The New England Brew Summit will be a regional craft beer industry B2B conference and will have something for everyone involved in the craft beer industry. In addition to a world-class keynote speakers, Bart Watson, Ph.D, and Katie Marisic, we will fill the day with breakout sessions categorized along two tracks: Technical Brewing, for brewers and production staff; and The Business of Beer, for owners, operators and business managers.
The 2017 New England Craft Brew Summit will host brewers from around the Northeast to learn from one another while engaging in workshops and panel discussions on a variety of key brewing topics for both brewers and brewery owners, along with spending time networking at the vendor exhibition and beer sampling throughout the day.
We are thrilled to welcome our keynote speakers for 2017 Bart Watson, Ph.D, and Katie Marisic of the Brewer's Association.
Bart Watson is chief economist at the Brewers Association, a stats geek, beer lover, and Certified Cicerone®.Bart is in charge of the BA’s statistical resources, including production surveys, economic analysis, and market research.In addition to providing industry data for members, his responsibilities include interacting with the media on economic and statistical issues.
Katie Marisic is federal affairs manager at the Brewers Association. Based in Washington, D.C. she plans and executes legislative, regulatory and political strategies to drive the association's federal affairs presence on Capitol Hill.