Your ISBT Connection | August 1, 2021
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Beverage industry supplier members can get their products and services in front of professionals from global soft drink brands and regional bottlers year-round. Sponsorships include content-based Marketing programs, allowing suppliers the opportunity to control their message to their potential customers (instead of allowing their competitors to tell their story for them).  
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New, Exciting Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Virtual BevTech Events Worldwide!

ISBT is now offering a new and effective program to help gain visibility while supporting the vision of the Society to be the premier international technical society for the beverage industry. Now you can be part of that vision!
This sponsorship program will allow our regional BevTech committees to offer the best technical programs while keeping attendee costs reasonable. Your generous support will be recognized throughout the entire event as well as in pre- and post-event marketing. We have a program for any budget!
  1. Sponsor’s logo in all promotional activity as well as on ISBT’s website and registration pages
  2. Recognition during the live event
  3. Post-event recognition of the event and follow-up surveys
  4. Logo on
  5. Social media mentions
We have three sponsorship levels. Sponsorship is particular to a specific event – that is to say that you can choose which event(s) you wish to sponsor.
  • Gold Level - $2,000 / event: includes the Benefits of Sponsorship listed above + 1-year new membership for 4 employees + $600 credit towards a Beverage Institute by ISBT® class
  • Silver Level - $1,000/event: includes the Benefits of Sponsorship listed above + 1-year new membership for 2 employees + $300 credit towards a Beverage Institute by ISBT® class
  • Bronze Level - $500/event: includes the Benefits of Sponsorship listed above
We have limited sponsorship opportunities for each event. Make your decision and act now! You can sponsor one or several events. The deadline is one month before the event you wish to sponsor.
  • BevTech Europe – September 30. Deadline: August 30.
  • BevTech Latin America® – October 19. Deadline: September 19.
  • BevTech Canada™ – October 27. Deadline: September 27.
  • BevTech Asia Pacific – November 10. Deadline: October 10.

If you are interested, please contact the ISBT Office at and let us know which events and what sponsorship levels you wish to pursue.
Register Now for ISBT's Virtual Meetings

Our regional leaders are hard at work developing a great lineup of speakers for each of the upcoming meetings. Please click on the links below to learn more about each event and register now.

Registration is free for all current ISBT members. Non-members may join and attend at the introductory rate of USD$250, which includes one year's membership. Why not invite colleagues to expand their own knowledge?

September 30, 2021 - BevTech Europe 2021

October 19, 2021 - BevTech Latin America® 2021

October 27, 2021 - BevTech Canada™ 2021

November 10, 2021 - BevTech Asia Pacific 2021
Check Out BevTech Europe's Preliminary Program!
As usual, the BevTech Europe planning committee promises a great lineup of speakers and presentations. In addition to the regulation updates for the European beverage industry, we will feature some of the emerging challenges, such as off-notes, microbes, and particles, that are sure to grab your attention.
Take a look at the Preliminary Program, then be sure to register so you don’t miss a single presentation! We look forward to seeing you on 30 September 2021,Central European Time.
2021 ISBT Resource Guide Online Now

The 2021 Beverage Industry Resource Guide is online now and should be hitting desks in the next couple of weeks. The Resource Guide is designed to help facilitate connections and relationships between members. This year's print resource guide has grown considerably over the first ever guide, which was published in 2020. We are very excited to now feature more than 250 soft drink brands, 60 regional bottling companies, 20 consulting firms and more than 350 supplier members segmented by business category.

