Memberships

Experience the Alberta beer community and grow your business.


The Alberta Small Brewers Association(ASBA) has a membership to match your needs. Whether you are in the industry or related to the industry we offer opportunities to be an ASBA member.


Your membership will offer you a level of engagement to help you grow your business and improve the Alberta beer industry.


Available to all members are networking opportunities and participation in industry specific events throughout the year, with the Alberta Craft Brewers Convention as the premier event to engage with small manufacturers and the businesses which support them.


ASBA currently represents roughly 70% of the small beer manufacturers in Alberta and is the industry voice to AGLC and the Government of Alberta.



Full Brewery Members:

  • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
  • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Alberta Beer Awards, Unity Brew
  • Access to industry data
  • Assistance with policy and red tape issues
  • Sit on any of five committees
  • Input on advocacy and policy direction of the ASBA
  • Membership with the Canadian Craft Brewers Association


Associate Members (Contract Brewers):

  • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Alberta Beer Awards, Unity Brew
  • Access to industry data
  • Assistance with policy and red tape issues
  • Sit on any of five committees


Associate Members (Breweries in Planning):


  • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Unity Brew
  • Networking opportunities directly to and with breweries, contract brewers and breweries in planning
  • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
  • Access to industry data
  • Collaborative community of knowledgeable professionals, business owners and providers


Associate Members (Suppliers/Distributors):

  • Discounted participation at the Alberta Craft Brewers Convention and Awards
  • Networking opportunities directly to and with breweries, contract brewers and breweries in planning
  • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
  • Access to industry data


Your membership dues ensure ASBA is able to provide advocacy efforts on behalf of your small business, specific to the industry, with your input. Through our efforts we aim to increase the craft beer market share from the current 16% and find a beer in every beer enthusiasts fridge in Alberta.


At this time we are unable to provide individual memberships.

All membership inquiries can be directed to Admin@AlbertaBrewers.ca

  • Full Brewery Member
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    C$500

    Benefits of this membership include:

    • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
    • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Alberta Beer Awards, Unity Brew
    • Access to industry data
    • Assistance with policy and red tape issues
    • Sit on any of five committees
    • Input on advocacy and policy direction of the ASBA
    • Membership with the Canadian Craft Brewers Association


    Fees for this membership are calculated based on your previous year's annual worldwide production (AWP) as reported to the AGLC. 

    New members will also be subject to a $500 initiation fee.

  • Associate Member - Contract Brewer
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    C$500

    Benefits of this membership include:

    • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Alberta Beer Awards, Unity Brew
    • Access to industry data
    • Assistance with policy and red tape issues
    • Sit on any of five committees


    Membership dues are calculated based on your annual worldwide production (AWP)

    For any questions about this membership, please contact Admin@AlbertaBrewers.ca

  • Associate Member - Brewery in Planning
    Duration
    2 years
    Package price
    C$500

    Benefits of this membership include:

    • Participation in Alberta Craft Brewers Convention, Unity Brew
    • Networking opportunities directly to and with breweries, contract brewers and breweries in planning
    • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
    • Access to industry data
    • Collaborative community of knowledgeable professionals, business owners and providers


    A Brewery in Planning membership is $500 until you open your doors or manufacture a beer under your brand. You will then be changed to a Full Brewery or a Contract Brewer membership respectively. 

    Any questions about this type of membership can be directed to Admin@AlbertaBrewers.ca

  • Associate Member - Supplier
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    C$500

    Benefits of this membership include:

    • Discounted participation at the Alberta Craft Brewers Convention and Awards
    • Networking opportunities directly to and with breweries, contract brewers and breweries in planning
    • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
    • Access to industry data


    This membership type is available to:

    • Professional service firms
    • Equipment/ingredient suppliers


    If you have questions about this membership type, please direct them to Admin@AlbertaBrewers.ca

  • Associate Member - Distributor
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    C$100

    Benefits of this membership include:

    • Discounted participation at the Alberta Craft Brewers Convention and Awards
    • Networking opportunities directly to and with breweries, contract brewers and breweries in planning
    • Access to partnerships for business services (insurance, payment processing, POS, HR and more)
    • Access to industry data


    This membership type is available to:

    • Pubs, restaurants, liquor stores, agencies
    • Distribution/logistics providers


    Member dues are assessed at $100 per location up to $1500. 

    If you have questions about this membership type, please direct them to Admin@AlbertaBrewers.ca