The American Brewers Association has made the “difficult” decision to cancel the 2020 Craft Brewers Conference, which was set to be held March 29th- April 1st, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Craft Brewers Conference
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The US Brewers Association has issued an update for attendees on the coronavirus and its impact on brewers planning to attend the Craft Brewers Conference in April.
The Craft Brewers Conference is the number one environment in the USA for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea sharing.
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