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How to Accelerate and Scale Your Beverage Brand's Growth

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Brian Rosen, founder of leading beverage investment firm, InvestBev, and Gustavo Aguirre, VP of Brand Innovation at beverage accelerator, Sprout Beverage, will answer your most pressing questions about scaling an adult beverage brand.

​Get actionable advice and unprecedented access to two of the leading experts in the adult beverage industry.

About the Speakers:
Brian Rosen
Brian Rosen is the founder of the Growth Beverage collective of brands, which includes Sprout Beverage, InvestBev, BevStrat, and Algoma Capital. The Growth Beverage ecosystem serves independent beverage brands at every stage of their growth journey - from inception through exit.

​Brian has dedicated his career to the beverage industry and is globally regarded as a leading authority on navigating the three-tier system. He was the CEO of his own $100 million independent liquor retailer, worked as a partner in the adult beverage category at PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers), and served as the lead consultant of trade marketing for Anheuser-Busch. He is the recipient of numerous industry awards, including Forbes Best of the Web (2x), Retailer of the Year (3x), Wine Innovator of the Year, and was a Power Ranking Top 100 Global Beverage Leader.

He is a member of Tiger 21 and YPO Gold and serves on the boards of Pilot Project Brewing, ReserveBar, Nomadica, and Fyllo. 

Gustavo Aguirre
Gustavo Aguirre oversees the Sprout Beverage brand acceleration program and consulting services. As a VP of Brand Innovation, he partners with early-stage founders to help them refine their marketing, product, and commercialization strategies.

​Gustavo has over 15 years of experience developing global advertising campaigns and go-to-market strategies for leading brands including Molson Coors, Anheuser-Busch, Heineken, Pepsi, and Keurig. He spearheaded the product innovation program at Molson Coors and played a pivotal role in connecting Coors Light with the US Hispanic market, driving 8-figure incremental growth for the business.

Gustavo’s work has been recognized by leading marketing organizations who awarded his work Most Effective Multicultural Campaign and the Top Sport Marketer Campaign. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

​For more information about the Sprout Beverage accelerator program, visit,