Schedule / Hours

2020 Summit schedule overview below:

12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
8 pm
9 pm
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

7 am
8 am
9 am
10 am
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Summit Wellness Activity
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Summit Wellness Activity
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Marina Green Park, Long Beach

REGISTRATION OPEN | Open from 8 AM-5 PM | Long Beach Convention Center
8:00 am - 9:00 am
REGISTRATION OPEN | Open from 8 AM-5 PM | Long Beach Convention Center
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Long Beach Convention Center, First floor foyer

Opening General Session - State of the Industry | 9 AM-10 AM | Grand Ballroom
9:00 am - 10:00 am
State of the Industry
Opening General Session - State of the Industry | 9 AM-10 AM | Grand Ballroom
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Grand Ballroom, Long Beach Convention Center
 

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:10 am - 11:10 am
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:10 am - 11:10 am
Long Beach Convention Center

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
11:20 am - 12:20 pm
Long Beach Convention Center

Summit Expo Hall Open | 12- 5:00 PM | Hall A
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
Summit Expo Hall Open | 12- 5:00 PM | Hall A
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center, Hall A

Afternoon Educational Sessions | 3 Tracks
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Educational Sessions | 3 Tracks
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center

Tracks include: Leadership, Homebrewing, Sustainability

2020 California Craft Brewers Cup Awards Ceremony | Presented by the CCBA & CA Regional Guilds
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
SEPARATELY TICKETED EVENT: Beer, Snacks, and awards for the 2020 CCBC
2020 California Craft Brewers Cup Awards Ceremony | Presented by the CCBA & CA Regional Guilds
SEPARATELY TICKETED EVENT: Beer, Snacks, and awards for the 2020 CCBC
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Grand Ballroom, Long Beach Convention Center

Seven California Brewers Guilds have teamed up with the CCBA to award the best of the state's craft beer offerings from 5-6:30 pm on September 10. Join us in the Grand Ballroom as we give out the awards for each category. Your ticket includes complimentary snacks and beer sampling. Four (4) tickets will be provided to each brewery that entered into the competition, and additional tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.


7 am
8 am
9 am
10 am
11 am
12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
7 pm
8 pm
Friday, September 11, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
Summit Wellness Activity
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Summit Wellness Activity
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Marina Green Park

Registration Open | 8 AM-5 PM | Long Beach Convention Center
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration Open | 8 AM-5 PM | Long Beach Convention Center
8 AM- 5 PM
Long Beach Convention Center. First Floor Foyer

CCBA Brewery Members Meeting (Brewery members only)| 8:20 AM- 9 AM |
8:20 am - 9:00 am
CCBA Brewery Members Meeting (Brewery members only)| 8:20 AM- 9 AM |
8:20 am - 9:00 am
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 101 B
CCBA Board of Directors

Brewery members of the California Craft Brewers Association are invited to join association staff and board of directors at a closed-door meeting at the Summit. Hear directly from CCBA leadership on key industry challenges and your association’s initiatives to address these challenges. The meeting will end with an open Q&A. Attendees must be a CCBA brewery member to attend.

Draught System Operations: | 9am-1pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
A Primer on the Design, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Your Taproom Draught System
Draught System Operations: | 9am-1pm
A Primer on the Design, Installation, Operation and Maintenance of Your Taproom Draught System
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 101 A
Neil Witte, Brewers Association

Join Master Cicerone® and Brewers Association Draught Quality Ambassador Neil Witte for a thorough and engaging workshop on draught beer. Neil will cover the elements of carbonation, dispense gas and draught beer equipment to guide you through the process of designing and installing the correct system for your taproom. From there he will guide you through standard operations, including pouring high-carbonated beers and troubleshooting. Finally, he’ll cover everything necessary to maintain the system so it can deliver the highest quality beer every time.

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
9:10 am - 10:10 am
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
9:10 am - 10:10 am
Long Beach Convention Center

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:20 am - 11:20 am
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:20 am - 11:20 am
Long Beach Convention Center

Summit Expo Hall Open | 11 AM- 5:00 PM | Hall A
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
Summit Expo Hall Open | 11 AM- 5:00 PM | Hall A
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center, Hall A

Afternoon Educational Sessions | 3 Tracks
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Educational Sessions | 3 Tracks
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center

Brewers VIP Reception | 5:00 -7:30 PM | Terrace Plaza- Long Beach Convention Center
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
VIP Badge Holders Only | Sponsored by Markstein Beverage
Brewers VIP Reception | 5:00 -7:30 PM | Terrace Plaza- Long Beach Convention Center
VIP Badge Holders Only | Sponsored by Markstein Beverage
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Terrace Plaza, Long Beach Convention Center


12 pm
1 pm
2 pm
3 pm
4 pm
5 pm
6 pm
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Summit Beer Festival | VIP HOUR- 12-1 PM | Marina Green Park
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Summit Beer Festival | VIP HOUR- 12-1 PM | Marina Green Park
12 PM- 1 PM
Marina Green Park, Long Beach

VIP ticket includes one hour early access to the event (12-1pm), designated VIP entrance, a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited pours. Special releases available during VIP hour! MAIN ENTRANCE: located on Shoreline Village Dr. (Right off of E Shoreline Dr.)

Summit Beer Festival | GENERAL ADMISSION 1-5:30 PM | Marina Green Park
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Last Pour at 4:30 PM
Summit Beer Festival | GENERAL ADMISSION 1-5:30 PM | Marina Green Park
Last Pour at 4:30 PM
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Marina Green Park, Long Beach

General Admission ticket includes entry to the event, a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited pours! As the grand finale of the Summit, the California Craft Brewers Association presents California's signature beer festival! More than 180 CA Craft Breweries will be pouring!