The Maryland Distillers Guild was founded in 2015 to amplify the energy of the state’s modern distilling industry. Members join together to encourage the high-quality production of spirits in Maryland, the use of local ingredients, recognition of the Maryland distilling industry, and advocating for more favorable regulations and laws.
Membership Benefits Include:
- Direct support during the licensing and zoning/planning startup process - Access to social communities with fellow members and affiliates through the membership platform - Invitations to attend quarterly member meetings - A dedicated business page on the Maryland Distillers Guild website - A business listing on the tri-industry Maryland Craft Beverages app - Weekly newsletters with industry, regulatory, event, and membership updates - Discounted registration pricing for educational workshops and seminars - Federal, state and county advocacy on behalf of your business, and the larger industry - Business PR and communications support; marketing and promotion education - Access to exclusive Maryland Distillers Guild public events and competitions
Benefits of Membership for Allied Members include:
- Invitations to attend quarterly member meetings (with opportunities to sponsor and present) - A dedicated business page on the Maryland Distillers Guild website - Access to social communities to post your services and engage with members - The ability to sponsor ads on our tri-industry Maryland Craft Beverages consumer app - Weekly newsletters with announcements, news and legislative updates - The ability to host educational workshops and seminars - Federal, state and county advocacy on behalf of your business, and the larger industry - Opportunities to sponsor festivals, events, workshops and competitions - Direct 1-on-1 chat capabilities with distillery members through the membership platform