Thursday June 7, 2018

Brewers of Europe Forum: Beer and Beyond

The Brewers of Europe, which unites 29 national associations and represent the interests of Europe’s 8500 breweries is organizing the first Brewers of Europe Forum on 7-8 June 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. The forum will bring together the whole beer community to discuss and share ideas for a brighter future for beer.

This two-day forum will combine strategic and practical content: from cultivating your own yeast to the science of food pairing, from targeting millennials to reducing your environmental footprint. The +35 seminars will offer insights and inspiration on the following 5 different themes:

  • Brewing & Beer Quality 
  • Markets & Innovation 
  • Brewpubs & Food Pairing 
  • Brewing & Filtration 
  • Changing Customer & Societal Needs 

Distinguished speakers include: 

  • Carlos Brito, Chief Executive Officer, ABinBEv 
  • Steve Hindy, Co-Founder & Chairman, Brooklyn Brewery 
  • Kevin Verstrepen, Professor VIB-KU Leuven Centre for Microbiology – Director Leuven Institute for Beer Research 
  • Cees ‘t Hart, CEO, Carlsberg 

View the official program, list of speakers and practical information on the event

Our managing partner and expert on circular economy Jan van der Kaaij will be speaking on a panel at the forum and is interested in hearing your story on sustainability in the beer sector. Please contact us at for more information.

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