Craft: A Farm to Bottle Summit

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Holiday Inn & Suites

400 2nd Avenue SW

South Charleston, WV 25303

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Craft: A Farm to Bottle Summit will bring together a variety of business interests to support the emerging craft beverage economy, from soda and tea to beer, wine and spirits. We will look at how these products can engage with various interests in agriculture, hospitality, restaurants and tourism to build markets for this emerging business sector. The cost is $25 and includes a sit and sip after the main event.

This event is supported by the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

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Craft Beverages: A Farm to Bottle Summit
April 8, 2019
Holiday Inn, South Charleston
2-6 p.m. with reception to follow

1:00 - On-Site Registration Opens with Vendor Displays

2:00 - Welcome and Introductions
Food and Beverage Playbook by Advantage Valley, Terrell Ellis

2:30 - Keynote Speaker-Todd Boera from Fonta Flora in Asheville, NC

3:15 - Break

3:30 - Breakouts

Breakout One - Local Sourcing Products

Brad Cochran - WVANG; Charles Bockway - Brilliant Stream; Sam Fonda, Weathered Ground

Breakout Two - Legal and Regulatory Issues for Bottlers

Dusta Tanner, Bullock Distillery; Monika Jaensson, Dinsmore and Shohl; Terry Polan, WV Department of Environmental Protectio; and Aaron Rote, Short Story Brewing

Breakout Sessions sponsored by Dinsmore and Shohl

4:30 - Legislative Updates Panel - Facilitated by Matt Ballard. Charleston Area Alliance

Legislative updates co-sponsored by the firms of Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso and Frost Brown Todd

5:00 - Bootstrapping Your New Beverage Company - Facilitated by Pat Strader, Digital Relativity

Josh Bennett, Hawk Knob Cidery; Mark Smith, Elevate Elixirs; Chad Bishop, Hatfield McCoy Moonshine

5:45 - Wrap-Up

6:00 - Pour It Forward - Networking Reception

8:00 - Reception Ends - Safe Travels

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Holiday Inn & Suites

400 2nd Avenue SW

South Charleston, WV 25303

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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