Past Events

2021

The second annual James B. Beam Institute Industry Conference

March 10-12, 2021 - Virtual Event

2021 Beam Institute Conference

The second Annual James B. Beam Insititute Industry Conference took place on Mar 10-12, 2021. The agenda covered a wide range of distilled spirits-focused topics from quality and sensory evaluation to distillery financing and diversity, equity and inclusion in the distilled spirits industry. Held online, the event attracted more than 400 attendees, with participants joining from 33 states, Canada and the United Kingdom.


2020

The Inaugural James B. Beam Institute Industry Conference

Feb 27, 2020

The inaugural James B. Beam Institute Industry Conference welcomed farmers, representatives and staff from local and regional distilleries, secondary industries and tourism for a day of continuing education. The program included presentations from a range of industry professionals and academic researchers, industry vendors, educational exhibits and research posters.

Beam Institute Conference

Seth DeBolt presents research on American white oak and the inaugural James B. Beam Institute Industry Conference.

Vendors, Educational Exhibits and Posters in the Grand Ballroom.

The event, held at the Gatton Student Center, University of Kentucky, attracted more than 400 attendees representing 19 different states.

Photo credit: The Bourbon Tutor, "An Inside Look at the Inaugural James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference at the University of Kentucky."