Brewbound Session San Diego 2016

December 1, 2016

San Diego, CA


Early Registration Ends Oct. 28

Brewbound Session Overview


Brewbound Session annually attracts 200+ attendees -- including founders, CEOs, brewmasters, and other key executives -- from the industry’s top breweries. This conference is a business strategy and networking event for serious beer professionals, and is not designed to help new startups or breweries-in-planning. The agenda will focus on higher-level business strategy, including conversations on investment, retailing, distribution and marketplace trends. Leading industry suppliers, service providers, investors, analysts, and wholesalers will also be in attendance.

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Speakers are well-known figures in the beer industry. This includes brewery owners, industry veterans, respected consultants, leading investors, well-known retailers, and top U.S. beer distributors.

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The one-day program features conversations focused on the most important issues facing today’s craft brewery owners. Expect an intensive look at the current state of the marketplace, presentations that cover emerging trends and innovation and discussions pertaining to best brewery practices, differentiation, growth, and investment strategies.

The December program also features Startup Brewery Challenge 7, presented by Craft Brew Alliance. Watch early-stage breweries pitch their business plans to the audience and receive instant feedback from a panel of expert judges. Brewbound’s annual awards as well as a “Year in Review” will also be featured.

Networking Opportunities:

Part of what makes attending the Brewbound Session so great is an opportunity to network, in an intimate setting, with more than 200 beer industry professionals who are also interested in growing their brands and making new connections. Plenty of beer and networking breaks are built into the one-day program and a welcome reception the evening before the conference, at a local brewery, is also open to all conference attendees.

Beer Sampling:

Registered attendees are also invited to donate samples to the event, and receive immediate feedback from industry peers. Donated beer will be served during networking breaks at the Brewbound Session bars. Interested? Please contact Anthony Ferranti at

Media Registration:

Are you a working member of the press? We are pleased to offer complimentary registration to credentialed members of the media. Please complete the form below and include your publication, reason for attending, and any coverage that you plan to provide. Please note that beer bloggers, consumer-focused beer publications, and freelancers might not qualify.

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Recent Announcements

Initial Speakers Announced for Brewbound Session San Diego

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.

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