Murray, Robert (interviewee), Hargreaves, Gregory (interviewer)
This interview took place surrounded by cases of beer stacked to the ceiling in a storage room at State Line Liquors in Elkton, Maryland. Murray offers perspective on the craft brewing industry from the point of view of the alcohol retailer, detailing the evolution of the beer retail space over several decades. The environment yeilded excellent recording conditions, with the exception of music and occasional announcements coming over the public address system.
This interview took place in the administrative office of Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Delaware. Bigelow discusses her background and early career and contrasts it with her experience working in the craft brewing industry. Bigelow offers perspective on breweries as workplaces, the process of selling beer, and the challenges of communicating a brewery's message in a crowded market.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), McConnell, Forrest (speaker)
Forrest McConnell's "Engage" speech emphasizes the need to have a positive perspective in life. He provides two examples of automobile dealers' success stories and speaks of the role NADA plays in filtering out negative issues in the work of an automobile dealer. Speech features a short video of a driver racing a 1965 Ford Mustang.