The only event of its kind in BC, the BC Craft Brewers Conference is an exceptional opportunity to build awareness of your organization and its products/services to an audience of hundreds of brewing and liquor industry professionals. Our sponsors are integral to the success of our conference and our Members’ business practices. We place great value on knowing and understanding our sponsors’ goals and objectives to ensure that we customize a package that provides real value and delivers on your investment. Sponsorships are available on a first come, first served basis.
If you are interested in this opportunity to gain exposure to the key decision-makers in BC’s craft beer industry, please connect with us today by completing this Registration Form.
Note: all prices are plus GST.
BC CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE PRESENTED BY: Great Little Box Company | Ideon Packaging
GLBC PROVIDES INNOVATIVE LABEL AND PACKAGING SOLUTIONS
We are a multi-divisional packaging manufacturer serving the Pacific Northwest since 1982. Our diverse offering includes corrugated boxes, POP displays, digital print & packaging, folding cartons, protective packaging, pressure-sensitive labels and shipping supplies. Our knowledgeable Packaging Specialists and complete packaging solutions bring brand equity and streamlined cost efficiency to brewers.
BC CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE AFTER-PARTY PRESENTED BY: Glenmore Custom Print + Packaging
VANCOUVER’S PREMIER PRINT AND PACKAGING HOUSE SINCE 1981
Over the last four decades, Glenmore has helped some of the most successful brands across North America sell their products. As Western Canada’s top custom manufacturer of custom printed paperboard boxes, labels, shrink sleeves, tubes, and litho-laminated corrugated boxes, Glenmore is your best option for custom packaging and print that exceeds your expectations.
BC CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE INDUSTRY MINGLER PRESENTED BY: Vessel Packaging Co.
VESSEL PACKAGING CO. PROVIDES BEVERAGE PACKAGING SOLUTIONS CANADA WIDE
KEYNOTE SPONSOR: Hops Connect
Hops Connect grows, imports, and distributes the finest quality hops for the Canadian Craft Brewing industry. Our partnership with the Barth-Haas Group allows us to provide Canadian Brewers with a vast portfolio of proprietary and in-demand hops from Australia, Europe, the USA & Canada. With our local sales team and multiple Canadian cold-storage facilities, we are on the ground and ready to service your hop needs, logistics & technical questions. We’ve just moved into our new Western Canada office & cold-storage facility in the heart of East Vancouver so please be sure to reach out and check it out! Read more…
LUNCH SPONSOR: Specific Mechanical Systems
Since 1986, Specific Mechanical has handcrafted brewing and distilling systems for the craft beer and spirits industries. Started as a two-person company, those two founders remain, owners and employees, a team of over 85 people. Our mission is to provide the world’s finest handcrafted brewing and distilling systems, complemented by the industry’s most comprehensive customer success program.
We offer complete systems will all associated equipment including fermentation tanks, bright beer tanks, collection vessels, hop dosing systems, keg washers, and CIP systems. All handcrafted for you. Read More...
KEYNOTE SPONSOR: Cellar-Tek Supplies
Cellar-Tek, supplier to the commercial Winery, Brewery, Cidery & Distillery Industry across Canada & North America. Founded in 2004 Cellar-Tek was born from the idea that wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries wanted honest, local, technical service and support from their equipment & supplies distributor. Operating under that model, Cellar-Tek has grown from its humble beginnings in the heart of the Okanagan, British Columbia wine region to encompass 15 employees. Now operation from two fully stocked warehouses, one located in the Craft Beer district of Kelowna, and the other in St. Catharines, Ontario to better serve the Niagra wine country.
CONFERENCE LUNCH SPONSOR: BC Beverage Technology Access Centre
British Columbia Beverage Technology Access Centre (BC BTAC) supports the Canadian beverage industry’s innovation and growth by providing a comprehensive range of expert analytical, commercial and sensory services and resources. We work with individuals, companies and organizations within a collaborative framework to exchange knowledge, ideas and resources leading to real-world solutions for the development of domestic beverages, including fermented, brewed, distilled and non-alcoholic products. Our vision is to work with industry toward sustained economic and intellectual growth.
CONFERENCE NOTEBOOK SPONSOR: BoxMASTER
Since 1981, Boxmaster has been providing BC Businesses with an array of custom corrugated packaging. Boxmaster specializes in sustainable and quality focused initiatives and is the only Food Safe Certified corrugated box manufacturer in Western Canada. (IFS PAC Secure certified) This focus on quality allows Boxmaster to provide a full-service operation to its customers for any of its corrugate needs with fast and efficient means. Whether you require standard trays for local delivery or more diverse box options for supply abroad, Boxmaster has a full slate of options to get you what you need. Read More…
MORNING COFFEE SPONSOR: BSG Canada
BSG Canada has been producing and distributing brewing products to Canadian markets since the early 1990s. With warehouse locations in Guelph ON, Saint-Laurent QC, Airdrie AB, and Delta BC, we are able to offer customers savings on transportation costs as well as flexibility with scheduling and warehousing space. We are proud to be the exclusive Canadian distributor of a complete range of high-quality brewing ingredients, including products from Crisp Malt, Mouterij Dingemans, Rahr Malting Co., Simpsons Malt, Weyermann®, Kerry Bioscience, and many others. Our can program was developed to help smaller craft breweries compete by offering a cost-effective solution to an expensive but essential packaging option. From exclusive ingredients to our innovative can program, we are committed to being your partner and share your passion for creating outstanding beer.
SEMINAR SPONSOR: Catax Canada
Catax are experts in specialist areas of tax incentives, specifically SR&ED. With over 12 years’ experience, we have identified over $668m in tax benefit for our clients to date. Our average client benefit is over $100k. We’re headquartered in Vancouver, BC and work with businesses, accountants and lawyers throughout Canada. We have a team of over 120 in-house experts which includes Surveyors, Tax Technicians, Accountants, Report Writers and Case Managers. We break down the claims process for you, so all our clients need to do is provide us with some details and we’ll take care of the rest. There are no complicated forms to fill out, no legal language to unpick and no tax law to get your head around.
SEMINAR SPONSOR: Jalapeno Employee Engagement
We are Jalapeno, have the vision of building a world where you and your company reach full potential. We are committed to providing you with all the services and tools you need to tap into the unrealized potential of what the workplace can be and to drive happier, more engaged and more inclusive workplaces. We do this by leveraging technology and the science of psychology towards developing essential skills while creating a sustainable and humanized environment to enrich your team members’ lives. To fulfill our mission, we have a team of experts in Training, Consulting, Coaching, and Counselling that leverage our proprietary software to unlock the teams’ potential. Read More…
SEMINAR SPONSOR: MNP LLP
MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. We proudly serve and respond to the needs of our clients in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Through partner-led engagements, we provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business and personalized strategies to help people and organizations succeed across the country and around the world. Read More…
NETWORKING BREAK SPONSOR: Moneris Solutions
We understand your business objectives for payment processing – efficiency, effectiveness, and the delivery of exceptional service to your customers. Our technology solutions are cost-effective and work for your business needs. As partners, we ensure you stay at the forefront of transaction processing. Moneris is committed to investing in the people and the innovating technologies that provide superior payment processing to our customers. Read More…