Join Us at the CA Craft Beer Summit TapTalk Stage to Catch Up with Industry Leaders

Each year the California Craft Beer Summit brings together a line-up of speakers and brewers that reflect the vision, authenticity and vibrancy of the craft brewing community in the Golden State. The 5th year of the Summit, taking place in Long Beach September 12-14, will be no different. CCBA is pleased to announce the following TapTalk speakers who will be speaking on the Expo Hall floor throughout the day on both Thursday and Friday. Check out the speakers, topics, and TapTalk times below:

A Chat with Jamie Floyd and Ninkasi Brewing

Speaker: Jamie Floyd, Ninkasi Brewing

When: Thursday, September 12 at 12:30pm on TapTalk Stage

Sit down for a talk with Jamie Floyd of Ninkasi Brewing as he reflects on the history of his brewery, the evolution of the industry and the plans for the growth of craft beer partnerships and collaborations in the years ahead.

When It’s Not Just Family Owned, Operated and Argued Over

Speakers: Sierra Grossman & Jeff White, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

When: Thursday, September 12 at 2pm on TapTalk Stage

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., founded in 1980, has remained a family owned and operated company for nearly 40 years. In 2018, founder Ken Grossman made the decision to step back from the day-to-day operations leading to the question of what comes next. Join Sierra Grossman, second generation family owner and Vice President, with Jeff White, CEO, as they discuss Sierra Nevada’s journey of a non-family member taking the lead.

A Chat with Kim Jordan: 28 Years of Fun

Speaker: Kim Jordan, New Belgium Brewing Co.

When: Friday, September 13 at 4pm on the TapTalk Stage

Sit down with Kim Jordan to talk through what she has learned about craftsmanship, community, and change while growing a progressive business from the basement to beyond.

With a legendary lineup of speakers continuing to be announced, you won’t want to miss the 2019 CA Craft Beer Summit!

Don’t forget to purchase tickets here before early-bird prices end on July 19.

Check out the full seminar schedule and list of speakers at

See you in Long Beach this September!