Membership

Why should I join the Guild?

Brewery Owners

If you are a brewery owner then joining the Guild as an Ordinary Member will give you the following benefits:

  • Access to the member side of the website including: Minutes of AGM's and societies annual accounts, Guild Communication and Market Survey Information
  • Discounted rates for beer entries in our annual Beer Awards
  • Inclusion, with full contact details, in the online directory of breweries and on the NZ breweries brochure online and in print
  • Voting rights at the AGM, and a say in what the Guild does
  • Receiving communication from the Guild keeping you up-to-date with goings on in the industry, legal issues that may affect you and upcoming events.
Corporations Supporting the Brewing Industry

If you are the owner of a corporation that supports the brewing industry in New Zealand then joining the Guild as a Corporate Member will give you the following benefits:

  • Inclusion, with full contact details, in the online directory of corporate members, a valuable online resource for breweries looking for suppliers, etc.
  • Involvement in industry activities and the right to attend, but not vote, at Guild meetings
  • One e-newsletter mailout per year utilising the existing Guild newsletter system
  • The opportunity to utilise the Guild's communication channels for media and product releases
  • Supporting the industry and the breweries that are your customers
Brewing Entities & Private Individuals

If you work for a brewing entity in New Zealand or you are a private individual who is interested in the industry and wishes to support it, then as an Associate or Affiliate Member you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to the member side of the website including: Minutes of AGM's and societies annual accounts, Guild Communication and Market Survey Information
  • Receiving communication from the Guild keeping you up-to-date with goings on in the industry, legal issues that may affect you and upcoming events.

     

Who can join The Guild?

Membership Type Description Cost excl GST (2016 fees)
Ordinary If you are the owner or a representative of a legal brewing entity in New Zealand.  This may be a company that has beer contract-brewed by another brewery. You will become the 'Ordinary' member with voting rights. Annual membership is determined by annual production.

Annual production:

<40,000 litres $240 pa
40,001 – 100,000 litres $480 pa
100,001 – 500,000 litres $720 pa
>500,000 litres $1200 pa

Corporate If you are the owner or representative of a support business to the brewing industry in New Zealand you may join as a Corporate member.  Amongst the other benefits, this gives you the opportunity to advertise on our website.You have no voting rights. $600 pa
Associate If you are a private individual who is interested in the brewing industry. $24 pa
Cider If you are a producer of cider, but not a brewing entity, you may join the Guild. As for ordinary members above
Hospitality/Retail Shops and pubs who support craft beer may join the Guild. $120 pa

Please Note:

  • Corporate, Associate, and Hospitality/Retail members enjoy all the benefits of an ordinary member except discounted entry to the Beer Awards and cannot vote at an AGM.
  • A foreign brewing entity with a representative company in New Zealand (but with no brewing facility) may join as a corporate member and enter beers (or ciders) for the Beer Awards at the member rate, but cannot vote at an AGM.
  • Cider Producers in New Zealand may join the Guild as Cider members and enter ciders for the Beer Awards at the member rate but cannot vote at an AGM.

A copy of the Membership Information Page can be downloaded here

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