Why Attend Butcher Events?


Butcher events celebrate the craft of of the industry. In today’s culture in particular, there is great importance of buying local and celebrating our heritage. Local-ism presents an opportunity for butchers because since the horse meat sandal customers say that being British/Irish made is an important factor when shopping for food.


So if you’re looking for the perfect way of promoting your products, why not get on board with a few upcoming events?


Discounts to butcher events is just one of the perks to joining Butchery Excellence. Events offer great networking opportunities and opportunities to learn from some of the most innovative butchers in the business. This includes everything from the most hygienic butchers businesses to championing innovative product flavours.


By getting involved you will raise your profile in your community, reward your team’s hard work and celebrate your own success.


Events include, but are not limited to: butcher trade shows, demonstration nights and road trips. With a growing and active membership there’s always something happening at Butchery Excellence.


Stay up to date with our announcements and upcoming events by following us on social media.

Butchery Excellence Events 2018

WBC International Study Tour 15th - 19th March 2018 Ireland
International Soriee 15th March 2018 Titanic Belfast 6.30-8.30pm
WBC Council Meeting 16th March 2018 Stormont Hotel 7.30-8.30pm
WBC Judges Meeting 19th March 2018 Titanic Exhibition Centre 8.30-9.30pm
WBC International Press Conference 20th March 2018 Europa Hotel 7.00-8.30pm
WBC Worlds Young Butcher of the Year 20th March 2018 Titanic Exhibition Centre, belfast
WBC Apprentice of the Year 20th March 2018 Titanic Exhibition Centre Belfast
WBC Worlds Best Butcher 21st March 2018 Titanic Exhibition Centre Belfast
WBC Gala Awards Dinner 21st March 2018 Titanic Belfast
WBC Gala Awards Dinner 21st March 2018 Titanic Belfast
Butchery Excellence All Ireland Sausage Competition 11th and 12th April 2018 Aughnacloy Golf Club
Competition starts at 11am
Young Butchers International
Cutting and Cooking Competition.
Perth, Western Australia
19th - 23rd April 2018 Perth, Australia
Butchery Excellence All Ireland BBQ Competition 6th & 7th June 2018 Aughnacloy Golf Club
Competition starts at 11am
Butchery Excellence Annual Field Trip 18th-20th June 2018 Scotland Trip in Association with Scottish Craft Butchers
Butchery Excellence All Ireland Speciality Fine Foods Competition 19th & 20th September 2018 BEI HQ Aughnacloy
Competition starts at 11am
Team Ireland to Attend Continental Market in Cookstown 29th June 2018 Continental Market, Cookstown - Team Ireland on Display to Celebrate World Title in Mid Ulster
Team Ireland to celebrate with BEI Member Eamon Etherson 50 years in Butchery with his father Danny 30th June 2018 Etherson's Butchers, Hillcrest Eurospar
Butchery Excellence All Ireland Summit 2018 3rd October 2018 Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan
BEI Secondary School Gourmet Burger Competition 22nd-26th October 2018 Butcher Shops
Junior Sausage: Young Butcher Butcher Competition 29th October - 2nd November Butcher Shops
Butchery Excellence Champion of Champions Final 2018 13th November CAFRE - Loughry College
Butchery Excellence Annual Awards Gala Dinner 24th November 2018 Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown
7pm Arrival Drinks
8pm Dinner
Butchery Excellence Trade Show and Heats for World Butchers Challenge 2010 26th-28th February 2019 TBC