New and Returning Allied Trade Members:
Please fully complete this application to be considered for membership to the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild (MNCBG). Allied Trade memberships must be renewed annually at the end of each year. New applications must be approved by the MNCBG board before your membership is active. If your organization joins the MNCBG after June 30, your membership renewal is not due until December of the following year.
New This Year: Annual Dues Automatic Renewal Option
Starting this year, you have the option to pay your annual dues by credit or Paypal. These online payments can be paid one-time, or set to automatically renew annually. You can also pay by check. Annual membership dues are not tax-deductible.
If you have any questions about your Allied Trade member benefits or application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW Benefits in 2021:
Allied Trade Member Spotlight: Each week, the MNCBG sends a newsletter email to more than 650 MN brewery and brewpub staff. Starting in 2021, this newsletter will feature an Allied Trade Member Spotlight that introduces your brand and contact information to our breweries at NO COST to you.
Content will be pulled from the below application form; you do not have to take any additional action. One to two Allied Trade Members will be featured in each newsletter.
Additional Outreach and Advertising Opportunities: To help Allied Trade Members connect with breweries and their staff, the MNCBG will be offering an expanded menu of networking, outreach, education, marketing, and advertising opportunities starting in the first quarter of 2021.
Member Benefit Site: Starting in January, Allied Trade Members will gain access to an exclusive Member Benefit Site which will allow you greater access to MNCBG resources, information, and member breweries.
Products & Services - $700 Annual Dues
Suppliers, Equipment, Ingredients (malt, hops), Chillers, Packaging
Professional Services (attorneys, accountants, insurance, consulting, etc.)
Event & Marketing Services
Education & Media - $350 Annual Dues
Retail - $350 Annual Dues (+ $100 per additional location)
Beer Retailers (bars, restaurants, bottle shops)
Retailers of other beer/industry related products
Non-Beer Beverage Producer - $250 Annual Dues
Open to independent licensed non-beer beverage manufacturers throughout the state of Minnesota (i.e. Cider, Mead, Kombucha, N/A products, etc.).
Brewery in Planning - $100 Annual Dues
If you are just beginning your brewing journey, we invite you to join the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. Your Brewery in Planning will be featured on our website.
Once you begin pouring beer, please consider Regular Brewery membership with the MNCBG.
Please expand the section below to see the benefits of your Allied Trade membership.