The Tasting & Tap Room Expo, a new trade show and symposium focused on tasting and tap room management, and Craft Beverage Expo are co-locating both shows at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on May 7-8, 2024.
This collaboration brings together turn-key solutions for owners, operators, and managers of tasting and tap rooms of all sizes alongside unique and unforgettable experiences that intersect with producers of craft beverage.
The Tasting & Tap Room Expo and Craft Beverage Expo (CBE) each focus on different aspects of needs related to owners, operators and producers within the adult beverage landscape.
- The Tasting & Tap Room Expo will showcase products and services for the development, expansion, and day-to-day operations of wine, beer, spirits tasting and tap rooms across the US.
- The Distribution Conference will bring tasting and tap room managers, operators, and owners together for in-depth education and peer-to-peer learning. The Distribution Conference is slated to run in the morning with the Expo opening late morning.
- In its 10th year Craft Beverage Expo & Distribution Conference, educates and brings together craft beverage producers, from breweries and wineries to distilleries and cideries. The CBE conference is an event for the entire craft beverage industry, with the primary goal of creating, educating, and expanding the craft beverage market.
With the decision to offer these two events under one roof, attendees can foster cross-industry collaboration, inspire creativity, and promote the growth of businesses and careers within the craft beverage and tasting room sectors.
“We are thrilled to bring the Tasting & Tap Room Expo and Craft Beverage Expo together, in one location,” said Michelle Metter, Partner at Fast Forward Events. “This co-location will provide the best in education, networking and business opportunities for attendees, giving them access to the combined insights and resources of both sectors. Whether you’re a tasting room manager or a craft beverage producer, these events promise to be a unique, must-attend opportunity.”
Highlights of the co-location include:
A vast array of educational sessions, workshops, and panel discussions covering topics such as marketing strategies, distribution matters, consumer trends, tasting room design, industry insights, expert thought leadership, and more.
Networking opportunities to connect with fellow professionals, industry experts, and suppliers from both the craft beverage and tasting and tap room sectors.
An expo hall that will feature show floor education and companies showcasing the latest products, technologies, and services essential to craft beverage producers and tasting room operators.
Keynote speakers and thought leaders will share their insights into the future of craft beverages and tasting room experiences.