2024 CBA Conference

100 +
Breweries
100 +
Attendees
10 +
Exhibitions

what to expect

The national conference for brewing industry leaders returns to Hamilton in 2024. Get ready for two days of seminars, workshops, B2B networking, and a celebration of brewing excellence!

The Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference brings together 500+ brewers from craft breweries across Canada to share ideas, learn from industry experts, and discover the latest innovations in the brewing industry. The conference will conclude with a gala where we recognize the best beers and breweries from the Canadian Brewing Awards.

Show Schedule Coming Soon

The Canadian Brewing Awards is the premier beer judging competition in the country, where over 800 breweries compete for medals in 59 categories. But the Awards are just one part of the experience. Our Conference brings together 500 brewers from craft breweries across Canada to share ideas, learn from industry experts, and discover the latest innovations in the brewing industry.

Event Details

Venue

Hamilton Convention Centre

1 Summers Ln, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y2

Get ready for an unforgettable experience at the upcoming 2024 CBA Conference, set to be held at the historic Hamilton Convention Centre. 

The convention center is located in the heart of bustling downtown Hamilton. Hamilton is home to many of Ontario’s finest breweries such as Collective Arts, MERIT Brewing, and Grain & Grit. The city is widely renowned for its vibrant brewing culture and natural landscape. 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with fellow beer enthusiasts and industry professionals while experiencing the best that Hamilton has to offer!

 

Tickets

Full Access Tickets
$350

This ticket grants you complete access to the exhibition floor, networking opportunities, information sessions, and exciting parties.

$350
Exhibition Only
$200

This ticket grants you complete access to all networking opportunities, information sessions, and exciting parties.

$200
Gala Only
$200

This ticket grants you complete access to all networking opportunities, information sessions, and exciting parties.

$200

After clicking “Buy Tickets”, you will be directed to the Brewers Portal. If you don’t have an account already, you must be registered as a brewery to attend the conference.

Hotels

Homewood Suites

40 Bay St S, Hamilton, ON

Homewood Suites is a 4-star hotel that features roomy suites with a living room, fully-equipped kitchens, work station, and free Wi-Fi.

Please provide the booking code reference ‘Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference’ or code ‘21CBAC23’.
Room Type: Run of House

Staybridge Suites

20 Caroline St S, Hamilton, ON

The Staybridge Suites offers spacious units complete with fully-equipped kitchens, work desk with free Wi-Fi.

Please provide the booking code reference ‘Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference’ or code ‘21CBAC23’.
Room Type: Run of House

Keynote Speaker

Neil Reid

Dr. Neil Reid is a Professor of Geography and Planning at the University of Toledo, with a specialty in local economic development. Since 2014, Professor Reid has been researching the growth of the craft brewing industry in the United States and its potential role in helping to revitalize neighborhood economies. This year, he will dive in to his extensive research in craft beer tourism during our keynote presentation.

Speakers

This Year's Sponsor's

Platinum sponsor

Located in Guelph, Ontario, FTP is a leader in shrink sleeved and digitally printed beverage cans.

Brand Sponsor

Caesar Station Sponsor

Registration Bags Sponsor

Hospitality Sponsor

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