2017 Presenters

View the current line-up of beverage marketing and creative branding experts.


2017 Keynote Presenters


Fred Bueltmann

Partner | Beervangelist | Spirited Advisor | Certified Cicerone New Holland Brewing Company New Holland Artisan Spirits

Tom Flanagan

Co-Founder Dive Bar Brewing Company

Joe Heron

Founder Copper & Kings American Brandy Company

Alan Kropf

Executive Director of Education Anchor Distilling Company

Christian McMahan

President Wachusett Brewing Company

Hillary Sjolund

Founder Sonoris Wines

Paul Vander Heide

Founder Vander Mill

2017 Presenters


Jeff Alworth

Author/Writer The Secrets of Master Brewers | The Beer Bible | Beervana

Karen Barnes

Owner Wine Direct Marketing Services, Inc.

Trever Bass

Director of Operations Hopworks Urban Brewery

Kate Cardinali

Owner Innovative Media Design

Alexa Carey

Destination Development Specialist Travel Oregon

Anne Hubatch

Winemaker/Cidermaker/Founder Helioterra Wines and Alter Ego Cider

Lisa Itel

Global Sales Manager Travel Oregon

Laura Lodge

Owner/Consultant Distribution Insight

Michelle McKenzie

Consumer Marketing Manager Travel Portland

Kate Norris

Co-Founder Division Winemaking Company and Southeast Wine Collective

David Perks

Owner The Perks Agency

Jason Roberson

Creative Director | Designer | Owner CraftBeerBranding.com

Rebecca Stamey-White

Partner Hinman & Carmichael LLP

Cynthia Sterling

Principal/Creative Director Sterling Creativeworks

Sean Switzer

CEO & Co-Founder SEO Expert, Inc.

Nate Young

Marketing Instructor Portland State University