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Summer Beer-Fest Entertainment

The bill for the 10th Annual Summer Beer-fest is set! In celebration of our 10th fest, we’re adding a second stage in the grass and are ready to enjoy some of Michigan’s finest.. FRIDAY NIGHT 5 pm – 9 pm Ann Arbor Blues Extraordinare, Laith Al-Saadi “Detroit-area guitarist who deftly weaves the blues with a […]


Alrighty everybody – get ’em while they last. Our festival tickets are now available online through ticket web. You can also buy them at participating breweries and outlets, but click HERE if you’d like to purchase online with a credit card. Online sales will be “Will Call” only due to our limited time-frame. We are […]

Winter Festival Hotel Details

Hey all – in response to a few comments and questions – here’s the skinny on a couple of hotels for Winter Beer Fest: The Kellogg Center is our Festival Headquarters – It’s in East Lansing, close to the beery nightlife that we are sure to enjoy. Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center Michigan State University […]

Conference Schedule

For a detailed schedule, click here. A full program with bios and descriptions will be available at check in. Thanks for your patience. Thursday, January 11th Pitching the Media – Lucy Saunders, Stephen Beaumont and regional media guests. Practical Packaging – John Mallett/Mike Fuerst – Bell’s Brewing Government Affairs – Pete Johnson – Brewers Association […]

Welcome our new Executive Director, Scott Graham!

It gives me great pleasure to announce the beginning of a new direction for the Michigan Brewers Guild. After conducting a several month, thorough search that involved many willing and qualified candidates, we proudly introduce our Executive Director, Scott Graham. Many thanks to Scott and all of the candidates for their energetic and willing support […]

Executive Director Search

The search is underway. The Board of Directors is in the process of scheduling the first round of interviews in mid September. If you would like to be considered for the position, please be sure to submit your information to Eric via We advise applicants to submit their information by September 5th in order […]

September’s General Meeting

Our next general meeting is September 12th at noon. The location has been MOVED. We are meeting at Rochester Mills Beer Company. We’ll be summarizing the festival, reviewing our transition plan including the search for an Executive Director. We will also discuss our upcoming Winter Conference and Annual Meeting. We look forward to seeing everybody. […]

Wanna Work For Beer?

As mentioned in our previous announcement, we’re conducting a search for an Executive Director. We’re looking for someone to help coordinate and lead our efforts to promote, protect and celebrate Michigan Beer. We are currently accepting resumes via Just to be clear, while you’re working for the cause of beer, it’s actually a paying […]

New Direction

The Board of Directors for the Michigan Brewers Guild has unanimously decided to terminate its service agreement with Eurich Management Services. The two companies will continue to work together during a thirty day transition period. The Guild’s work with Eurich demonstrated the need for and benefits from staff and professional assistance. However, the board has […]

Fest Photos

A shout out to all of you photogs out there. We see TONS of cameras at every festival. If you were one of them an have got groovy pictures you’d like to send us, we’d love to share them with the world on this very website! Feel free to email them to Thanks in […]

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