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BC CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY:

West Coast Canning has you covered – whatever your canning needs with over four years of experience, locations in BC and Alberta, and an ever-growing team of passionate canning professionals,

Mobile Canning Services – we bring our customized canning line, labour, supplies and expertise to new and established breweries and provide a cost effective and convenient pay-as-you go service.
Shrink Sleeve Application – all you need to do is have your artwork approved and we do the rest. We warehouse shrink sleeves at no extra cost and apply and ship as needed.
Can Warehousing – we store your printed cans at our warehouse and give you the ability to pick them up as you need them. Read more….

CONFERENCE KICKOFF PRESENTED BY:

Great Little Box Company Ltd. (GLBC) began operations in 1982 with a 5,000 square foot plant in Burnaby and only three employees. GLBC has all the packaging solutions you need under one great roof including the manufacturing of labels, wraps, keg collars and flexible packaging, custom and stock corrugated trays and boxes, Point-of-Purchase displays, custom folding carton carriers, multi-packs, boxes, and rigid boxes.  We also carry a full complement of shipping supplies to enable us to be your one source for all your packaging needs. Read more…

CONFERENCE MASTER OF CEREMONIES

Led by Carlos Mendes, counsel to the BC Craft Brewers Guild and numerous BC breweries, our team of dedicated business lawyers are uniquely qualified to advise the founders of craft breweries through all phases of development and operations.

Whether you are taking those first steps to turn your dream of starting a brewery into a reality, are outgrowing your initial system and space, or are looking at selling your interest in an established operation, Carlos’ team are available to assist with all of your legal needs. From navigating the rules and regulations of the LCRB and the LDB to procurement, leasing, raising capital and brand protection, we have you covered. We will structure your business to protect your brand and enable growth and investment, while also helping you plan for your long-term objectives. Read more…

BREAKOUT SESSION PRESENTED BY:

At CapriCMW, we provide personalized insurance and custom risk solutions to give you the confidence and freedom to focus on what matters to you. CapriCMW is a uniquely independent, employee and locally owned company with strong roots in BC, created through the merger of CMW and Capri Insurance companies. As a private and independent company, our employee-owners are empowered to make quick, strategic decisions – without bureaucratic delay and, most importantly, based on the best interests of our clients.

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OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY CO PRESENTED BY:

BSG Canada has been producing and distributing brewing products to Canadian markets since the early 1990s. With warehouse locations in Guelph ON, Saint-Laurent QC, and Delta BC we are able to offer customers savings on transportation costs as well as flexibility with scheduling and warehousing space. From exclusive ingredients to our innovative can program, we are committed to being your partner and share your passion for creating outstanding beer. Read more…

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY CO PRESENTED BY:

Gambrinus Malting Corporation has been rooted in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada since 1992. Our facilities are situated in the north Okanagan Valley between Okanagan Lake and the Monashee Range, and the beauty and purity of our home is reflected in our products. Read more…

GOLD SPONSORS

KEYNOTE STEVE BEAUCHESNE PRESENTED BY:

At Hops Connect we are all about hops for the expanding Canadian brewing industry.

With cold storage distribution centres in the east and west, Hops Connect is proudly Canadian owned and operated, dedicated to helping our customers tell their authentic story through the full array and variety of hops we import for our customers from around the globe.  Read more…

CONFERENCE VIDEO PRODUCTION BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

Mile 37 comes to your location throughout Vancouver, British Columbia and area (including Vancouver Island & Washington State). We will packages your craft beverage with 355mL, or 473mL cans – which we’ll gladly provide for you. If you already have your own cans, no problem. Once the job is done we’ll clean up and let you get back to business. Read more…

GLASSWARE, SWAG BAGS AND VOLUNTEER T-SHIRTS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

Capital T has been dedicated to creating high-quality, eco-friendly printing and advertising products for our clients since 2007. Being absolutely obsessed with making sure you and your group look great is the hallmark of our business. Read more…

SILVER SPONSORS

BREAKOUT SESSIONS PRESENTED BY:

RBC Commercial Financial Services is the full service business banking arm of the Royal Bank of Canada. We focus on helping Canadian SMEs access the resources and services they need to thrive in today’s business markets. RBC CFS employs several industry specialists, including a brewery expert, who is focused on supporting the rapid expansion of BC’s Craft Brewing Industry and working with brewers to provide tailored business solutions.

RBC is proud to be a supporter of the BC Craft Brewing Industry and has focused resources directly toward this growing sector of the BC Economy. As such, we are always willing to engage with established brewers and start-ups alike to provide free consultation and advice on financial plans and capital strategy. Read more…

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR PRESENTED BY:

Moneris is Canada’s largest provider of innovative solutions for mobile, online and in-store payments, processing more than one in three transactions. Serving businesses of every size and industry, Moneris offers hardware, software and solutions to help transform the way businesses grow and operate, in payments and beyond. Read more…

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR PRESENTED BY:

We help uncover the hidden value in your company through Scientific Research & Experimental Development tax incentives. We’re experts at what we do, so you know we will maximise the claim for you or your company. Read more…

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

Originally formed in 1981, Boxmaster is one of the longest established box manufacturers in the Vancouver Lower Mainland. Our most recent re-location landed us in our new facility on Annacis Island in Delta, B.C. We have been successfully supplying corrugated packaging for many industries for over 30 years, with products ranging from simple RSCs (Regular Slotted Cartons) to custom made die-cut boxes and displays. Read more…

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK BROUGHT TO YOU BY:

Since 1986, Specific Mechanical Systems has handcrafted brewing and distilling systems for the craft beer and spirits industries, in addition to supplying various industries with complex processing equipment. Originally a two-person company, the founders remain owners and now employ a team of over 85 people. Read more…

LANYARD SPONSOR

Cask Brewing Systems has been working with the Craft Brewing industry since the early 1980s when we started supplying brewing equipment and ingredients. We offer affordable canning solutions for small scale breweries, wineries, cider mills and drink manufacturers worldwide. Cask has installed over 1000+canning lines in over 52+ countries throughout the world.  Read more…

WEBSITE SPONSOR

Line49 Design Group is a full-service boutique website design, development and management team located in Vancouver, BC. Since 1996, members of our team have provided courteous technical expertise to businesses ranging from small to large. Line49 also publishes What’s Brewing: the Journal of BC’s Craft Beer Movement, and operates the award-winning websites www.whatsbrewing.ca and www.beermebc.com.  Read more…

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