Industry Conference & Trade Show

Check out this past year’s Texas Brewery Roundup schedule!

THURSDAY JULY 21, 2022 – Brewery in Planning Welcome

Brewery in Planning Networking Opportunities

  • 7:00 PM: Evening River Walk Boat Cruise
    We welcome our Brewery in Planning badge holders by inviting you to join other Brewery in Planning members on an hour river barge ride! This river barge ride is sponsored by Arryved ask us how you can win a jockey box!
  • 8:00 PM: Happy Hour for Brewery in Planning Badge Holders at Künstler Brewing.
FRIDAY JULY 22, 2022 – Brewery in Planning Summit | Full Conference Welcome

Badge Pick Up:

  • 9:30 – 10:00 am: Badge Pick Up for Brewery in Planning Ticket Holders
    Badge pick up for Brewery in Planning members will be held outside of the Lone Star Ballroom on the second floor of the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk.

Brewery in Planning Education

  • 10:00 – 11:00 am: How to Brew a Business Plan
    Speakers: Veronica Bradley & Craig Bradley from Vector Brewing
    Description: Your business plan isn’t just selling your business – it’s selling YOU. Here’s how to make a plan that will get investors to take you seriously.
  • 11:10 am – 12:10 pm: Government Affairs for Breweries in Planning
    Speakers: Ty Wolosin from Cibolo Creek Brewing Co. & Travis Bailey from the Texas Craft Brewers Guild
    Description: Join Travis & Ty as they cover local, regional, state, and federal governmental affairs that could have an impact on your business.
  • 12:10 – 1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm: Financing Your Business (Title: TBD)
    Speaker: Shawn Phillips from Good Line Beer Company
    Description: Learn how one business chose which route to take when it came to financing their business. More details to come.
  • 2:10 – 3:10 pm: Preparing for the Arrival of Your Brewhouse
    Speaker: Kaleb West from Pondaseta Brewing Co.
    Description: Now that you’ve put a deposit on brewing equipment, what’s next? How to plan for and receive new equipment and get ready to brew.
  • 3:10 – 3:30 pm: Closing Remarks
  • 5:30 – 7:00 pm: Interactive Brewery Tours at Roadmap Brewing Co. & Back Unturned Brewing Co.
    Description: Meet the owners of Roadmap Brewing Co. & Back Unturned Brewing Co. for an interactive session at their breweries that includes a short tour of the facilities with some advice and stories of the lessons they have learned along the way. Attendees will be split into two groups and meet the Guild staff at their first brewery (the first brewery will be indicated by your badge). Guild staff will lead attendees to their second brewery by foot.

Trade Show & Badge Pick-Up

  • 3:30 – 5:30 pm: Badge Pick Up for Member and Non-Member Ticket Holders
    Badge pick up for member and non-member ticket holders will be held outside of the Lone Star Ballroom on the second floor of the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk. The trade show will be open to all attendees at this time.

Networking Opportunities

  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm: Full Conference Welcome Event at Roadmap Brewing Co. This happy hour is sponsored by Method Architecture. All registrants are welcome to attend.
SATURDAY JULY 23, 2022 – Technical & Business Education Tracks

Badge Pick-Up & Trade Show:

  • 8:00 – 9:00 am: Badge Pick Up for Member and Non-Member Ticket Holders
    Badge pick up for member and non-member badge holders will be held outside of the Lone Star Ballroom on the second floor of the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk. The trade show will be open to all attendees at this time.

Technical Track Education:

  • 9:00 – 9:15 am: Welcome
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Brewery Sustainability: Let’s (Actually) Do This
    Speaker: Matt Gacioch, Sustainability Ambassador from the Brewers Association
    Description: Sustainability is awesome. Also, it’s difficult. Discover opportunities and resources to help you move from intention to action. Actually.
  • 10:35 – 11:35 am: “We’re Packin'” – Packaging Beer On A Small Scale
    Speaker: Dustin Baker from Roadmap Brewing and Jonathan Flores (Flo) from Pinthouse Brewing Co.
    Description: Dustin & Flo will cover the ins and outs of their small scale packaging systems, why they determined it was right for their businesses and why it might be the right fit for yours!
  • 11:50 am – 12:50 pm: Quality Control – It Takes a Village
    Speakers: Jason Watkins from Two Docs Brewing Co., Paige Martin from Second Pitch Beer Co., and Thorin Peiser from Live Oak Brewing Company
    Moderator: Casey Motes from Eureka Heights Brewery
    Description: Learn from the pros on how to engage your team in quality control, the benefits of having the whole team involved and more!
  • 12:50 – 1:45 pm: Lunch & Sponsor Hall Break
  • 1:45 – 2:45 pm: Beer Soluble Hop Compounds: Translating Raw Hop Aroma to Finished Beer Aroma
    Speakers: Spencer Tielkemeier & Adam Moses from Yakima Chief Hops
    Description: Research on beer soluble hop compounds, combined with three sensory exercises, will help brewers design more impactful and efficient recipes.
  • 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Weird Science!
    Speakers: Drew Genitempo from St. Elmo Brewing, Matt Reynolds from Celestial Beerworks, Rob Green from Community Cultures Yeast Lab, and Lance Shaner from Omega Yeast
    Moderator: Colin Klingemann from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
    Description: Invest in your business by brushing up on your weird science knowledge. This panel will focus on talking about products that are worth the price, new to the market, and/or the things that they are really excited about.
  • 4:15 – 5:15 pm: Let’s Talk: Technical Brewing Panel
    Speakers: Jason Davis from Freetail Brewing Co., Georgina Solis from Walking Stick Brewing Co. and Casey Motes from Eureka Heights Brewery
    Moderator: Bobby Mullins from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
    Description:
    Get those questions a’brewing! Attendees will get to know a bit about our panelists and be able to ask them about all things brewing.
  • 5:15 – 5:30 pm: Closing Remarks

