Join Briess Division Manager – Brew East, Mike Killelea, at the 2016 North Carolina Craft Brewers Conference and Trade Show November 1st – 3rd at the Twin City Quarters in Winston-Salem, NC. Over 450 members from the craft brewing community from North Carolina and neighboring states are expected to attend this year’s conference.

Trade Show Hours

  • November 2nd, 2016: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • November 3rd, 2016: 8:30am – 2:00pm


  • Keynote address by Scott Metzger, founder of Freetail Brewing.
  • Pre-Conference sessions for new breweries & breweries-in-planning.
  • Tuesday evening “FailFest.”  Failure leads to insight, understanding and innovation.
  • More sessions for established brewery personnel and larger brewery personnel.
  • JB Shireman returns with his Winds of Change talk about the landscape of craft brewing.
  • A members-only session to elect Guild board seats.
  • Bigger and better 2-day trade show with our affiliate and retailer members.

Click here for full conference schedule.

Event Location:

Twin City Quarter 
301 W 5th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Hosted by the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild.
Hosted by the North Carolina
Craft Brewers Guild.