Sponsored Demonstrations

Tuesday, April 9th
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Build Your Brand – Craft a Killer Label Sponsored by Inland

Rm 401
Store shelves are crowded with some of the best beer around! What does it take to craft a killer label to make sure your brew is pulled off the shelf? In this session, we’ll roll through key design tactics to consider when you are building a successful brand and looking to grab consumer’s attention. This session is perfect for any brewery from start-up and beyond looking for fresh ideas in crafting a killer label!
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Barrel ERP – Gaining automation and increasing visibility to better manage your brewery

Rm 402
Discover how Barrel ERP can provide real-time financial and operational brewing data that both brewers and controllers can leverage, including:
  • Real-time reporting across all areas of your business including KPIs to help you make better decisions
  • The flow of information from your brewhouse to the back office
  • Raw material, labor, and overhead cost tracking for pricing and viability decisions
  • Brewhouse log data trends, analysis, and alerts for process improvement
  • Fermentation data trends and alerts that ensure timely next steps or corrective actions

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Effective Process Capture, Analysis and Process Improvement presented by Yakima Chief Hops

Rm 403
A panel discussion hosted by Yakima Chief Hops. The discussion will cover effective data capture in the brewery, hop contracting, and sensory descriptive analysis techniques; and how they can be applied to breweries of all sizes.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

From Tap to Glass to Table: Our Business is Dedicated to Growing Yours hosted by Boelter Beverage & Foodservice

Rm 404
Hosted by Boelter Beverage & Foodservice
Boelter is your one source to grow your business and streamline your operations for optimal efficiency. Together, let’s elevate your brand in a way that embodies your establishments unique character. Get tips for everything you need to know about promoting your business through custom branded merchandise and fulfillment programs. Considering adding food or need assistance with bar design, our Foodservice Contract and Design team is ready to help you plan your next steps—whether adding or remodeling a taproom, a food truck, a complete dining experience, or anything in between!
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Looking for more than just a beer line? This is performance. Bottled. Hosted by Sidel

Rm 405
Hosted by Sidel
At this year’s Craft Brewers Conference, Sidel will present our group’s portfolio for brewers with mid-range output including our can and glass fillers, labellers, conveying and feeding systems, packers and palletizers as well as our engineering and integration services.
Join us on April 9th from 11:30am – 1:00pm in room 405 to learn more about our beer portfolio, hear from our customers and speak with our leading experts.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

How to scale up your business using the resources you already have: Sponsored by Baker Tilly

Rm 406
Join Baker Tilly as we discuss strategies and tactics to lay a solid foundation for future growth through outsourcing services where you lack resources. Learn how our experienced advisors can help with: business intelligence through analytics, software implementation, growth strategies, tax, compliance bookkeeping, controller and CFO services. Our specialists can help you anticipate and navigate the challenges faced during all growth cycle stages to better prepare your business for success.

 

Wednesday, April 10th
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Increasing Production by Making the Most out of Your Existing Equipment Presented by Ziemann

Rm 401
We will identify typical process bottlenecks and present solutions to increase your production capacity. Our new lautering and whirlpool technology could help you to double your brewhouse capacity. We will introduce our highly flexible fermenter design and our sustainability solutions. Additionally, we will talk about engineering, master planning and financing. Finally, you will see how Ziemann equipment can even help you to boost your sales.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Do Your Brewery Operations Align with Your Brand Strategy? Presented by First Key

Rm 402
What does a brand-led brewery look like from an operational perspective? The First Key panel will discuss how an integrated business strategy impacts profitability and ultimately business value. Looking at breweries with different brand/channel approaches, the panel will also share insights on how to closely link a brewery’s overall brand strategy with their operations to drive cost and quality improvements, leading to stronger relationships with consumers.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

OrchestratedBEER – Thrive, or Just Survive?

Rm 403
Are you prepared for the future or constantly playing catch-up to yesterday’s trends?
Running a business in today’s climate is critical, regardless of size or goals. For some, it’s grow or die. How will you adapt and make the best decisions to reach your “brewvana”?
Join us for a demonstration and experience what a real brewery management solution looks like. Find out if you have the right solution in place to thrive, not just survive.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Easy and Scalable Solutions for Brewery Automation with Siemens

Rm 404
Are you looking for an easy way to scale up your beer production, without adding additional staff or reducing quality? With Siemens automation solutions for brewing you can easily and affordably increase production, reduce costs and bring your products to market quicker. Join Siemens to learn how our brewing solutions can make your automation goals a reality and allow you to focus on delivering the best beer to your customers.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Bottle Your Passion – Sponsored by O-I

Rm 405
Learn to effectively build, convey and commercialize your brand in a highly dynamic category. Engage with a panel of experts who have broad experience in supporting brand launches in the craft beer industry. Together with partners in distribution, mobile bottling, decoration, and filling, O-I will discuss how to design a roadmap to success for your brand leveraging glass packaging.
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Sales Leaders Power Panel: Leveraging Tech in a Hyper-Competitive Market Sponsored by Lilypad

Rm 406
Hear directly from sales leaders at CANarchy, Allagash, Left Hand, and Two Roads Brewing in an unfiltered conversation about leading a craft sales organization in today’s hyper-competitive market. We’ll be asking our panelists for the nitty gritty details of how their sales teams operate, the challenges they face, and how they’re using tech like Lilypad to get the job done. Learn about the panel and Lilypad’s sales platform at www.lilypad.co/cbc
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Science of Beer Design with Totally Natural Solutions

Rm 407
Totally Natural Solutions present an enlightening tasting and training session at CBC Denver, Room 407 on April 10th 11.30am to 1.00pm.
Join Totally Natural Solutions to discover how the HopInspiration® range can provide craft brewers with top quality, natural hop extracts, for late and dry hop additions. Learn how to apply hop extracts in the brewing process, gain insight into reducing beer loss and improving flavour stability. Relax and enjoy a tasting in several craft beer styles.

 

Thursday, April 11th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Creating a Diverse Product Portfolio with New Technology Sponsored by GEA North America

Rm 402
The session will explore a variety of technologies that can be used to enhance the product line, including:
  • Cross-flow filtration for beer recovery from yeast, final clarification and de-alcoholization;
  • Yeast propagation systems designed for small and medium-sized craft breweries with volumes of up to 25 hectoliters of fresh yeast slurry;
  • “All-in-One” filling equipment capable of rinsing, filling and capping-sealing cans, glass and PET bottles at a rate of 4,000 to 20,000 per hour.
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

How much MONEY do I NEED to make this a GO?!  Glean from HRVST and industry veterans with over 400+ brewery clients under their belt.

Rm 401

COME SEE US THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019 FROM 11 AM TO 12:30 PM – ROOM 401 

HRVST will present everything you need to know about design, layout, equipment needs, setup operations, growth strategies, with key proforma metrics to consider.  From start-up to existing breweries, we will cover metrics to consider in order to test-run and properly fund your next strategic move.   The panel consists of industry veteran consultants William Camacho (HRVST), Eric McCormick (Method Fabrication), Mary Brettman (Mobile CFO/ Beverage Business Builders), Brant Kunze (The Fermentation Group), and Derek Wasak (Co-Founder; Brewheim Brewing Co.) – www.HRVST.com