Key Initiatives

Tampa Bay Brewers Associations has several Key Initiatives to support the local craft brewing industry for 2024. As of April 2024, we are looking at building out these programs. Check back to see each Key Initiative as we launch them.
1. Brewing Arts Internship Assistance Program – In the planning stages with USF Brewing Arts Program.
2. Brewers Relief Fund
3. Educational Seminars/Training – We will highlight opportunities for new and seasoned brewers to hone their business.
4. Collective Buying Program
5. Partnership with Tampa Bay Beer Week – March 2024 was a huge success. Read the article in Tampa Bay Newspapers.
6. Membership Benefits (Brewers/Affiliates) – Contact TBBA Executive Director Sean Nordquist for info director@tbbeer.com
7. Corporate Partnership Opportunities – Contact TBBA Executive Director Sean Nordquist for info director@tbbeer.com
8. Shop Tampa Bay Craft Breweries (coming Fall 2024)

PARTNER WITH TBBA-MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS (All memberships renew January 1.)

Founding Partnerships are open to any business that is interested in supporting the Alliance and its mission to elevate the Tampa Bay beer community. By becoming a Founding Partner, companies indicate their commitment to the success of our industry and their belief in the people and the community. Founding Partnership is for life, and only available in the inaugural 2024 year. The cost is $1000 for year 1 and annual dues thereafter at BBL rate or Affiliate rate. The benefits of being a Founding Partner are:

  • Recognition as a Founding Partner on all TBBA material
  • Company logo and link on TBBA website
  • Invitation to quarterly Founding Partner social event
  • Inclusion on the TBBA “Preferred Vendors” list
  • Early offerings are preferred status for sponsorship and participation opportunities
  • Sponsored social media posts
  • One annual sponsored email to all partners
  • All benefits of standard Brewery or Affiliate Partners

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Brewery and Affiliate Partnerships are available to any company that provides products, support, or services to breweries, cideries, meaderies, or distilleries in the Tampa Bay region. Brewery Partners are free for first year, then normal annual rate based on barrel production:  – 0-5000 barrels (bbl) – $250; 5001+ bbl – $500. Affiliate Partners – $500/year.

The benefits of a Standard Brewery or Affiliate Partner include;

  • Company name and link listed on TBBA website
  • Early event notifications
  • Discounted tickets for events and merchandise
  • Invitation to participate in USPSP Internship Assistance Program
  • Invitation to participate in educational seminars and meetups
  • Invitation to participate in collective purchasing program
  • Early info for Tampa Bay Beer Week