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World Spirits Conference comes to London

The World Spirits Conference is coming to London on 22 March 2018.

Held in the stunning Palm Court & Adelphi Suite at the Waldorf Hilton, the 2018 World Spirits Conference Europe will bring together the industry's international leaders in a unique open forum to talk about the commercial opportunities and challenges that confront the global spirits industry.

You will witness experts in management, sales, marketing, production and design, distilling and blending. Enjoy the World Spirits Conference during the day and celebrate the world's best whiskies in the evening at the Whisky Magazine Awards (separate ticket required).

Registration starts at 8:00am, before an opening presentation from Cristina Carmueja, head of Scotch at Diageo. The conference will conclude at 4:15pm.

Speakers include:

Roberto Del Bon - CEO of Bruni Glass

Sandro Bottega - owner and managing director of Bottega SpA

Billy Bridgeworth - designer associate at Here Design

Violaine Creuzé - global duty free & travel retail director of Gonzalez Byass

Gary Doherty - director and co-owner of Pocket Rocket Creative

Desmond Payne MBE - master distiller at Chivas Brothers Beefeater Gin

Event sponsors include Multi Packaging Solutions, Bruni Glass, Glencairn Crystal, Procurus, Rankin Brothers & Sons, Signet and Wade Ceramics.

Tickets can be booked here.


19 February 2018 - Sam Coyne The Drinks Report, news editor