BC Beer Awards

The BC Beer Awards & Festival celebrates the very best beer brewed in British Columbia.

The 10th annual BC Beer Awards and Festival returns to Vancouver on Saturday, October 19th, 2019. Tickets are now SOLD OUT!

Watch previous years’ awards presentations and more on our YouTube channel.

2019 Creative Industry Awards

Submissions are now closed, thank you!

BC Beer Awards is pleased to bring back the 3rd Annual Creative Industry Awards presented by Major Tom. These awards are in recognition of excellence that goes beyond just brewing wonderful BC beer. We see what you're all doing out there to contribute to the creative side of this industry, and we want to continue to celebrate that. We're pleased to share that there's one new award, "Best Growler Design" presented by Ideon Packaging.  


Best Label Design - Can - West Coast Canning

Best Label Design - Bottle - Great Little Box Company 

Best Packaging Design - Great Little Box Company

Best Website Design - Major Tom 

Best Social Media Presence - Major Tom

Best Flight Paddle - Smooth Edge Design 

Best Merch/Apparel - Topps Hops

Best Tasting Room Design - Shaw Sabey & Associates Ltd

Best Tap Handle Design - Wylie Jack Taps & Branding

*New!* Best Growler Design - Ideon Packaging

The preliminary judging round will see the CIA category sponsors choose the finalists for each category based on a variety of predetermined criteria. The top six entries in each of our ten categories will then move on to the final round of judging. Hosted at Major Tom’s headquarters in downtown Vancouver, round two will take place on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019. Our panel will consist of our sponsors, as well as creative industry professionals and media. See below for more information on submission dates & timelines. All winners will be announced at the BC Beer Awards & Festival on Saturday, October 19th.

2018 winners

Best Tap Handle - Presented by Ideon Packaging

Luppolo Brewing

Best Label Design, Cans - Presented by West Coast Canning

Holotape, Boombox Brewing

Best Packaging, Outer - Presented by Great Little Box Co

Craft Camper, Old Yale Brewing 

Best Label Design, Bottle - Presented by Great Little Box Co

A Good Life, Field House Brewing

Best Website - Presented by Major Tom

Field House Brewing

Best Social Media Presence - Presented by Major Tom

Electric Bicycle Brewing

NEW! Best Tasting Room Design - Presented by Shaw Sabey & Associates

Sooke Brewing Company

NEW! Best Merch Design - Presented by Branded Brewers

Riot Brewing

NEW! Best Beer Flight Design - Presented by Smooth Edge Design

The Parkside Brewery