to make your brewpub shine above the competition. We’ll explore options and techniques to differentiate your …More