•  San Diego Economic Growth Services Department     

Russ Gibbon (City of San Diego) 

  • Finding the Perfect Place to Expand

Todd Davis (Cassidy Turley)

  • Intelligent Use of Automated Process Controls

Burt Munger (Intelibrew)


THE NEXT STEP:  Panel Discussion
         Dream, Design, Build, & Brew

  William Camacho – Moderator  (Urban Contracting)
  Dustin Hauck  (Hauck Architecture)
  Joe Mucher    Pacific Rim 
  Burt Munger   (Intelibrew)
  Chris Slowey   (Urban Contracting)

  • Environmental Triggers for Breweries

David McKinley (McKinley Engineering)

  • CA Craft Brewing Legislation

Tom McCormick  (CA Craft Brewers Association)

  • Getting Your Intellectual Property Issues in Order 

Candace L. Moon (The Craft Beer Attorney)

  • Brewery Safety: Common Oversights

Dan Drown  (Drown Consulting, LLC)


BREWERY GROWTH:  Panel Discussion
        Pain and Pleasure--Making the decision to expand operations


 Tomme Arthur – Moderator   Lost Abbey/Port Brewing
 Jim Crute    Lightning Brewery
 Mike Hinkley   Green Flash Brewing Co.
 Patrick Rue     The Bruery
 Jeff Trevaskis    Manzanita Brewing Co.

  •  Developing Distribution Strategies

Steve Almaraz  (Firestone Walker Brewing Co.)

BOB 1 Held at White Labs -- March 2013

  • QA/QC Chemistry and HACCP             

Rick Blankemeier-- Stone Brewing Co.

  • Biological Issues Relative to QC

Chris White--White Labs

  • QC Lab Equipment

Brian Scott--Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

  • Intellectual Property

Michael Sardina --Societe Brewing Co.

  • Regulatory Update

Mike Brewer-ABCS

  • Environmental Regulatory Triggers

David McKinley-McKinley Engineering

  • Brewery Safety--Lessons Learned

Dan Drown--Drown Consulting, LLC

  • Science of QC

Jim Crute -- Lightning Brewery

  • True to Brand Sensory Evaluation

Shawn Steele--Karl Strauss Brewing Co.

  • Food/Beer Pairings

Scot Blair - Hamilton's/Monkey Paw/Small Bar

BOB 2 Held at Admiral Baker Clubhouse -- October 2013

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Breweries in Growth

BOB 3 Held at Admiral Baker Clubhouse -- May 2014

  • Local Government Relations

City of San Diego     (Russ Gibbon)

  • Real Estate Issues

Cassidy Turley   (Todd Davis)

  • Capital Raising  

TGGAccounting (Matt Garrett)

RSR Law Group (Bill Reavey)

  • Bank Financing

Regents Bank (Ryan Bowcott)

  • Business Management Issues

Dolman Associates   (Matt Dolman)

  • Accounting/Taxes

McGladrey (Justin Kay)

  • Local Brewery Lessons

The Lost Abbey (Tomme Arthur)

Lightning Brewery (Jim Crute)

  • Beer Industry Journalism

WestCoaster (Mike Shess)

  • Brewery Safety and Health

Drown Consulting, LLC  (Dan Drown)

  • Insurance, Risk Management, HR Issues

Brewery Insurance Program (John Hoefer)

  • Regulatory Issues (law enforcement, ABC & TTB)

GNM Legal (Gary Mozer)

  • Beer Distribution

(CA) Stone Brewing Co. (Chad Heath)

(AZ) Quail Distributing (Scott Hendrix)

  • Management of Tasting Rooms

Mother Earth Brewing  (Kevin Hopkins)

  • Exit Strategies

Bernstein Global Wealth Management (Shawn Wamstad)