Successful Ingredients for a Brewery in your Community

APA Illinois Chapter


Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. CDT

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The panel will feature Scorched Earth Brewing Company (based in Algonquin), Skeleton Key Brewing Company (based in Woodridge), and staff from each community.  The panel will cover (a) background and history of each brewery, (b) overview of local, state and federal regulations, (c) working through the permitting and opening of a brewery, (d) challenges after a business opens and (e) overview of how communities can be responsive to those looking to opening a brewery in a community.


Mike Dallas

Confirmed Speaker

Scorched Earth Brewing Co.'s Founder and CEO Northern Illinois University Read More

Emily Slayton

Confirmed Speaker

Owner - Skeleton Key Brewery and Incubator

Ben Mason, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Senior Planner at Village of Algonquin Northern Illinois University Read More

Jason Zawila, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Jason Zawila, AICP is a Planner for the Village of Woodridge, IL, where, he is currently responsible for the management of the Village’s economic development initiatives and development review. Formerly employed by the City of Naperville, as a community planner, he was responsible for the coordination of long range ... Read More

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