Save the Date for the 5th Annual Craft Malt Con!

The Craft Maltsters Guild invites maltsters, brewers, distillers, farmers, and other industry partners to join us for our 5th Annual Craft Malt Conference. The 2022 event will be a hybrid gathering and include both in-person and virtual event experience opportunities. Learn more about the event format and planned activities in our latest press releases here and here.

  • In-Person Conference Dates:  February 18-19, 2022
  • Virtual Conference Dates:  February 25-26, 2022

Early Bird Registration is now open.


In-Person Rates:  Early bird rates for the in-person conference option are $300 for Guild members and $500 for non-members and include access to both the in-person and virtual event activities.

Virtual Rates:  Virtual early bird rates will be $150 for Guild members and $250 for non-members. Virtual attendees will gain exclusive early access to recordings of the in-person conference educational seminars, in addition to the live-streamed sessions planned.

As noted above, Craft Maltsters Guild members enjoy heavily discounted early bird rates, as well as exclusive access to our Members Only educational content and forums. Join or renew here to get the best deal on CMC 2022.

2022 Speaker Line-Up

Sponsorship Opportunities

Location and Venue

The in-person portion of the 2022 conference will be held in Portland, Maine with the Holiday Inn By the Bay serving as our base for lodging and most activities for the event. Room rates for conference attendees are $135/night for single or double occupancy for standard rooms with two beds and $160/night for single or double occupancy for king rooms. Room reservations can be made online.


The virtual half of the event will take place on the Crowdcast platform, like our 2021 virtual conference.

Event Health & Safety Policy

In response to the growing threat of the Delta Variant, and in addition to the measures the state of Maine and local governments have in place, proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of entry will now be required for all Craft Malt Conference attendees.


For more information about CMC 2022, contact Jesse Bussard at [email protected]

Contact Emily Hutto at [email protected] with media inquiries about the Craft Maltsters Guild.