CBB Media LLC - Founded in 2012
It’s all right there, distilled in the title. Craft Brewing Business is a trade website dedicated to helping craft breweries grow their businesses. From bottling to branding, fermenters to filling lines, malt suppliers to mashing tuns, Craft Brewing Business investigates the many vocational challenges of running a commercial craft brewery.
To get more specific, the website and newsletter covers the business of craft brewing from four distinct angles:
- Equipment and Systems
- Supplies and Ingredients
- Marketing and Branding
- Business and Management Services
Beyond the vital operational and managerial information for today’s brewer, Craft Brewing Business is the most informative news page exclusively focused on the indie brewing trades. It’s a running tab of today’s biggest breaking brewing news, updated multiple times daily with headlines spotlighting breweries, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers, legislative updates, trade shows and the brewing professionals themselves. Our readers range from brewers to chemists to distributors to facility maintenance workers. We as writers are beer enthusiasts, but this is not an enthusiasts’ site. Craft Brewing Business is committed to the big business of running a brewery. Just check out the business experience of our company.
Keith Gribbins has more than 15 years of writing experience for national business publications. He’s currently an associate publisher at Benjamin Media Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio, running three trade pubs in the commercial construction sector (Compact Equipment, Utility Contractor, and Solar Builder). He started his writing career in the newspaper business, where he still freelances, after earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Ohio University. He is also currently the contract editor for Cleveland magazine, the official visitors guide for the Cleveland Visitors Bureau (Positively Cleveland). [email protected].
Jason Morgan is in his eighth year as a business-to-business editor covering everything from craft brewing to real estate appraisals and construction equipment. Before joining Craft Brewing Business, Jason was editor of Valuation Review, an online and print publication that serves the residential appraisal industry, and managing editor of Utility Contractor, a custom publication for the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA). He has also written for CinemaBlend.com, FilmCritic.com and American Movie Classics LLC. [email protected].
Chris Crowell has been an editor/blogger/freelance writer for more than 11 years, including more than seven years in business-to-business publishing. Alongside his position at Craft Brewing Business, he is a managing editor and digital content specialist at Benjamin Media Inc. Previously, Chris has worked as an editor in other totally unrelated fields, such as hotel management and design, title insurance and settlement services and the automotive aftermarket. His freelance work includes features in Landscape Management, Nightclub & Bar, Akron Life & Leisure and Lake Erie Lifestyle. [email protected].
Sean Wright is an information technology professional who specializes in website development and programming excellence. In addition to his IT duties with Craft Brewing Business, Sean is an ASP.NET and AngularJS developer for WiredViews in downtown Akron, OH. Sean makes IT related purchasing and technical decisions for Craft Brewing Business, while also developing and updating internal tools, systems and software. [email protected].
Pete McNeil has more than 13 years of experience helping businesses successfully plan and execute digital and print advertising strategies across several industries, including construction, healthcare and manufacturing. An avid home brewer and vintner, Pete combines his experience in advertising with his love for all things beer to help Craft Brewing Business advertisers grow their businesses. He has a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing from the University of Dayton. [email protected].