Calendar of Events - North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild

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Join us in the Queen City for our final BrewSmart of the year, with a focus on sales & marketing. We've got you covered on the latest trends in craft beverage marketing and marketing in the 21st century to the metrics you should be using to set your sales team up for success and how to work with your distributor and/or sales team to increase your brand reach.

Scheduled sessions:

  • Crush Your Next Beer Release or Pre-Sale
    • John Kelley, CraftPeak
  • Fantastic Sales and Where to Find Them
    • Aaron Gore, Carolina Beer Temple
  • Lunch & Learn Sales Panel
    • moderated by Aaron Gore
  • What A Distributor Looks For in a Craft Beer Brand
    • Ed Johnston, Tryon Distributing
  • Marketing & Packaging Tricks for Maintaining Market Share
    • Ross Clodfelter, Device Creative
    • Shane Cranford, Device Creative
  • Advertising Legal Considerations that Every Brewery Should Know
    • Todd Hess, Barnwell Whale Patterson & Helms, PLLC
  • Website + Social Media 201
    • Stephanie Hudson, Sweet Tea
    • Rich Owings, SEO Educator

In Charlotte on Monday?

CLT Town Hall Brewers Gathering at Free Range Brewing
Monday, August 26
5pm - 7pm
Join us for a beer and hear about the Guild's legislative progress & upcoming agenda.

Need a hotel room? Book through our room block at the Hyatt Place here to receive a special discount rate or call them direct at (800) 993-4751 and use the code G-NCBE.

** Please note that this event is open to all breweries and brewery staff, regardless of Guild membership. Allied trade vendors must be a member of the NC Craft Brewers Guild in order to participate. If you have any questions, please contact **

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Making the trek to Colorado for this mother of all beer festivals? Visit your friendly NC Craft Brewers Guild team at their booth in the State Guilds Pavilion. 

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An all-inclusive event bringing guests to the historic Millennium Center in Downtown Winston-Salem NC. For the price of a ticket, guests can sample craft beers, wines, and spirits plus local restaurants will be offering tastings of their signature chili & stew selections.

*A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the NC Craft Brewers Guild to further our mission of supporting and educating our breweries.*

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Join the Guild team & breweries from across the state at the third annual Our State Public House at the N.C. State Fair. Drink in the view from the porch while sipping on something local and delicious.

Make sure to like the Our State Public House FB page to stay up-to-date on the latest additions to this year's line-up!

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