Brewers Association membership is your means to access the entire industry, expand your network and build relationships with decision makers. BA membership gives your company favorable-basis access to information and business opportunities in the craft beer market to keep you on the industry’s cutting edge.
Build your craft beer business!
The BA’s mission is to protect the industry’s interests. That’s why we’re regularly working with the National Beer Wholesalers Association, federal government and state guilds to ensure beer is fairly regulated.
BA Insider Newsletter
The BA Insider is a free quarterly email publication specifically for Brewers Association distributor members. Topics discussed are selected with a distributor audience in mind and are meant to increase awareness and ease of access to Brewers Association resources and news. Topics include: SKU proliferation, category management, quality and more.
Members-Only Content On BrewersAssociation.org
Indicated with a lock icon in the menu, these pages feature exclusive content available to BA members only, including extensive industry statistical data, benchmarking information, presentation archives, technical information (covering hops, keg repatriation, and other topics), message boards and committee meeting minutes.
The New Brewer
Brewers Association Forum
Multiple free subscriptions to the Brewers Association Forum, a daily, moderated email digest connecting you to more than 12,800 participating members.
Annual Beer Industry Production Survey reports the growth of craft beer industry; featured in the May/June issue of The New Brewer. Access to the Brewery Operations and Benchmarking Survey (BOBS) data, a comprehensive look into brewery operations data.
Professional E-Conference Series: Power Hour
Power Hour is an online, interactive teleconference series on regulatory, marketing and other information six times per year. Every segment is recorded and available for download in the Power Hour archives.
Craft Brewing Fact Sheet
Biannual mailings of comprehensive analysis reports of the craft brewing community.
North American Brewery Update
Annual communication of brewery openings and closings.
Beer Sellers Guide
Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®
Registration discounts to our annual educational conference per person for the full conference rate. See conference website for pricing.
Discounts on pre-publication releases.
IRI Group Discounts
Discounts on beer sales market reports through IRI Group.
Networking, Communications & More
Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® Members save $525 (early pricing) or $675 (late pricing) on conference registration fees. Additionally, members save $80 on the Craft Beer Wholesalers Symposium registration. Connect with industry peers and gain valuable insight from panel discussions.
Great American Beer Festival®
Great American Beer Festival discounts for registration and judging fees up to $200 per entry and members-only ticket purchase. Exposure to 60,000 beer enthusiasts.
World Beer Cup℠
The World Beer Cup is a biennial international beer competition celebrating beer excellence.
Member Directory Listing
Members are listed in the Brewers Association online member directories.
The New Brewer magazine
Published bimonthly, this periodical delivers you in-depth industry information both in print or available anytime online.
Electronic Member Mailings
Updates on beer industry trends and information on BA events and projects.
Member decal for breweries and businesses to display at your facility.
One complimentary subscription to Zymurgy, the premium homebrewing and beer enthusiast magazine.
Dues & FAQs
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When does the membership start?
Memberships are yearly from the current month of purchase (not from January 1).
Does a distributor membership cover just me or my whole location?
Your whole location.
Contact Membership Coordinator Sarah Billiu: email@example.com | 1.888.822.6273 x 197
Worried your message isn’t reaching the entire industry?
Consider this: 99 percent of the beer brewed in America is brewed by BA members, so you can rest assured that your membership helps you access nearly all breweries—no other trade association can deliver the same access.