Here is a great list of Beer Trade Events in Australia. Enter your breweries in these leading events and start networking today!
Great Australian Beer Festival
Victoria’s premier celebration of craft beers and ciders returns to the Geelong Racecourse on Saturday 21st February next year.
Brewers and beer lovers from Australia and beyond will again descend upon Geelong and join with locals to experience first-hand what makes GABF the most loved and unique beer fest around.
Good news spreads fast! More brewers want to come along next year. More brewers means more beers & ciders from which to taste. In fact we will have more than 200 craft beers and ciders to sip, sample and to indulge in. More free seminars to attend.
GABF 2015 will be a real celebration of craft beer with a lot more colour and a carnival feel. Get in the mood and join us by wearing something bright and fun like your favourite Hawaiian shirt or even your Mexican friends Sombrero!
Good Beer Week
The purpose of Good Beer Week is to promote and encourage the appreciation of Good Beer to a wider audience.
The Good Beer Week is also :
- to educate the public about Good Beer;
- to increase the market for Good Beer;
- to support local and regional producers of Good Beer and promote their products and venues to a wider audience.
Good Beer Week is a curated weeklong festival, coordinated and governed by the Good Beer Week committee. It is centred around:
- Events that showcase Good Beer in its many forms held at venues and breweries in Melbourne and Victoria.
- Consumer education events.
- An Industry Conference for brewers, trade and retail.
The festival seeks to attract both industry professionals and existing enthusiasts, but importantly also to engage the general public in becoming aware of and appreciating Good Beer and the cultural and social possibilities surrounding it. The festival shall be based in Melbourne, but strive to include representation from all of Australia as well as a proportion of overseas brewers, with a view to becoming the preeminent beer related festival in the Asia Pacific region.
Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular
The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS) is a beer festival with a difference, celebrating the diversity of craft beer and the creativity of the breweries with some of the best craft breweries from Australia, New Zealand and internationally brewing brand new beers specifically for the event.
Several renowned European brewers called GABS 2013 one of the best beer festivals in the world. 250 + Beers – 120 World Exclusive Beers – 150 Breweries – Brewery stands – Cask Bar- Gourmet Food Market – Educational Seminars – Entertainment – Games and More!
Ballarat Beer Festival 2015
The Ballarat Beer Festival takes place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 and features a great line-up of local and craft beers.
To complement the range of beers available for tasting, there will be an extensive range of international, local and gourmet delights to indulge your tastebuds even further!
Discover the art of pairing beer and food at the ‘Come to Life’ Beer Matching Dinner on Ballarat Beer Festival eve!
Set the scene for a weekend of beer appreciation with an indulgent five-course dinner skilfully prepared on-site by celebrity chef Stefano di Pieri, meticulously paired to matching beers from some of our favourite brewers.
Tasmanian International Beerfest 2014
We’ve also locked in some great craft ciders, local Tassie food, Master Class’, Live Music and a 150 metre water front beer garden. For those of you who don’t know how big that is – you could line-up 2500 stubbies along the water’s edge and still have room for a chair or two to sit on and enjoy your favourite lager!
Breweries large and small from across Tasmania, interstate and overseas are queing up to put their best brews on show.
Meet the brewers, drink the beer and decide for yourself – Australian craft beers go head to head with the world’s best!
Whether your approach is educational, recreational or professional the Tasmanian International Beerfest offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of craft beer. Get the inside information on production and distribution. Broaden your palate and capacity for informed appreciation with tips directly from renowned brewers.
The Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival
The Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival has been held successfully at the Schwartz Family Company owned Mercure Canberra yearly, since 2008.
SFC is committed to heritage, whilst paving the way for innovation in the Brewing industry. This is achieved by inviting the best Breweries to exhibit their wares in accommodating and picturesque surroundings.
Through ownership of ideal venues such as Mercure Canberra, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and The Fairmont Resort in Leura, Schwartz Family Company are able to continue their support of the craft beer industry, whilst endeavouring to improve and expand their own portfolio.
CCBCF provides a great platform for beer enthusiasts and the whole family can enjoy the day, as there is indeed something for everyone.
Oktoberfest Brisbane is more than Australia’s largest and most authentic Oktoberfest – it’s the nation’s biggest German Festival!
Come and experience our iconic German Festival – it’s perfect for an after-work meet-up, leisurely family Sunday, or a buzzing evening out with friends.
Bringing together all lovers of German fun, food and culture over two weekends in October, Oktoberfest Brisbane – one of the Top 10 Oktoberfests around the world – transforms the heart of Brisbane into an authentic German town festival.
Every single aspect of the festival is organized by two Australian-German families, with German precision and inspired by their love of life, family, fun, traditions, culture, celebrating and sharing.
Since 2008 we are proud to have raised more than $125,000 for Brisbane charity, Young care.
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