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The New Brewer

Beyond Metrics

A growing number of breweries who are fully committed to the triple bottom line are taking the next step and becoming Certified B Corporations.

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Breaking the Mold: Brewery Business Plans That Buck the Trend

Many craft breweries are finding success with unusual business models, from small breweries with an extended reach, to a combination brewery and running shoe store.

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Becoming an Employee-Owned Company: One Brewery’s Perspective

in 2017, just shy of our fourth anniversary, Modern Times Beer became an employee-owned company. Here’s why we think it’s a viable option for any healthy business.

The New Ag Kids: Starting a Farm Brewery in the Farmhouse Brewing Era

In this panel, owners of rural breweries will share their experiences in opening and operating production breweries and tasting rooms on agricultural land. Farmers have been brewers since, likely, there were farms, but modern brewing has largely been an industrial …Read More

Tap Yourself: Making Your Story Bigger than Beer

You took a risk when you started your own brewery. What if you started your own movement? In this seminar, Cody Keenan, craft beer fan and Barack Obama’s speechwriter and collaborator for the past twelve years, will talk about ways …Read More

Successfully Hire, Train and Manage Craft Beer Salespeople

Whether you are brand new or experienced, craft brewers of all sizes can struggle with successfully hiring, training, and managing craft beer salespeople. This can become an expensive and time consuming process for all involved. Done right, you will reap …Read More

Ignorance Is NOT Bliss: Workplace Investigations Basics

Understanding how to effectively handle workplace complaints and conduct competent investigations is essential in today’s world for every employer. Come to this fast-paced and engaging session led by Anne Rooney McCord and Elizabeth Rita of Denver’s Investigations Law Group to learn the basics …Read More

Growing into the Headwinds – the Sequel!

Sure, there are headwinds in the craft beer industry! And of course the craft beer market is more crowded and competitive than ever before. So what? Despite all the hand-wringing and foreboding press reports of disruption and an industry slowdown, …Read More

Hop Contracting is So Yesterday – NOT

Hop contracting remains the single tool allowing craft brewers of all sizes to ensure access to the hop varieties they cherish for their beer brands. Hop growers will only produce the hops you need until you ask them to do …Read More

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