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GABF Cheat Sheet – What You Need to Know

We've put EVERYTHING you need to know about participating in (and enjoying) the Great American Beer Festival into an ultimate 2017 GABF Cheat Sheet.

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Top 10 Tips for Breweries at GABF

We're officially one week out from the 36th Great American Beer Festival! Here are the ten most important things participating breweries need to remember. Have a wonderful festival!

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Promote your Brewery’s Independence at GABF!

Calling all indie craft breweries with a festival booth, Great news!  Sign the license agreement for the independent craft seal by August …

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Brewery Registration Update: Application Open

7:30 PM Mountain Time Bug squashed. The GABF application is now open! Thanks again for your patience and support. Head to the registration page to complete your application. Cheers, Nancy Johnson, Event Director

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Brewery Registration Update

3:00 PM Mountain Time Hi everyone! Problem (almost) solved! Our IT team is testing now. We expect the application page to be up and running within the next few hours. At this point, the June 27 deadline to apply will remain in effect, based on availability. THANK YOU!! Cheers, Nancy Johnson, Event Director

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Brewers Registration Is Open Until June 27, 2017

10:20 AM Mountain Time Hi everyone! Brewers Registration is open! As of 10:20 AM MST, we are experiencing heavy traffic and the site is moving a bit slow. As we are working to speed it up, we would like to remind you that the application period will be open until June 27, so grab a coffee and come back to the site later today. We will provide updates here as we get them. Thanks for your patience! Cheers, Nancy Johnson, Event Director

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Economic Impact Study

Hi everyone, It’s the 35th anniversary of the Great American Beer Festival, y’all! Can you believe it? There are just 52 days until opening night …

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Brewery Application Starts Tomorrow + Hotels & Updates

Greetings everyone, It’s time! Application for breweries opens tomorrow (June 21). A few things to note: Thinking ahead to promotion of medals at …

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It’s About that Time

Hey All, It’s spring – must be time to start thinking about GABF! You’ll find all our deadlines for 2016 competition and …

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