The World Beer Festival is coming to Columbia, SC on Saturday, February 18, 2017, and we are looking for you and 400 of your beer friends to serve as volunteers at the festival. Sign up to volunteer today through COR | Columbia Opportunity Resource.
***Make sure to answer YES when asked if you’re volunteering on behalf of COR at the bottom of the form.***
The mission of the World Beer Festival is the education of the public about beer appreciation and beer quality. In addition, the World Beer Festival is committed to fostering the growth of a positive local beer community. The World Beer Festival features samples of hundreds of different beers from a great variety of breweries from around the country and the world, live music, food from an assortment of restaurants and bars and educational seminars by leading craft brewing industry insiders.
The World Beer Festival-Columbia will take place at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds on February 18, 2017 in two sessions, 12-4 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.. The festival is produced by All About Beer Magazine, the definitive source of information about craft beer. The company aims to build beer appreciation through information, education and experiences. Not interested in volunteering? Get your ticket to the festival here!
Most volunteers serve as pourers during the festival, pouring samples for festival guests. Volunteers also work at the entry gates, taking tickets and welcoming guests, selling merchandise and providing brewer hospitality.
You must be at least 21 years of age to volunteer. Volunteers are required to attend an 2 hour-long training session the Thursday evening before the festival at the State Fairgrounds. Besides that, you just need to smile and enjoy!
World Beer Festivals are public events in which participants have the chance to sample an amazing range of beers from around the world, served by brewery representatives, for one entry price. Seminars, live music, and great food are also included. The mission is to expose communities to a wide range of beers and to breweries.
Our mission is to connect professionals in the greater Columbia area through leadership development, community service and social opportunities.
Our vision is an innovative, energized and successful Columbia community that attracts, inspires, develops and retains the best talent in the world.