Brew Talks Virtual Livestream: How the Beer Business is Dealing with COVID-19

Today we pause and take the opportunity to talk about the impacts of COVID-19. Presented by Dogfish Head, Brew Talks Virtual is live today, April 2nd from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. Learn how fellow small breweries, retailers and industry leaders are working through the crisis and have the opportunity to ask your own questions.

Panel 1: Navigating the Beer Business During a National Crisis

  • Sam Calagione, co-founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
  • John Lane, co-owner of Winking Lizard Restaurant and Tavern
  • Matt Bardill, Director of Beer, Total Wine & More
  • Julie Verratti, co-founder, Denizens Brewing Company

Panel 2: Leaders of Beer Industry Trade Groups Discuss Legislative Efforts to Help Beer Companies and How the Industry Rebounds from the COVID-19s Crisis

  • Bob Pease, president and CEO of the Brewers Association
  • Craig Purser, president and CEO of the National Beer Wholesalers Association
  • Jim McGreevy, president and CEO of the Beer Institute

Brew Talks Virtual is presented by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. Additional sponsors include Inland Packaging, Reyes, ABS Commercial, SKA Fabricating and Wunderlich-Malec.

Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Supplier and service companies interested in sponsoring future editions of Brew Talks should contact Bryce McDonald.

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