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Michigan Great Beer State Conference

January 11, 2023 @ 11:00 AM - January 13, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

$100 – $425

Michigan’s Great Beer State Conference and Trade Show will take place January 11- 13, 2023 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Kalamazoo, MI. This event marks the third year of a collaboration between the Michigan Brewers Guild, Michigan State University Extension, and Master Brewers Association-MI designed to bring together stakeholders from across the beer value chain.

Presentations from beer industry professionals and University experts will cover relevant topics on brewery management, beer sales and marketing, technical aspects of brewing, and craft beer raw materials (hops and barley).

The Conference kicks off Wednesday, January 11 (11:00 AM-12:15 PM Central Time) with a Sensory Evaluation presentation led by Roy Desrochers from the University of Vermont. This session is followed by the Allied Member Tradeshow (1:00-6:00 PM CT). Educational sessions will begin Thursday, January 12 at 11:00 AM with the Opening Keynote address featuring Bob Jacquard, Chairman/Owner Stormy Kromer, followed by four concurrent tracks of presentations ending at 1:00 PM on Friday, January 13.

Please visit the event website for the full conference agenda and information on Conference Registration, Trade Show Registration, and Hotel Room Reservations.


Radisson Plaza Kalamazoo and Wings Event Center
Kalamazoo, MI United States + Google Map


Michigan Brewers Guild
Michigan State University Extension
Master Brewers Asociation of the Americas (MBAA) District Michigan