2019 SPONSORS

New Belgium Brewing

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New Belgium Brewing Company, a 100% employee-owned brewery and maker of Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale, La Folie, Voodoo Ranger IPA, 1554 and other Belgian-inspired beers, began operations in a tiny Fort Collins basement in 1991.  New Belgium takes pride in being a responsible corporate role model with progressive programs such as 100% employee ownership, open book management and a commitment to environmental stewardship.

Brewers Association

The Brewers Association is the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American brewers, their beers and the community of brewing enthusiasts.

Troegs Independant Brewing

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Founded in Pennsylvania in 1996 by brothers John and Chris Trogner, Tröegs Independent Brewing is driven by a sense of adventure and curiosity. From the beginning, our brewery has been built by family, friends and kindred spirits who share a love of great beer. 

Steel City Beer

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As the only independent craft beer wholesaler in Western PA, we are more than just a wholesaler who sells craft beer. Craft beer is the driving force behind everything that we do. Our goal is to show that there is a better way to share, experience and grow the incredible experience that is craft beer. We show our commitment to craft beer through the way we store, handle and deliver the beer. We are more than just a wholesaler. We are as dedicated to the beer as the people who brew it, and the people who enjoy it.

Stewards of Beer

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Stewards Of Beer is a local Pittsburgh-based craft beer promotions company made up of a team of knowledgeable and passionate craft beer enthusiasts, avid homebrewers, taptenders, Cicerone Program® Certified Beer Servers, and Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Certified Beer Judges. By having a team of experienced, knowledgeable and RAMP-certified Beer Stewards, they provide safe, exciting, and educational event coverage, and staff coordination for any beer event from tastings to festivals.

PicoBrew

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Five years ago, brothers Bill and Jim Mitchell's frustrations with homebrewing prompted the duo to create an entirely new beer-brewing process. A few years (and many pints of beer) later, the award-winning PicoBrew Zymatic was born. Zymatic improved the precision, repeatability, and overall quality of the beer-brewing experience and today is used by homebrewers and breweries all over the world.

BOOM Concepts

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BOOM Concepts is a creative hub based in Pittsburgh dedicated to the advancement of POC and LGBTQIA creative entrepreneurs.  BOOM serves as a space for field building, knowledge sharing, peer to peer mentorship, and storytelling.  

Farm To Table PA

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Very Local Pittsburgh

Very Local is a user's guide to the city of Pittsburgh. We are here to help you find the best of the old and discover the emerging new places and events that will become the new classics of Pittsburgh.

Craft Pittsburgh

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Work Hard Pittsburgh

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Work Hard Pittsburgh is a cooperatively owned and operated business incubator that combines media and technology services with training, sales support, and access to capital. Providing entrepreneurs with a path to start, scale, and sustain their business ventures.

Bierport Pittsburgh

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Meta Mesh Communications

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Meta Mesh is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in the Allentown neighborhood of Pittsburgh. An estimated 30% of Pittsburgh households do not have in-home Internet access. Our goal is to bridge the Digital Divide by creating sustainable WiFi networks in the most disconnected neighborhoods. 

Hack PGH

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HackPGH is Pittsburgh's oldest "makerspace". We are a 501(c)3 non-profit, community-based workshop that allows members to come together and share skills & tools to pursue creative projects. Our membership is open to everyone but typically comprises inventors, engineers, scientists, programmers, hobbyists, artists, roboteers, families, entrepreneurs, arts, and crafts enthusiasts, and students. We focus on collaboration, education, and community outreach.

Pittsburgh Current

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Accurate news coverage that is 100% influence-free. Renewed focus on the Pittsburgh arts and entertainment scene.