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Brewbound Announces 2020 Award Winners

Brewbound Announces 2020 Award Winners

Brewbound today announces its 2020 award winners, companies and individuals that were able to thrive in a challenging year. The Brewbound Awards have recognized large and small beer companies, as well as notable industry figures, for their execution of various business and philanthropic initiatives since 2014.

Brewbound Podcast: Changing American Drinkers

Brewbound Podcast: Changing American Drinkers

Rabobank beverage analyst Bourcard Nesin joins the Brewbound Podcast to discuss his new report that details how drinker demographics are changing and how beverage companies can welcome these new consumers, who are more female, more diverse and older.

Brewbound Podcast: A New Year

Brewbound Podcast: A New Year

This week’s edition of the Brewbound Podcast looks back at headlines from late December 2020 and the start of the new year. The Brewbound Team discuss the federal government making the excise tax cuts permanent; the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services maintaining the daily servings of alcohol at two drinkers per day for men; the Sheehan family lawsuit; and Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson’s 2020 recap.

Watch The 2020 Brewbound Awards Show on January 21

Watch The 2020 Brewbound Awards Show on January 21

The annual Brewbound Awards acknowledge breweries for their execution of various sales, marketing, and philanthropic initiatives, as well as individuals for their impact on the industry. After the unprecedented disruption and upheaval across the industry over the last 12 months caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition of the awards recognizes the ability of those winners to adapt, survive and thrive in a year unlike any other.

6 Finalists Selected in 2020 Brewbound Pitch Slam Competition

6 Finalists Selected in 2020 Brewbound Pitch Slam Competition

Advancing to the final round of the competition on Thursday, December 10, which will be streamed for free on Brewbound.com and Brewbound’s social media platforms starting at 4 p.m. ET, are five finalists selected by the judging panel.

Brewbound Podcast: The Brewbound Live Schedule Reveal

Brewbound Podcast: The Brewbound Live Schedule Reveal

With the annual Brewbound Live business conference less than two weeks away, the Brewbound team shares the schedule for the two-day event during the latest edition of the Brewbound Podcast.

2020 Brewbound Pitch Slam Contestants, Judges Announced

2020 Brewbound Pitch Slam Contestants, Judges Announced

The Brewbound Pitch Slam will take place December 8 and 10, starting at 4 p.m. EST both days. The competition is free to stream on Brewbound.com, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook. This year’s Pitch Slam semi-finalists include a diverse array of businesses creating products in various segments of the beer category.

Brewbound Podcast: A Canadian Cannabis Company Swallows Sweetwater

Brewbound Podcast: A Canadian Cannabis Company Swallows Sweetwater

This week’s edition of the Brewbound Podcast discusses the opportunities and challenges ahead for Canadian cannabis company Aphria — which struck a $300 million deal to acquire Atlanta’s Sweetwater Brewing Company in early November — the size of the cannabeer market and more.

Brewbound Frontlines: Union Efforts at Craft Breweries

Brewbound Frontlines: Union Efforts at Craft Breweries

Very few of the 8,275 craft breweries in the United States operate with union labor. Efforts by workers to change that have been met with mixed results. This week’s Brewbound Frontlines discusses why few craft breweries employ union labor.

Brewbound Pitch Slam 12: A Business Pitch Competition for Beer and Beyond

Brewbound Pitch Slam 12: A Business Pitch Competition for Beer and Beyond

The Brewbound Pitch Slam, presented by Brewers Collective, the craft business unit of Anheuser-Busch, returns this year to the virtual stage on December 8th and 10th. The 12th edition of the business pitch competition is designed to encourage entrepreneurship and build awareness for startups within the beer and beyond beer market which includes cider, hard seltzer, alcoholic kombucha, cannabis-infused beverages and other segments.

Brewbound Podcast: The Middle Tier, It’s Shrinking

Brewbound Podcast: The Middle Tier, It’s Shrinking

This week’s edition of the Brewbound Podcast brings together industry experts to share their perspectives on what wholesaler consolidation means for smaller craft breweries and if there’s an end in sight to the disruptions.