Orchestrate 2019 Recap

More than 300 employees from breweries, distilleries, cideries and other craft beverage makers around the world descended on Portland, Oregon for Orchestrate, our annual user conference.Now In its 7th year, the annual Orchestrate conference provides a central meeting place for OBeer brewery software users to network, attend classes, discuss future trends and outline steps to digitally transform brewery business operations.Orchestrate offered 50+ classes [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|

Orchestrate 2017 Recap

Orchestrate 2017 Recap More than 350 players from breweries all over the world descended on Portland for Orchestrate 2017, in order to level up their OrchestratedBEER game. The 3-day conference, now in its 6th year, gave users the opportunity to attend 60+ industry sessions. The sessions included detailed classes on better utilizing and understanding the software, 'Ask the Expert' [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|

8 Key Success Factors to Be Competitive in the Beer Industry

Source: Brewer’s Association The craft brewery continues to grow in 2018. In Brewers Association’s 2018 industry report, there was a 13% increase in the number of breweries in the US in 2018 compared to 2017. Compared to ten years ago in 2008, the number of breweries in the US has increased by 80% with 7,450 breweries open in the US in [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|

2015 OBeer Recap – Year of Growth

The 2015 OBeer Recap can be classified as a Year of Growth and expansion. We added 98 new customers to our growing community. We brought our customer total to 225 and increased our daily user count to 1196, all while maintaining an astounding 95.74% retention rate. In March we launched a new product specifically for distilleries called OrchestratedSPIRITS. OSpirits adapts the same [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|

OBeer Surpasses 1000 Brewery Software Users

Around this time last year we were celebrating our 100th brewery customer milestone. Fast forward a year later and we find ourselves surpassing another milestone of 1000 individual OBeer users. Now with more than 200 breweries across the US, Canada and the UK, there are 1100+ users logging into OBeer on a daily basis instead of generic bookkeeping software, web applications, spreadsheets [...]

By | November 16th, 2015|

A Day in the Life of a Brewery Owner

In previous posts we introduced you to the daily lives of Penny the brewery accountant, Bruno the brew master, Sal the Sales Guy and Peter the Inventory Mgr.  This segment focuses on the life of the brewery owner through the eyes of Bill. Bill’s story embodies the brewery owner persona and the constraints encountered due to multiple systems and inefficient processes. As [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|

A Day in the Life of a Brewery Sales Guy

In previous posts we introduced you to the daily lives of Penny the brewery accountant, Bruno the brew master, and Peter the Inventory Mgr. This segment focuses on the life of the brewery sales rep through the eyes of Sal. Sal’s story embodies the brewery sales rep persona and the constraints encountered due to multiple systems and inefficient processes. Even the best [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|

A Day in the Life of the Brewery Inventory Mgr

In previous posts we introduced you to the daily lives of Penny the brewery accountant and Bruno the brew master. This segment focuses on the life of the brewery inventory manager through the eyes of Peter. Peter’s story embodies the brewery inventory persona and the constraints encountered due to multiple systems. Even the best system of spreadsheets have to be constantly updated [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|

The Life of the Brewery Accountant

In Part 1 of our “Day in the Life” series, we provided a glimpse into Bruno’s use of OBeer software from the brewer’s perspective. This segment focuses on the life of the brewery accountant through the eyes of Penny. Penny’s story embodies the brewery accountant persona and the constraints they encounter due to multiple systems. Even the most experienced brewery accountant will [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|