2024 Cocktail Events Calendar


Several key events in the hospitality, spirits, and cocktail industry are yet to have a definitive date, but there’s no better time to prepare so you don’t miss any of them. 

Here is the roadmap for the biggest conventions and exhibitions. These events provide excellent opportunities for networking, finding employment, and even catching up with industry colleagues.

MAY

Roma Bar Show

IG: @romabarshow 

Date: May 13-14, Palazzo dei Congressi 

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The Roma Bar Show was founded in 2019 with the purpose of bringing together all the players in the beverage industry and Italian mixology under one roof. 

This event showcases the invaluable role that the hospitality sector has in this country and shows it in all its grandeur to the rest of the world.

Visitors can immerse themselves in an original and engaging experience through different thematic areas and can take advantage of the rich schedule of events of the RBS Educational Program.

Barra México

IG:  @barramexico 

Date: May 16-19, Mexico City 

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Barra Mexico is a festival/expo aimed at education, inspiration, and discovery of cocktails, spirits, wines, and craft beer, and industry professionals and enthusiasts can visit the 4-day event. The event allows anyone to get first-hand experience, taste new spirits, share knowledge and inspiration, see the latest global trends presented by national and international experts, and much more. 

JUNE

Bar Convent Brooklyn (BCB)

IG: @barconventbrooklyn 

Date: 11-12 June, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY 

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Driven by an appreciation and passion for premium and craft spirits, Bar Convent Brooklyn is a welcoming and collaborative environment in which the pioneers of the bar and beverage community gather to celebrate and sculpt the future of liquid culture through education, sharing best practices, and generating business opportunities. 

It is a curation of the most premium brands driving the cocktail movement.

JULY 

Tales of the Cocktail

IG: @tales_of_the_coctail 

Date: July 21 – 26, New Orleans 

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Since 2002, the global spirits community has gathered in the heart of the French Quarter for Tales of the Cocktail. 

What started as an annual walking tour of historic New Orleans cocktail bars has now become the world’s leading cocktail conference. 

Join Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, where the 2024 theme, “Inspire,” aims to entice and challenge the global drinks industry to embrace future thinking.

With hundreds of opportunities developed specifically for industry professionals from bartenders to distillers, Tales of the Cocktail is the drinks industry’s annual meeting place for exchanging new ideas, products, and techniques. 

Tickets will be on sale on World Cocktail Day, May 13, so be sure to mark your calendars.  

OCTOBER 

London Cocktail Week

IG: @londoncocktailweekofficial 

Date: October 3-13 

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London Cocktail Week is the world’s greatest celebration of cocktail culture, taking place in October every year. 


An 11-day city-wide festival dedicated to specially created Signature Cocktails made in London's best bars, as well as a full schedule of one-off experiences, cocktail events, special menus, immersive pop-ups, international take-overs, and more!

Getting a London Cocktail Week wristband is the perfect way to explore the city's unrivaled cocktail scene - giving you access to specially priced £8 Signature Cocktails in hundreds of the best bars in London.

BCB Berlin

IG: @barconventber

Date: October 14-16, Berlin Exhibition Center 

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The Bar Convent Berlin is the largest trade fair for the bar and beverage industry. 

Bar owners, bartenders, distributors, and manufacturers from around 80 countries come to BCB in Berlin every year to make new contacts, learn about product innovations, and attend seminars. BCB has expanded its global network with further shows in the US, Brazil, and Singapore.

To Be Confirmed 

Bar Convent Singapore 

IG: @barconventsingapore 

Date: to be confirmed 

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The Bar Convent is coming to Asia! Bar Convent Singapore (BCB Singapore) is the region’s most targeted, trade-only platform for global brand owners and partners to connect with bar and beverage industry professionals in Southeast Asia, of one of the most diverse and rapidly developing bar and beverage communities.

BCB Singapore is an unmissable annual event where participants can benefit from a curated environment to showcase and discover high-quality brands, share and learn the latest trends and insights from the market, and meet with like-minded, driven professionals to inspire and forge new collaboration opportunities.

Singapore Cocktail Festival

IG: @sgcocktailfest 

Date: to be confirmed 

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Celebrating its 9th year, the Singapore Cocktail Festival kicks off with the biggest Festival Village yet at the iconic Bayfront Event Space, followed by a 17-day spirited calendar that brings together the biggest and brightest stars in the world of cocktails.

50 Best Bars North America

IG: @50bestbars 

Date: to be confirmed 

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North America’s 50 Best Bars was launched in 2022 as a new annual list to celebrate the best of the region’s drinks industry and shine a much-deserved spotlight on North America as a first-class cocktail destination. 

The annual ranking reflects the best bar experiences in the region based on the votes of an Academy made up of 270 gender-balanced anonymous bar industry experts, including bartenders, bar owners, drinks media, and well-traveled cocktail connoisseurs from the USA, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Asia's 50 Best Bars

IG: @50bestbars 

Date: to be confirmed 

The annual ranking is based on the votes of Asia’s 50 Best Bars Academy, comprising 260 of the most knowledgeable and traveled members of the bar industry, drinks media, and mixology experts from across Asia. The well-structured voting system and procedures, which are overseen by global adjudication company Deloitte, ensures the list and awards have credibility and influence that is renowned across the globe.



The Academy spans 14 territories and dozens of cities across the continent.

Madrid Cocktail Week 

IG: @madridcocktailweek 

Date: to be confirmed 

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The appointment with the quintessential cocktail experience arrives loaded with novelties. The route that pays homage to toasts meanders through different bars, hotels, and restaurants to offer us paradise in a single sip.

About a hundred establishments in the city join this initiative, which is already celebrated in other major cities worldwide such as New York, Los Angeles, or Amsterdam. 

Routes through iconic venues, pairings, thematic itineraries, gastronomy, music... there are plans for all tastes, budgets, and styles. Moreover, the venues participating in this edition are diverse, ranging from hotels and restaurants to notable figures in the world of Madrid's cocktail scene.

World's 50 Best Bars

IG: @50bestbars 

Date: to be confirmed 

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The World’s 50 Best Bars is an annual list that celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. First published in 2009, it provides an annual ranking of bars as voted for by 680 drinks experts from across the globe. The list represents the ultimate international guide to the world’s top bars and drinking destinations.

Incorporating grand hotel bars, secretive speakeasies, quirky salons and classic drinking dens, The World’s 50 Best Bars list is a celebration of the diversity and universality of drinks culture and a reflection of new bar scenes developing all over the world.

Speed Rack

IG: @speed_rack 

Date: To be confirmed 

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Speed Rack is a high-speed bartending competition exclusive for women designed to highlight up-and-coming self-identifying females in the cocktail industry and give back to those impacted by breast cancer. As always, the competition in Speed Rack promises to be fierce, but so does the fundraising. To date, Speed Rack has raised over $1,000,000 for charities supporting breast cancer research.