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New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference 2018

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Backyard Brewery & Kitchen and Executive Court Banquet Facility

1211 S Mammoth Rd

Manchester, NH 03109

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The second annual New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference brings together individuals seeking to learn, develop and explore their passion for craft beer. With 15 sessions/workshops to choose from, there is sure to be something for everyone: brewers, advanced hobbyists, brewing entrepreneurs, brewery owners, taproom staff and craft-centric business owners.

NHCBC offers a full-day of unique opportunities. Hear from our keynote speaker, Brewmaster Peter Bouckaert as he discusses the evolution of the craft beer industry and special guest Neil Witte, Quality Ambassador, Brewer's Association formerly of Boulevard Brewing and Duvel USA. Network with a wide array of industry partners, participate in breakout educational sessions, and one-on-one discussions as well as partake in our vendor tradeshow and exhibition.

The conference will feature three tracks centered around the technical aspects of brewing, business operations, and sales/marketing. Some topics include quality control, sensory panel, self-distribution, canning, barrel aging, kettle souring, integrated marketing, hospitality in the tasting room, staff training and development and many other key aspects of craft brewery startup, sustainability, and management.

In addition, attendees will enjoy a continental breakfast, luncheon, light refreshments throughout the event and a "Hoppy" Hour celebration with several NH beers on tap (21+plus**) to round out the conference.

**Please note anyone sampling beer during the event will be subject to an ID check. Please bring a valid ID to the conference if you plan to partake.

Here's a sneak peek at last year's conference: https://vimeo.com/245234281

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If you are a member of the NH Brewers Association, please contact CJ White directly for ticketing information and processing.

FAQs

What is included in the price of a ticket?

Access to Keynote speaker, (15) breakout educational sessions, vendor tradeshow/exhibition, breakfast, lunch and "Hoppy" hour featuring NH craft beer samples as well as a conference swag bag, networking opportunities, and free on-site parking.

Are group rates available?

For groups over 6 please contact CJ White at cjwhite@nhbrewers.org before booking your tickets.

What's the refund policy?

Conference registrants canceling their registration on or before October 30th, 2018 will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a $20 administrative fee. There is no refund for cancellations made after October 31st, 2018.

We will not be able to provide credit or partial refunds to purchasers of multi-ticket passes who do not use the full number of tickets available to them. Substitutions are always allowed. Substitutions and cancellations should be sent to CJ White: cjwhite@nhbrewers.org

Due to limited space, there is no refund for exhibitors unless we have a waiting list for exhibit space. Requests for cancellation refund consideration should be sent to CJ White: cjwhite@nhbrewers.org.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Valid IDs will need to be provided as part of registration based upon our NH Liquor Licensing we will be required to provide wristbands for those, 21+ taking part in the beer tastings.

Where is should I check-in?

For check-in and registration visit the main entrance of the Executive Court Banquet Facility on the far side of the parking area. Our keynote presentation, vendor tradeshow/exhibition, and meals will take place in the main ballroom area. Breakout educational sessions will take place between the Executive Court Banquet Facility and Backyard Brewery & Kitchen, both located on the same property.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Ample parking is available on site between our venues at Backyard Brewery & Kitchen and the Executive Court Banquet Facility. The closest airport is Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, which is located 4 miles from the conference.

Are there any nearby lodging arrangements?

Best Western Plus** | 13500 S Willow St, Manchester, NH 03103 | (603) 627-2525
TownePlace Suites by Marriott | 686 Huse Rd, Manchester, NH 03103 | (603) 641-2288
Courtyard by Marriott | 700 Huse Rd, Manchester, NH 03103 | (603) 641-4900
SpringHill Suites by Marriott | 975 North Perimeter Rd, Manchester, NH 03103 | (603) 698-9400
Homewood Suites by Hilton | 1000 Perimeter Rd, Manchester, NH 03103 | (603) 668-2200

**Discounted rates for Best Western Plus will become available after September 14th, 2018 for registered attendees and vendors. This hotel is part of the Executive Court Banquet Facility and Backyard Brewery & Kitchen property.

Are sponsorship and tradeshow exhibition opportunities available?

Yes, limited display/booth spaces are still available for vendor participation in the tradeshow. Please note all sponsorship opportunities do include the ability to partake in exhibiting at the tradeshow. For more details and pricing please contact CJ White at cjwhite@nhbrewers.org

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1211 S Mammoth Rd

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