THRIVE Pre-Conference Workshop


The THRIVE Workshop at the 2023 Craft Brewers Conference is a day-long experience, appropriate for owners, people leaders, human resources (HR) and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practitioners, that provides an integrated dive into DEI, HR, and wellness topics for craft brewers of all sizes. Featuring guest speakers, educational seminars, hands-on workshops, networking sessions, and opportunities to earn Society for Human Resource Management (​​SHRM) continuing education credits, the THRIVE workshop offers a range of people-focused tools to elevate small businesses.

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The Brewers Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

Capacity is limited, so please register early! Lunch will be provided.

Thrive Keynote Speaker

Schedule – Sunday, May 7
8:00 am – 8:30 am Networking
8:30 am –8:45 am Opening Remarks
8:50 am – 9:50 am Are You Okay? Navigating Burnout, Secondary Trauma, and Mega-Threats as Agents of Culture Change
10:00 am – 10:45 am The Power of Coaching
Group 1
10:00 am – 10:45 am Fermenting Goals: Converting Positive Reinforcement into Active Engagement
Group 2
10:45 am – 10:55 am Groups 1 and 2 Rotate
10:55 am – 11:40 am The Power of Coaching
Group 2
10:55 am – 11:40 am Fermenting Goals: Converting Positive Reinforcement into Active Engagement
Group 1
11:50 am – 12:50 pm Lunch
12:50 pm – 1:50 pm Keynote: Adventures in Turning Around Toxic Work Environments: Real Case Studies from the Trenches
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm DEI: One Sip at a Time
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm To Meet or Email: Speaking Human and Developing Teams to Get Work Done in a Virtual World
2:55 pm – 3:40 pm Beyond ADA Compliance: Creating and Fostering Inclusive Spaces for Patrons and Employees with Disabilities
2:55 pm – 3:40 pm The Profit behind Prioritizing your People
3:50 pm – 4:50 pm Can I Bring My Pet Monkey to Work? Managing Employee Expression
4:50 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Networking Reception
Thrive Pre-Conference Workshop pricing*  Super Early Bird Pricing
Dec. 6 – Jan. 10
Early Bird Pricing
Jan. 11 – Mar. 1
Regular Pricing
Mar. 2 – Apr. 29
Onsite Pricing
Apr. 30 – May 5
BA Member $119 $129 $139 $159
Non-Member $229 $229 $239 $259

*The Thrive pre-conference educational workshop is an add-on to full conference registration. CBC full conference registration is required to attend. See full pricing details on the Registration page.