What to expect: Brewing Summit 2018, San Diego

Bringing together an extensive line-up of leaders in the beer brewing industry, the Brewing Summit 2018 lands in San Diego on 12th – 15th August.

Organised by the Master Brewers Association of the Americas (MBAA) and American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC), the four day event occurs every four years and will be brimming with all the latest from the industry.

And we’ll be there with a stand for the first time. You’ll find us lot at Booth 208, so if you’re heading along come and say hello!

Let’s take a look at what we can expect from the event this year…

Keynote speakers

Discover all the latest insights and innovations in the industry – whether you are a seasoned pro or new to the field, there will something for everyone.  Session speakers include Tomme Arthur, co-founder of Port Brewing Company and Lost Abbey Brewing Company and Bart Watson, chief economist at Brewers Association.

Hear from the industry’s top-dogs and advance your technical knowledge.


Over 90 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products and services at the Brewing Summit 2018. It provides a great opportunity to get face-to-face with the suppliers to the brewing industry.

This is your chance to meet us, catch up and chew the malt.  Discover the full Simpsons Malt  range and find out what our quality malt can do for your next brew.

Plus we’re right next door to our pals at BSG (on Booth 107)! Head to Booth 208, we’ll be happy to see you.

Take a look at who else will be there here.

Master Brewers Happy Hour

Taking place on the first night of the Brewing Summit, the happy hour is a great chance to soak up the sun and enjoy stunning views of San Diego. After a busy day you’ll be able to catch up with friends, make new connections and enjoy some great beer and snacks while you’re at it! We’ll see you there?

We hope to see lots of you there, why not tell us you’re going on Twitter?  Join in the conversation by using #BrewingSummit2018.


Find out what else we’ve been up to in our latest blog posts, or want to get in touch? Email info@simpsonsmalt.co.uk or call +44 (0)1289 330033 – it would be awesome to hear from you!