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The world’s largest social networking platform for craft beer enthusiasts is heading back to Charlotte for the Untappd Beer Festival on June 18, 2022. Attendees have the opportunity to enjoy field access at American Legion Memorial Stadium, choose from two different sessions, enjoy  unlimited beer samples from over 100  of the highest rated breweries on Untappd, jam to live music or indulge with our killer VIP experience.


Founded in 2010, the Untappd app allows users to discover and share their favorite beers, breweries, and venues with friends. Keep track of the beers you like and create lists for later, check-in and rate your favorites, earn and unlock badges for exploring different styles or search and get alerts when your favorite venues add new beers.


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KATHRYN PORTER-DRAPEAU Manager, Event Operations

Kathryn joins the Next Glass team with 21 years of large-scale event esperience, 19 of those with the Brewers Association. As the Events Associate Director at Brewers Association, Kathryn was an integral piece of bringing world-renowned craft beer events to life. Some of these events include Great American Beer Festival, Craft Brewers Conference, Comebrew Con and SAVOR. 

CLAIRE NIKODEMUS Manager, Event Marketing 

Claire joins the Next Glass team with over 7 years of experience in event management, brand activations and sales. Most recently, Claire served as the Event Manager at Park Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada where she executed large scale events & concerts for Lady Gaga, Cher, Aerosmith, Bruno Mars and more. Claire held previous positions with MGM Resorts, including Entertainment Manager where she managed operations for an outdoor concert venue and comedy club. 



A collective group of craft beer enthusiasts who manage day of brewery operations. The majority of the crew has worked together for over 10 years together on festivals such as the world-renowned Extreme Beer Fest.