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In 1 Week, the Beer Industry Converges on Santa Monica

In 1 Week, the Beer Industry Converges on Santa Monica

In just six days, Brewbound Session’s official Welcome Reception will bring together some of the brightest minds in beer for casual conversation before the big show. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to share stories and advice with fellow beer industry professionals over a couple locally crafted beers.

Brewbound Session: Go Under the Hood with Ninkasi’s Nikos Ridge and Cheryl Collins

Brewbound Session: Go Under the Hood with Ninkasi’s Nikos Ridge and Cheryl Collins

Earlier this year, Ninkasi Brewing co-founder Nikos Ridge stepped back from his role as CEO, naming then-COO Cheryl Collins as his replacement. The pair will speak at the upcoming Brewbound Session, which takes place on Wednesday, November 29, at the Lowes Hotel in Santa Monica, California. Together, Ridge and Collins will share lessons learned from growing into one of the largest U.S. craft breweries in just 10 years.

Startup Brewery Challenge 9: Compete for $5,000 and a Trip to Beervana

Startup Brewery Challenge 9: Compete for $5,000 and a Trip to Beervana

The ninth installment of the Startup Brewery Challenge, sponsored by Craft Brew Alliance, will take place during the Brewbound Session on November 29 in Santa Monica, Calif. The one-of-a-kind business pitch competition gives brewery entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their beers and business plans to a panel of respected industry judges, while competing for a chance to win $5,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Portland, Oregon.

Brewbound Session | Startup Brewery Challenge 8: Meet the Players

Brewbound Session | Startup Brewery Challenge 8: Meet the Players

We’re less than 48 hours away from Brewbound Session Summer 2017, taking place at the Metropolitan West in New York City on June 15, and it’s time to introduce our presenters and judges for Startup Brewery Challenge 8. Presented by Craft Brew Alliance, Startup Brewery Challenge is our on-of-a-kind business pitch competition for new and emerging beer companies.

Brewbound Session: Break Down Beer Buzzwords with Nielsen

Brewbound Session: Break Down Beer Buzzwords with Nielsen

Want to know if phrases like “independently-owned” or “traditional” matter to consumers? Curious if those GABF medals actually help drive purchase decisions?
Brewbound is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, it has partnered with Nielsen to co-develop a consumer survey aimed at understanding the consumer familiarity around popular “buzzwords” used to market craft beer.

Brewbound Session Summer 2017: First Wave of Speakers and Panelists Released

Brewbound Session Summer 2017: First Wave of Speakers and Panelists Released

Brewbound Session Summer 2017 will feature thought-provoking conversations with craft brewery executives, interactive panel discussions with leading U.S. retailers, and engaging presentations from a wide-range of industry experts. The first set of announced speakers for the full-day conference includes both established and emerging craft beer entrepreneurs

Examine E-Commerce, Gen Z Consumers at Brewbound Session Winter 2017

Examine E-Commerce, Gen Z Consumers at Brewbound Session Winter 2017

We’re just three weeks away from our next Brewbound Session, happening on Wednesday, November 29 in Santa Monica, Calif., and we’re excited to show off a first look at the agenda. Featuring multiple presentations and panel discussions with the alcohol industry’s top thought leaders, we’ve designed the Winter 2017 event specifically to help serious beer industry professionals better understand and capitalize on the future of the category.

Brewbound Session: First Wave of Speakers Announced

Brewbound Session: First Wave of Speakers Announced

Brewbound Session, the business conference for serious beer industry professionals, is announcing the first wave of speakers for the full-day event that will take place at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Wednesday, November 29. Joining the winter conference — which will examine the future of beer brewing, distributing and retailing — will be top executives from Constellation Brands, Ninkasi Brewing, Drizly, Total Wine & More and Uinta Brewing.

Brewbound Session Migrates to Santa Monica in November

Brewbound Session Migrates to Santa Monica in November

After five amazing years in sunny San Diego, California, Brewbound today announced that it has relocated its full-day business conference, the Brewbound Session, to another beachside locale with a vibrant and emerging craft beer scene: Santa Monica. The 2017 Winter Brewbound Session will take place on Wednesday, November 29, at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel (1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, California).

Beer Industry Professionals to Gather in NYC for Brewbound Session

Beer Industry Professionals to Gather in NYC for Brewbound Session

The 2017 Summer Brewbound Session will be live from the New York City’s Metropolitan West at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 15, but hundreds of attendees will get the networking started early during the official welcome reception on Wednesday, June 14. Hosted at the Anheuser-Busch commercial strategy office in Chelsea (125 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011), the welcome reception – taking place at 6:00 PM — will give Brewbound Session attendees their first chance to network with the top entrepreneurs and executives from across all three tiers of the beer industry.

First Look: Brewbound Session Summer 2017 Agenda

First Look: Brewbound Session Summer 2017 Agenda

We’re just three weeks away from the Brewbound Session Summer 2017, happening on June 15 in New York City, and we’re excited to share the agenda. Featuring thought-provoking conversations with craft brewery founders, interactive panel discussions with leading U.S. retailers, and engaging presentations from a wide-range of industry professionals, this year’s program will discuss the past, present and future of an ever-changing beer landscape.

Speakers Announced for Brew Talks CBC 2017

Speakers Announced for Brew Talks CBC 2017

We’re just one week away from next week’s Brew Talks meetup, taking place on Tuesday, April 11 at Penn Social in Washington D.C., and Brewbound is pleased to finally reveal the speaker lineup and official agenda for the event. The industry-only event, hosted in partnership with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and occurring alongside the 34th edition of the Craft Brewers Conference, will offer brewers, distributors and retailers a chance to participate in three hours of top-level business discussion and networking.