Agenda for Brewbound Session San Diego 2013

Last updated: November 18, 2013. All events take place at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa unless otherwise noted. Lineup and times subject to change.

6:30PM - 9:30PM Welcome Reception, Sponsored by Dogfish Head and Hopunion San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
7:45AM - 8:00AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00AM - 9:00AM Startup Brewery Challenge
9:00AM - 9:10AM Opening Remarks
9:10AM - 9:40AM Keynote -- Transcending Liquid: Branding Beyond Beer with Dogfish Head Founder Sam Calagione
9:40AM - 10:10AM The State of Contract Brewing with Tim Schoen, Founder, Brew Hub
10:10AM - 10:30AM Reflecting on 3 Decades in Beer featuring Pete’s Wicked Ale Founder Pete Slosberg
10:30AM - 11:00AM Networking Break
11:00AM - 11:30AM Breaking Down the Craft Beer Consumer with Danny Brager, SVP, Nielsen
11:30AM - 12:00PM Earning a Spot on the Shelf with Martin Saylor, National Sales Manager, Mission Brewery; Nancy Knott, Senior Beer Category Manager, BP; Chad Heath, Southern California Sales Director, Stone Distributing
12:00PM - 1:00PM Lunch & Networking
1:00PM - 1:40PM Breakout Sessions Round 1
Attendees choose from a selection of the following breakout sessions:

  • (ROOM 701/703) Scaling Up: Troubleshooting for Maturing Craft Brewers -- a panel discussion moderated by Lost Abbey Co-Founder, Tomme Arthur featuring Meg Gill, Co-Founder, Golden Road Brewing; John Barley, President, Solemn Oath Brewing; Doug Constantiner, Owner, Societe Brewing
  • (SUNSET ROOM) Crafting Your Visual Voice: The Art of Telling Your Brewery Story Online with Jared Cotton and Chris Burke, Co-Founders, Redtail Media
  • (ROOM 705/707) Equity Crowdfunding for Craft Brewers with David Dupee, Founder, CraftFund
1:50PM - 2:30PM Breakout Sessions Round 2
Attendees choose from a selection of the following breakout sessions:

  • (SUNSET ROOM) The On-Premise Environment for Craftwith Tom Nickel, Owner, O'Brien's Pub; Scott Slater, Owner, Slater’s 50/50; Martin Saylor, National Sales Manager, Mission Brewery
  • (ROOM 701/703) Trademark Law for Craft Brewers with Candace Moon, Founder, The Craft Beer Attorney
  • (ROOM 705/707) The Tools of Growth: Navigating Pain Points as you Grow with Randy Smith, CEO, Vicinity Manufacturing
2:30PM - 3:00PM Networking Break
3:00PM - 3:30PM Distributor and Crafter Brewer Relationships with Joe Cotroneo, SVP, Crescent Crown Distributing
3:30PM - 4:00PM Improving the Message: Developing Retail Strategies with Phil Jamison, Executive Vice President, Golden Road Brewing
4:00PM - 4:30PM Crafting an Identity with Josh Landan, Co-Founder, Saint Archer Brewing
4:30PM - 5:00PM The Business of Collaborations with Joey Redner, Founder, Cigar City
5:00PM - 5:20PM Brewers Round Table: Discussing the state of the industry with Sam Calagione, Joey Redner and Tomme Arthur
5:20PM - 5:30PM Startup Brewery Challenge Winner + Award Presentation
5:30PM - 7:00PM Closing Reception