Registration Desk Hours
Registration is in the Plaza Concourse Level Registration area. Registration is open at the following times:
Saturday, August 13: 12:00–7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 14: 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Monday, August 15: 7:45 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16: 7:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17: 8:00–11:00 a.m.
Please wear your name badge at all times to ensure access to sessions and events. Event tickets must be presented at their applicable events.
Connect with your colleagues over a brew in the Hospitality Room, located in the Tower Building, Second Level, Windows Room. You must be over 21 and have a name badge to access the hospitality room. The hospitality room is open at the following times:
Saturday, August 13: 2:00–7:00 p.m., 9:30–11:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 14: 5:15–11:30 p.m.
Monday, August 15: 4:00–11:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16: 5:15–6:45 p.m., 10:00–11:30 p.m.
Help strengthen the future of the brewing industry by bidding on fabulous items at the WBC 2016 Silent Auction. Dozens of donated items from various individuals and companies will be on display in the Plaza Foyer, ready to be bid on by you! Proceeds from the Silent Auction support students’ educational and research endeavors.
Sunday, August 14: 11:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Monday, August 15: 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 16: 8:30 a.m.–3:20 p.m.
Is the battery running low on your laptop or mobile device? Come to the Charging Station in the Governor’s Square Foyer (located in the Plaza Building, Concourse Level) for a recharge!
The WBC Charging Station is sponsored by ABS Commercial.
Come to the Exhibit Hall on Monday for a chance to win wonderful prizes worth $100 or more! To enter, simply drop off your business card at participating booths on Monday between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Winners will be announced 1:00–2:00 p.m. You must be present to win.
See the mobile app or program addendum for the list of prizes.
WBC Mobile App
Keep connected with the WBC mobile app. Access the schedule, abstracts, exhibitor descriptions, announcements, and more, all at your fingertips!
The WBC mobile app is sponsored in part by Fermentis.
WBC abstracts can be accessed in two ways:
Electronic proceedings are available to purchase for $55 at the Registration Desk. The proceedings will be available online following the meeting to all who purchased them.
Photographs will be taken at WBC 2016 for use in promotional materials after the meeting has concluded. By registering for this meeting, you agree to allow WBC's hosting associations to use your likeness in said promotional materials.
Lost Name Badges and Tickets
Your official WBC name badge is required during all scheduled programming and events, including the hospitality room. There will be a $50.00 fee for reprinting a name badge. Lost or misplaced tickets for WBC events will not be reprinted.