Craft Beverage Academy : Going Interstate - Going Global (for Breweries/Distilleries)
Expanding into a new market can be an effective way to grow your business. A disciplined process will help you accurately assess the potential of each growth opportunity. Topics to be discussed: * Going Interstate – Going Global: Resources and Considerations, Export Readiness and Market Selection * VDACS - Programs that support expansion and growth (AFID and Export Resources) * U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service – Resources for Going Global * Straight from the Brewer's Mouth – A local brewery will share their story and business insights * Q & A and Networking * Beer Tasting (Optional and on your own - fee for tasting) The event will be held in the Event Room at Blue Mountain Brewery. Enjoy lunch after the event at the Brew Pub which is a full service restaurant featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, specialty pizzas, and desserts. Also available are eight to ten Blue Mountain draft beers, local wines, ciders, and kombucha. If you packed your own lunch but still want to do a little beer tasting after the event, you're in luck! The Blue Mountain sampler features ten - 2.5 oz samples of Blue Mountain Brewery and Blue Mountain Barrel House beer for $10 (tax & gratuity are additional). Hosted by the Central Virginia, Lynchburg, and Shenandoah Valley SBDCs.
To register: http://bit.ly/SBDCbeer-spirits
Fee: No Cost