Economic Development Growth and the Craft Beer Industry
27 November @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm$40
Economic Development Australia (EDA) and the Inner West Brewery Association are delighted to present a forum to explore the growth of the craft beer industry and local economic impact.
Expert speakers and panellists will discuss the rise of the craft beer industry in Australia and globally and the positive impact on local communities in driving urban and regional regeneration, job creation and the night time economy.
Who should attend:
Economic development directors, managers and officers, planning officers, strategic planners, licencing officers, established or emerging craft brewers and anyone interested in this exciting growth sector!
John Elliott, Craft Beer Reviewer will present the scale and the rise of the craft beer industry, its likely growth trajectory and future projections, based on primary research and global experiences.
Simon Millcock, Economic Development Australia South Australia, will showcase how the sector impacts economic development, urban and regional generation, place making and community.
The Inner West Brewery Association will lead a discussion regarding current licencing frameworks and other regulatory issues. How can the opportunities be unlocked?
Presentations and a dynamic panel discussion from industry leaders, paving the way in establishing craft breweries in urban and regional areas. Hear their secrets to success and their war stories!
- Michael Brischetto: Katoomba Brewing Company
- Peter Phillips: Wayward Brewery and the Inner West Brewery Association
- Pat McInerney: Willie the Boatman Brewery
- And others!
Following the forum, join us for a tour of Wayward Brewery, networking and a beer tasting!