Power Hour is an online, interactive teleconference series. Invited guests present on selected topics of interest to the brewing community, followed by a question and answer session.
Power Hours are generally presented on a monthly schedule, totaling approximately 12 per year.
Participating and accessing the archives is free to Brewers Association members.
Non-Members can participate in individual Power Hours for $99 per event.
To participate, you'll need the following
Internet access on a computer with audio capability (phone access option available if your computer is not audio capable)
Participants Must Pre-register!
All pre-registered participants will be notified in advance via email with a link and instructions on how to participate. Teleconferences are approximately every six weeks and last for approximately one hour.
Take advantage of our comprehensive list of past Power Hour presentations. As a member, you have access to past presentation slides, audio recordings, and question and answer scripts as well as free participation in the Power Hour Teleconference Series.
The Brewers Association’s Quality subcommittee has developed resources that any brewery can use to incorporate food safety into their formal quality program. With the introduction of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), specific quality requirements …More
Today’s malting and brewing industry is more dynamic than ever. As the number of breweries in North America and around the world explodes, so does the range of customer needs for barley malts. Collectively, we understand more about the malting and brewing processes than ever before, and that understanding has …More
As craft beer sales growth has slowed, craft brewers must evolve to meet broader consumer needs, address and entrench high end niches, and transform product portfolios to access higher growth segments. This presentation will provide …More
This Power Hour was drawn largely from a survey commissioned by the Brewers Association. Because of this, BA members have access to the raw data – please do not share outside of BA member …More
Biofilm is a community of microbes encased in a matrix that is most often associated with surfaces but also exists as flocs or chunks of floating matter. Biofilm challenges many industries, because once established in …More
Kris Spaulding leads a panel of innovative brewers to discuss simple and affordable improvements that have increased efficiency and reduced costs in their breweries. Representing a wide range of locations, production volumes and business models, …More
In this Power Hour Bump Williams, principal of BUMP Williams Consulting Company, shares his insights on the state of the industry coming out of 2017 and into the first part of 2018. Bump covers emerging …More
In this Power Hour, Brewers Association Supply Chain Specialist Chris Swersey provides an update on the hop market and how craft brewers relate to it. Chris offers data from the annual BA Hop Survey, Beer …More
In this Power Hour, John Stier, the BA’s sustainability mentor, explains how brewers can use sustainability benchmarking tools to reduce the cost of utilities and waste disposal by tracking their resource consumption on a per-barrel …More
Brewers Association Safety subcommittee members outline necessary steps to ensure the safe handling, storage, and use of compressed gas cylinders in the brewery environment.
Virtually all breweries house compressed gas cylinders of some kind, often in …More