On Thursday, March 19th local industry leaders are coming together for a Virtual Hospitality Industry Summit to address the economic impact of COVID-19 in San Luis Obispo County. All community members, business owners and working professionals are invited to collaborate from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM over the SLO Brew Facebook Event Page “Let’s Talk COVID-19.”

Panelists will discuss potential best practices and resources for professionals in the hospitality, tourism, entertainment and travel industries following statewide business closures and social distancing measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

Individuals are encouraged to post concerns and questions to the Hospitality Industry SummitFacebook Event Page, where the panel will live stream from the SLO Brew Rock Event Center.

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“It’s important now to build a strong community network,” said April Baserga, SLO Brewing Co. Director of Events. “Let’s rally together to brew up some positivity and create new innovation within the hospitality industry.”

Let’s Talk COVID-19 panelists include: Compass Health CEO Darren Smith, Dignity Health French Hospital Medical Center President & CEO Alan Iftinuk, Nomada Hotel Group Managing Director Kimberly Walker, SLO Brewing Co. Principle Hamish Marshall, SLO Brewing Co. Principle Rodney Cegelski, The Villages of San Luis Obispo Vice President of Operations Lisa Hulse, Ash Management Owner Bill Hales, Visit SLO CAL CEO Chuck Davison, and SLO Chamber CEO Jim Dantona, with moderator Paul Stoltz, Peak Learning Founder & CEO.

For information on this collaboration, follow the SLO Brew Facebook Event Page at facebook.com/slobrew/events/

WHO: SLO Brew Gatherings
WHAT: “Let’s Talk COVID-19” A Virtual Hospitality Industry Summit
WHEN: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM, Thursday, March 16th
WHERE: SLO Brew Facebook Events

About SLO Brewing Co.

We began our journey in 1988 as a humble brewpub in the heart of California. Led by a passion for quality and craftsmanship, SLO Brewing Co. remains the Central Coast’s longest standing microbrewery, crafting gold medal winning beers and earning the honor of “Brew Pub of the Year” at The Great American Beer Festival. Great things take time. Our house of brands has grown to include SLO Brew craft beers, Tio Rodrigo craft micheladas, Porch Pounder premium canned wine and Rod & Hammer’s SLO Stills craft whiskey.