Homebrew Industry Presentations

Taking place during the AHA National Homebrewers Conference, the Homebrew Industry Track is a lineup of seminars and events catered to professional members of the home beverage making industry. The program is formerly known as the Homebrew Industry Workshop.


2019 Homebrew Con

2019 State of the Homebrew Industry 
Jen Blair, Millie Shamburger, Dr. Bart Watson
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Creating and Organizing a Homebrew Event
Nick Blodgett, Dylon Davis
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Distributor Panel- Selling and Marketing to the New Homebrewer
Bryan Johnson, Chris Opela, David Stuart, Mike Brennan
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Inventory Management: Part Science, Part Art
Kristin Girard, Steve Girard
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Product Diversity in Your Shop: How to Successfully Go Beyond Beer- and Winemaking Equipment and Ingredients
Aaron Hyde
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The Price is Right: How Consumers Perceive Pricing Changes
Tim Brady
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2018 Homebrew Con

2018 State of the Homebrew Industry 
Jake Keeler, Steve Parr, Dr. Bart Watson
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Collaborative Competition: Homebrew Shops in the New Economy
Ron Rivers
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Malt & Extract: Sales & Management
Aaron Hyde
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(Mis-)Adventures of Online Retail in the Age of Amazon
Bill Jimerson
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Stabilize Your Store’s Performance by Diversifying into Wine, Cider, and Distilling
Steve Bader
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Staffing Your Store for Success: Who to Hire, Who to Avoid, and How to Manage Them
Steve Bader
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2017 Homebrew Con

2017 State of the Homebrew Industry
Dr. Bart Watson, Jake Keeler, Steve Parr
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Adding Revenue Through the Fermentable Arts: Kombucha, Kefir, Sourdough, and More!
Lisa Colburn
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Creating a Brand That Appeals to Loyal Customers
Christal Farias
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Marketing and Social Media Best Practices
Ross Metzger
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Recipes for Homebrew Shop Success
Chris Geyer, Josh Stapleton
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Strategic Planning 101
Ron Rivers
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2016 Homebrew Con

2016 State of the Homebrew Industry
Steve Parr, Jake Keeler, Bart Watson
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Big Party, Big Money
Scott Hackett, Scott Michaels
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Brewing on Premise: The Evolution of the Revolution
Robb Larson
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Building Your Homebrew Community
Douglas Amport, John LaPolla
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Supply Chain Strategies for Managing Inventory
Chris Geyer, Josh Stapleton
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2015 Homebrew Con

2015 State of the Homebrew Industry
Steve Parr, Jaker Keeler, Bart Watson
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Best Practices in Homebrew Retail
Chris Opela, David Stuart, Juno Choi, Larry Clouser
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Examining the Hybrid Homebrew
Shop Model George Thornton, Jeff Jameson, Marcus Bezuhly
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The Nuts and Bolts of Store Design for Homebrew Retailers
Jeff Grant
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2014 Homebrew Con

2014 State of the Homebrew Industry
Gary Glass
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Recruit & Retain New Soldiers in Your Homebrewing Army 
Scott Michaels & Scott Hackett
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Social Media Best Practices 
Tamre Mullins
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2013 Homebrew Con

2013 State of the Homebrew Industry
Gary Glass
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Retailing like a Retailer
Tracy B. Neal
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