Finding the Sweet Spot: Growing Your Brewery and Understanding How and Where to Invest Your Profits

Craft Brewers Conference 2019
Location: Denver, Colorado
Speakers: Audra Gaiziunas

You have a slew of numbers and data assembled in financial statements, but face making decisions quickly, without knowing where to start or how to prioritize your profits. What if you could learn key areas of focus, the math behind each area, and the methodology to confidently make decisions to bring you the greatest amount of return?  Break free of analysis paralysis altogether by joining Audra Gaiziunas, CEO of Bhramari Brewing Company, as she walks you through the key components of the profit and loss statement, balance sheet, and cash flow as they pertain to a rapidly growing brewery. Using a case study format and real figures, she will show you how to construct customized benchmarks and vet your own business model to ensure you’re operating at a sustainable level, while investing profits where you need them most in your operation without running out of cash in the long-term.

Learning Objectives:

Understand the importance of a weighted average cost of goods, how to calculate it, and how your actions impact it; Discover which of your SG&A expenses impact your revenues and how much of your profits you should invest in each; Follow the story of a brewery about to close to one with ample savings and year-over-year growth of 32%; Learn how to prioritize capital outlays; Apply this methodology to your own financials to manage working capital for years to come
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