Consolidation of Distributors

Distributors are continuing to consolidate across the three-tier system affecting craft producers. How do you work within the consolidated system to increase your visibility and create new opportunities? Are there new opportunities in a consolidated landscape? What happens if you are suddenly caught up in a distributor acquisition or merger? Understand what effects, both good and bad, the consolidation trend can have on your market growth and ability to be seen.



Laura Lodge

Owner/Consultant Distribution Insight

Jim Schembre

Co-Founder Craftroads Beverage

Michael Minton

Owner Dauntless Distributing

Brook Bristow

Owner Bristow Beverage Law

Jordan Egbert

Sales Representative CO Duvel USA

Michael Fairbrother

Founder & Head Mead Maker Moonlight Meadery LLC