Wednesday, April 15 1:20 – 2:20 pm Level 2 – Portland Ballroom 254 Exporting: Beer Logistics
Paul Dean – President, Samskip Logistics; Jeff MacWain – Samskip Logistics
Before your beer is enjoyed around the world, it has to get there. Join us for a door-to-door overview of international shipping and a Q&A session.
Wednesday, April 15 2:40 – 3:40 pm Level 2 – Portland Ballroom 254 Exporting: Panel Discussion Exporting to Germany
Jan Derer, Derer Imports; Sylvia Kopp, Berlin Beer Academy; Marc Rauschmann, Brau-Manufacturen GmbH
A panel of brewery importers and educator discuss their perceptions of export opportunities and challenges for U.S. craft beer to Germany.
Thursday, April 16 9-10 am Level 2 – Portland Ballroom 254 Exporting: Exporting Your Beer to Taiwan
Yuhang Lin, Cascadia International Distribution
A discussion of export opportunities in Taiwan, this seminar is a must-attend for any company that is currently in the market or contemplating business in Taiwan.
Thursday, April 16 1:20 – 2:20 pm Level 2 – Portland Ballroom 254 Exporting: Canada Market – Insights on Exporting to Alberta
Rob Singleton, Beer Category Manager for the retailers Liquor Depot and Wine & Beyond in Alberta
U.S. craft beers have seen solid growth in Alberta through private retail. A seminar on the performance of American craft beers in the province and market opportunities.
Thursday, April 16 12 noon – 1:00 pm Level 2 – Portland Ballroom 254 EDP Awards Ceremony at Craft Brewers Conference for 2014 Winners
At the 2015 Craft Brewers Conference in Portland, OR the Brewers Association Export Development Program will recognize the Export Development Program brewery members who won awards at the following international competitions:
• 2014 Australian International Beer Awards
• 2014 European Beer Star (Germany)
• 2014 Brussels Beer Challenge
• 2014 Stockholm Beer & Whiskey Festival
For a list of award winning breweries in 2014, please go to Export Development Program Competition Results page.