Virginia Craft Brewers Guild


Demystify the All-In Cost of your POS
Mar 20 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

In an industry with continuous changes and cost increases, every dollar you spend must add value. You understand every part of your business intimately, so why should the cost of your Point of Sale (POS) be any different? Join Arryved for this free webinar!

Consider this free webinar the For Dummies book you wish they made. With the help of Mel Smith from Perkins & Co. and Rachel Kesley from Arryved, we’ll:

  • Demystify the various costs (real and hidden) associated with POS systems
  • Differentiate between interchange plus and flat rate payment processing
  • Ensure you’re getting the best possible rate to maximize profitability and lower overhead

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If you can’t join the webinar live, register anyway so you can receive the recording afterwards!

VCBG Webinar: Berlin Packaging – New Local Contact | Warehousing | Brite & Printed Cans | Glass | Custom Design
Mar 23 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Berlin Packaging is excited to introduce Jesse Fuller as your new local contact. During this webinar, Berlin Packaging will highlight the products and services they provide, their competitive advantages and also provide an update on current market trends. As the World’s Largest “Hybrid” Packaging Supplier, Berlin Packaging believes Anything is Possible and look forward to showing how they are different than your traditional suppliers.

Speaker: Jesse Fuller, Berlin Packaging, Packaging Consultant

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Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America
May 7 – May 10 all-day

America’s Largest Craft Brewing Industry Gathering
Nashville, TN | May 7-10, 2023

The 2023 Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America will take place May 7-10 in Nashville — aka Music City. If you like your brewing education and networking served with big ol’ sides of live music and hot chicken, you’re in luck.

VCBG Tourism & Marketing Committee Meeting
May 16 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The next VCBG Tourism & Marketing Committee Meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 16, from 10am-Noon.  This meeting will be virtual using Teams.  An agenda will be distributed two weeks before the meeting.  Please plan to attend.

For more information, please contact Kimberly at 

POSTPONED – VCBG Webinar: Business Interruption Coverage and What you are Protecting
May 17 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM


How will your business fare if your premises, stock, critical machinery or computers were damaged in a disastrous event? Business Interruption Coverage is the key to figuring out that answer. Learn more about the basics of Business Interruption Cover, and ways to make sure your business is protected.

Presenter: Logan Stefanko, Sales Executive-Commercial Insurance, Bankers Insurance


VCBG Quality & Operations Committee Meeting
May 17 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The next VCBG Quality & Operations Committee Meeting is Wednesday, May 17, from 1pm-3pm. This meeting will be virtual using Teams.  An agenda will be distributed two weeks before the meeting.

For questions, please contact Kimberly Noonan at

VCBG Farm Brewery Committee Meeting
May 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The next VCBG Farm Brewery Committee Meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 19 from 2pm-4pm.  Virtual via Microsoft Teams.  An agenda will be distributed two weeks before the meeting.  Please plan to attend.

For any questions, please contact Kimberly Noonan at 

VCBG Webinar: Create the Team You Need: Apprenticeship, Mentorship, Industry Training
Jun 8 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Skilled employees are essential for any business. In today’s economic climate, finding skilled workers is becoming a timely and costly human resources adventure that does not yield the needed outcome in too many cases. Bring skills training into your organization through Registered Apprenticeship and grow your skilled labor force as they earn a paycheck while they learn YOUR way of working.


BMW Owner’s Motorcycle Rally Craft Beer Fest @ Meadow Event Park
Jun 9 @ 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The BMW Club Motorcycle Owners of America will be holding their 2023 National Rally at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia.The VCBG has been invited to cohost a Craft Beer Fest for their members to celebrate Virginia craft beer and introduce their members to the brews that make us a destination for the weekend travelers to the most experienced beer experts from around the world.  This is a great opportunity for the Guild to expand Virginia Craft Beer and craft beer tourism in the Commonwealth.

Members Only Event

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Global Market Opportunity, Export-Readiness and Key Trade Issues
Jun 27 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The U.S. Small Business Administration, the Virginia SBDC, and the Brewers Association cordially invite you to join us for the webinar series, Global Potential for American Craft Beer. Join hosts Chris Van Orden (Virginia SBDC), Dan Pische (SBA), and Steve Parr (BA) as they engage with special guests on some of the key considerations for international expansion.

Don’t miss this unique and entertaining opportunity to listen in on conversations about opportunities, resources, challenges, and best practices for introducing the U.S. craft beer to the global market place!

American craft breweries are respected around the world for their quality and innovation, yet it can be difficult for a small independent producer to know how to approach potential international sales. In this initial episode, the hosts will discuss what it means to be an export-ready brewery and what a brewery needs to know in the key areas of compliance. The Brewers Association will close with some insights into the contours of top foreign markets for American breweries.

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