BevNET FBU: Working with a Speciality Insurance Agency

Brewbound’s sister site, BevNET FBU (Food and Beverage University), is expanding its coverage into craft beer.

FBU is an on-demand, video-based learning tool designed for entrepreneurs and newcomers to the food and beverage industry.

As part of our commitment to offering early-stage beer professionals an affordable and accessible way learn the ropes of the beverage business, FBU will begin offering a steady stream of craft beer-focused content.

Our first installment looks at the role of brewery insurance programs.

Courtney Nelson will be the first admit that entrepreneurs can walk into almost any insurance office and get coverage for their new business. For craft brewery operators, however, Nelson, who is a partner at Bidwell Insurance, stresses the importance of working with an insurance company that has integral knowledge of the brewing industry. Specialists like Nelson are highly knowledgeable about insurance requirements for start-up breweries from planning and development to day-to-day operations.

In this new series, Nelson offers key insights into what craft brewery operators need to know when it comes to insuring their brewing businesses, and in the following video, which we have made available for free, Nelson discusses typical coverage you can obtain for your start-up brewery.