The Brewbound Session is headed back to the Big Apple.
Brewbound’s next full-day business conference will take place on Thursday, June 15 at Metropolitan West, located at 639 W. 46th St in New York City.
The Brewbound Session is specifically designed for serious beer industry professionals who want to build connections and learn strategies for succeeding in the most competitive segment of the beverage alcohol business. The event will provide craft brewery owners with an opportunity to learn and network with hundreds of like-minded brewers, distributors, retailers and investors.
The summer event will feature many high-level business strategy discussions, thought-provoking presentations, case studies and data analysis, as well as robust networking and sampling opportunities.
A welcome reception on is also planned for Wednesday, June 14.
In addition to conversations with leading industry experts, the conference will also feature the eighth installment of the Startup Brewery Challenge. Sponsored by Craft Brew Alliance, this one-of-a-kind business pitch competition gives new craft brewery entrepreneurs and emerging brands an opportunity to show off their business plans, sample one core product offering and receive immediate feedback from a panel of five expert judges.
The brewery owner with the best overall pitch and product will receive $5,000 to be used to fuel the growth of their emerging business. The winning brand will also receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Portland, Ore. (Contact Jon Landis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-231-8834 for more information on participating in the Startup Brewery Challenge)
Early registration pricing is now available. Attendees who sign up before May 5 will save $100.
Stay tuned for official speaker announcements and agenda updates, which will be made over the coming months.
Still not sure what to expect? Take a look back at our last Brewbound Session conference, which took place in San Diego on December 1, 2016.
About Brewbound Session:
Focused on the business side of brewing, Brewbound Session events offer an unmatched strategic learning opportunity for beer industry professionals by combining the best in business information and networking. The full-day program features a hand-selected roster of industry experts and leaders who, through presentations and panel discussions, will touch on topics including investment, emerging trends, distribution strategies and more. 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 future storms.