Bar Convent Berlin heads online for 2020 event

On-trade show Bar Convent Berlin (BCB) will host its 2020 event this autumn in a digital format due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organised by Reed Exhibitions, the event will not take place as originally planned at exhibition centre Messe Berlin on 12 to 14 October. The decision was made following a new law passed by the Berlin Senate on 21 April 2020 banning all large events due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure forbids all…

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Not-to-be-missed spirits events in 2020

Calendars at the ready because there’s a jam-packed itinerary of unmissable spirits events already lined up for 2020. These are the ones worth noting. The start of the year is the time that those in the spirits industry open their new diaries and mark the dates of some of the top trade shows and festivals to attend over the next 12 months. From the world’s largest cocktail festival in New Orleans to a new wine…

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Calabrese creates aromatic liqueur with De Kuyper

Dutch drinks firm De Kuyper has teamed up with bartenders Salvatore Calabrese and Joerg Meyer to launch two new “modern” liqueurs designed to “innovate and premiumise the category”. The two liqueurs, called Acqua Bianca and Dutch Cacao, were unveiled at the Bar Convent Berlin show this week (7-9 October). Described as “one of the most aromatic liqueurs available on the market”, Acqua Bianca was developed by Calabrese of The Donovan Bar at luxury London hotel…

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Bar Convent Berlin reveals new location for 2020

On-trade show Bar Convent Berlin will relocate to a bigger venue next year and will introduce a new concept, called City Life Spirits. From 12-14 October 2020, Bar Convent Berlin (BCB) will be held below the Funkturm, a former radio tower located on the grounds of exhibition centre Messe Berlin. The move to Messe Berlin will allow the show the opportunity to expand. It will also provide more space for exhibitors to be creative with…

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Unmissable spirits exhibitors at Bar Convent Berlin 2019

The incredibly popular Bar Convent Berlin returns this month, and features a special focus on rum, as well as the regions where it is made. We highlight the brands visitors to the show should not miss. Back for its 13th year, Bar Convent Berlin is an unmissable show for the global drinks trade, showcasing the latest trends and insights, and offering valuable networking opportunities. There will be 430 drinks exhibitors at the event, while 14,000…

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