In April, I was invited by Pete Cook, President of The Brewery Business Network,
to help run his booth at the Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America in Washington, DC. It was my first time at CBC, and it was absolutely
amazing to see over 13,000 brewers and vendors descend on the nation's capitol.
In between shifts at Pete’s booth, I had the chance to sit in on a few conference sessions and walk the trade show floor, talking and swapping stories with brewers and other vendors.
One thing I kept hearing was how many brewers are being affected by the “big beer” takeovers — not because of sales competition but because their customers don’t know who to trust. ..