Call for Proposals

  Ontario Craft Brewers Conference 2019

  October 28, 2019 - October 30, 2019

  Scotiabank Centre, 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9

REQUEST FOR PRESENTATION PROPOSALS:

OCBC is seeking presentation proposals from potential guest speakers for keynote, plenary and panel sessions on the latest topics in the world of craft brewing. 

PROPOSALS DEADLINE: May 30, 2019

Presentations/panel discussions will be approximately one hour in length, including Q&A. Presentations must be non-commercial, impartial and educational. No direct sales pitches for a product or service (please feel free to take a table in our Suppliers Marketplace). All submissions will be reviewed by the OCBC 2019 planning committee and speakers will be notified directly if they are chosen. 

OCB reserves the right to edit, adapt or circulate presentation materials or handouts. 

Subject streams include:
Pre-Conference Enhanced Learning (technical & marketing add-on sessions)
Technical/Brewing/Production
Business/Operations/Finance
Sales/Marketing/Digital
Retail/Regulatory

Potential topic areas include (but are not limited to):

  • QC/QMS guidelines
  • Retail update - LCBO, TBS, Grocery, Tap Rooms/Tied Houses
  • Regulatory systems update - AGCO, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Environment, etc.  
  • Water management, treatment, sustainable practices, etc.
  • Brewing processes, equipment, trends
  • Brewing ingredients - updates & trends
  • Draught systems - quality and maintenance
  • Packaging, production & operations
  • Financing and grants
  • Investor relations
  • Hops rub
  • Cask, barrel aging, sours
  • Yeast management
  • Contract brewing
  • Brewery mentoring
  • Food and craft beer pairings
  • Sales, marketing & branding
  • Social media trends & opportunities
  • Craft beer tourism
  • Craft beer events, tastings & trends
  • Import/Export
  • More.... 

Eligible presenters will be notified by email by end of June 2019.

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Ontario Craft Brewers Conference 2019

By Ontario Craft Brewers

Oct. 28, 2019 - Oct. 30, 2019

Scotiabank Centre, 6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9

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