American Hops from the Pacific North West. I was commissioned to take photographs to promote Yakima Chief Hops
who exhibited at BeerX
at the ACC Liverpool
. Yakima Chief Hops is a 100% grower-owned global supplier of premium quality hops and uncompromising service. Passionate about providing brewers with the tools and information to do something special. They are hop masters, beer geeks, farmers and families who share a culture of pride, partnership and innovation centered on sustainably produced hop products and brewing solutions from the Pacific Northwest. They wanted photographs of their impressive stand at the 2019 Siba's BeerX Trade Show, it's the UK's largest independent craft brewing trade show held over 2 days and open to the Society of Independant Brewer's members and non-member breweries alike, as well as representatives from brewing industry businesses and the media. SIBA was established in 1980 to represent the interests of the growing number of independent breweries in Britain as well, it currently represents around 830 independent craft breweries. Beer X features a packed schedule of expert workshops, panel debates, networking opportunities, an expanded exhibition from suppliers of products and services, and the SIBA AGM - plus a trade-only beer showcase exclusively featuring award winning independent craft beers in cask, keg, bottle & can. Held at the ACC Exhibition Centre in Liverpool, an outstanding conference and event venue right on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, a world-class facility in a unique setting. The Liverpool event campus is an interconnected arena, convention and exhibition centre and since opening in 2008 they have successfully staged a wide array of national and international events, from shows to conventions, business gatherings to showcase exhibitions, delivering a winning combination to event organisers, delegates and visitors alike.