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Conferences 2017

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Places to be in regards to the brewing industry throughout 2017. Listed in date order.

 

14th Anual Beer Industry Summit

Beer Industry Summit29-30 January
The Hotel Del Coronado,
San Diego, CA USA

Contact:  BeerNet Communications Inc.
T: +1 210 805 8006
E: admin@beernet.com
W: www.beernet.com/beer_summit.php

Conference profile: Top brewery executives, importers, distributors and analysts will all be in attendance during the two days. The5th annual Wine & Spirits Daily Summit immediately follows the Beer Summit, starting January 30, 2017.

ProPak Vietnam 2014

ProPak Vietnam4-6 March
Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center,
799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Contact: Ms. Arayabhorn Sukpornchaikul,
Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd (BES), Bangkok, Thailand

T: +66 (0)2615 1255 Ext. 113
E: arayabhorn@besallworld.com
W: www.propakvietnam.com 

Conference profile: ProPak Vietnam 2014, now in its 9th successful edition, is the leading international trade exhibition and conference for Vietnam's expanding food, drink and pharmaceutical industries. In 2013, ProPak Vietnam attracted 7,556 trade visitors from 36 countries with over 47% from senior-level management, and from visitor surveys conducted onsite, over 65% stated they were looking to buy new machines and services increasing their levels of investment over the next 12 months

101st VLB Berlin International Brewing & Engineering Conference

VLB Berlin10-12 March
Donauhallen, Friedrichstrasse 3, 
78166 Donaueschingen, GERMANY

Contact: Olaf Hendel
T: +49 (30) 450 80-255
E: hendel@vlb-berlin.org
W: www.vlb-berlin.org

Conference profile: International congress for the brewing and malting industry and their supply industries. Also incorporates small exhibition.

SIBA BeerX 2014

SIBA11-15 March
Ice Sheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield,
South Yorkshire S9 5DA, UNITED KINGDOM

Contact: Charlie Gorham
T: +44 (0)845 337 9158
E: info@beerx.org
W: www.siba.co.uk/beerx / www.beerx.org

Conference profile: The largest conference and beer festival for brewers and retailers in the United Kingdom.

Scientific and Technical Advances in Malting & Brewing

SZTF 20-22 March
Conference and Recreation Center, Kocierz Hotel, Ul. Beskidzka 206, Targanice, 34-120 Andrychów, POLAND

Organiser: University of Agriculture, Wroclaw, Poland
Contact: Alexander Poreda
T: +48 791 738038 / +48 12 662 4791
E: info@sztf.edu.pl / a.poreda@ur.krakow.pl
W: www.sztf.edu.pl

Conference profile: This conference is the 17th held by the School of Fermentation Technology. The theme of this year's event is 'Beer Stability - A Challenge for the 21st Century Brewer'.

IBD 33rd Asia Pacific Section 2014 Convention

IBD23-28 March
Intercontinental Asiana Saigon Hotel,
Corner of Hai Ba Trung,
Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Contact: The Editor, IBD Asia Pacific
T: +61 2 9888 5884
E: editor@ibdasiapac.com.au
W: www.ibdasiapac.com.au/convention/

Convention profile: This convention will offer a stimulating and educational technical programme, supported by a trade exhibition, showcasing the latest developments from suppliers and manufacturers, along with the opportunity to network with industry colleagues from all over the world. The programme will be of a similar format to recent previous conventions with presentations that address current issues facing the industry plus others providing the latest technical information.

Craft Brewers Conference & Brew Expo America

Craft Brewers Conf8-11 April
Colarado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, 
Denver, CO 80202, USA

Contacts: Bradley Latham, Event Co-ordinator; Nancy Johnson, Events Director, Brewers Association
T: +1 303 447 0816 ext. 153
E: bradley@brewersassociation.org
W: www.craftbrewersconference.com

Conference profile: The Craft Brewers Conference is the only industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries. For professional brewers, the Craft Brewers Conference is the number one environment in North America for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance. The conference is also a great social event with over 2,600 brewing industry professionals enjoying craft brews together. BrewExpo America® allows exhibitors and buyers to develop profitable business relationships and helps brewing and brewery restaurant professionals encounter the latest and the best products and services that industry vendors have to offer.

10th Canadean International Beer Strategies Conference

Canadean13-14 May
Venue to be confirmed,
Rome, ITALY

Organiser: Arena International Events Group, UK
T: +44 (0)20 7936 6400
E: events@arena-international.com
W: www.arena-international.com/beer

Conference profile: This prestigious event will once again offer a macro view of today’s complex beer industry, whilst at the same time dissecting the markets key drivers and inhibitors. Over the full two-day programme, delegates from brewing companies of all sizes, investment banks, consultancies, packaging firms and the latest service providers come together to assess the very latest facts, figures and forecasts relating to the beer industry – and the wider beverage industry Get actionable, strategic guidance and insights from small, medium and large beer companies, and drive your own beer strategies forward for years to come.

