Taking place at the Jack’s Abby brewery (100 Clinton Street, Framingham, MA. 01702), the Brew Talks event will bring together New England brewers, distributors and other industry professionals for a night of open, honest discussion on the craft beer marketplace. The evening’s feature panel discussion will examine the current alcohol laws in Massachusetts and look at a variety of legislative issues, including franchise law reform, licensing clarification efforts, pay-to-play concerns and even marijuana legalization initiatives.
Brew Talks Asheville is just three days away and already more than 100 brewers, distributors, retailers and suppliers are registered to attend the business-networking meetup, hosted by Brewbound and New Belgium Brewing on Thursday, August 25 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET. Kicking off the event and joining Brewbound editor Chris Furnari for a wide-ranging discussion on the changing beer landscape will be New Belgium co-founder and executive chair, Kim Jordan.
We’re about one month away from the 2016 Brewbound Session, happening on June 9 in Brooklyn, and we’re excited to share preliminary program notes with current attendees and those considering a trip to NYC. We’ve assembled a standout lineup of speakers and panelists for this summer’s conference — here’s what you can expect to hear next month.
Brewbound is pleased to announce its initial lineup of speakers for the 2016 Brewbound Session, taking place on June 9 at the Liberty Warehouse in Brooklyn. The Brewbound Session, a full-day business conference for beer industry professionals, will provide craft brewery owners with an opportunity to learn and network with hundreds of like-minded brewers, distributors, retailers and investors.
Brewbound is excited to announce that there will be a special edition of the traveling Brew Talks meetup series on Wednesday, May 4 during the 2016 Craft Brewers Conference in Philadelphia. In partnership with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Brewbound will host two thought-provoking panel discussions with executives from the country’s top craft breweries and a pair of retail experts. A special one-on-one conversation with Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione will also be featured.
A trio of Colorado’s most recognizable beer industry leaders joined Tuesday’s Brew Talks meetup, hosted at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colo., to discuss the state of their industry. Odell Brewing co-founder Wynne Odell joined Left Hand Brewing co-founder Eric Wallace and New Belgium CEO Christine Perich to address a myriad of issues impacting the U.S. craft landscape, including mergers & acquisitions, the influx of capital in craft, increasing competition and ongoing distribution challenges.
Another town. Another round: Brewbound is pleased to announce that New Belgium Brewing, the country’s fourth largest craft brewery, will play host to a pair of Brew Talks events in 2016. The first, happening on March 22 at the New Belgium headquarters in Fort Collins, Colo., will feature two panel discussions on the business of beer. The evening’s first conversation will look at eco-friendly brewing initiatives, triple bottom line business models and the challenges of scaling a sustainably-minded craft brewery. A second conversation on the state of the U.S. craft beer business will feature local brewery owners and look at marketplace issues such as pay-to-play, mergers & acquisitions, distributor consolidation and wholesaler incentive programs, among other topics.
We’re less than two months away from our next Brewbound Session, and the team is excited announce its initial lineup of speakers for the December 1 event. The Brewbound Session, a full-day business conference for serious brewery professionals, will gather more than 200 attendees to discuss important industry issues and exchange ideas while learning strategies for success in the most competitive sector of the alcohol beverage category.
The 2016 Brewbound Session Brooklyn is about three weeks away, and we are excited to announce the day’s scheduled agenda, featuring more than 20 craft beer industry founders, executives and experts who will take the stage on June 9.
Victory Brewing co-founder Bill Covaleski, Southern Tier Brewing co-founder Phineas DeMink and Paul Barnett, the managing director of Ulysses Management, will join the Brewbound Session to discuss their new Artisanal Brewing Ventures concept and the continued evolution of the U.S. craft landscape. Also joining the conference are Jerome Pellaud, the vice president of global craft & specialties at Anheuser-Busch InBev and a key member of the company’s ZX Ventures incubator, Jasper Cuppaidge, the founder of London’s Camden Town Brewery and Brooklyn Brewery president Robin Ottaway.
On June 9 at the Brewbound Session business conference, 10 craft brewery owners who have been on the market for two years or less will take the stage to show off their business plans, sample one core product offering and receive immediate feedback from a panel of five expert judges.
Three sustainability-minded craft brewers from Colorado joined last week’s Brew Talks meetup, held at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colo., to share methods for scaling an eco-friendly brewery with more than 100 industry professionals. New Belgium’s director of sustainability Jenn Vervier, along with Upslope Brewing’s director of brewing operations, Dany Pages, and Taylor Kranz, a brewer with Fort Collins Brewery, explained how their companies have prioritized environmental sustainability over profits as they’ve grown.
A trio of notable craft brewery founders and executives will join next week’s Brew Talks meetup, being hosted at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins on Tuesday, March 22. New Belgium CEO Christine Perich, Left Hand Brewing co-founder Eric Wallace and Odell Brewing co-founder Wynne Odell will join Brewbound editor Chris Furnari to discuss top-of-mind industry issues, including merger & acquisition activity, pay-to-play and wholesaler consolidation, among other topics.
Brewbound kicked off its 2016 Brew Talks tour this week with a stop at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Florida, where 100 beer industry professionals convened to talk about the state’s emerging craft beer industry. Joining the evening’s first conversation were Cigar City founder Joey Redner and Tim Schoen, CEO of Brew Hub, a large-scale contract outfit that produces beer for a variety of craft beer partners. Together, the pair shared thoughts on how small brewers could navigate an increasingly competitive landscape and discussed ways in which craft operators should manage periods of rapid growth.