And so it begins….
After months of anticipation craft beer’s most important industry gathering, the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® will be touching down in Music City. And if you’re in the craft beer biz, you need to be there.
Presented by the Brewers Association, The Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) is held in different cities annually (it was in Philadelphia in 2016 and in DC last year) and next week it will be touching down in Nashville for the first time ever….
And that’s four days (April 30th-May 3rd) of enlightening industry talk, late night hangs, seminars, parties and SERIOUS fun that the Music City might never forget.
The world’s largest beer and brewing event, the CBC itself is an ‘industry-only’ conference… It attracts more than 13,000 brewing professionals and some of the biggest names in the biz.
But there will also be all kinds of sponsored beer events taking place throughout the city and countless opportunities for the public to enjoy serious beer with industry players.
Also part of CBC 2018 is BrewExpo America, the nation’s leading trade show for craft brewers featuring more than 700 exhibitors…
BrewExpo is a terrific opportunity for professionals to explore the newest products and services that the industry has to offer…It’s also a great place to talk the biz with friends in a more relaxed setting.
First launched in Boulder Colorado in 1996, the Craft Brewers Conference has grown exponentially in both scope and scale…And its 35th annual gathering in Nashville will showcase more than 70 seminars and an impressive lineup of industry voices, across 12 different educational tracks.
Plus this year’s CBC will also be returns the World Beer Cup, a biennial beer competition that’s often referred to as “the Olympics of Beer.”
2016’s World Beer Cup saw RECORD NUMBERS!!!…6,596 beers were entered by 1,907 breweries representing 55 countries and judged by an elite international panel of 253 experts from 31 countries.
This year promises to be even bigger…
And as craft brewing continues to attract an even broader universe around the globe, we expect this year’s World Beer Cup to be unforgiving, so fasten your seat belt!