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The 69th Annual American Hop Convention

& Hop Research Council Winter Meeting

January 21-24, 2025 ~ Coronado Island, CA // Hosted by: Hop Growers of America


Charting the Course


Hop Growers of America is excited to announce the 69th American Hop Convention will take place at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa on January 21-24, 2025. The hotel room block and event registration will open this summer.

We hope to see you there!


Keynote Speaker Brian Crawford, President & CEO – Beer Institute

Brian Crawford joined the Beer Institute as its president and CEO in December 2022. Before joining the Beer Institute, Brian served as executive vice president of government affairs for the American Hotel and Lodging Association, where he led the association’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill and with key administration policymakers and stakeholders on priority issues, including short-term rentals, workforce career development and technology and distribution. He also oversaw the lodging industry’s largest political action committee, HotelPAC, ensuring that the association’s political voice was strong and united by investing in federal candidates who support the industry.

Before working at AHLA, Brian spent years in the U.S. House of Representatives, having served five as chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17). He previously served as the deputy chief of staff for Florida Congressman Ric Keller (FL-08) and held senior roles in other national trade associations


Time to Chart the Course! Get ready for an amazing reception onboard the USS Midway - a historical naval aircraft carrier in downtown San Diego - Thursday evening for dinner, drinks and great conversation!



Thank you to our sponsors and supporters that make this event possible!  This event would not have been the same without you. Click the link below to view the list of sponsors.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities for this event? Please reach out to Brooke Benner at [email protected] for more information.


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