BC Craft Brewers Guild AGM
Join us for the BC Craft Brewers Guild AGM, Dinner and After Party presented by West Coast Canning, on October 18th at the Croatian Cultural Centre.
**The current board’s term ends at the AGM, therefore, we will be holding an election for the 2019/2020 board at the AGM. All members in good standing (dues paid) are eligible to run for one of the seven seats. If you are interested in becoming a board member please contact email@example.com directly for more details. More information here > http://bit.ly/2xzXM0X
Doors open at 3.45pm.
AGM starts at 4.00pm sharp and runs until 6.30pm.
Members only, maximum of 2 representatives per brewery.
DINNER and AFTER PARTY:
At 6.30pm when the business is finished, our Associate Members will be joining us for mingling and Dinner, followed by live entertainment…which might just be you! Karaoke – Brewer’s Edition! Ends at 10pm.
>> Please RSVP > http://bit.ly/GuildAGMRSVPVisit Site »
Two Representatives from each brewery are welcome to attend.
BC Craft Brewers Conference
The BC Craft Brewers Guild is pleased to announce the second annual BC Craft Brewers Conference, in Vancouver, BC on October 19th, 2018. Featuring a full day of seminars, a trade show, and networking opportunities with key suppliers and those in the brewing community. Registration opens at 8am and a Continental Breakfast will be available for attendees. Seminars run from 9am to 6pm, with lunch, networking and refreshment breaks.
Early Bird Pricing:
$99 – Guild Members Tickets (Regular Price $129)
$149 – Public Tickets (Regular Price $179)
Early Bird tickets are on sale Aug 24 to Sept 30 (or until they are sold out, whichever is first)
Your BC CBC ticket includes:
-Access to a full day of seminars and breakout sessions
-Networking and refreshments
-BC Craft Beer
-Entry to the official BC CBC After Party at Science World, presented by Direct Tap (info in a separate event along with the option to purchase more tickets)
We are in the process of finalizing the itinerary and guest speakers. Education Topics:
-Retail updates – BCLDB Wholesale and Retail
-Regulatory update – BC Liquor Cannabis Regulatory Board (formerly BCLCLB)
-Financing and grants
-Insurance and protecting your brewery
-Audits – Best practices
-Brewing Techniques – Hazy brews
-Sales, marketing & branding
-Social media trends & opportunities
-Craft beer tourism
We are pleased to announce that Bart Watson, Chief Economist with the Brewers Association will be joining us as our Closer Keynote Speaker (5pm).
Serving It Right Rules apply, you must be 19+ to attend, please remember to plan for a safe ride home, do not drink and drive!Visit Site »
for·ti·fy Conference 2018
for·ti·fy Artisan Fermenters and Distillers Business Conference and Tradeshow
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Join your colleagues from breweries, wineries, cideries and distilleries for BC’s first annual business conference and trade show exclusively for artisan fermenters and distillers.
for·ti·fy is a one-day business conference and tradeshow for fermenters and distillers, featuring presentations from industry professionals and experts. This conference is coordinated by the Business Alliance for Artisan Fermenters and Distillers and builds on the popular Wine Industry Roundtable previously hosted by MNP and FCC. Themes and topics will include: finance and operations; human resources, government/regulatory; sales and marketing, & more. Keynote, panel discussions, workshops and a 7100+ sq.ft. trade show with industry trade suppliers displaying products and services. Fortify was established to fill a need across industries for education, training and network opportunities to help BC’s breweries, wineries, distilleries, and cideries affordably access business supports and tools to increase viability and profitability.
When: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Where: Penticton Lakeside Resort, 21 Lakeshore Dr. W, Penticton, BC
Why: Meet industry experts, explore ways to strengthen your business, do business, meet new suppliers, network with colleagues across sectors, and enjoy great BC products.
Who: Owners, managers, executives, team leaders, purchasing, consultants, human resources, winemakers, distillers, brewers, and cider makers.
Details: All sessions, trade show, meals and beverages included in ticket price. Visit “Registration” to purchase tickets.Visit Site »
4th Annual BC Hop Fest
BC Hop Fest is all set for September 29th 2018 and will signal the start of BC Craft Beer Month with a bunch of great beer and great people!
This unique annual event brings together the best of British Columbia’s rapidly growing craft breweries and hop products of all kinds. This year, we welcome hop lovers to enjoy the offerings of 40 breweries, 5 food vendors, including Lepp Farm Market, all at our beautiful Sumas Prairie farm. Gather your friends for a Fraser Valley experience like no other. Eat and drink among hops still on the bine, kick up your heels to live music, talk to your favourite brew master, and join us in celebrating the hop harvest at BC Hop Fest 2018.Visit Site »
BC Craft Beer Month - OCTOBER 1 - 31
All month long!Visit Site »
Releasing a new beer?
Celebrating an anniversary?
Certified Cicerone Exam presented by Cicerone Certification Program
Certified Cicerone exam scheduled for:
October 26, 2018
Link: https://www.cicerone.org/us-en/certified-cicerone-exam-scheduleVisit Site »
Harrison Beer Festival - October 26 & 27th
The Harrison Beer Festival has been created to showase BC Craft Breweries and celebrate craft beer month in BC. The Harrison Hot Springs and Agassiz region has a rich history in the beer industry. For 60 years hops, a basic ingrediant in beer, were the main industry in the Agassiz Area of British Columbia. At the height of the business, 300 acres were planted with hops.
This annual event takes place in October. In addition to bringing great tasting beer to the shores of Harrison Lake, the Harrison Beer Festival brings great food and entertainment as well.Visit Site »
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival - Nov 2 & 3
The Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival (CCBF) is Coquitlam’s original semi-annual beer and food festival. The event showcases brews from over 40 craft breweries and 8-10 local restaurants and caterers.
New for November 2018… an exclusive Women in Beer tasting room. The beer industry in BC has some amazing women Brewmasters and we’re thrilled show them off!
The event supports the The Ride to Conquer Cancer, benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation.Visit Site »
Whistler Cornucopia - Poured
Poured will once again showcase craft breweries from around BC. Poured is the most all-encompassing tasting event at Cornucopia.
Sat November 17th
7.30 – 10.30pm
Whistler Conference Centre Grand Foyer
Hopscotch Vancouver | Nov 23 & 24
Hopwired Festival 2019 is February 23 2019 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Learn more at www.hopwired.caVisit Site »