Kickoff Party Information for Breweries

2018 Kickoff Party sign up is now open!

Sign up your brewery!

General Event Info

  • What: Kickoff Party at Homebrew Con 2018
  • Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Location: Oregon Convention Center
  • Parking


  • 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 will be delivered to our host distributor. More details on deliveries to follow after the signup period closes.
  • All beer for the event is a donation and not purchased by the Brewers Association.
  • All commercial beer needs to be delivered with a completed No Charge Invoice

Onsite at the Event

  • Each participating brewery will receive 3 complimentary passes 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 and bus tubs if you are serving bottles or cans and pipe and drape behind your booth. Breweries are encouraged to bring signage/banners to decorate their booth.
  • If serving kegs – you must provide your own equipment including, jockey box, regulator and gas. You can bring this with you to the event or deliver to the host distributor 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.
  • Parking – more information on this will be provided after the registration window closes.


Contact Chris Williams, Sr. Event Manager,

or Mike Aronson, Cellar Manager,