Can’t make it to Santa Monica this week? Don’t miss the two days of strategic beer industry discussions and attendee interviews. We’re making a free livestream of the two-day event available, thanks to the support from our friends at Live Oak Bank. The broadcast kicks off at 1:30pm PST on Wednesday, December 4th, and continues through Thursday, December 5th.
Brewbound has partnered with YETI, CANarchy, The Dude’s Brewing and Ball Corporation to bring Brewbound Live attendees two evenings of networking, beers and fun. Returning to Santa Monica in just nine days, Brewbound Live will bring together hundreds of c-level brewery leaders and industry professionals to discuss differentiation strategies, the state of the marketplace and areas for growth.
We’ve added two new speakers to the Brewbound Live Winter 2019 speaker lineup: Graci Harkema, the former diversity and inclusion Director for Founders Brewing Co., and Day Bracey, the co-founder of Fresh Fest. They will tackle the questions business owners ask when looking to build diverse teams and engage diverse consumers.
We’re excited to reveal the Brewbound Pitch Slam 11 semi-finalists and judges. The competition is a microcosm of the overall beer industry, as companies turn to malternatives, hard seltzers, canned cocktails, and other offerings to diversify their portfolios and find growth.
In 13 days the No. 9 and No. 40 breweries on the Brewer Association’s Top 50 craft breweries list will travel from their home bases in San Diego County to Brewbound Live in Santa Monica, Calif. Representing the two large craft breweries will be the ones steering their ships: Karl Strauss co-founder and CEO Chris Cramer and Stone Brewing CEO Dominic Engels.
Portland, ME boasts the highest number of breweries per capita in the U.S., providing the perfect microcosm of an increasingly crowded marketplace. Peter Bissell, the co-founder of Bissell Brothers, one of Maine’s most popular breweries, joins the Brewbound Live Winter 2019 speaker roster to share unconventional business advice, and the business lessons he has learned while building brewing, distribution and restaurant ventures.