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The nation’s premier culinary celebration is bigger than ever!

The Perfect Pairing Fabulous Food Show and International Beer Fest Combine in 2013

All Hail the Return of Hops! International Beer Fest is Back for Another Round

Where Can You Find Upwards of 800 Beers from 200 Breweries All Under One Roof?

It's all About Beer at International Beer Fest, I-X Center

Beer Experts on Tap at International Beer Fest, I-X Center


Beer Fest Logo for web use.  Please read logo guidelines before use. 



Banner ads for web use.


For hi-res logos, please email cmirkov@ixcenter.com.

Press Eligibility: The I-X Center will issue media credentials to members of the working press only.  By definition, a member of the working press shall be a paid employee or representative of a known and established media organization (newspaper, magazine, television, radio, web site, etc.).  All journalists who wish to attend The International Beer Fest must submit an application (see info on bottom of this page). Organizations may request more than one media credential; however, The I-X Center does not guarantee more than one credential will be awarded. Applying does not guarantee that your agency will receive credentials - only a limited number will be issued.

Acceptance: The I-X Center will consider the following criteria for approval:
  1. Media organizations with a large daily circulation and/or a large audience.
  2. Local media specializing in culinary news.
  3. Media outlets which cover Food & Beer events on a regular basis.
Notification will be sent to the e-mail address provided with additional information.

Usage: Credentials must be worn at all times. Credentials may not be given to another person for any reason. Credentialed journalists will receive admission to the event and access to feature areas at the event as well as any other areas where media accreditation is applicable.

Misuse of a media credential will result in the immediate loss of the credential, removal from the event area and the possible loss of credential privileges for future events for the journalist and their organization.

Photography: Photographers wishing to cover The International Beer Fest must be on assignment from a recognized news organization and be using professional camera equipment. All photographs taken at the event are to be used solely for use by the publication for which an individual is credentialed, unless otherwise granted express written consent by The I-X Center.  Photographs taken at The International Beer Fest are not to be sold to any other media outlet, organization or individual unless permission is granted by The I-X Center.

Television Coverage: Stations are asked to make advanced arrangements with The I-X Center marketing staff (email Amy Girton - agirton@ixcenter.com ). The I-X Center will coordinate ideal locations for live remotes and/or taped segments.

Proprietary Rights: It is understood that The I-X Center reserves the right and is permitted to use any publicized generated media event coverage (including but not limited to: print, photo, video, web, etc.) in its sole discretion for future marketing of The International Beer Fest. Requests for copies of such media will not be reasonably with held.
Credentials will be provided at the sole discretion of The I-X Center to credible working media for the purpose of covering this event. Please fill out the details below. Upon approval of application, you will be contacted with further information.  Please read the terms below, and if acceptable, contact Carol Lindley via email at clindley@ixcenter.com with the following information:
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