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Membership of the IBD


Membership of The Institute of Brewing & Distilling brings many advantages to individual members and their employers. Association with an internationally recognised professional body enhances a person's standing in his or her profession and provides opportunities for contact with professional colleagues in brewing, distilling, malting, packaging and allied industries. 

The examinations and membership of the IBD are recognised worldwide throughout the professions of brewing and distilling, with over 5,000 members spanning 100 countries.

The IBD is organised into geographical sections, to enable members to meet in order to hear invited speakers and to provide opportunities for discussion at a local level. Some of the larger meetings are often attended by members from all over the world.

The IBD and its Sections hold regular events, meetings and workshops to enable all members to keep abreast of the latest developments in Industry matters and to provide a forum for social activities and the interchange of ideas.