This conference was established to help support growers and brewers, and the ingredients that are supplied to the growing craft beverage industry.

Each spring, educators from Michigan State University Extension  with support from Michigan State University AgBioResearch, and the Michigan Brewers Guild, host the Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference to support the ingredients that supply the growing craft beverage industry. The conference location is rotated throughout the state, and typically spans the course of two days.  In additional to regional, national, and internationally renowned speakers, social events, tastings, and industry-related tours round out the agenda.  

The 2017 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference will be held March 2-3 in Detroit, Michigan at the Westin Book Cadillac. Registration is now open.

If you would like the opportunity to sponsor or to reserve a vendor space at the conference trade show, please visit the 2017 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference registration website.  

Comments and or suggestions can be made to anyone on the conference planning committee:

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