3rd Annual Beer-Con, San Diego 2013
San Diego, CA – May 30th, 2013 – San Diego’s premier craft beer conference, in it’s 3rd year, will take place on August 9th & 10th 2013, promising exclusive access to the top names in the industry and their expert presentations and panel discussions on all things relevant to the Craft Beer Movement. Between informative discussions, swag, and an extensive beer garden officially dubbed “Tap Haven,” you’re expected to have an experience unlike any other.
Beer-Con is continuing with the 2 day format that it experimented with last year. Friday August 9th, will be dedicated to brewery tours, and Saturday August 10th, is the day the conference will be held. Beer-Con has also started building a database of videos and presentations that will be made available to the public a few months after the event has ended. These will be available through the Beer-Con website which has recently undergone a brand new build, facelift, and update.
Beer-Con’s is currently working on an impressive line-up of participants that already includes industry pros like Doug Constantiner from Societe Brewing Co, Jim Crute from Lightning Brewery, Kevin Wright from Hangar 24, Tom Kolicko from Crafting A Nation and Ryan Lamb from West Coaster to name a few. Check out the official Beer-Con site for a full list of speakers and sponsors www.Beer-Con.com
We are still looking at add additional breweries, speakers and sponsors to this years line up.
You can reach out to Michael@BeerForThoughtLLC.com or simply leave a comment on the Beer-Con website. We feel Beer-Con is a huge step in forwarding the craft beer movement, and we’re only getting more excited to meet you at the Marina Conference Center in San Diego on August 9th & 10th.
Breweries taken part in the Tap Haven: Hangar 24, Coronado Brewing Co, Lightning Brewery, Mission Brewery, Mike Hess Brewing, Helms Brewing Co, Societe Brewing Co, Thorn Street Brewery and Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits.
Breweries taken part in the Brewery Tours: Coronado Brewing Co, Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, Societe Brewing Co, Modern Times Beer, Thorn St. Brewery, Helms Brewing Co, and Mike Hess Brewing.
Event Partners: West Coaster, Tap Hunter, Draft Magazine, Crafting A Nation, Craft Beerd, San Diego Brewers Guild and BikeSD.
Beer-Con was born out of the pure love for craft beer. This is a conference by and for beer lovers. For the first time ever, the greatest minds and palates in craft beer have a platform to come together and share their passion. Beer-Con 2012 is a two-day conference held in beautiful San Diego that will feature some of the top names in the industry speaking on a variety of topics. Friday will feature brewery tours while Saturday will have multiple speaking tracks which will run simultaneously throughout the day so that you can choose the experience that is right for you. This event is open to the public, no professional association or credentials required, must be 21+ to attend.
Michael Bowen, Founder