News Archive: Beam Institute
DISCUS Academy, training leaders in distilling now hosted by the University of Kentucky
Published on Feb. 2, 2024
A collaborative effort between the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits and the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, the DISCUS Academy is an opportunity for stakeholders in the distilled spirits industry to reassess their business leadership skills.
Beam Conference early bird registration rate deadline approaching; new speakers announced
Published on Jan. 22, 2024
The early registration deadline is Jan. 24 for the fifth-annual conference, featuring three days of learning across key topics including sustainability, technical research and diversity within the bourbon industry.
UK James B. Beam Institute opens registration for highly anticipated 2024 Bourbon Industry Conference
Published on Dec. 7, 2023
Join 800 distillers, researchers, distillery and supporting industry employees for three days of learning and information exchange in Kentucky's dynamic signature industry.
UK Signature Industries Career Fair successfully presents job seekers with equine and distilling opportunities
Published on Oct. 30, 2023
The UK Signature Industries Career Fair presented professional opportunities to more than 400 participants.
University of Kentucky distillation, wine and brewing students visit St. Croix for interactive rum, vodka production tours
Published on Oct. 11, 2023
Students spent nearly two days at Cruzan Rum, a rum producer distillery owned by Beam Suntory.
James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits opens distillery and maturation facility on University of Kentucky campus
Published on Aug. 7, 2023
UK to host Signature Industries Career Fair in September
Published on Jul. 6, 2023
The Signature Industries Career Fair highlights two of the state’s most iconic industries, equine and bourbon.
UK’s James B. Beam Institute introduces innovative teaching methods with new 30-foot column still
Published on Mar. 29, 2023
The 30-foot still had to be lowered through the roof.
4th annual James B. Beam Institute Bourbon Industry Conference coming in March
Published on Jan. 26, 2023
The three-day conference will address key topics in the spirits industry.
UK James B. Beam Institute offering 4th annual Bourbon Industry Conference in early 2023
Published on Dec. 5, 2022
Early-bird registration goes through Jan. 27.