Business & Hospitality Track Education:

  • 9:00 – 9:15 am: Welcome
  • 9:15 – 10:15 am: Beyond Barrelage: Leveraging Your Business Without Expanding
    Speaker: Sheila Garcia from Hold Out Brewing
    Description: More details to come.
  • 10:35 – 11:35 am: Taproom Events Panel
    Speakers: Felicia Steele from Alamo Beer Co. & Connor Gilfillan from Meanwhile Brewing Company
    Moderator: Karen Killough from Vista Brewing
    Description: Better understand the importance of taproom events and prepare to be inspired when attending this session.
  • 11:50 am – 12:50 pm: Till Death Do Us Pilsner- The Distribution Relationship
    Speakers: Mike Drumm from Drumm Law and Josh Hare from Hops & Grain Brewing
    Description: This topic will cover the ins and outs of working with a distributor. From self-distribution to selecting the right distributor, the distribution agreement, working with the distributor, and terminating the distributor.
  • 12:50 – 1:45 pm: Lunch & Sponsor Hall Break
  • 1:45 – 2:45 pm: Lessons You Didn’t Plan on Learning: Moving Onward and Upward After Things Don’t Go as Planned
    Speakers: Josh Hare from Hops & Grain Brewing & Bobby Mullins from Armadillo Ale Works
    Description: Sometimes things don’t go as planned for your business (and that’s okay!). When it comes time to make hard decisions how do you react and how do you implement the lessons that you’ve learned going forward? Attend this session to learn how!
  • 3:00 – 4:00 pm: Does Your Taproom Only Look Like You?
    Speakers: Carl Roaches Jr. from For the Culture Brewing & Nick Jack from the Seal Team Mobile Canning LLC.
    Description: This educational session will address actions of breweries that might limit their ability to attract a diverse consumer base; and ways they can fix it.
  • 4:15 – 5:15 pm: Let’s Talk: Business & Hospitality Panel
    Speakers: Vera Deckard from Künstler Brewing, Bryan Winslow from St. Elmo Brewing, and Kyle Hill from Martin, Frost & Hill
    Moderator: Dustin Baker from Roadmap Brewing Co.
    Description: Operations, Legal, HR – oh my! Attend this session to ask our panelists all about their business and seek their advice for how to better yours.
  • 5:15 – 5:30 pm: Closing Remarks

Networking Opportunities

  • 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Closing Trade Show Happy Hour
  • 6:30 -9:00 pm: Evening Happy Hour at Alamo Beer Co.
    All registrants are welcome to attend.
SUNDAY JULY 24, 2022 – Farewell Educational Brunch

 Farewell Brunch

  • 9:15 – 9:45 am: Morning Yoga with Lizzy Crowne
    Description: Begin your morning with a yoga flow session at Second Pitch Beer Co. led by Lizzy Crowne. Whether you’re a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between, we know you will enjoy this! All attendees will be expected to bring their own yoga mat. This is a free class, but tips are welcome and greatly appreciated. Spots are limited! To claim your spot, please fill out the form at the following link: https://form.jotform.com/221928640878064.
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: The 3 B’s: Beers, Brunch and Burnout
    Speakers: Trevor Nearburg, Stephen Wagner and Andrew Moran from Beerburg Brewing
    Moderators: Caroline Wallace and Paige Haines from the Texas Craft Brewers Guild
    Description: This Sunday brunch session gives all attendees an opportunity to learn and talk about burnout with the Beerburg Brewing crew at Second Pitch Beer Co. See how one business is alleviating and preventing burnout within their staff!

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