Below is the 2017 CBE Zone Events. 2018 will be announced soon—check back regularly for updates!

Fireside Chats

Sit down with some of the biggest names in the industry to talk the elements of craft – alternate distribution, content marketing, digital marketing, e-commerce and in-house marketing. Learn how these elements have influenced them and their business models. Join Alan Kropf from Anchor Distilling Company for the Fireside Chats, which will take place during the afternoon exhibit hall hours.

Tuesday, November 7
12:10-12:30pm: Joe Heron, Founder, Copper & Kings
12:35-12:55pm: Paul Vander Heide, President, Vander Mill
1:00-1:20pm: Fred Bueltmann, Beervangelist, Spirited Advisor, Certified Cicerone, This Craft Nation

Wednesday, November 8
12:15-12:35pm: Christian McMahan, President, Wachusett Brewing Company
12:45-1:05pm: Tom Flanagan, Co-Founder, Dive Bar Brewing Company


Visit the Tech Bar

This is the best spot to come ask the hard tech questions. We’ve brought the texperts to you and they are available to demonstrate practical technology solutions and present hands-on experiences.

The Tech Bar, powered by The DAHLIA+ team have their fingers on the pulse of the event tech industry, and can discuss solutions for productivity, travel, social media and other interests

Go ahead. Use them. Ask them all your specific questions or book one-on-one time to discuss those burning tech questions. The Tech Bar team will be there to answer questions, provide hands-on walk-throughs on mobile devices, social media tips and more.

What we can help with:

  • Productivity challenges
  • Staying organized on-the-road
  • Collaboration optimization
  • Personal branding
  • Digital marketing
  • Social media
  • LinkedIn profile review
  • Résumé review

We also have a charging station for your mobile devices.