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Bryan Roth

Good Beer Hunting and the North American Guild of Beer Writers

Bryan Roth has covered the beer industry for nearly a decade, with reporting on business, cultural and personal…

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Steve Beauchesne

Beau’s Brewing Co, Co-Founder

How looking to the past can help navigate craft during turbulent times. Steve Beauchesne, CEO and Co-founder of…

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Carlos Mendes

Carlos Mendes

Conference Master of Ceremonies

Carlos Mendes is a Partner and Chair of the Craft Breweries Practice at Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP…

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Mary Sue Maloughney

Mary Sue Maloughney Assistant Deputy Minister and General Manager, Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch Mary Sue Maloughney became…

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Lizzie MacNeill

Later PR & Partnerships Lead

Founded as the first-to-market Instagram scheduler in 2014, Later (formerly Latergramme) has grown from a simple Instagram tool…

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Chad Yakobson Crooked Stave

Chad Yakobson

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Owner and Brewer

Chad Yakobson is the Owner and Brewer of Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project located in Denver, Colorado. He…

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Blind Enthusiasm

Blind Enthusiasm Brewing

Operating since mid 2017, Blind Enthusiasm is driven by our passion for making great beer. We have two…

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Steven Fitzgerald

Habanero Co-founder and President

Steven Fitzgerald, co-founder and president of Habanero, thinks about the world of work a lot. He has spent…

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D Joshua Mayich

Darlings Island Farm

Darlings Island Farm is a family-owned and operated hop farm that produces high-quality hops, with a focus on…

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Matt Lockhart

Phillips Brewing Head of Marketing

Matt Lockhart is the Head of Marketing at Phillips Brewing Company, and for the past two terms has…

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Daryn Medwid

Central City Brewers and Distillers

With 22 years experience as a sales leader with beverage alcohol giants such as Diageo and MolsonCoors and…

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Chloe Smith

Townsite Brewing, General Manager

Chloe is co-owner of Townsite Brewing, a BC Craft Brewers Guild board member and a Canadian Craft Brewers…

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Jenn Vervier

Jenn Vervier

Persephone Brewing Co CEO

After serving in a variety of positions over 25 years in the US craft brewing industry at New…

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Richard Hoy

Catax Canada Ltd CEO

At Catax we help uncover the hidden value in your company through Scientific Research & Experimental Development tax…

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Curt Herzog

Ekos Brewmaster Sales Manager

Ekos is the industry leader in providing management software to independent craft manufacturing businesses – our flagship platform…

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Matt Arruda

CapriCMW, Commercial Risk Advisor

CapriCMW is a uniquely independent, locally and employee-owned company with strong roots in BC. With decades of experience…

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Leif Miltenberger

Hired Guns Creative Managing Partner

Leif Miltenberger is a Managing Partner at Hired Guns Creative, a small but mighty design agency focused on…

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Crystal Luxmore Beer Sisters

Crystal Luxmore

Cicerone Certification Program, Beer Sisters Inc.

Founded 11 years ago, over 100,000 people around the world hold a Cicerone certification. The Cicerone® Certification Program…

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Kim Lawton

Cannery Brewing Marketing Director, Penticton Ale Trail

Kim Lawton is the Marketing Director at Cannery Brewing in Penticton and she also manages the Penticton Ale…

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Neva Parker

White Labs Director of Operations

Neva Parker earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA and first became interested…

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Deirdre Campbell

Beattie Tartan Managing Director

As managing director of Canadian-based Beattie Tartan, Deirdre has been entrenched in the integrated communications business for more…

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Carol-Lynne Michaels

BC Ale Trail Project Producer

The BC Ale Trail was created by a dedicated team of craft beer allies to connect British Columbia’s…

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Jacob Moore

468 Communications Account Manager

468 Communications creates presence economies – helping organizations be more present with their communities through creative storytelling and…

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Nancy More KPU Brewing

Nancy More

KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations Program Founder

Nancy More brewed her first beer 40 years ago and has been exploring and having fun in the…

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Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada Commercial Banking

Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance.…

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Rebecca Whyman

Craft Beer Enthusiast

Rebecca Whyman is a craft beer enthusiast. Formerly the beer columnist for CBC's On the Coast, you can…

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