June 28-30, 2018 Register Now!

America's Largest Homebrewing Gathering

The American Homebrewers Association's annual Homebrew Con is the ultimate experience for the greatest hobby there is—homebrewing! If you are interested in learning to homebrew or gain a better understanding of beer, mead and cider you've come to the right place.

With 60+ educational sessions, a Homebrew Expo to rule them all, and the legendary Club Night, Homebrew Con is sure to become your annual pilgrimage along with 3,000 of your new best friends.

Check Out the Schedule!
40th Anniversary
66 Sessions
92 Speakers
50+ Homebrew Clubs
3,000 Attendees
homebrew seminar
attendee having fun

Conference Pricing

Choose from three registration options based on your interests: Full Conference, Social Package or Homebrew Industry. Full Conference is the ultimate experience. The Social Package includes the Welcome Toast, nightly events, Brew Expo—just none of the learnin’. Homebrew Industry is limited to owners and employees of homebrew retail stores, wholesalers and suppliers.

Social Package


Full Conference


Homebrew Industry


Conference Tracks

Each educational session is organized into one of 12 Conference Tracks. Pick your sessions, plan your day, and grab your tasting glass! Pro-tip: Make use of the planner tool in the Homebrew Con app.

Sign Up for Evening Activities

Calling all Homebrew Clubs and Oregon Craft Breweries! Your enthusiastic presence and fermented awesomeness are the lifeblood of Homebrew Con. See how you can get involved at this year’s event!

Homebrew Con nightly event

Social Club

Volunteer to serve your homebrew, mead and cider at the Social Club inside the Homebrew Expo.

Club Night

Showcase your club's finest brews at Club Night, the club-only beer festival. Don’t forget to dress up your booth and your squad.

Knockout Party

Pour your club’s homebrew during the farewell toast as we raise a glass to the parade of medal-winning homebrewers.

Club Sign Up

Kickoff Party

Share your beer with the largest gathering of homebrewers in the nation!

Brewery Sign Up

Homebrew Con News

10 People You’ll Meet at Homebrew Con

Homebrew Con is an event unlike any other. When homebrewers from all over the world descend on Portland, Oregon, this June, Homebrew Con will welcome Read More


Sweet on Mead? Portland Delivers.

The fermented honey-based alcohol pairs perfectly with Portland’s quirky booze scene. Portland adores its abundant craft brews and renowned local wines, and now the city is Read More

Conference Location

Join us in Portland, Oregon a.k.a. Beervana! Attend special events throughout the week and explore some of the nearly 150 breweries in the Portland area.

Oregon Convention Center

Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Portland, OR 97232

Located in beautiful downtown Portland, the Oregon Convention Center is home to “a unique and diverse collection of art.”

Get The App

Maximize your efficiency with the free Homebrew Con app! Bookmark can’t-miss sessions, peep the schedule, find the parties, and more! Available in the App Store and Google Play.