Third Annual Ohio Craft Brewers Conference Schedule Announced

Keynote speech to address economic impact of Ohio’s booming craft beer industry

The third annual Ohio Craft Brewers Conference presented by The Cincinnati Insurance Companies will take place Feb. 8-9, 2017 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. Dr. Bart Watson, Chief Economist for the Brewers Association, will deliver the keynote address on Feb. 8, discussing the economic impact of the growing Ohio craft beer industry. The two day conference will feature over 25 presentations and panel discussions on a broad range of industry topics. 50 Ohio Craft Brewers Association Allied member businesses will also hold a trade show at the convention center during the conference.

Member registrations for the two day event are available for $200 per person. Non-member registrations are also available for $250 per person. Registration includes breakfast and lunch on both days of the conference, a flash drive featuring all conference presentations, admission to the trade show and post-conference events at OCBA member breweries in Cincinnati. Registration available online at

The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati adjacent to the Duke Energy Convention Center is the official hotel of the Ohio Craft Brewers Conference. Reservations can be made online.

The Ohio Craft Brewers Conference presented by The Cincinnati Insurance Companies is supported by Proforma Graphic Services, Brewers Professional Alliance, Frantz Ward Attorneys at Law, Reminger Attorneys at Law, Hunter Consulting Company, Ohio Beer Counsel, Heidelberg Distributing Company, Wholesale Beer & Wine Association of Ohio, Briess Malt & Ingredients Co., Craft Connection Brewery Tours, BLEFA, Sprinkman Brewing Systems, Baker Tilly and System Plast.

Click here to access the full Ohio Craft Brewers Conference schedule.

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