The Great British Beer Festival Trade Session is reserved for members of the industry including pub landlords, pub staff, media and brewers from across the country. The Trade Session will take place on Tuesday 11th August from 12noon - 5pm and is an opportunity for all sectors of the trade to come together, to meet and network with other industry members and to sample some of the finest beers on the market.
Trade ticket applications are now closed.
1:00-2:00pm: Simply Hops Master Class - Explore the variety of hops with the world’s largest supplier of hop products and services. During the session you will have the opportunity to touch, taste and see the different varieties of hops used in brewing and the chance to discover varieties you may not have heard of or used before. Location: Trade Area Pillar Hall
2:30-3:30pm: Champion Beer of Britain Announcement - Find out the category winners and Supreme Champion in CAMRA's Champion Beer of Beer competition. Location: Main Stage Olympia Grand
3:45-4:30pm: Beer Academy Workshop – A journey from the origins of beer through the brewing process, beer styles, beer serving and how to satisfy customers. This session will provide all those working in the beer sector with additional beer knowledge 3:45-4:30pm: Beer Academy Workshop – A journey from the origins of beer through the brewing process, beer styles, beer serving and how to satisfy customers. This session will provide all those working in the beer sector with additional beer knowledge and provide an introduction to the educational support provided by the Beer Academy. Location: Trade Area Pillar Hall
Visit the Trade Area located in Olympia’s Pillar Hall to meet with innovative exhibitors and network with other key industry experts. Exhibitors include; Simply Hops, SIBA, Katz UK, Beer Academy, Festival Glass, Hogs Back, Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Ales, Fentimans, One From Me, Chemisphere, Bollingtons Insurance