The Beverage Forum 2014

Beverage Forum20-21 May
The Conrad New York Hotel, 102 North End Avenue,
New York, NY 10282, USA

Contact: Debbie Sustik, Beverage Marketing Corporation
T: +1 740 598 4133 x251 (outside US only)
T: 888 332 6222 x251 (US only)
E: beverageforum@beveragemarketing.com
W: www.beverageforum.com

Conference profile: Anyone interested in gaining an in-depth look at the consumers, the markets and the key and upcoming players and brands in the beverage industry should attend The 2014 Beverage Forum, the industry's only global all-beverage executive conference. Whether you are a seasoned industry veteran looking for fresh ideas and best practices, or a new comer to the beverage world, this Forum will give you plenty of insight to help move your business forward.

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Brewing Chemists

ASBC4-6 June
Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel,
7 East Monroe Street,
Chicago, IL 60603, USA

Contact: Sue Casey, Meetings and Education Co-ordinator
T: +1 651 454 7250
E: scasey@scisoc.org
W: www.asbcnet.org

Convention profile: The American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) and the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) are co-locating this year in Chicago, Illinois, to hold Brewing Summit 2014 (4-7 June). Just as in 2010, the Brewing Summit will feature the ASBC Annual Meeting, MBAA Annual Conference, joint exhibition, with two days of shared programming during the event. The ASBC Annual Meeting welcomes brewing professionals working in the analytical sciences and quality fields. The 2014 ASBC Annual Meeting will certainly reflect the current growth and expansion in the brewing industry. The meeting will also provide the latest knowledge on topics such as gluten-free beer and water quality.

MBAA Annual Conference

MBAA5-7 June
Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel,
7 East Monroe Street,
Chicago, IL 60603, USA

Contact: Bam Herkert, Customer Service Manager
T: +1 651 454 7250
E: bherkert@scisoc.org
W: www.mbaa.com

Conference profile: The American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC) and the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) are co-locating this year in Chicago, Illinois, to hold Brewing Summit 2014 (4-7 June). Just as in 2010, the Brewing Summit will feature the ASBC Annual Meeting, MBAA Annual Conference, joint exhibition, with two days of shared programming during the event. Since 1887, MBAA and its members have been dedicated to promoting, advancing, improving and protecting interests of brewing and malt house production and technical personnel. The annual conference will again draw processing technology and packaging professionals involved in the brewing industry together.

IGC Grains Conference 2014

IGC10 June
The Tower Hotel, St Katherine's Way,
London E1W 1LD, UNITED KINGDOM

Contact: Ann Knowles, International Grains Council
T: +44 (0)20 7513 1122
E: conf@igc.int
W: www.igc.int/

Conference profile: While most grain and oilseed prices have retreated significantly following bumper northern hemisphere harvests and improved supplies, periodic rallies highlight continued uncertainties, whether logistical, climate-related or regulatory. Under the theme 'Shifting Horizons for Global Trade', the 2014 IGC Grains Conference will bring together international traders, industry representatives and policy makers to assess the outlook, as the expansion of trade to new highs is bringing opportunities and challenges, for both established and expanding exporters and markets. 

36th AHA National Homebrewers Conference

AHA12-14 June
DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Avenue NW,
Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

Contact: Brewers Association
T: +1 303 447 0816
E: info@brewersassociation.org
W: www.ahaconference.org 

Conference profile: The AHA National Homebrewers Conference is a fun, educational gathering designed to enhance homebrewers' brewing skills and knowledge and increase homebrewing camaraderie. Special seminars and events cater to beer enthusiasts and amateur brewers of every level.

101st VLB October Convention

VLB Berlin29-30 September
Hotel Berlin, Lutzowplatz 17,
10785 Berlin, GERMANY

Contact: Olaf Hendel
T: +49 (30) 450 80-255
E: hendel@vlb-berlin.org
W: www.vlb-berlin.org

Convention profile: International congress for the brewing and malting industry and their supply industries. Also incorporates technical session and international malting barley seminar.

3rd International Brewing Conference

VLB Berlin10-12 October
New China International Exhibition Centre,
88 Yuxiang Road, Tianzhu Airport Industrial Zone,
Shunyi District, Beijing, CHINA

Contact: Olaf Hendel
T: +49 (30) 450 80-255
E: hendel@vlb-berlin.org
W: www.vlb-berlin.org

Conference profile: The conference is suitable for managers and senior staff of Chinese breweries, maltings, the beverage industry in the areas of technology and quality control. The presentations cover basic and advanced topics from state-of-art brewing technology on a professional level.