The Craft Malt Conference is going virtual!


The 2021 Craft Malt Conference is going fully virtual this February 10-12 as Craft Malt Con Online. This one-of-a-kind, virtual gathering consists of curated workshops and seminars on the latest research, topics, and best practices relevant to those in the craft malt supply chain. Featuring industry experts from across the world of craft malt, beer, and spirits, Craft Malt Con Online is a unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge about craft malt, all from the comfort of your own home.

Craft Malt Con Online participants will have the chance to tune into live seminars, participate in virtual malthouse tours, and peruse the virtual trade show. Attendees will also have the chance to talk with sponsors during live Q&A sessions and check out new products via video demos. The 3-day virtual event will end with our 2021 Malt Cup Awards Ceremony on Friday, February 12th.

All activities will be offered completely online ensuring everyone can participate regardless of location, COVID-19 travel restrictions, and health concerns. Afraid you’ll miss a session? Don’t worry, all seminars will be recorded and available for replay to registered attendees after the event.

2021 virtual conference registration rates are $150 for Craft Maltsters Guild Members and $250 for Non-Members. 

All sessions will be broadcast live via Crowdcast. Recordings will be available after each session and will remain accessible to event attendees for 90 days after the event.


Not a member? Learn how to become one here.

Keynote Speaker

Ken Grossman, Founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is the Keynote Speaker for the 2021 Craft Malt Conference!

Ken Grossman founded Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in 1980, with the goal of providing his customers with the kind of beer he likes to drink.  He is known throughout the beer industry for his uncompromising approach to quality, financial savviness, and firm belief that a rising tide lifts all boats.  Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is a steadfastly family-owned and operated business, run on Grossman’s philosophy of environmental, social, and economic health, and is considered one of the premier craft breweries in the United States.