NC Brewers' Guide to the CBC

Hey North Carolina brewers, if you're heading to Nashville for the Craft Brewers Conference, here's the ultimate guide to the can't-miss social events sponsored by your friends from all across the State of Southern Beer. Thanks to all the NC Craft Brewers Guild Affiliate members sponsoring events at the CBC - hope to see you there!

Monday April 30

NC Happy Hour at the Craft Brewers Conference
5-7 PM Broadway Brewhouse Downtown, 317 Broadway, Nashville.
Sponsored by Pro Chiller and the NC Craft Brewers Guild

Tuesday May 1

The Cincinnati Insurance Company Hospitality Suite
2:30 to 5:00 in Room 208AB
Beer from around the country, including North Carolina, will be served alongside hot hors d’oeuvres.  Stop by and say hello to your industry peers and the Cincinnati Insurance team.

Live Oak Bank presents Pints, Pizza & Bluegrass
5pm-9pm at Tailgate Brewery HQ, 7300 Charlotte Pike
Enjoy delicious hazy IPAs, killer collabs and other unique brews by TailGate Brewery featuring special guest, Lupulin Brewing. Listen to authentic roots music with a rock n’ roll heart from local favorite, the Tennessee Warblers. Plus, enjoy artisan pizza while playing cornhole and kicking it with us. Co-sponsored by DME Brewing Solutions and Newlands Systems.

Here We Grow 2018 with Country Malt Group & YCH Hops
7pm-10pm, The Cannery Ballroom, 1 Cannery Row, Nashville
Celebrating hop & barley growers. Serving beers brewed using new and unique malts along with experimental hop varieties. Meet your hop growers & malt company reps, all while enjoying awesome beers and live music featuring Austin Jenckes, 2013 Voice contestant.

PUBKEG Beer Hall Tuesday-Thursday daily
Level 3 Concourse 
Enjoy craft beer from: Country Boy, Birds Fly South, Durty Bull, Destihl, and Crooked Stave, as well as mead from Redstone Meadery. Corn hole, pinball, and Pop-a-shot; swag giveaways; and relaxing seating. Sponsored by Rehrig Pacific Company.

Wednesday May 2

Expert Panel on Revenue & Cost Control
11:30am-1pm, Room 205A
First Key Consulting is hosting a panel of experts to discuss strategies to boost revenue and control your costs. They will also look at some of the foundational processes and systems to support your brewery team as they implement these strategies.

Educational Series on Pressure Sensitive Labels
11:30am to 1pm in room 108
UPM Raflatac is sponsoring one of the Educational Series on about pressure sensitive labels for cans and bottles.  We make the label material for PS labels and are presenting a video from a mobile canner working at Green Man brewery in Asheville.

Hospitality Suite with Vesture / Phase Change Energy Solutions 
2:30pm to 5:00pm, room 201AB.
Come by and enjoy a beer with us!

Westrock presents Perpetual Groove
8pm, Basement East, 917 Woodland St. - TICKETED EVENT. Get your tickets in advance at Booth #1908
Private event featuring an amazing draft lineup from Alvarado Street, Aslin, Commonwealth, Creature Comforts, Finback, Fremont, INU Island Ales, Kent Falls, Modern Times, Ocelot, Triple Crossing and The Veil. 

Thursday May 3

BA Voting Members Meeting
9:45 to 11 am  Room 209, Music City Center, Nashville
Breakfast will be served! RSVP here.

CBC After Party with ABE-American Beer Equipment and The Brew Life
5pm-7pm The Bearded Iris Brewing, 101 Van Buren St., Nashville.  RSVP
Drinks & food!