30 May 2024 | 6pm – 11pm
AN EVENING WITH SOME OF THE BRIGHTEST MINDS IN THE GLOBAL CRAFT BEER INDUSTRY
WHAT IS IBC?
Welcome to the GABS International Brewers Collective (IBC), an exclusive night where global brewing royalty converges to share experiences and insights with the brightest minds in the craft beer industry. Established as an annual industry gala dinner, IBC has become a beacon for brewing excellence, inviting renowned figures from across the globe to inspire Australia’s craft brewing network.
Traditionally held on the Thursday evening before GABS Sydney, this prestigious event has been the epicenter of knowledge exchange, offering a platform for the most influential voices in the craft beer world. Each year, IBC curates a lineup of international guests who impart their wisdom, shaping the future of brewing.
MARCUS ENGLET – WEIHENSTEPHAN
Founded in 1040, Weihenstephan stands as the world’s oldest brewery, perched on the historic Weihenstephan Hill. This iconic brewery seamlessly blends tradition and cutting-edge science to produce top-quality beers.
Mr. Marcus Englet, born in 1969, is VP Sales Export at Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan. He has more than 25 years of experience in the International Beverage Industry since he joined “The World’s Oldest Brewery” in 1998. Since he started in Weihenstephan he sextupled the turnover in the export department and increased the number of developed export countries from 10 to 59. He holds a MBA Marketing degree from the University Augsburg / Germany and a Doemens Beersommelier Diploma.
Weihenstephan’s commitment to brewing excellence is reflected in its recent recognition at the 2023 World Beer Awards, picking up gold, silver and bronze medals. The brewery’s dedication to the art of brewing is encapsulated in its philosophy: it’s not enough to brew a good beer; it must be consistently outstanding. Weihenstephan upholds the highest standard of quality, known as “premium bavaricum,”.
With 300 hands diligently working each day, from brewmasters to storage facility workers and secretaries. This meticulous attention to quality is evident in every sip, allowing beer enthusiasts to savor the unique blend of tradition and innovation.
Join us to share this special journey with Marcus!
SPREADING THE LOVE OF BEER!
The brewery’s mission of being future minded also shows in the close collaboration with the Technical University of Munich in Weihenstephan.
It supports the university and faculty for brewing science in teaching, science projects and providing practical experience. As a result Weihenstephan is the mecca of brewing for thousands of brew masters from all over the world who have graduated from there and are now spreading their skills worldwide.
Who Is This Event For?
Whether you’re a brewer, industry supplier, beer retailer, hospitality provider, or craft beer enthusiast, if you’re looking to network with some of the most brilliant minds in the craft beer industry, this is the event for you. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity and grab tickets for yourself, your colleagues, business partners, family members, and friends. This is a night that promises to be unforgettable and professionally rewarding. Select from single-seat bookings, corporate or executive packages.
Given our focus on fostering innovative ideas, sharing knowledge, and encouraging industry networking, the ICC was the ideal selection for hosting our International Brewers Collective this year. The event will be held in the ICC Parkside Ballroom, Level 2 of the ICC Convention Center.
What To Expect
Get ready for a truly unforgettable, all-inclusive evening!
Fostering Industry Connections
IBC provides an incredible chance to expand your local and international network, catch up with fellow brewers, suppliers, retailers, and Craft Beer enthusiasts in a world class setting.
2-Course Dining Experience by World-Class ICC chiefs
Treat yourself to an exceptional dining experience with a scrumptious 2-course meal prepared by the award-winning ICC chefs. Indulge in the flavours and aromas of their expertly crafted cuisine and enjoy an unforgettable culinary adventure.
What is a Brewers Collective without beer?
Enjoy some cold and carefully crafted beers as you immerse yourself in a world of brewing excellence.