Q: Who can enter the IBC?
All beers must be entered with the permission of the brand owners. Please check that your agent or producer has not already entered the same product as you.
Q: Can I enter the IBC if my company is based in Russia or Belarus?
A: No, currently the UK government has imposed a range of sanctions measures, including trade and financial sanctions, under The Russia (Sanctions) EU Exit 2019 Regulations.
Q: I'm not sure which category to enter my product?
Q. Can I save entries in my shopping basket and return to complete payment and booking at a later date?
Q: How are discounts applied to my order?
Q: Can I add further entries to my existing order?
Q: Can I change any entries once they have been submitted?
A: Yes, you can make changes up until entries close on 31st May 2024. Simply log into your account and make the necessary amends.
If changes are required after this then please contact email@example.com and request for changes to be made.
Q: I have entered my products online. What are the next steps?
Q: Can I cancel my entry if the sample product cannot be supplied or I change my mind?
A: Entries can be cancelled before the 14th June 2024, but a 50% administration fee will be charged. After this, entry fees are non refundable.
Alternatively you may replace the product with another product at no additional cost.
To cancel your order, simply log into your account and request for your entry to be cancelled. A member of the IBC team will then process your cancellation and send updated paperwork.
To replace the product, log in to your account and update the entry information. For assistance with this please contact IBC@agilemedia.co.uk.
Q: Why am I charged for an invoice under £500?
Q: Can I be invoiced for a single order?
Q: When will I receive my results?
A: Entrants will be informed by email. Please note that results will only be issued if payment has been received in full
Results will be sent by the following dates at the latest:
Results from the main round of judging: 23rd August 2024
Results from the trophy tasting: 6th September 2024
Full results announced online: 12th September 2024
Q: Can I stop my results being published or announced?
Q: Where will the results be published?
Please note: The details we publish will appear as they are submitted during the entry/registration process. Please take care to ensure details, especially brand and product names, are entered correctly, as we cannot accept responsibility for errors.
Q: Can I use any award logo freely?
A: Yes you can use electronic medal award artwork to showcase your success. You will be sent high resolution artwork and you can also purchase high quality stickers to help promote your products. Medal artwork is valid for three years from date of issue.
Please note: In the case your invoice has not been paid in full, competition results and medal artwork will not be issued until full payment has been received.