The WeldWerks Invitational featured 47 of the country’s best breweries from 15 different states, who poured some of their most memorable specialty beers and unique barrel-aged offerings. The majority of the festival’s total economic impact, which included ticket sales, hotels, food and purchases made at Greeley businesses, is estimated at nearly $500,000 for the weekend. This year the WeldWerks Invitational welcomed 1,300 attendees and more than 200 brewers, staff, volunteers and sponsors.