Schedule

CCBA’s Spring Conference Workshop & Event Schedule

Please view the seminar topics below.

Register for the conference here

Sunday, April 8
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
8 pm
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018
REGISTRATION OPEN | Open 12 PM to 5:30 PM | Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

CCBA San Diego Brewery Tour | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM |
Join CCBA on a San Diego Brewery Tour!

The California Craft Brewers Association is offering a fun and educational way for Spring Conference attendees to travel through the San Diego area, visit local breweries and sample some great craft beer produced in the region. Join CCBA for a tour of three well-known San Diego County breweries. The tour starts in front of the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa at 1pm on Sunday, April 8 and will travel to three breweries for fun and educational tours. Brewery stops TBA

Welcome Reception at Coronado Brewing Co., San Diego Tasting Room | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM | Sponsored by Moss Adams
Join conference attendees for a Welcome Reception

Join CCBA staff, conference attendees, speakers, and sponsors at the Sunday Welcome Reception. Attendees must be 21 years old or older to register and participate. Shuttle buses will transport attendees from the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa to the Coronado Brewing Co.'s tasting room in San Diego beginning at 5:15pm.

Monday, April 9
7:30 am
8:00 am
8:30 am
9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
8:00 pm
8:30 pm
Monday, April 9, 2018
Monday, April 9, 2018
Monday, April 9, 2018
REGISTRATION OPEN | Open from 8AM-5PM

Welcome Breakfast & Tradeshow | 8:00-9:15 AM | Pavilion |
8:00 am - 9:15 am
Pavilion

CCBA 2018 Legislative Update | 9:15 AM- 10AM | Sorrento-Riviera Rooms
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Grand Ballroom, Salons 3-4
Tom McCormick, CCBA & Chris Walker, Walker Strategies

Changes in our industry foster new alliances and a new legislative direction for the CCBA. Get the current rundown on the CCBA legislative agenda and what the association expects in the year ahead.

CCBA BOD Introductions | 10 AM-10:30 AM | Sorrento-Riviera Rooms
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Grand Ballroom, Salons 3-4

ABC Regulations 101
10:40 am - 11:30 am
Sorrento-Riviera Rooms
Candace Moon, The Craft Beer Attorney

Diastaticus: How Cross-Contamination is a Threat You Should Know About
10:40 am - 11:30 am
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez Rooms
 

Put Your Packaging to Work: How to Maximize Opportunity and Growth
10:40 am - 11:30 am
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms

Working with a Distributor
11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Sorrento -Riviera Rooms
 

Brewery HR: Wage & Hour Compliance 2018
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez Rooms
 

Draught Beer Quality Best Practices
11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms

Lunch & Tradeshow | Pavilion
Join exhibitors and attendees for a "working lunch" in the Pavilion
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Pavilion

Expert & Mentor-is-in Session
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Marseilles & Portofino Rooms

Sign-up for one-on-one consultations with experts in the craft beer industry! Experts in the following industries will be available: ABC trade practice, employee benefits, accounting, employment law and more!

Technical Seminar: Brewing Sour Beers
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
 

Game Changing Marketing Tactics for CA Breweries
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez
 

Guild Leaders Meeting (Open to Guild staff & Board only)
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms
 

Lessons on Adaptability
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
 

I Got My License – Now What? An Overview of all Reporting and Registration Requirements
I Got My License – Now What? An Overview of all Reporting and Registration Requirements
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez Rooms
 

Speaker: Fauna Shrago. Topics Include: label registration, price posting, BOE monthly excise taxes, Cal-Recycle monthly reports (packaged beer and growlers), Federal Report of Brewers Operation, Federal Excise Tax Report (semi-monthly or quarterly, based on liability), Bioterrorism registration, CA Water Board permit, etc.

Working with the Press
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms
 

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Beer Reception & Tradeshow | 4PM-5:30PM |Pavilion
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Pavilion

Dinner Reception at Karl Strauss Beer Garden & Tasting Room| 6pm-8pm | Sponsored by Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Separately Ticketed event. Free shuttles will transport attendees to and from the hotel and Karl Strauss.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Tuesday, April 10
7:30 am
8:00 am
8:30 am
9:00 am
9:30 am
10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:30 am
12:00 pm
12:30 pm
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
2:00 pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
REGISTRATION OPEN | Open from 8 AM-1 PM

Coffee & Bagels | 8:00- 9:00 am | Pavilion
8:15 am - 9:00 am
Pavilion

Key Note Session | 9:00AM-9:50AM | Sorrento-Riviera Rooms
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
Jacob Appelsmith, Director of CA Alcoholic Beverage Control

HR: What Marijuana Legalization Means for Brewery Employees
10:00 am - 10:50 am
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
Amy Lessa, Fisher & Phillips

Practical Application for Retail Scan Data
10:00 am - 10:50 am
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez Rooms
Christian Miller

Projecting Growth and Funding: You Survived Your First Year of Business- What's next?
10:00 am - 10:50 am
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms

Projecting Growth and Funding: You Survived Your First Year of Business- What's next?

How to Hire and Train Sales Staff
11:00 am - 11:50 am
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
Marc Martin, Karl Strauss

Business is Brewing for City Governement
11:00 am - 11:50 am
Monte Carlo & St. Tropez Rooms
Christianne Penunuri, Groundswell Brewing

How to Prepare for a Product Recall
11:00 am - 11:50 am
Marseilles & Porotfino Rooms
Christianne Penunuri, Groundswell Brewing

Luncheon & Tradeshow
11:50 am - 12:30 pm
Pavilion

Know Your ABCs | Sorrento-Riviera Rooms
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Sorrento - Riviera Rooms
 

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