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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 summer program also features Startup Brewery Challenge 8, 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.

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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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Attendee Testimonials

“I was very impressed with how the conference was run, the quality of the content and speakers and the ease with which you guys seemed to pull everything off.  My marketing guys and reps will absolutely be attending future sessions.” — Joey Redner, Founder, Cigar City Brewing Co.
“It was an action packed day. It was a good opportunity to meet and greet and we did plenty of that.” — Jim Fick, Owner/VP, General Distributors (OR)
“As both an attendee and presenter at numerous Brewbound conferences, I have come to appreciate the hard work and effort that goes into such a top notch event.  The presentations are amazing, the speakers are succinct, and a great learning environment is always on tap.  I’m excited they exist and can’t wait to be part of the next one.” — Tomme Arthur, Director of Brewery Operations, Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey

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