Join UNH Professional Development & Training for a multi-day workshop designed to teach you the ins and outs of starting your own craft brewery. This workshop is designed for working professionals who benefit from a flexible format, and includes a seacoast brewery tour and access to the 2019 NH Craft Brew Conference. Workshop sessions will be lead by craft brewery owners and industry professionals who will share their stories and provide insights into the inner workings of their business. Attendees from previous years will also share valuable tips about their startup experiences. Each day will take you deeper into the process as you gather helpful information about funding, brewing logistics, marketing, supplies, ingredients, quality, legal issues, distribution and strategic planning. You’ll leave the workshop with a personalized business plan, new industry contacts, good memories and a better understanding of what it takes to enter the nano/craft brewing market.
|Tuesday||10/22/19||6:00-7:00pm||Introductions, Goals, Schedule|
|7:00-8:30pm||Planning a Brewery: More Than Recipes|
|Thursday||10/24/19||6:00-7:15pm||QA/QC, Brewhouse Safety & OSHA|
|7:15-8:30pm||FDA, Waste Streams & Regulations|
|Saturday||10/26/19||12:00-6:00pm||Seacoast Brewery Tour|
|Tuesday||10/29/19||6:00-7:15pm||Business Structure + Business Plan|
|7:15-8:30pm||Branding, Marketing, Sales|
|Thursday||10/31/19||6:00-7:15pm||The TTB and NHLC - Taxes & Compliance|
|7:15-8:30pm||Equipment, Space, and Materials|
|Friday||11/1/19||8:30am-4:30pm||NH Craft Brew Conference|
A copy of the Brewers Association's Guide to Starting Your Own Brewery is included in the course fee.
From Route 4 West:
Take the exit for Route 155A. At the bottom of the ramp take a left. Follow Main Street approximately 3/4 mile. Take the second left on to North Drive. Stay on North Drive, pass Cole Hall on your right and take a right into the Cole Hall parking lot. Barton Hall is accessed through the main doors of Cole Hall.
From Route 4 East:
Take the exit for Route 155A. At the bottom of the ramp take a right. Follow Main Street approximately 3/4 mile. Take the second left on to North Drive. Stay on North Drive, pass Cole Hall on your right and take a right into the Cole Hall parking lot.
From Main Street:
Take a right onto Mast Road Extension. Take your first right onto Gables Way. Take your first left onto North Drive. Take your first left into the Cole Hall parking lot.