Creating & Executing Market Strategies for the Tastiest Brands in Colorado + Beyond.


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Creating Market Strategies for the
Tastiest Brands in Colorado and Beyond


CraftHaüs Design is the creative agency that produces the Cülinary Pairings™ events including: BrüFrouFEST: craft beer + culinary pairings >> and MMMixer: craft cocktail + culinary pairings.

Working with hundreds of the top eateries, breweries, distilleries & artisans on our culinary properties has given us special insight to the local Colorado craft community. This unique industry insight allows us to develop on-target strategies designed to hit your communication goals with the robustness of an Imperial Strong Ale paired with a Royal Blue Stilton cheese.



Cisco Executive Events

BrüFrou: craft beer + culinary pairing events

BrüFrou: craft beer + culinary pairing events

John Heins

Creative Director & Co-founder

With 25 years of experience in marketing & design, John Heins brings a diverse and eclectic mix of skills to CraftHaüs Design. A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, he turned his keen design eye to the apparel industry, and then consumer advertising brands including: Twisted Tea, Milagro Tequila, Kraft Foods, Maxwell House, Post Cereals, JVC, Kelty Outdoor and Saucony. A skilled and hands-on craftsman, John melded his love of music with his 3D illustration skills to design award winning high-end audiophile loudspeakers & electronics. John also has a knack for creating a wide variety of games from family entertainment sold at retail & online to custom-designed games for Global Fortune 500 business events. Before co-founding CraftHaüs Design, he held the role of Chief Creative + Marketing Officer at the Van Heyst Group for six years. John has overseen the marketing for influential business events ranging from Cisco C-suite level executive summits (20 of them in all), to globally minded forums like the African Green Revolution Forum on food security in Accra, Ghana.

John's Resume >>

Myriah Conroy

Program Director & Co-founder

Myriah Conroy is a senior producer of high-level meetings across a wide spectrum of organizations. She delivers engaging content in collaboration with partners, clients, and an A-list roster of world-class speakers. Myriah brings her innate energy and sparkle to the table, where ideas and people meet. Over the past dozen years, Myriah has created programs and campaigns with executive teams at Equinix, Cisco, Techonomy, Charles Schwab, Social Investment Forum, and Calvert Group. She has co-authored transportation studies, and co-hosted master planning processes for civic audiences. She has led campaigns for Congress, environmental concerns, and various civil liberties causes, as well as advocating before the Colorado legislature and crafting election reform legislation. Myriah has a proven track record of building consensus and cultivating action across the numerous disciplines where her experiences have lead her. Before CraftHaüs Design, Myriah was a program director for the Van Heyst Group, where she worked on executive events including Cisco's C-level summits, and multiple global sales & analyst conferences for Equinix.