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Opening Up Shop: Practical Advice for Starting Your Craft Beverage Production Business

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The process of launching a production business is complicated to say the least. Simultaneously building a brand, developing quality products, and managing the demands of regulators, contractors, zoning boards, and other stakeholders can feel overwhelming, but advanced planning and the right team can reduce the friction considerably.

In this webinar, CBA Manager Chris Van Orden will ask craft brewer and consultant Greg Fleehart to share his experience successfully opening multiple breweries in Virginia and tips for producers-in-planning.

A confirmation email with the Zoom login information will be sent after registration – a day before before the event – please be on the lookout for it.


Speaker: Greg Fleehart is an award-winning professional brewer with over 15 years’ experience in in Washington State and Virginia. He has built out and operated multiple breweries and has consulted for successful start-ups, bringing expertise and an eye for efficiencies and quality. Currently he is working on opening Old Rappahannock Brewing in Warsaw, VA, and continues to consult with small to medium sized breweries on quality, process efficiencies and brand development.

Fee: No Cost


May 23
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Virginia SBDC