NC Craft Brewers Conference + Expo 2021

NC Craft Brewers Conference 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!

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. 

Register HERE - Registration will open July of 2021

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:


Conference Schedule
COMING SOON - Click here for a download-able copy of the 2021 NC Craft Brewers Conference Schedule.


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?  Click here to access the 2021 Presentation Proposal form.
Proposal submission deadline is July 2, 2021.

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

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.


Lodging Options

The NC Craft Brewers Guild has arranged discounted room blocks at the following area hotels:
  • Embassy Suites, Winston-Salem
    • RESERVATION LINK coming soon!
    • Group Name: TBA / Group code: TBA
    • Rate: TBA
    • Booking deadline: TBA
  • Winston-Salem Marriott
    • RESERVATION LINK coming soon!
    • Group Name: TBA
    • Rate: TBA
    • Booking deadline: TBA