Check out the full online edition of the Resource Guide by clicking the button below.
Beverage Institute by ISBT®
Education Can Further Your Career!
  • The most valuable item on the Titanic when it sank was $2.3 million in ostrich feathers. The most valuable skill you can obtain to improve your career is a good education. Learn from the experts at the Beverage Institute!
  • The PET: Resins, Preforms, and Bottle Technology course is a good start for increasing your knowledge!
Summer Promotional Pricing Discount
  • New pricing for the Beverage Institute goes into effect September 1st, so sign up now to save 20%!
  • Use promo code “sumlearn” to get the discount.
What Students are Saying:
From a top industry consultant: “Excellent!”
Beverage Operations and Processing Seminar
  • Only 4 weeks to go, so don’t miss out! See why people are signing up for this seminar.
  • Online seminar of four 2-hr sessions, held on consecutive Wednesdays beginning September 1, 2021 at 11:00 am CST
  • Top industry experts will speak on:
  • Raw Material Processing and Blending
  • Filling – Cold / Clean, Hot, and Aseptic
  • Processing – HTST Flash, High Pressure, Tunnel, Retort, and Emerging Technologies
  • Bottled Water Operations
  • Operations Management Systems – MES, MRP, ERP, OEE, and KPIs,
  • This course is appropriate for all levels – make it an event for your whole team!
  • Price is $220 for members, $250 for non-members.
  • Click here to sign up.
For more information contact Tom Reimer at or visit
Committee Profile
Beverage Operations and Processing Technical Committee

The mission of the Beverage Operations & Processing Technical Committee is to share the basic / best practices of beverage operations, review new/traditional beverage processing techniques, and advise guidelines, best practices, and principles to benefit a successful beverage processing facility.
Click the button below for more information about the Beverage Operations and Processing Technical Committee, including a list of officers, current activities, and more. 
Beverage Operations Technical Committee Chair John Mojonnier, Mojonnier
Welcome, New Members!
ISBT is proud to announce we have gained two new members since July 15. Please join us in welcoming them to the association! To view the complete list of new members, click the button below. For information about joining ISBT, click Join ISBT below.
Industry News
If you have news (i.e., new hires, personnel promotions, facility changes, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email The deadline for submission for the next issue of the ISBT Connection is August 11.
Coca-Cola UNITED Names Sustainability Executive - Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. (UNITED) named Tammy Stubbs its director of sustainability effective July 1, 2021.

Three acquisitions helping shape PepsiCo's beverage portfolio for the future - Three high-profile acquisitions put the spotlight on how PepsiCo is shaping its beverage portfolio for the future: tapping into a new consumption model with SodaStream; eying up the opportunity for protein and sport with CytoSport, and building its presence in the fast-growing energy category with Rockstar.

Snapple Partners with Award-Winning Artist A$AP Ferg to Launch Merch Collection and Give Back to NYC Corner Stores - Snapple® announced a multi-faceted collaboration with award-winning hip hop artist, A$AP Ferg, paying homage to its heritage and celebrating its newly renovated bottle.
Sponsored Resource Guide News
The Beverage Industry Resource Guide contains information from Beverage Industry Supplier Members from a promotional standpoint. It is for advertising purposes and does not reflect the opinions or position of ISBT.
PepsiCo Discusses Plans for Nitro Pepsi - The cola is “carbonated with nitrogen instead of carbon dioxide creating a velvety, smooth texture.” The innovation “would be a first for the beverage industry."
Tim Tebow Signs with Clean Juice as National Brand Ambassador - Clean Juice®, the first and only national USDA-certified organic juice bar franchise, announced today its official partnership with professional football player and philanthropist Tim Tebow.
PCO2: Next Generation: The Best Just Got Better! - Parker Hannifin (and the former company domnick hunter) have supplied to the global bottling community their pioneered multi-bed media technology for over twenty years. The new PCO2 MKII system is an upgrade to a long-established product range.
ADM Joins the Genesis Consortium to Support Startups Powering the Future of Sustainable Innovation - Partnership to promote next-generation startups driving advancements at the intersection of sustainability, nutrition, health and wellness.
If you have sponsored content (i.e., new products, case studies, white papers, etc.) that you would like to see mentioned in the ISBT Connection, please email or upload to the Beverage Industry Resource Guide by August 11.