2020 CRAFT DISTILLERS & BREWERS ASSOCIATION EXPO AND CONVENTION UPDATE (Dated: March 19, 2020)

OFFICIAL NOTICE: Postponement of the Craft Distillers and Brewers Association 2020 Expo & Convention in Orlando, FL scheduled for May 10 – 13, 2020


Due to increasing concerns and advisories regarding the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the Craft Distillers and Brewers Association has made the decision in the best interest of the masses and the industry to postpone the 2020 CDBA Expo & Convention in Orlando, FL, May 10 - 13, 2020.

This is now unfortunately far beyond any State, County, airport or convention center epicenter and it would be naïve and irresponsible to hold such a large gathering of people thinking that it will not have any exponential repercussions. Ensuring the health and safety of our exhibitors, attendees, partners and the general public is our highest priority. This is now a matter of widespread health and much bigger than a bottom-line. We, as industry professionals, see this merely as a bump in the road in which our industry will overcome. We apologize for any inconvenience and disruption this may cause and we will be communicating new dates and location as soon as possible.

If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, please contact the Director of Expo & Meetings, Jessica Valby, at Jessica@CraftDBA.org or 

561-676-0340.

Well wishes to all and stay healthy.


Dated: March 19, 2020

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EXPO REGISTRATION & HOTEL INFORMATION

Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center

6000 West Osceola Parkway

Kissimmee, Florida 34746


Sunday May 10 - Thursday May 13, 2020


Through our relationship with the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, we have negotiated even more benefits for our Craft Distillers & Brewers Association Members. Among some of the many benefits CDBA members receive, at the Expo & Convention you will also qualify for discounted Walt Disney World tickets, complimentary shuttle to and from the WDW Parks, a 10% discount in the Relaché Spa, Lead Retrieval Technology while in the Expo, the opportunity to upgrade to premium Exhibitor spaces, preferences in reserving private exhibitor suites if desired and discounts on all packages for the Expo & Convention. If you are not currently a member, it is not too late to sign up and take advantage of the many benefits at the Expo and all year long!


Registration as an Exhibitor or Attendee is available via the links below.


Any questions about the Expo & Conference can be directed to Jessica Valby at Jessica@CraftDBA.org


Sponsorship opportunities available. Please inquire via CraigValby@CraftDBA.org

The 2020 Craft Distillers & Brewers Expo will be the industry's premier conference  joining Craft Distillers and Craft Brewers with local, regional and national distributors.  

The 2020 Expo will have over 400 exhibitors positioned and ready to network with representatives from over 600 various distributors, wholesalers and retailers looking to discover craft brands for their respective market.  

By participating as an Exhibitor, Attendee or Sponsor, your company and products will be in front of thousands of like-minded industry professionals who are vested in building the craft industry to unimaginable limits.    

Join us for this inaugural event as the world of Craft takes center stage.

We are looking forward to seeing all of you in May 2020 at our inaugural Exposition and Conference at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Resort & Conference Center in sunny Orlando, Florida!

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

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Are you a Craft Distiller or Craft Brewer that is looking for a new distributor or looking to expand into a new market and need representation? Register for the 2020 CDBA Expo as an Exhibitor to have your products in front of Wholesalers, Brokers and Retailers that are looking for new products!

Click the Photo to Register Today!


AND DON'T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR DISCOUNTED ROOM AT THE GAYLORD PALMS BY USING THE LINK BELOW!

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION

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Are you a Wholesaler, Broker or Retailer that is looking for new products to carry within your portfolio? Register for the 2020 CDBA Expo as an Attendee to have your pick of thousands of products that are looking for sales support and representation in your market!

Click the Photo to Register Today!


AND DON'T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR DISCOUNTED ROOM AT THE GAYLORD PALMS BY USING THE LINK BELOW!

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Private Exhibitor Suites

Are you bringing your full team and would like a larger area to conduct business within a private space? We offer private exhibitor suites ranging from 500 - 1500 sq. feet.  Reach out to Jessica Valby, Director of Expo., at 561-676-0340 or Jessica@CraftDBA.org

Limited spaces are available so contact today for rates and availbility!

Do You Have An Award Winning Craft Spirit or Craft Beer? Enter the 2020 CDBA Judging Today!

Click the Scales to the Right for More Info & to Register your Products!

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FULL 2020 CDBA EXPO SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Book Your Hotel Room for the CDBA Expo & Convention

The CDBA has negotiated discount hotel rates for all Exhibitors, Attendees and Sponsors for Expo & Convention.  Please make sure you reference the Craft Distillers & Brewers Association when making your reservation in order to receive your discount.  CDBA Members also have the opportunity to book upgraded room types at discounted rates as well! If you're not a member, now is the time to join!


Hotel room reservations can also be made via the registration website listed below or by calling the hotel directly at 407-586-0000 

(Be sure the reference Craft Distillers and Brewers Association to ensure the best  rate and guaranteed rooms). 

Reduced room rates for CDBA are only available until April 12, 2020. After that date, rates and availability may change. 

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TRAVELING TO THE GAYLORD PALMS RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER

Orlando International Airport (MCO)

Airport Phone: +1 407-825-2001

Hotel direction: 19.3 miles NE 

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

  • Alternate transportation: Mears Transportation 
  • Estimated taxi fare: 53 USD (one way) 

Visit MCO airport website 


Driving directions 

SR-528 W / Exit I-4 W / Exit 65 Osceola Parkway-Animal Kingdom/ Go East on Osceola Parkway / Gaylord Palms on Right

Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)

Airport Phone: +1 407-894-9831

Hotel direction: 22 miles NE 

This hotel does not provide shuttle service. 

  • Estimated taxi fare: 68 USD (one way) 

Visit ORL airport website 


Driving directions 

Get on FL-408 W in Azalea Park from E Colonial Dr and FL-436/N Semoran Blvd. Turn right onto FL-436/N Semoran Blvd. Take the ramp to Downtown/Orlando. Continue on FL-408 W. Take I-4 W to W Osceola Pkwy. Take exit 65 from I-4 W. Continue on W Osceola Pkwy to your destination.