Featuring veteran insights from brewers, beer distributors and retailers, Brewbound Session Winter 2013 proved to be a valuable learning experience for craft brewery owners, entrepreneurs and sales executives. We are excited to make this footage available for all BevNET FBU Subscribers as we feel there are many similarities that food and nonalcoholic beverage entrepreneurs can draw from and use to help grow their brands, products and companies.
Held on Dec. 5, 2013 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, Calif., the Brewbound Session offered beer industry professionals unique perspectives on sales, marketing and growth strategies from Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione; Pete’s Wicked Ale creator, Pete Slosberg and Cigar City founder Joey Redner, among others.
Attended by more than 175 people, the conference allowed craft brewers a chance to hear detailed stories of craft brewery branding, retail strategies, portfolio management in a highly collaborative environment. Attendees heard from some of the industry’s top sales executives including Crescent Crown Distributing senior vice president, Joe Cotroneo; Mission Brewery national sales manager, Martin Saylor and Phil Jamison, the executive vice president of Golden Road Brewing, among others.