We invite you to join us on Friday May 29, 2015 from 6pm-9pm at the Mexican Heritage Plaza for Valley Brews, a taste of local craft breweries, benefiting the New Leaders Council: Silicon Valley Chapter. Join us to celebrate NLC Silicon Valley's 5 Year Anniversary.
Enjoy a taste of local craft breweries featuring Strike Brewing Company, Camino Brewing Company, Hermitage Brewing Company, and Santa Clara Valley Brewing.
Network with emerging and seasoned progressive political entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs and civic leaders in Silicon Valley. We will be joined by special guest, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Craft Beer & Entrepreneurship Panel
With the recent growth of craft breweries in Silicon Valley, we are featuring local craft breweries and civic leaders to share their insight on the role of craft breweries in creating vibrant cities and sparking economic development and entrepreneurship. Local craft brewers will also share their insight on starting a successful craft brewery.
Moderator: Hunter B. Current, Business Developer (Barry Swenson Builders, Alturas Ranches, Arenda Capital, Investor, Hop Farmer)
Kim Walesh, Deputy City Manager and Director of Economic Development for the City of San Jose
Allen Korenstein, CEO, Co-Founder, Camino Brewing Company
Nathan Poulos, Brew master, Co-Founder, Camino Brewing Company
Jenny Lewis, CEO, Co-founder, Strike Brewing Company
Peter Estaniel, Brand Manager, Hermitage Brewing Company
Steve Donahue, Brew master, Co-Founder, Santa Clara Valley Brewing Company
Randall Behrens, Live Oak Bank, SBA Banker specialist in Craft Breweries
Christen Soares, architect, Field Paoli, Whole Foods Mission Creek Brewery
Sam Holloway, PHD, Industry Expert, Professor at Univ. Portland, Business and Strategic Entrepreneurship, Co-Founder of Crafting a Strategy.com
PEOPLE, PROGRESS, RESULTS:
Learn about the NLC fellowship and how to apply for next year's class. Support the movement to develop progressive leaders to transform our Silicon Valley communities
Refreshments will be provided.
Register now: http://siliconvalley.newleaderscouncil.org/valleybrews
Pre sale tickets are $35. At the door are $40.
We sincerely hope you can join us for an evening that is sure to be unforgettable.
This event is hosted by New Leaders Council - Silicon Valley and thanks to our sponsors:
County Supervisor Joe Simitian
San José Councilmember Ash Kalra
DAWN - Democratic Activists for Women Now
Liberty Tax Service - San José
Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club (SVAPADC)
Peter Allen & Angelica Ramos
NLC Silicon Valley Co-Director Kalen Gallagher
NLC Silicon Valley Co-Director Reeta Sharma
For more information about the event, email Yan Yin Choy at email@example.com. For more information about Sponsorships, email Candace Joy at firstname.lastname@example.org
The mission of NLC is to train and support the next generation of political entrepreneurs: trendsetters, elected officials, and civically engaged leaders in business and industry who will shape the future landscape.