NC Craft Brewers Conference + Expo 2021

November 2-4, 2021  |  Winston-Salem, NC

Bringing together craft brewing professionals from across the Southeast, the 8th annual NC Craft Brewers Conference (NCCBC) + Trade Expo will take place at the Benton Convention Center, located in downtown Winston-Salem, NC for three days of learning, networking, socializing, and shopping. Whether you are looking to expand your knowledge base or purchase a new fermenter, don't miss this year's NCCBC!
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Registration / Ticketing
  • Conference registration includes: educational sessions, access to the NCCBC Trade Expo, Wednesday lunch (lunch is not served on Tuesday or Thursday), and NCCBC social events (note: only the All Access Pass includes admission to the NC Industry Awards Banquet.)
  • NCCBC conference registration is open to all breweries, regardless of Guild membership.
  • Discounted Guild member pricing is available to any brewery who is a member of their state’s Guild - contact your state’s Guild to receive the discount code.
  • Not a Guild member? Click here to learn more about membership and join online. 


Early-Bird Tickets (available for online purchase July 1 - October 17, 2021)

Standard Online & On-Site Tickets (available for online purchase October 18 - November 4, 2021)

Additional Ticket Options:

Refund Policy:
All NCCBC conference registrations are 100% refundable prior to October 1st, 2021.  After this date, we will not be able to issue any refunds, unless the event is unexpectedly required to cancel.

Conference Schedule
Click here for a download-able copy of the 2021 NC Craft Brewers Conference Schedule.
(Schedule is subject to change. As additional details are confirmed, we will add them into the schedule, so please check back often!)

Click here to REGISTER & learn more about the NCCBC Pre-Conference Workshops offered on Tuesday, November 2nd!  


NCCBC Trade Expo

View the 2021 Expo Vendor List HERE - COMING SOON!

Are you a NCCBG Allied Member who is interested in exhibiting at the 2021 Trade Expo?  CLICK HERE for vendor information.



Want to Speak at the NCCBC?
Do you have a great NCCBC session presentation idea?  The NCCBG is now seeking session proposals. We are especially interested in advanced content geared toward established breweries and the evolving mid-size brewery, as well as workshops and interactive session ideas.  Please note that sessions are required to be educational in their scope; promotional session proposals will not be accepted.  

Interested in presenting?  The proposal submission window has CLOSED.  Click here to access the 2021 Presentation Proposal form.
submission deadline is July 9, 2021 (Friday)

Topic areas include: 

  • Taprooms & Front of House Operations
  • Marketing & Events
  • Technical Brewing
  • Brewery Safety & Sustainability
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Sales & Distrobution
  • Finance & Business Management
  • Legal & Regulatory Compliance

Lodging Options

The NC Craft Brewers Guild has arranged discounted room blocks at the following area hotels:
  • Embassy Suites, Winston-Salem
    • Group Name: Craft Brewers Guild
    • Rate: $139 a night
    • Booking deadline: October 19th, 2021
  • Winston-Salem Marriott
    • Group Name: NC Craft Brewers Guild
    • Rate: $184 a night
    • Booking deadline: October 19th, 2021