2018 IL Craft Brewers Convention
725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
The Illinois Craft Brewers Guild (ICBG, Inc.) presents the 2nd annual IL Craft Brewers Convention on Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the UIC Forum in Chicago, Illinois!
The convention will feature technical workshops/educational sessions, panel discussions, trade show floor with over 60 vendors, networking and a social gathering. Lunches, snacks, a specialty drink bar and Illinois craft beer are all included!
Schedule of Events
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Monday, July 16
9:00 – 10:00 AM Registration & Check-in
10:00 – 12:00 PM
Q3 Annual Meeting
Board of Directors Election (Regular Members Only)
Introduction of 2018-2019 Board of Directors
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch
12:00 – 5:00 PM Tradeshow Floor Open
5:00 – 10:00 PM Guild Sponsored Brewery Visits
Tuesday, July 17
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration & Check-in
10:00 – 10:45 AM Keynote Address
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Seminar 1A and Seminar 1B
12:00 – 1:00 PM Grab a box lunch!
12:15 – 1:15 PM Seminar 2A and Seminar 2B
1:30 – 2:30 PM Seminar 3A and Seminar 3B
2:45 – 3:45 PM Seminar 4A and Seminar 4B
4:00 PM Depart
Current seminar topics will include hop aromatics, quality control, trends in label design and branding, gases in the brewery (safety, monitoring, usage, and troubleshooting), OSHA, sales & distribution, souring your beer, tax reform and the impact on brewers, and a malt sensory tasting. Check back for further updates and for a line-up of speakers.
*Seminars are subject to change
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