NEW from Pink Boots Society! Webinars will be available as an educational membership benefit and can be accessed On-Demand after the fact.

Upcoming Webinars


Pink Boots Roundtable: Cider, Wine & Mead

Broadcast Date: February 7, 2023 | 1:00 PM Central

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Cider, wine, and mead – three very different products making big waves in the fermented beverage industry. But how do these “new” categories find their place alongside craft beer? This month our Pink Boots Society Member Roundtable focuses on defining cider, wine, and mead and utilizing them to diversify your product mix. We’ve invited three industry experts to discuss:

  • General terms, language, and styles regarding cider, wine, and mead.
  • How consumer education is critical when introducing new categories to your product mix.
  • How to utilize cider, wine, and mead to diversify and better serve (and grow) your customer base.
  • Key points to crafting cider, wine, and mead.
  • And more!

Whether you’re new to cider, wine, and mead or a pro – you don’t want to miss this roundtable. Register for the upcoming “Cider, Wine, and Mead” Pink Boots Member Roundtable today!

 

Pink Boots Roundtable: Know Your Worth: Salary and Compensation Negotiations

Broadcast Date: March 7, 2023 | 1:00 PM Central

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On-Demand Webinars


Auto Buying 101 sponsored by  On Tap Credit Union

Broadcast Date: September 20, 2022 | 4:00 PM Central Time
Price: Free for All

When inventory is low, finding the car you want with a good rate can be difficult. Getting pre-approved for financing, doing the necessary research, and negotiating prices are just some of the steps necessary when buying your car. Join the On Tap Credit Union team for tips to guide you on the road to purchasing your next vehicle and what the true cost of ownership really is.

 

Product Lifecycle Management – Building transparency cross-functionally & creating efficiencies with Tia DuHamel of the Cross Flow Group

Broadcast Date: January 17, 2023

Tia DuHamel will discuss overseeing the entire life cycle of a product and process of bringing brands to market – from initial concept, to brand registrations, art deadlines, scheduling with production, deadlines of sales assets; all the way to launch in a tap room or shipping to distributor partners. Learn best practices for your business and how to get started introducing new systems into your organization.

This webinar will outline one size in regard to product life cycle does not fill all, and recognize the need for different lead times with each product mix offering.  Attendees will gain a better understanding of their organizations milestones & obstacles, best practices to implement, and introducing new systems to their organizations while garnishing buy in from their teams.

 

Past Roundtables


Pink Boots Roundtable: Alcohol Beverage Laws

Broadcast Date: December 6, 2022 | 1:00 PM Central Time
Price: Free for Members

Join us on December 6 at 1 pm Central for PBS Membership Roundtable as we discuss the laws, rules, and regulations that impact the alcoholic beverage industry.

We’ll discuss topics such as:

  • Laws and regulations related to production, sale, and distribution
  • Legal restrictions on sampling and tastings
  • How to handle product donations
  • How laws vary from state to state and based on product type
  • Participation in festivals and how to educate organizers and attendees
  • Other common legal issues facing production facilities of various scales — from large breweries to brewpubs, winery direct ship to distillery tasting rooms!

While this roundtable will not provide legal advice, it will provide participants with information on what to be aware of and what potential resources are available to address and resolve legal issues.

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, you won’t want to miss this engaging dialogue and networking opportunity from the Pink Boots Society!

Federal Liquor Laws PDF

Pink Boots Roundtable: Hiring & Retaining Staff

Broadcast Date: November 1, 2022 | 1:00 PM Central Time

Are you a facility or taproom manager and find it difficult to hire and retain staff? Or are you seeking employment in the fermented beverage industry, but struggling with your resume and qualifications? Join us during our next PBS Membership Roundtable on Tuesday, November 1, at 1pm Central Time as we discuss best practices and innovative approaches for hiring and getting hired!

We’ll discuss topics such as:

  • Where to look for job opportunities
  • What should you include in your resume
  • What type of professional development should you focus on
  • How to improve employee retention

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, you won’t want to miss this engaging dialogue and networking opportunity from Pink Boots Society!

Pink Boots Roundtable: Cellaring and Packaging Practices:

Broadcast Date: January 3, 2023 | 1:00 PM Central Time

Discussion topics include:

  • Traditional and modern processes for fermentation
  • Cellar, tank, and equipment design considerations
  • Clarification, filtration, and carbonation of finished products
  • Racking product bottle filling operations, materials, and equipment
  • Laboratory methods, equipment, and calculations.