Thank You to Our Sponsors!
We are part of a community. With the support of our sponsors, we’re able to put on special members events, focus on quality over quantity, and create a community for those who share a common passion for BC craft beer.
Cascadia Liquor is a full-service group of Vancouver Island-based liquor stores. They are dedicated to delivering outstanding service, a surprising product range with a focus on local, organic and hard-to-find products from the Pacific Northwest and around the world, all at everyday best value pricing.
With seven locations across Vancouver Island, Cascadia is committed to respecting its people, partners, and planet, through an in-store charitable fundraising program, a sustainability program, and has been recognized at the highest level through the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification Program.
Refuge Tap Room
Victoria’s newest tap room, that just opened this summer, aims to be a refuge for the city’s craft beer lovers. Open late, their location on Fort Street between Blanshard and Quadra is a boon to the neighbourhood. Offering a cozy atmosphere with indoor and a limited amount of outdoor seating, Refuge owner Darren Ainsley will have 32 taps, with a large portion dedicated to BC craft beer and the extra taps for cider and wine.
The best part – Victoria Beer Society members get a 10% discount off their BC Craft Beer purchases when they show their membership card.
Draught WISE are draught integrity technicians that help Vancouver Island pour quality craft beer so it tastes the way that it was originally intended. Draught WISE cares about the journey your beer has been on and they want to ensure that you get brewery quality beer wherever you see the Draught WISE seal.
Nimble Bar Co.
Nimble Bar Co. trains high-performance bartenders. Whether you’re just getting started, or have been bartending for years, they’ll give you the effective tweaks to help you become a high-performance pro. Nimble can teach you how to command a room with your skills, knowledge, & presence, and their experts in fortified wines, wine training, bar management, and other specialty areas, give their students access to multidimensional experiences and resources.
The Zone 91.3
The Zone @ 91-3 is Victoria’s locally programmed modern music radio station. Their DJs are an ensemble cast of real people who talk about local issues that matter and are passionate about the music they play.
100.3 The Q!
100.3 The Q! is The Island’s Rock. Led by Ed Bain and The Q Morning Show, The Q! is an adult driven rock station that doesn’t take itself too seriously and is perfect to listen to while drinking beer.
The Campaign for Real Ale Society of British Columbia is an independent, voluntary, consumer organization, which was first incorporated in 1985. CAMRA is dedicated to the promotion and responsible consumption of natural, craft beers. They support the brewing of traditional styles of beer in the traditional manner, using traditional ingredients. The society promotes naturally brewed live beers of all styles. CAMRA BC is a great society in which to meet people, learn about beer, and enjoy its consumption.
Since 2005, the Number has contributed creativity to local businesses and organizations. They work primarily in web, design, video, and development on projects small and large, and like to build long-term relationships with mutual benefit.
Vessel is a locally owned and operated liquor store, supporting authentic wine, spirits and ales, as well as the people who make them. They offer a complete selection of quality products and strive to provide outstanding service and value to their customers.
The BC Ale Trail
Explore the BC Ale Trail. An array of world-class breweries are waiting to be discovered amid British Columbia’s spectacular wilderness and scenery, along with a wide range of outdoor activities and urban experiences. Arrive thirsty, leave inspired.
The Growler is B.C.’s ultimate craft beer guide, covering the breweries, the beer and the industry as it swells and threatens to consume us all if we don’t consume it (the beer) first. Whether you’re in Vancouver or Valemont, Victoria or Vernon, Burnaby or Burns Lake, we have got you covered with the latest craft beer news, new releases and fun, lively stories about the people behind your favourite craft brewery.
Canadian-owned and operated, Used.ca (Locally known as UsedVictoria.com) connects communities to the sharing economy in a fun, safe and family-friendly way. Founded in 2003 to keep used, but useful items out of landfills, Used encourages people to #ThinkUsedFirst.
Used.ca now has an app! Download it here: https://www.used.ca/app/
ContainerWorld Group of Companies
The ContainerWorld Group of Companies is Canada’s only national logistics provider specifically providing the Canadian beverage alcohol industry with seamless door-to-door services from breweries, wineries, and distilleries from every corner of the globe, North America & Canada to the customers’ door. ContainerWorld are proud to be working with their BC, Ontario and other Canadian customers also providing complete logistics services to support their export programs to every destination around the globe.
Global Tents is Vancouver Island’s foremost provider for all events including birthday parties, weddings, reunions, corporate events, trade shows, festivals, fundraisers and sporting events. Our exceptional customer service, industry expertise and extensive inventory are incomparable, and we pride ourselves on our reliability and capacity to find solutions for every need. From tent rentals to one-stop concierge services, we are creating memories on Vancouver Island.