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Gain Access to Craft Beverage Insights You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

The Craft Beverage Expo and Distribution Conference is a carefully curated event essential for anyone in the craft beverage industry. This conference is dedicated to addressing the unique challenges faced by small-batch beverage brands, particularly in securing placement on store shelves. Explore the expo hall to discover companies specializing in a wide range of services tailored to the craft industry’s needs, including cutting-edge technologies and tools—ranging from fresh ingredients and labels to shipping and financial services. Join fellow independent producers for an unforgettable experience where you can savor the industry’s rich history and embrace its promising future at the Craft Beverage Expo and Conference.

As an independent beer, wine, spirits, cider or mead producer, you’re faced with many challenges, but one of the biggest is distributing your product. Craft Beverage Expo®  delivers solutions.

The Craft Beverage Conference requires a separate registration fee and takes place May 7-8 in meeting rooms, off the show floor, from 9:00am – 12:00pm. All tasting and tap room education happens on the show floor in the afternoons of May 7-8 and is included in your registration fee.  

Two Shows. Twice the Insights, Solutions and Connections All in One Location!

Discover turn-key tasting and tap room solutions from exhibitors for your needs in merchandising, architecture/design build, procurement and retail systems as well as improving the guest experience. In addition, access show floor sessions curated for owners, operators and managers of tasting and tap rooms from small and boutique to large scale wineries, distilleries and breweries or super charge your insights and add-on the robust education at the Craft Beverage Expo & Conference®.


Expo fees include access to two expo halls, live education on the show floor and daily happy hours. 


Fees includes entry into the two day conference program, access to two expo halls, live education on the show floor and daily happy hours. Other rates: One Day: $295, Expo Only: $50


Non-exhibiting suppliers fees: $125 Expo Only: (two show floors) ; CBX Conference $575; and CBX Conference – One Day Pass: $375.

Apply to Be A Presenter!

Our attendees are diverse with two specific audience types. Craft Beverage Expo & Conference attendees consist of adult craft beverage producers in segments including but not limited to beer, wine, spirits, cider, mead, and kombucha. The Tasting & Tap Room Expo attendees consist of owners, operators, and managers of wine, beer, spirits, tasting and tap rooms from small and boutique to large scale wineries, distilleries and breweries. 

Thought leaders from throughout both of these the industries converge for two full days of peer-to-peer learning, panel discussions, workshops as well as a connecting on a robust expo show shared by both events. Subject matter experts from inside and outside both industries lead an inspired line up of topics.  If you have an idea not listed that you would like to pitch, we welcome your submission for review! 

Topics of interest for the Craft Beverage Expo & Conference attendees include:

  • Traditional and alternative distribution
  • Distributor relationships
  • Product expansion
  • Brand architecture/trends
  • Market expansion
  • Generational Marketing
  • Branding and packaging
  • Digital Presence
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Supply chain issues
  • Voices in on-premise, Voices in off-premise, Voices in DTC
  • Lifestyle positioning
  • Sustainability

Registration Pricing

Craft Beverage Distribution Conference is the smartest investment you can make for your business. There will be multiple options to fit your budget and goals.





 Until 1/16/20231/17/2023 – 3/14/20233/15/2023 – onsite
Women in Craft Forum$200$250$300
*Producer/Distributor/Retailer – Full Conference$350$450$550
*Producer/Distributor/Retailer – One- Day Conference$200$250$300
*Producer/Distributor/Retail – Expo OnlyFreeFree$75
Non-exhibiting Supplier – Full Conference$475$575$675
Non-exhibiting Supplier – One-Day Conference$275$375$475
Non-exhibiting Supplier – Expo Only$50$75$100

See what’s included in your Craft Beverage Distribution and Expo experience here.