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22nd May 2018

BrewersForum 2018 Program Announced

The Brewers Forum is bringing the latest trends straight from the brewing sector leaders. From cultivating your own yeast to the science of food pairing, from targeting millennials to reducing your environmental footprint, the Brewers Forum will offer inspiration for brewers and the brewing sector as they come together to prepare a bright future for beer.

All about beer in 2 days

Over 1000 brewing professionals will have the opportunity to hear from a wide range of speakers during 30 seminars across 5 tracks. Meet Steve Hindy, Co-founder & Chairman Brooklyn Brewery, Frank Boon, Founder Boon Brewery, Carlos Brito, CEO AB InBev, Michel Moortgat, CEO Duvel Moortgat, Mikkel Borg Bjersø, Founder & CEO Mikkeler, Phillipe Henroz, CEO Brewery Orval & 80 others including:

Nicolas Billard, Founder Vadia Brewery & Brew Pub; Jasper Cuppaidge, Founder and CEO Camden Town Brewery; Leonardo Di Vincenzo, Brewmaster Birra del Borgo; Richard Fuller, Corporate Affairs Director Fuller’s; Cees ‘t Hart, CEO Carlsberg; Sturlaugur Jón Björnsson, Brewmaster Jón Björnsson Sturlaugur; Katharina Kurz, CEO BRLO Beer; Fernanda Meyboom, Beer Sommelier / Professor Escola Superior de Cerveja e Malte; Michel Ordeman, Head of Church Jopenkerk Brewery; Pavlos Photiades, Managing Director Photos Photiades Breweries; Kevin,Verstrepen Professor/Director VIB-KUL Center for Microbiology / Leuven Institute for Beer Research.

EBC is hosting a Symposium on “Trends in Filtration” at the Brewers Forum. Brewmasters, Heads of Technology and Innovation and Universities will assess filtration systems and discuss the future of filtration.

Community & connection

Eventually, the Brewers Forum is all about community and connection. It’s the creative minds and entrepreneurs that are making this event a celebration of

European beer & brewing. So, if you’re looking to meet people and keep up the latest and best products and services that industry vendors have to offer. The Tradeshow floor is the place to be.

Check out the full agenda, get your media accreditation, and your ticket and rush to Brewers Forum Brussel on June 07-08!


Note to editors

The first edition of “The Brewers of Europe Forum” will be held in Europa’s capital Brussels on June 7 & 8. The Brewers of Europe Forum is the brewing sector’s leading event, and the only one that serves both craft breweries, major global brewers and medium-sized breweries.


Thursday, 07 June and Friday 08 June 2018.

Full program:

Where :

Square Brussels Meeting Centre.

Rue Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussel (Belgium).

For further information, please contact:

Jan de Grave, Communications Director, The Brewers of Europe

+32 495583070;

About The Brewers of Europe:

Based in Brussels, The Brewers of Europe brings together national brewers’ associations from 29 European countries and provides a voice to represent the united interests of Europe’s 7500 breweries. The Brewers of Europe promotes the positive role played by beer and the brewing sector in Europe and advocates the creation of the right conditions to allow brewers to continue to freely, cost-effectively and responsibly brew and market beer across Europe.