Schedule / Hours

 2019 Summit schedule overview! Detailed seminar descriptions here.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Summit Registration Open | 12 PM-7 PM |Long Beach Convention Center
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Located at the First Floor Foyer of the Long Beach Convention Center
Summit Registration Open | 12 PM-7 PM |Long Beach Convention Center
Located at the First Floor Foyer of the Long Beach Convention Center
First Floor, Long Beach Convention Center
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cicerone® Certification Program Workshop
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This course requires a separate CCBA Summit registration. Space is limited.
Cicerone® Certification Program Workshop
This course requires a separate CCBA Summit registration. Space is limited.
Long Beach Convention Center
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) is teaming up with the Cicerone® Certification Program for a new pre-conference educational workshop. This 3-hour immersive course will be held before the conference begins on Wednesday afternoon (September 11) from 1 to 4 p.m. Attendees interested in starting their CCBA Summit experience a little earlier than normal will find a wide range of topics of interest covered in this new feature for the conference. Cicerone Program content director and Master Cicerone® Pat Fahey will cover a selection of topics from the Certified Cicerone® curriculum. Attendees will also have an opportunity to hone their palates through a guided off-flavor tasting panel. If you’re looking to take your beer knowledge to the next level, this is a can’t-miss opportunity! Purchase tickets at https://2019summitexpo.eventbrite.com

Executive Round table: Breweries, Business, Finance & the Future of the Beverage Industry
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
SEPARATELY TICKETED EVENT
Executive Round table: Breweries, Business, Finance & the Future of the Beverage Industry
SEPARATELY TICKETED EVENT
Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Beacon Ballroom B, 4th Floor
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for a roundtable discussion with California’s leading brewery owners and industry advisors, focusing on key strategic, operational, and financial challenges affecting breweries today. Dive into a variety of key topics that impact your business including how to define what kind of company you are (brewery or beverage company?), determining a paradigm for success, addressing capital needs, and creating the right path forward in today’s market environment. This executive roundtable discussion is a important opportunity for CEOs, COOs, business managers and advisors to learn what straetgies to explore at their breweries over the next year of change. Speakers: Chris Cramer, Karl Strauss Brewing Company; Tomme Arthur, Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey; Doug Constantiner, Societe Brewing Company; Derek Groff, Moss Adams; Nicole Fry, Cascadia Capital Purchase tickets here: https://2019summitexpo.eventbrite.com

Welcome Reception at Beachwood Brewing BBQ | 6 PM-9 PM | Sponsored by Moss Adams
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
VIP Badge Holders ONLY- ADVANCED RSVP REQUIRED
Welcome Reception at Beachwood Brewing BBQ | 6 PM-9 PM | Sponsored by Moss Adams
VIP Badge Holders ONLY- ADVANCED RSVP REQUIRED

VIP Badge Holders are invited to attend the complimentary Welcome Reception at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing + the Blendery on Wed. Sept 11. from 6 PM-9 PM. SPACE IS LIMITED and advanced RSVP required. Tickets will not be sold on-site. The Summit Welcome Reception is a complimentary add-on to registration via Eventbrite. Entry to the Welcome Reception requires both pre-registration and a Summit attendee badge. Questions? Contact Info@cacraftbeersummit.com

REGISTRATION OPEN | Open 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM | Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Pick up your badge early!
REGISTRATION OPEN | Open 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM | Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
Pick up your badge early!


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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019

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Friday, September 13, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
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

Closed Door CCBA Brewery Members Meeting | 9 AM- 9:50 AM |
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Closed Door CCBA Brewery Members Meeting | 9 AM- 9:50 AM |
9:00 am - 9:50 am
Long Beach Convention Center

Summit Expo Hall Open | 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM | Hall A
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
Summit Expo Hall Open | 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM | Hall A
Industry Tradeshow, Tap Talks, Beer & Food Demos, Interactive Displays & more!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Long Beach Convention Center, Hall A

Draft Tech Seminar | 10am-1pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Draft Tech Seminar | 10am-1pm
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Seminar Tracks include: Business,Tasting, Technical, Selling, and Hospitality
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Long Beach Convention Center

Seminar Tracks include: Business,Tasting, Technical, Selling, and Hospitality

Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Seminar Tracks include: Business,Tasting, Technical, Selling, and Hospitality
Educational Sessions | 5 Tracks
11:10 am - 12:10 pm
Long Beach Convention Center

Seminar Tracks include: Business,Tasting, Technical, Selling, and Hospitality

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

CCBA 30th Anniversary Reception | 5:00 - 8 PM | Terrace Plaza- Long Beach Convention Center
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIP Badge Holders Only
CCBA 30th Anniversary Reception | 5:00 - 8 PM | Terrace Plaza- Long Beach Convention Center
VIP Badge Holders Only
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Terrace Plaza, Long Beach Convention Center