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Membership Benefits

BDIThe Brewer & Distiller International (BDI)

Our monthly members magazine delivers the latest industry news and analysis, supported by technical articles with updates on the latest innovations, together with focused highlights in brewery/distillery techniques and management. It provides a mix of essential intelligence for brewing and distilling professionals worldwide. It is a means of giving a wider reach to the proceedings of conferences, seminars and meetings organised by the IBD. For further information please click here.




The Journal of the Institute of Brewing (JIB)

Our quarterly scientific publication contains original research abstracts and is available to all members online via our website, or in paper form if you would prefer. The JIB publishes original scientific papers relative to the brewing, distilling and fermentation industries, and their raw materials and by-products. Papers are drawn from universities, research institutes and industrial laboratories worldwide. Each paper published is reviewed before acceptance by an International Editorial Board. For further information please click here.



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Events, Conventions and Symposia

All sections of the IBD arrange regular technical meetings, plant visits and other member interactive activities within the regions. These are in addition to the larger Conferences, Conventions and Symposia (IBD members are given special rates), all providing fantastic networking opportunities with like-minded people. For further information please click here.




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IBD Qualifications and Learning Resources

The IBD provides internationally recognised qualifications for brewers, distillers, maltsters and packagers. IBD membership allows access to learning resources useful for both exam candidates and practicing brewers, distillers, maltsters and packagers. For further information please click here.



IBDScholarships and Awards

IBD Membership provides the opportunity to benefit from the many scholarships and awards on offer. For further information please click here.






The IBD conducts strategic partnerships with the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA), Astutis and BrauBeviale to provide discounted membership, courses, tickets and literature. For further information please click here.