2019 Master Brewers Conference Registration​

​Registration for all attendees (excluding Single Day registrants) includes:

  • 2.5 days of scientific sessions and poster sessions, including well-known, highly respected invited experts and the most recent science taken from the best technical abstract submissions
  • Opening Happy Hour
  • Thursday and Friday lunch with exhibits
  • Celebration Reception
  • Access to the Bierstube hospitality suite
  • Unlimited networking opportunities with your colleagues

Single Day registration includes entrance to all scientific sessions, posters, networking events, and the hospitality suite only on the day that is purchased.

  • Single DayThursday does include a ticket to the Opening Happy Hour.​
  • Single DayFriday does not include a ticket to the Celebration Reception. Registrants much purchase a ticket in order to attend.

2019 Master Brewers Conference Registration Rates

2019 Master Brewers Conference Registration
Approximate Canadian dollar ($CAD) conversion rates noted, subject to change. Payments in USD only.
by August 30
starting August 31
Member $695 ($935 CAD) $770 ($1035 CAD)
Nonmember $855 ($1150 CAD) $930 ($1250 CAD)
Retired Member $695 ($935 CAD) $770 ($1035 CAD)
Student Member $425 ($570 CAD) $500 ($670 CAD)
Additional Exhibitor* $495 ($665 CAD) $495 ($665 CAD)
Single Day (limit 1) $345 ($465 CAD) $345 ($465 CAD)

*Each exhibiting company (single booths) receives one complimentary registration. Double booths receive two complimentary registrations. The fee for each additional exhibitor is $495 ($665 CAD).

Connect and Save with Registration PLUS Master Brewers Membership

Join Master Brewers with your meeting registration and save while instantly connecting to an organization that’s been leveraging the collective resources of the brewing community to continually improve the processes and products of our membership since 1887.

Select the “Registration PLUS” rate and join today! All the benefits of membership for one (1) year are included.

2019 Master Brewers Conference Registration
Approximate Canadian dollar (CAD) conversion rates noted, subject to change. Payments in USD only.
by August 30
starting August 31
Registration PLUS $843 ($1135 CAD) $918 ($1235 CAD)
Student Registration PLUS $468 ($630 CAD) $543 ($730 CAD)

Students registering with the Student Registration PLUS option must have a faculty member sign if registering by mail or fax. If registering online, the full name and e-mail address of the appropriate faculty member must be provided to qualify.

Abstract Presenter Registration and Deadline

Every primary presenter of an oral, workshop, or poster presentation will receive a $200 USD discount off either a Member or Nonmember registration fee (does not apply to Exhibitor, Student Member, or Single Day registrations). Once your abstract has been accepted, you will receive a promo code to use when you register. Each abstract will receive a maximum of one presenter discount per abstract.

Every presenter of an oral presentation or poster abstract MUST register by August 30, 2019 or the abstract will be withdrawn from the meeting.

Guest Information

Guests must register and purchase the Guest Bundle, which includes access to the Bierstube hospitality suite and tickets to the Opening Happy Hour and Celebration Reception. Each Guest Bundle is $159.00 ($215 CAD).

Guests are required to have a name badge and ticket to attend ticketed functions and while they are in the Bierstube hospitality suite. Guests do not have access to any of the scientific sessions, posters, or exhibits.

Co-workers and business associates are not considered guests and must pay registration fees.

Optional Ticketed Items/Events

Celebration Reception
(Ticket needed for Single Day registrants; included for all attendees and Guests when the Guest Bundle is purchased)
iday, November 1 | 7:15–9:45 p.m.
Cost: $109 ($145 CAD)

Conference Electronic Proceedings
Cost: $59 ($80 CAD)

Preconference Workshops and Field Trips

2-Day HACCP Course
Tuesday, October 29, and Wednesday, October 30
| 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Cost: $479 (Member)/$579 (Nonmember) ($635/$765 CAD)

Value Chain Field Trip
Wednesday, October 30 | 8:00–5:00 p.m.
Cost: $109 ($145 CAD)

Brewing a Safety Culture OSHA Workshop
Wednesday, October 30 | 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Cost: $89 ($120 CAD)

Barley Belt Field Trip
Wednesday, October 30 | 1:30–5:30 p.m.
Cost: $69 ($95 CAD)

Meistersud Mentor Program

Will this year's conference be your first? Are you unsure of what to expect, or how to maximize your time at the conference? Want to share your insight with others at the meeting? Then the Meistersud Mentor Program is for you! This program is hosted by the Master Brewers Membership Task Force and is open to both first-time conference attendees and those interested in showing new attendees the ropes of the meeting.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Meeting cancellations MUST be made in writing and received no later than September 20, 2019. Cancellations received by this date are subject to a $100 processing fee; any guest tickets purchased will be fully refunded. Registration and ticketed event cancellations received after September 20, 2019, are NOT subject to a refund. Master Brewers reserves the right to cancel the meeting if a sufficient number of registrations are not received by September 20, 2019. If Master Brewers cancels this meeting, your registration fee will be refunded in full. In the event Master Brewers cancels this meeting, Master Brewers is not liable for nonrefundable airfares or ticket change penalties imposed by the airlines. By registering for this meeting, you agree to the cancellation and refund terms and conditions.

Traveling to Canada

Master Brewers 2019 Conference(IXD).pdfOfficial Letter of Recognition

Visitors from most countries, such as the United States, Mexico, and the United Kingdom, require a valid passport to enter Canada.

For detailed customs information on entering Canada, visit Canada Border Services. To determine what documents you need to visit Canada, visit Canada’s Immigration and Citizenship website.

If you have any questions regarding entering Canada with a prior felony conviction, such as a DUI, please contact the Master Brewers Registration Desk and we will connect you with the appropriate personnel at the Canada Border Services Agency. We recommend contacting the Canada Border Services Agency prior to registering for the conference and booking travel to review and discuss the requirements for admission into Canada. Please connect with us and we will provide you with contact details.

Expected Behavior Policy

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free meeting experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form. We ask all attendees, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, guests and other participants be considerate and respectful to all members and refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech. Please note, if you register a guest for the meeting, you may be held responsible for the actions of the guest. Violations of this policy should be reported to meeting staff.

Master Brewers reserves the right to remove any individual from attendance or other participation in any Master Brewers sponsored event without prior warning or refund, and to take additional action as determined necessary, up to and including expulsion from participation in Master Brewers. ​​​