The brewing industry is feeling the effects of COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns. To deal with the closures of taprooms and restaurants, breweries have found creative ways to serve their customers with delivery, curbside pickup, and sales of merchandise and gift cards. But as the situation unfolds, what can breweries do to continue to drive revenue and keep costs low? In this session, we’ll share best practices from breweries across the country and tips for effective marketing and distribution. We’ll also look ahead and provide relevant takeaways for how to optimize operations, manage cashflow and drive efficiencies when operations return to normal.
Speaker: Brittany Lacey, Ekos
Bio: Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Ekos is the leader in business management software for independent craft producers. Ekos partners with makers in 40 countries to manage their day-to-day operations in inventory, production, sales and accounting. The Ekos software is designed and built to help organize and operate craft businesses more efficiently and profitably, delivering insights unavailable from spreadsheets and traditional methods.