SB Awards names 2020 judges

The judges have been confirmed for the 2020 Spirits Business Awards, which will take place on Thursday, 10 September. Launched in 2019, The Spirits Business Awards aims to recognise excellence among retailers, distributors, marketers, brands and distillers across the spirits industry. This year’s panel of expert judges will comprise: David T Smith, spirits writer and co-founder of the Craft Distilling Expo; Bryan Rodriguez, junior buyer – wine and spirits at Harvey Nichols; Sophie Terzopoulou, head…

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Entries still open for The Spirits Business Awards

There are just a few days left to enter The Spirits Business Awards 2020, which will celebrate the best retailers, distributors, marketers, brands and distillers in the industry. Launched in 2019, The Spirits Business Awards are open for international entries spanning five areas of the trade: Retail and Marketing, Sustainability and Innovation, Tourism, Products, and People. This year’s Innovation in Packaging Award is sponsored by brand enhancement company The Spearhead Group. Other awards up for…

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Spearhead Group CEO is Tory Burch Fellows Program honouree

The co-founder and CEO of The Spearhead Group, which specialises in manufacturing innovation and product development for spirits, food, beverage and beauty, has been chosen for the 2020 Tory Burch Foundation Fellows Program. The Tory Burch Foundation works to advance women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship in the US by delivering access to capital, education and digital resources. It was established by designer and business entrepreneur Tory Burch. The Spearhead Group was founded by CEO and co-founder…

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SB invites trade to celebrate excellence

There is less than a month left for retailers, distributors, marketers, brands and distillers to enter The Spirits Business Awards 2020. Launched in 2019, The Spirits Business Awards was established to celebrate the best and brightest talent throughout the industry. The awards are open for international entries covering five areas: Retail and Marketing, Sustainability and Innovation, Tourism, Products, and People. The deadline for entering this year’s awards is 19 August. Written entries will be judged…

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The Spirits Business Awards 2019 winners

In its inaugural year, The Spirits Business Awards shone a light on best practice in retailing, distribution, tourism, product development and sustainability – and bestowed a very special Lifetime Achievement Award. Launched in 2019, the goal of The Spirits Business Awards was to champion the workforce of the spirits industry: the people and businesses essential to the success of brands consumers know and love so well. The new awards series, which was open to international…

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