Our sponsors are critical to the success of the conference. In fact, we could not hold the conference at such a low price without them. Please see below for our growing list of sponsors.
- For complete sponsor information on either 2014 Beer Bloggers Conference, please contact Reno Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-406-580-5919.
- Once you have determined in which category you would like to be a sponsor, you can sign up on our secure form here: North American BBC Sponsor Form or European BBC Sponsor Form.
- If you would like to host a future Beer Bloggers Conference, please complete our Host Application.
2014 European Beer Bloggers Conference Sponsors
Molson Coors is one of the leading beer companies in the world, with more than 100 beer brands including Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Miller Lite, Carling and Staropramen, as well as craft and specialty beers like Blue Moon, Creemore Springs and Cobra. We are delighted to have Molson Coors returning as our Elite Sponsor, including the provision of €95 stipends for Citizen Beer Bloggers attending the EBBC.
The number one Irish ale, Smithwick’s has been brewed since 1710, and in that time the brewers have learned a thing or two about beer. A seven-time winner of La Monde gold medal, 300 years on, Smithwick’s is still a favourite with ale drinkers today. In 2011, Smithwick’s launched Smithwick’s Pale Ale, its first innovation since 1987.
It all starts with just one man, but it’s not down to a single ‘eureka’ moment. The history of GUINNESS® beer, draught, or stout is a stirring tale of inspiration, dedication, ingenuity and effort. It’s over two centuries of sublime brewing craft, a remarkable knack for spreading the word and more than a few leaps of faith. It’s the story of how a unique Irish stout became, with a little magic, one of the World’s best-loved beers.
Beer Ireland was formed in July 2012 to represent the interests of emerging independent craft brewers. It came into being when a number of like minded individuals met for a brewing and distilling programme in Cork. During the course of proceedings the need for an organisation to represent and promote craft brewing was identified and Beer Ireland was born. Beer Ireland is sponsoring at both the BeerSocial event and the Event Sponsor level.
2014 North American Beer Bloggers Conference Sponsors
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is a trade association that represents the interests of the 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors - with operations located in every state and congressional district across the United States – before government and the public. NBWA works to strengthen the state-based system of alcohol regulation that facilitates an orderly marketplace; creates a transparent and accountable system of alcohol distribution that protects American consumers; and promotes responsibility in the manufacture, distribution, sale and consumption of alcohol.
CraftBeer.com is a consumer-oriented website for lovers of craft beer published by the Brewers Association. The website is full of information about the craft beer scene, including advice on beer and food pairing, stories on beer road trips, and a blog by Great American Beer Festival founder Charlie Papazian. The Brewers Association is the national organization that represents the interests of small and independent craft brewers in the United States. @CraftBeerDotCom
Karl Strauss Brewing Company Karl Strauss Brewing Company is a regional craft brewery based in San Diego. Founded in 1989, it was the first brewery to open in San Diego in more than 50 years. Today, Karl Strauss is the 44th largest craft brewer in the United States brewing more than 30 different styles of beer at its 60-barrel Main Brewery in San Diego’s Pacific Beach, and seven satellite Brewery Restaurants across Southern California.
Stone Brewing Co. will whisk attendees of the 2014 Beer Blogger’s Conference to Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, where they may behold the architectural award-winning environs while enjoying masterfully prepared food-and-beer pairings. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with Stone Co-founders Greg Koch and Steve Wagner and sample specialty offerings spanning Stone’s entire beer portfolio, from everyday mainstays to barrel-aged brews and ales created on-site.
Lagunitas Brewing Company is based in Lagunitas, California and was founded in 1993. The company is currently building a second brewery in Chicago with plans to produce its first beers in early 2014, hence the tag line “Petaluma, Chicago, and The World.” Lagunitas is sponsoring the Friday evening party at the Beer Bloggers Conference.
Dogfish Head is an unconventional brewery. They brew strange concoctions of beer, sell silly accessories with their name on it, and have their own music group, The Pain Relievaz! Not only was Dogfish Head Delaware’s first brewpub, it was the smallest commercial brewery in America when it was founded in 1995.
Inspired by the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. beers are designed to be as bold, wild and unwavering as those storied granite peaks. With respect to tradition and an unbridled passion for innovation, Sierra Nevada beers are inspired by the philosophy that anything is possible. The company is committed to pushing the boundaries of craft beer.