Know Before You Go

We’re excited to see you in Nashville! Here are some key details to keep in mind as we get closer to showtime:

Check In Early

Beat the crowds! View attendee check-in and badge pickup hours.

Get the Conference App

The Craft Brewers Conference app puts the entire event at your fingertips, providing essential information on what’s happening and where, with features that help you make the most of your time in the Music City. Download the app.

Catch the Voting Members Meeting

The Brewers Association Board of Directors invites voting brewery members to participate in the Voting Members Meeting on Tuesday, May 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., room 207 in the Music City Center. The meeting is your chance to provide input or ask questions on any topic. Complimentary lunch (while supplies last) and beer provided! View voting member criteria on page 8 of the Brewers Association bylaws.

First CBC? Join Us at the First-Time Attendee Meet-up!

Join other first time attendees at Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) for a pre-Welcome Reception meet-up! Meet other first timers, members of the Brewers Association staff, Events Committee, and Board of Directors at this “Welcome to the CBC Fam” Meet-up. Learn tips on navigating the conference from veterans and enjoy beers before you head across the street to the big party.

  • Sunday, May 7, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Marty Dickens Terrace
  • Prior RSVP (during registration) required

Download the #NotMe App

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. We encourage all attendees to download the free #NotMe reporting tool.

Check Out the Week Events Calendar

Plan your play! Check out the schedule of CBC week events. Hosting a gathering? Add it to the calendar.


Log in to your Brewers Association account during CBC and be entered to win a Brewers Publications book of your choice! (Seriously, that’s all you have to do!) Two drawings per day May 8-10. Six chances to win! Visit the Brewers Association booth (outside the expo hall) for more information.