presented by Deutsche Beverage Technology
THE PREMIER GATHERING OF THE NEW YORK STATE CRAFT BREWING INDUSTRY
MARCH 22-24 | Albany Capital Center
2 Full Days of Content • 100 Exhibitors • Wellness Area • Hospitality Suite
The NYS Brewers Conference is the fastest growing state-level brewers conference in the country. We look forward to seeing you at the Albany Capital Center in downtown Albany. There will be plenty of opportunity to learn, gather resources and connect with industry professionals.
2023 Conference Theme:
As an economic leader and driver, the NYSBA recognizes the importance of adopting sustainable practices in the craft beer sector in New York State. We are proud to have selcted Sustainability as the theme of the 5th Annual NYS Brewers Conference.
Sustainability (also known as triple bottom line or 3P's) encompasses three areas of impact: people, planet and profit. As such, the Conference incorporates programming in these areas.
Ben is a champion for clean energy and sustainability programs across the United States and internationally. He has worked on hundreds of private and public-sector projects from strategy and planning through deployment and operations as President of Fosterra® LLC. Based in Upstate New York, Ben is an avid fan of craft brewing and artisanal products.
In addition to working with small and mid-sized brewers on their journey to a more sustainable future, he also supports New Belgium Brewing’s industrywide sustainability efforts and carbon-neutral flagship brand – Fat Tire.
Ben is an invited guest speaker at events and institutions internationally on the topics of commercial and government energy strategy, solar project economics, cleantech innovation, clean transportation, product lifecycle management, and global supply chain operations.
Chief Economist, Brewers Association
Bart Watson is the chief economist at the Brewers Association, a position he has held since 2013. Prior to his position with the BA, he was a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley and a visiting assistant professor at the University of Iowa. He holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and is a Certified Cicerone.
Conference Registration Opens
DEADLINE: Women in Beer Scholarship
DEADLINE: Ad Submissions Due
Renaissance Hotel Discount Ends
DEADLINE: Attendee Registration
2 Days - 40 Breakout Sessisons
Industry professionals will share their knowledge and experience over 40 breakout sessions. Topics were carefully picked to cover a wide range of information, providing and enriching experience for all members of your team. From the taproom to the brewhouse, marketing to accounting - all are sure to learn something new.
2 Days • 40+ Breakout Sessions
Stay tuned, more sessions & full schedule to be announced!
Full Spectrum Hop Sensory Training
Managing Your Team with A Scorecard System
Mental Health-An Honest Conversation
Brewery Yield Improvements
Retaining Customers While Making Money Through Merchandising
Advancing Sustainability in Brewing Operations
Your Brewery Financial Toolkit: A Crash Course about Financial KPIs to Guide Your Brewery to Better Profitability
Considerations for Growing a Brewery
Yeast Management Best Practices: Dry Hopped Beers
Unraveling Thiol Sensory in Beer - Malt, Hops and Thiolized Yeast
Farm Brewery 100% - AMA
What is Your Brewery Worth and What Are Your Future Plans?
Industry Insights: Tracking Trends in U.S. Craft
Service Models for Your Taproom: What Model is Best for You?
Taproom Accounting: More Than Just the101
High Thiol Cascade
Creating your Own Financial Crystal Ball: Projections, "What if" Scenarios and Taking Action
Brewing Sustainably, Examples from Leading Breweries Around the Country
Open 12:00 - 3:45pm Thursday & Friday (1st Floor)
Part of running a sustainable business is work-life balance. Taking care of your mental and physical well-being is key. Take a moment to relax, rejuvinate, and reboot at the newly added Conference wellness center. Chair yoga, mindfullness, and massage sessions available on the first floor every 15 minutes from 12:00 - 3:45pm Thursday & Friday.
The following hotels are within walking distance of the Albany Capital Center:
Renaissance Hotel (connected to ACC)
144 State St, Albany, NY
Room block with discounted rates until 2/25/2023 or until sold-out
Click here to reserve at discounted rate.
Hilton Albany (.2 mi.) >>>
40 Lodge St, Albany, NY
*Downtown, indoor pool
Fairfield Inn (.3 mi.) >>>
74 State St, Albany, NY
Women in Beer Scholarship
Hopsteiner is making it possible for two women employed in, or looking to be employed in, the New York State craft brewing industry to attend the 2023 New York State Brewers Conference presented by Deutsche Beverage Technology.
presented by Hopsteiner
Each winning individual receives a package that includes conference registration for one person on Thursday March 23 and Friday March 24, as well as hotel accommodation for both nights.
Application deadline has passed. Award recepients will be notified via email.
The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is a non-profit organization that supports the craft beer industry through advocacy, education, and promotion.
Today, there are more licensed breweries in NYS than at any other point in history. The NYSBA works to unify the industry in order to have continued success legislatively, ensuring a positive economic environment for breweries to thrive.
Ranking #2 in the US for number of breweries, the NYSBA has more than 300 active members. NYS craft beer thrives because of our community of breweries, allied members, partners and craft beer enthusiasts. #thinkNYdrinkNY