The Latest

BBC15 Asheville Host Hotel Sold Out

We are humbled by all the beer love and interest in the 2015 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference heading to beautiful Asheville, North Carolina this July 17-19.  The enthusiasm is tangible and full to the brim.  And so is our host hotel in Asheville, the Four Points…but don’t worry, we have made an alternative room block for your beer + writing adventures this summer!

The Asheville Four Points has sold all rooms in our room block for Saturday night.  The “overflow” hotel, the Crown Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort, is the sister hotel of the Four Points and is located 2 miles from downtown.  The Crown Plaza is offering free shuttle service to all BBC attendees to ensure that you won’t miss a minute of our action packed, educational AND tasy week.

The conference rate of $169.00 + tax is offered through June 3.  Pick up the phone! Hop on your computer!  Make a hotel reservation before the conference rate is over.  Crown Plaza = 1-888-211-7755 (24/7).  Online bookings are via: BBC Crown Plaza Link.  The group code is “BWC” but if you book online, the code will automatically be inserted.  You can also use the BWC code to check availability online.

Haven’t booked your flights, yet?  If you are joining us on the pre-conference excursion through Raleigh’s beer scene (and we hope you do!), you will need to arrange to arrive into Raleigh and out of Asheville.  As a reminder, the Asheville Regional Airport is 16 miles (approx. 20 minutes) from downtown.  The Crown Plaza DOES offer a a paid pickup and dropoff service to/from the hotel and the Asheville airport which you must book IN ADVANCE of your arrival – give the hotel a jingle to arrange this service in advance as the shuttle is by reservation, only. The Asheville Four Points does NOT have a shuttle service.  You don’t need a rental car once you get to Asheville so your best options if you are staying at the Asheville Four Points are to book a taxi when you arrive or hire a shuttle in advance.  The Asheville Airport Shuttle and Asheville Airport Express both charge $40 one way and a taxi costs about $45.  The Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference Facebook Group for Alumni is a GREAT place to connect with fellow conference goers – consider coordinating a rideshare with others!

We look forward to seeing you in the warm, welcoming, and enthusiastic beer environs of Asheville this July!

Recent Posts

imgres-1

2015 BBC in Asheville Almost Sold Out

All of a sudden…..whoosh!  The month of May is here.  I swear it was just a few weeks ago that we announced the 2015 location for the annual Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference as the festivities round to a close in sunny San Diego.  At the time of this posting, we only have 76 days, […]

Kim  Jordan

Kim Jordan, CEO of New Belgium Brewing – BBC15 Keynote Speaker

The 2015 Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference heads to Asheville, North Carolina July 17-19 for 2.5 days of local, regional, and national presentations related to all things beer.  We are incredibly excited to be in the inviting, beer-oriented environs of Asheville this summer and experience the friendly North Carolina beer hospitality.  The conference Agenda has […]

DaveMaxwell

The 3 PM Tasting at BBC15

This is a sponsored post from BBC North American partner, Anheuser-Busch A Note From Dave Maxwell, Director of Brewing, North America Millions of Barrels, One Consistent Beer Profile We want all of our customers to trust that when they buy one of our beers it will have the great taste they expect. Which is why […]

bbc

BBC Changing Name to the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference

The Beer Bloggers Conference is changing its name to the Beer Bloggers & Writers Conference. On the one hand, this might seem like a big deal to change our name and logo. On the other hand, we think it simply reflects what the conference already is. The Beer Bloggers Conference has always been inclusive. We […]

dubuisson-e4da3b7fbbce2345d7772b0674a318d5

Oak, Fruit, Hops, and More – The EBBC15 Pre-Conference Excursion

The following is a note from EBBC15 Elite Partner, the Belgian Family Brewers Innovation Meets Tradition with The Belgian Family Brewers on the Pre-Conference Excursion With more than 1,500 different styles of beers, Belgium can definitely be considered a Land of Beer.  With a cultural tradition of brewing that dates back to the First Crusades, […]

Screen Shot 2015-02-05 at 5.10.45 PM

Hotel Marivaux – Representing Belgium’s Beer Culture

A note from our EBBC15 Partner, Hotel Marivaux The Marivaux Hotel, former theatre and cinema, is honoured to welcome all beer bloggers to the EBBC15 conference! Ask anyone for 3 good reasons to visit Brussels and “For the beers!” will most certainly be mentioned. Granted, there’s the food and the monuments and the history and […]

Screen Shot 2015-01-30 at 2.33.36 AM

Visit Flanders Treating EBBC15 to Three Post-Conference Excursions

Visit Flanders Unveils Details About the 2015 European Beer Bloggers Conference Post-Conference Excursion Itineraries  Visit Flanders, the official tourist office of the northern region of Belgium, has unveiled three awesome post-conference excursion itineraries for the 2015 European Beer Bloggers Conference in Brussels, Belgium.  The beer adventures take EBBC guests on tasty, educational tours that combine […]

BBC15 Pre-Conference Excursion with visitRaleigh

2015 Beer Bloggers Conference in Asheville, NC is touring through Raleigh on a pre-conference excursion before the show! Conference excursions are some of the most eagerly anticipated activities of the Beer Bloggers Conference.  We are able to add value to attending the annual Beer Bloggers Conference by partnering with tourism associations and breweries to offer […]

Call for Host Bids for the 2016 Beer Bloggers Conference

We are currently in the process of determining the host for the 2016 Beer Bloggers Conference in North America and are seeking bids from host cities. In our selection of a host city, we really look at two things: Is the city a desirable place to visit for beer bloggers? Generally this means a dozen […]

View all Posts