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2017 NC Craft Brewers Conference

November 7, 2017 - November 9, 2017

The Guild’s fourth annual NC Craft Brewers Conference and Trade Show will offer a focused time to learn, network and drink beers with your peers.

November 7th: Bonus Tracks for Startups & Taprooms
November 8th – 9th: Full Conference and Trade Show

Benton Convention Center
301 W 5th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101


Conference Highlights

Download the final Conference Schedule here

November 7:

Bonus Tracks for Startups & Taprooms, Sponsored by Keg Credit

Evening Networking Social

November 8-9:
Keynote Speaker: David Oakley, President & Creative Director of BooneOakley
Industry Update from Julia Herz, Craft Beer Program Director at the Brewers Association
Biggest & best trade show yet
Sessions & workshops galore
4th Annual Awards Banquet & NC Brewers Cup medal presentation sponsored by WestRock
Hospitality events, networking, and samples of all the finest beer NC has to offer

Trade Show

The 2017 Trade Show is SOLD OUT.  

The 2017 NC-CBC Trade Show will showcase 98 exhibitors! See the Exhibitor List here.

Trade Show FAQs

NC-CBC Tickets

Ticketing services sponsored by Etix

Ticket Pricing Guide

Please select one of the below links to order your tickets & trade show booth:

 I work for a Brewery or Brewery-in-Planning

I am an Affiliate or Retailer member of the NC Craft Brewers Guild

I am a: Student, Speaker, Guest, or Volunteer

2017 Refund Policy:
* 90% refund available prior to September 1
* 50% refund available September 1 – October 1.
* No refund available after October 1

Interested in Sponsorship opportunities?
Email fawn@ncbeer.org, for a customized 2017 conference sponsorship designed to help your company meet its conference goals. Check out the current list of available sponsorships here.

Accommodations in Winston-Salem

Accommodations are available at the downtown Hawthorne Inn, Fairfield Inn & Suites, the Winston-Salem Marriott, and the Embassy Suites by Hilton. Use the links below to take advantage of discounted room block rates:

Winston-Salem Marriott (book by Oct. 24th to take advantage of special $164 per night rate): Book your group rate for NC Craft Brewers Guild 

Embassy Suites by Hilton (book by Oct. 24th to take advantage of special $174 per night rate): Book your group rate for NC Craft Brewers Guild 

The Hawthorne Inn (book by Oct. 30th to take advantage of special $109 per night rate): Book online at www.hawthorneinn.com and enter group code 26T217, or call 800-972-3774.



The Guild is excited to offer scholarships to support participation by women, people of color, and veterans in the NC Craft Brewers Conference. Scholarships cover the full cost of attendance, including conference registration, hotel and a $100 travel stipend. All scholarships have been awarded for 2017.



November 7, 2017
November 9, 2017
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Twin City Quarter
301 W 5th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 United States
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