Questions About Your Brewery and How to Improve It? Join Us at the CCBA Spring Conference for a Variety of Key Business-Related Seminars

Are you in the process making critical business decisions for your brewery? Join us at the CCBA Spring Conference in San Diego, May 5-7 for a variety of business-related seminars to build your knowledge on running and maintaining a successful business. Don’t forget to register here before early-bird prices end on March 29 and check out some of our key business seminars below.

Tax Tips and Business Planning for Craft Breweries

Speaker:  John Urrutia, CPA, Partner, MUN CPAs

Plan for the next step in your business! Join John Urrutia of MUN CPAs for this seminar covering the importance of quarterly tax and business planning, differences in tax structures and how to utilize them, what to expect from tax advisors, and other various tax and business tips that will benefit your craft brewery.

Small Business Loan Transactions: Legal and Practical Issues Related to Obtaining and Using Credit Facilities

Speaker: Kyle Leingang, Attorney at Law, Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Join this seminar for an overview of small business loan options generally available to breweries and, in particular, SBA loans, equipment financings, important loan terms to consider, and the logistical process of obtaining and using loans in a growing business.

Business Decisions for Small Scale Brewing

Speakers: Tomme Arthur, Co-Founder & COO, Port Brewing and The Lost Abby, Doug Constantiner, Co-Founder & CEO, Societe Brewing Company, Sam Cappione, Vice President & General Manager, Speakeasy Ales and Lagers, and Peter Zien, CEO & Owner, Alesmith Brewing Company

Every brewery starts with making great beer and connecting to consumers, but what do you need to pay attention to as your business expenses grow year over year? Where can you be more efficient with your dollars and your resources? How should you assess risk while remaining fiscally responsible? Join this panel discussion moderated by Tomme Arthur, Co-Founder of Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey, to participate in a candid discussion about business best practices.

Case Study: ERP Brewery Management 

Speakers: Andrew Koehring, Production Manager, Seismic Brewing, Mike Parker, Partner, Moss Adams LLP, and Kirk Faris, Senior Manager, Moss Adams LLP

Join Seismic Brewing Co. and Moss Adams to review specifically how ERP can serve as the software solution that manages your brewery-based business. This case study review and Q&A session will give your brewery thoughtful recommendations for software integrations at your brewery.


No matter what information you’re looking for, we have something for you at the CCBA Spring Conference.

Take a look at our full schedule and seminar descriptions on our website here.

Online registration is now open! Don’t forget to register here before early-bird prices end on March 29.

Need a place to stay? Take advantage of our CCBA room block for discounted rates at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa on Mission Bay.