The Independent Brewers Association has launched new dates for BrewCon 2020 with updates on Indie Beer Day, the ongoing Good Beer Week and excise relief for brewers.
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While much of the focus has been on the impact that lockdowns are having on breweries and venues, brewers associations are also facing their own challenges as their events are postponed.
The US craft brewing industry’s rate of growth stayed static at 4 per cent last year according to figures released by the US Brewers Association this week, although major uncertainty faces the industry in 2020.
The Independent Brewers Association is rallying the industry after a series of wins, including support from the major retailers and the JobKeeper announcement this week.
The Independent Brewers Association has slammed the decision by the ACCC to approve the Asahi-CUB deal, and is asking consumers to back a campaign to break open tap contacts in the wake of it.
The South Australian state government has announced a $45,000 pilot program that will see 12 brewery workers trained through a Certificate III in Food Processing – Brewing.
IBA director Richard Adamson says the association is focused on ensuring accessible training and education options to brewers of all skill levels, Australia wide.
Wayward Brewing Company founder Pete Philip is taking the helm at the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) as incumbent chair Jamie Cook steps down.
The IBA has released the program for its 2019 BrewCon and Trade Expo, 4-6 September at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The deadline for entries into the 2019 Independent Beer Awards has been extended to Friday 12 July