14th Iberoamerican VLB Symposium Brewing & Filling Technology (IBS)
02.09.2024 - 04.09.2024

Ciudad de México (CDMX), México


General information

The next VLB Ibero-American Symposium will take place in Mexico City, Hotel Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa, 2 to 4 September 2024. 

Since 2008, VLB organizes this technical conference, especially focused on the Ibero-American beer sector. The 14th VLB Ibero-American Symposium on Brewing & Filling Technology will be held on this occasion in Mexico City, including a technical visit to the Heineken Brewery in Toluca (by invitation of Heineken Mexico).

Monday, September 2 

Technical visit to Heineken Mexico, Planta Toluca 

Tuesday, September 3 & Wednesday, September 4 

Technical Sessions: 

  • Situation of the Latin American beer market
  • Raw materials: Barley, malt, adjuncts and hops
  • Brewing process: Innovations and improvements in the brewing process
  • Filling, packaging and logistics of beer and beverages
  • Environment aspects 

This symposium will be held in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation. 

Attendance fees:

  • Participants from breweries: 1100 €*  (VLB reserves the right to verify this information)
  • Participants from supplier companies (incl. malting factories): 1550 € *
  • Students (proof of studies required): 100 €* 

*all prices plus taxes 


  • Former VLB students: 15% discount
  • Members of AETCM and ALAFACE: 15% discount
  • International breweries member of VLB: - 25% (only breweries, not suppliers) 



Hotel / Eventlocation
Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa , Paseo de la Reforma 465, Col. Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, CDMX, C.P. 06500 Tel.: +52 {55) 5229 1200
Booking under: https://reservations.travelclick.com/2900?groupID=4337303 


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