Welcome Reception*

Date: 2 June from 19:00 to 22:00 Adress: Hopland 2, 2000 Antwerpen

*Ticket required

Enjoy good conversations and a beer or two at the welcome reception, traditionally organised by the EBC but now open to everyone. A nominal participation fee will be charged upon registration

Networking Reception*

Dates: 3 June as of 19:30. Adress: Mechelsesteenweg 291, 2018 Antwerpen Website: https://www.dekoninck.be

*Ticket required

The official networking reception takes place in the impressive ANTWERP CITY BREWERY ‘De Koninck

The Welcome Reception provides an excellent opportunity to network, meet old friends and colleagues, as well as meet new people. Enjoy Belgian beer and local flavors. Attendees can also visit the brewery.

Walking distance from the Flanders Meeting and Convention Center Antwerp.

European Craft Beer tasting @ Beer Lovers Bar

Dates:  3&4 June as of 18:30 Address: Rotterdamstraat 105, 2060 Antwerpen Facebook:  http://www.beerlovers.be

Get off the beaten tracks and go to ‘De Coninckplein’. On one corner you will find Beerlovers Bar with more than 200 beers and twelve taps. The bar is a real hotspot. . If you have difficulties to decide, the bartenders are happy to help you choose. Just tell them which tastes and colors you like and you will get first-class advice.

During “The Brewers of Europe Forum”, you can try Craft beers from every corner of Europa on the 12 rotating taps

EBC Farewell Party*

Date:  June 5, 2019 Address: to be confirmed

*Ticket required

Another EBC classic event: The farewell party will be held in a wonderful location in Antwerp to celebrate the end of yet another successful EBC congress. Delegates registered for the Brewers Forum are wholeheartedly invited to join the party. Great Belgian beers and excellent food will be served

EBC Technical Tours*

Dates: June 6 from 9:00 to 1:00 pm.

*Ticket required

These exciting half-day trips will be offered to three well-known Belgian breweries, Duvel-Moortgat, Haacht and Palm, as well as to Boortmalt, one of the world’s major malting companies with their global headquarters in Antwerp and celebrating the opening of their new technical research centre in the Antwerp docklands. A nominal fee will be charged to delegates to help with transport costs to the three destinations offered. Tours will be allocated on a “first-come-first-served” basis. These will last approximately 3 hours and conclude by around 12.30 to 13.00 on that day.

Beer shopping

ABBEY № 8 Belgian beers & brews is the ultimate shop in Antwerp to buy Belgian Beers. The shop puts a wide selection of beer at your fingertips. Show your Forum/EBC badge and benefit a 20% discount; In addition you will receive a small ‘beer’ gift. ABBEY № 8 Belgian beers & brews Handschoenmarkt 8 2000 Antwerpen