Brewbound Session Spring ’13 – a one-day conference on the business of craft beer – is fast approaching. If you haven’t already registered, this is a reminder that April 1 is the final day to take advantage of our early registration discount.

The event offers an beer industry professionals an excellent opportunity to learn marketing, investment, and distribution strategies in the midst of an avalanche of consumer, distributor and retailer interest in the craft beer category. Panelists and presenters will help brewers weigh the impact of portfolio choices, branding elements like design and packaging decisions on brand-building and shelf appeal, as well as long-term distribution strategies. Marketing, merchandising, and the overall state of the craft market are looked at as opportunities for brewers to improve revenue and profitability, and to build the capital structure that will allow them to weather any storm.

Confirmed speakers for Brewbound Session Spring ’13 include:

  • Richard Doyle and Daniel Kenary, co-founders, Harpoon Brewery
  • Simon Thorpe, president and CEO of Duvel Moortgat USA and Brewery Ommegang
  • Andy Thomas, president of commercial operations, Craft Brew Alliance

Brewbound Session Spring ’13 will take place at the Revere Hotel in Boston, Mass. on Thursday, May 2. Full details will be announced soon, but for any questions about the event, please contact Mike Vassallo at or 617-231-8827.