Year: 2018

2018 Spring Events

Hop Quality Program Training Sessions

East Region:

Saturday, April 7, 9:00 am–12:00 noon

Top Hops Farm, Goodrich, MI

Free Registration!


Central West Region:

Wednesday, April 11, 1:30–4:30pm

Founders Brewing Co., Magnum Room, Grand Rapids, MI

Free Registration!


Northwest Region:

Friday, April 13, 1:00–4:00pm

MSU Leelanau County Extension, Suttons Bay, MI

Free Registration!


Southwest Region:

Monday, April 16, 1:00–4:00pm

Bell’s Brewery – Comstock, Family Room C, Galesburg, MI

Free Registration!


Upon completion of the program, attendees will receive a certificate of participation. Attendees will review the new program for safe food procedures and practices for growing, harvesting and processing hops. For Questions or help registering, please contact: Mark Trowbridge Top Hops Farms, 810-422-8040

If you signed up at the GLH&B Conference, please confirm registration using the links above.


2018 Winter Events

Michigan Brewers Guild Annual Conference

January 10–12, 2108
Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center & Wings Event Center

1st Quarter Board Meeting & General Assembly

Saturday, January 13, 2108
11am – 2pm
Lansing Brewing Company
518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing, MI  48912

Board Meeting: 11am–Noon
The Board Meeting is open to membership. We will be discussing the general business of the association, approve former minutes, review and approve financial statements, and other pertinent business. 
Main meeting: Noon–2pm
Topics and speakers have not yet been determined, so we’ll be taking suggestions as to what you would like to discuss in the main part of the meeting.
Networking: 2–3pm

Get your FREE tickets here!


American Hop Convention and 2018 Hop Research Council Winter Meeting
January 23rd – 26, 2018
Palm Desert, California
check back for details


Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference

March 12–14, 2108
Radisson Plaza Hotel
Kalamazoo, Michigan

The conference will feature a track on hop as well as barley and malt for designed for both growers and brewers. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: horticultural practices, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, and much more. There is a pre-conference hop introductory track on Monday, March 12 and then a focus on advanced hop production along with barley and malt topics on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 13-14.

Registration & Event Summary