Welcome to the BrauBeviale 2023! We’ve had to wait four long years for this, but the time has finally come: the brewing and beverage industry will once again be convening for its “Stammtisch” (or its “regulars’ table”) in Nuremberg.

Audience at a Brewers of Europe Forum (Photo: Brewers of Europe)

Save the date | The official website for Lille 2024: 39th EBC Congress and 6th Brewers Forum has been launched. The event will be held in the picturesque city of Lille from 26–30 May 2024.

Visitors at a booth at SEA Brew 2022 (Photo: SEA Brew)

Vietnam | This year’s Brew Asia conference and trade fair, to be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on October 19th-20th, will see more than 900 brewery owners, brewers, sales & marketing teams, distributors and industry suppliers from across Asia once again join for the latest innovations in ingredients, operations and equipment.

View of the exhibition halls at Kibex 2022 (Photo: Kibex)

Korea | The Korea International Beer Expo (KIBEX) 2024 is all set to take place from 11–13 April 2024 at COEX C Hall, Seoul, Korea.

Burghard Meyer (VLB) speaking at the 12th Iberoamerican VLB Symposium Brewing & Filling Technology (Photo: VLB)

Practical approach | Since 2008, VLB Berlin organizes this technical conference, especially focused on the Iberoamerican beer sector. The 13th Iberoamerican VLB Symposium Brewing & Filling Technology (IBS) 2023 will take place on this occasion in Bogotá, Colombia at Hotel Cosmos 100 from September 4 to September 6, 2023. The symposium will be held in English and/or Spanish with simultaneous translation.

Entrance to the Brew & Spirits Expo 2022 (Photo: PDA Ventures Pvt Ltd)

India | The 4th edition Brews & Spirits Expo 2023 will be held 13–15 September 2023 at the Manpho Convention Centre, Bangalore. This trade fair and conference is designed to cater to the beer, wine, and spirits industries.

Two people in business suits shaking hands, close-up (Photo: Gerd Altmann on Pixabay)

Germany | Two of the most important international trade fairs for the beverage and liquid food industry, drinktec from Munich and Nuremberg's BrauBeviale, have joined forces to form the joint venture "Yontex", effective as of 1 July 2023, in order to strengthen their positions in the world market.

Jury member at the European Beer Star tasting (Photo: Private Brauereien/Volker Martin)

European Beer Star | In its 20th edition, the European Beer Star once again proves its importance for the international brewing industry. Breweries interested in taking part at the competition have time until 12 July 2023 to register their beers in order to compete with the world's best breweries.

View over the Grote Markt in Turnhout (Photo: Brussels Beer Challenge)

Belgium | This year’s Brussels Beer Challenge will take place in Turnhout, which is regarded the capital of the Antwerp Kempen, with its many tourist attractions and beautiful natural surroundings. The city is famous for its history, rich folklore and cultural life – the perfect setting for hosting Belgium’s leading beer-centric event.

Impressions from the 1st Africa Brewing Conference 2019 in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia (Photo: Mekbib Tadesse)

Practical approach | The 4th VLB Africa Brewing Conference (ABC) will take place in Douala, Cameroon, from 12–14 June 12 2023. The conference is specially tailored to African brewers, dealing with current issues and taking on a practical approach, as is characteristic of VLB conferences.

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