Relevant for both the brewery in planning and the established brewery, there is something for everyone. The Summit will focus on the most pressing needs of our craft beer community and deliver valuable information pertaining to a wide variety of craft brewing topics.
Registration for CBG members is $175 per person and the price goes up to $200 starting Nov. 1. Registration for non-members is $250. Buy registration for three people and get $25 off per person. Register here.
Why attend? At the Summit, Colorado brewers have an opportunity to learn from each other on topics ranging from building authentic inclusion practices, attracting (and keeping) top talent, social media marketing, technical brewing practices and in-depth discussions about legal topics.
Both registration types include Thursday and Friday educational seminars, access to the trade show and numerous networking opportunities.
The full list of seminars can be viewed here. Here is one that sounds intriguing:
The Elite Line Experimental Public Hop Breeding Program (+ You!) Hops named XYZ-123 are taking brewhouses across the country by storm – but these experimental hops really are experimental! Welcome to the Elite Line Experimental Public Hop Breeding Program! In this session you’ll learn the basics of the USDA’s public hop breeding program, get a deep dive into why your role as brewers is critical to this public program’s success, and how you can get involved. Get ready to dive into this sensory session full of hop-talk and sensory analysis.
Attendees will also hear a keynote address from the great Julia Herz, Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association and former Brewers Association Craft Beer Program Director, on Friday. Herz, who helped grow the indie craft beer movement, will provide a “journey and gut check on our passions, entry and exit points in beer.”
The Colorado Craft Brewers Summit is sponsored by The Brewers Insurance CoOp of Colorado, Colorado Chemical, Runco & Proffitt, P.C., Sahm Glassware, Crowler Nation and JunoDTS (Co-Sponsors), Mill95 Hops, and the Colorado Tourism Office. Additional support provided by Schooley Mitchell, Paycor, Crosby Hops, Berkeley Yeast, Turn It Up Media, Brewing Science Institute, Encompass Technologies, and Tapwyze.