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Meet in a Beer Hall or Brewery

Published: July 01, 2016

 

Oregon has earned its reputation as a craft beer destination, and when you meet here, choosing to meet in a brewery, beer hall or pub, is a fun way to pay homage to location. Take your group on the Eugene Ale Trail, tour a local brewery and sample a variety of beers. From a creative "blending" brewery deep in wine country to a British cask ale microbrewery in Oakridge, there is a wide range of venues and experiences. Some breweries, like the regionally acclaimed Ninkasi Brewing Company or the MillerCoors-owned Hop Valley Brewing Company, can host larger groups on their spacious patios or special meeting spaces. Some have restaurants onsite and others rely on rotating food trucks adjacent their tasting rooms.

And the craft beverage trend is not just beer— try braggots, meads and ciders. Or belly up to the bar at a beer garden or public house that offers an ample selection of local beverages on tap. Many of the breweries are located close to larger conference hotels making it easy for delegates to walk, or you can arrange shuttle service. Take your meeting even further by booking small groups on a "pub cycle" which allows you to meet, tour and get your exercise all at the same time!

WildCraft Cider Works new space can host an event for up to 250 people. Amenities include: a full stage, sound and lighting system, built-in… More Info
Falling Sky Brewing Company adds a third location in the lower level of the newly opened EMU at the University of Oregon. Private meeting… More Info
Hop Valley Brewing Company's tasting room and production facility finds its home in the Whiteaker neighborhood. Visit a fantastic outdoor… More Info
The Ninkasi Better Living Room brings all your favorite Ninkasi beers together in a new restaurant and gathering space. Their full-service… More Info
Located in downtown Springfield, PublicHouse is a great place for the community to gather to enjoy great food, beer and conversation. Food… More Info
Elk Horn Brewery offers five in house ciders on tap in their tasting room and restaurant. They typically have a variety of perrys and apple… More Info
A great addition to the Whiteaker neighborhood, Beergarden features an indoor pub as well as an outdoor beer garden complete with fire pits… More Info
Since they opened in 2005, the Bier Stein Bottleshop and Taphouse has featured Eugene's largest beer selection. This European-style… More Info
One of Eugene's landmark breweries opened in 1991. Their spacious Eugene brewery and restaurant is in the heart of downtown and pours their… More Info
Claim 52 is a 10bbl brewery serving Eugene since 2012. Offering dank and hazy IPAs and extremely fruited sours at their two locations -… More Info
This tasting room offers a second location to try unique braggots, one of the oldest fermented drinks that originated from the Vikings!… More Info
Alesong Brewing and Blending was founded by industry veterans looking to explore their creativity outside the constraints of a typical… More Info
Tucked away in the mountain town of Oakridge, it's Oregon's only real ale public house and brewery. Enjoy genuine British cask ales,… More Info

To Book a Meeting at a Brewery:

Linda Norris

Director of Convention Services

Linda provides in-market support for convention meeting planners. She assists with venue and activity arrangements, delegate itineraries and tour options, and dining and transportation recommendations. Linda coordinates welcome table services, delegate information packets, "Show your badge" discount programs, meeting micro-sites and pre-conference collateral. Additionally, Linda offers resources for reunions, weddings and other group events.

Author: Eugene, Cascades & Coast