Kickoff Party Information for Breweries

2020 Kickoff Party signup – Coming soon!

General Event Info

  • What: Kickoff Party at Homebrew Con 2020
  • Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Location: Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center


  • Breweries are invited to bring up to 5 brands for the event, with a minimum of 3 brands.
  • We recommend one ½ barrel keg or 7 cases per brand.
  • Beer for the event may be delivered directly to the host venue.
  • All beer for the event is a donation and not purchased by the Brewers Association.

Onsite at the Event

  • Each participating brewery will receive 3 complimentary full conference badges for pouring beer at the Kickoff Party.
  • You should have a representative at your booth for the duration of the event to pour beer. Conference attendees are very knowledgeable about beer and look forward to talking to people with the brewery.
  • Each participating brewery will receive a 10′ x 10′ booth space that includes a table for serving your beers.
  • Ice is provided.
  • Bus tubs are available for your use if you are serving bottles or cans. Please bring your own keg tub.
  • Breweries are encouraged to bring signage/banners to decorate their table. There is no pipe/drape to hang an overhead banner.
  • Pop-up tents are allowed.
  • If serving kegs – you must provide your own equipment including, jockey box, regulator and gas. You can bring this with you to the event with your beers.
  • Breweries can start setting up their booth at 5:00 pm and should be set and ready to pour by 7:00 pm.


Contact Chris Williams, Sr. Event Manager,

or Mike Aronson, Cellar Manager,