59th  Annual American Hop Convention

and Hop Research Council Winter Meeting

January 20-23, 2015
 
This event was hosted by
Hop Growers of America
at
Rancho Bernardo Inn, Stone Brewing Co. and
Karl Strauss Brewing Company - San Diego, CA

THURSDAY 1/22/15 PRESENTATIONS:
Dr. Reinhold Kugel, German Hop Marketing Board: "MRL Harmonization from the Sales Perspective"
New Hop Harvesting Technology - "Wolf Picker" and "Perrault Harvester"
 
 
FRIDAY 1/23/15 PRESENTATIONS:
Chris Swersey, Brewers Association: “Annual Craft Brewer Hop Survey Results”
Bart Watson, Brewers Association: “20/20 Hop Supply Chain"
Alex Barth, John I. Haas - "Marketing to a Diverse Customer Base"

Louis Gimbel IV, S.S. Steiner: "Serving a Broad Customer Base"
Steve Carpenter, Yakima Chief Hopunion: "Aligning the Hop Supply Chain with Customer Expectations"
 
 
 Thank you, Sponsors...
   

Diamond

47 Hops LLC
Brewers Association
Dauenhauer Manufacturing Inc
Growers Supply Co Inc
Stone Brewing Co
Karl Strauss Brewing Co

 

Platinum

Anheuser-Busch Inbev
John I Haas Inc
MeasureTek Inc
Payne West Insurance

Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Gold

  Allagash Brewing Co
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Bayer CropScience
BioTwine Manufacturing
Crosby Hop Farm
Cumberland Sales Co Wire Rope & Fittings
Farm Wholesale Inc
Fehr Brothers Industries
Husch & Husch Fertilizer
MillerCoors
New Belgium Brewing Co
Pacific Agricultural Laboratory LLC
ROTBLOC LLC
Wilbur Ellis Co - Woodburn & Yakima
Yakima Chief - Hopunion LLC


Silver

Cornerstone Ranches LLC
Green Gold LLC Hops Jewelry
Hop Growers of Washington
Oregon Hop Growers Association
Reid Instruments
Rolanka International Inc
S S Steiner Inc
Summit Plant Laboratories Inc
Washington Hop Commission
West Coast Wire Rope & Rigging


Bronze

Stan Brulotte Farms/Loza Farms
Kerr Supply Co
Watertown Hops

Beer Sponsors

Allagash Brewing Co
BJ's Restaurants
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Bell's Brewery
Brooklyn Brewery
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Full Sail Brewing Company
Karl Strauss Brewing Co
Kona Brewing
MillerCoors
Mother Earth Brew Co
New Belgium Brewing Company
New Glarus Brewing Co
Odell Brewing Company
Red Hook Ale Brewery
Russian River Brewing Co
Stone Brewing Co
The Lost Abbey
Widmer Brothers Brewing