Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference
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Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference


​2017 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
2017 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference


TUESDAY, MARCH 28: Conference

Multiple tracks include sessions covering legal issues, tax issues, marketing, distribution, beer and cider production issues as well as sessions on malting barley, hops and cider apples. Hear from Federal and New York State Government officials, craft beverage industry representatives, university researchers and extension educators, brewers, cider makers, and distillers about important topics related to your business and industry. The event includes a trade show and opportunities for networking (including a Social Hour following the sessions) with others in your industry.

COST: $85/person ($75 for each additional person from the same brewery/ cidery/farm); price includes a light breakfast, lunch, an evening social hour and a 2017 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference T-Shirt.

To register, go to:

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29: Field Trips

COST: $30/person includes a continental breakfast. 2 field trips are planned, choose 1.

  • The Brewery Field trip will include a trip to Bottomless Brewery. They will be brewing one of their beers while we are there -explaining the steps as they brew.
  • The Cidery Field trip will include a visit to Cummins Nursery and Redbyrd Cidery.

To register, visit:


1886 Malt

Cornell Institute for Food Systems Industry Partnership Program

Edge Architecture

Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty

Finger Lakes Packaging

Hartwick College

High Tech Rochester

Lee Publications

Lyons National Bank

New York Farm Viability Institute

Niagara Label

Prospero Equipment

Revolution Mobile Canning

Tri-State Carbonation Services

Vance Metal Fabricators, Inc.

Waterloo Container

Zenan Glass

The 2017 Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference is proudly sponsored by Waterloo Container.

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Derek Simmonds
Agricultural Economic Development Specialist


Waterloo Holiday Inn
2468 NY-414
Waterloo, New York 13165