Announces its Third Business Conference for Craft Brewers; November 29, 2012 in San Diego

By Ray Latif

Building on the success of its sold out June event in New York City – which was attended by over 100 brewing industry professionals – is hosting the third gathering in its rapidly growing conference series on the business of craft beer.

The Brewbound Session Winter 2012, taking place on November 29 in San Diego, Calif., focuses on offering an unmatched strategic learning and networking opportunity for craft brewers. With an emphasis on the business of beer, it provides an excellent forum for learning marketing, investment and distribution strategies, as well as to hear and discuss case studies of successful brands in a highly collaborative atmosphere.

During the June 2012 Brewbound Session, attendees heard from industry experts such as Greg Koch, Alan Newman, and Steve Hindy, who, in concert with Brewbound’s own staff, helped lead a day full of spirited discussion and entrepreneurial storytelling.

In November, attendees can again expect to benefit from hearing the stories of highly-regarded craft brewers, as well as specialty distributors and marketing experts. Panelists and presenters will weigh in on the business decisions craft brewers are faced with on a daily basis. Topics will range from selling strategies, branding choices, distribution decisions, financing growth, and more.

“The Brewbound Session is an excellent opportunity for both startup and experienced craft brewers to network and learn strategies that will help them grow their business,” said Chris Furnari, editor of

Brewbound Session attendees will also have multiple opportunities to engage speakers, both during the moderated portions of the program and also during structured networking breaks.

Confirmed speakers for the Winter 2012 conference include:

– Kim Jordan, co-founder and CEO, New Belgium Brewing

– Dale Katechis, founder, Oskar Blues Brewing Company

– Tony Magee, founder, Lagunitas Brewing Company

– Brian Meece, CEO, RocketHub

– Townsend Ziebold, managing partner, First Beverage Group

– Meg Gill, co-founder, Golden Road Brewing

– Steve Jannuzzo, national account manager – convenience stores, Sierra Nevada.

– Paul Evers, president and chief creative director, tbd Advertising

– Jeffrey Klineman, Editor-in-Chief,

– John Craven, Founder and CEO,

– Chris Furnari, Editor,

The Brewbound Session will be held November 29th at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, San Diego, Calif.  A limited number of discounted hotel rooms are available to attendees.

See for more information and to register.

About the Brewbound Session:

The Brewbound Craft Beer Session is a business conference addressing the topics that most directly impact the decisions craft brewers are faced with as they look to grow their brands. The event focuses on the business side of craft, offering brewers a unique opportunity to learn from and network with industry experts.

Contact Info

Contact: Chris Furnari