The Bloody Big Drinks Summit is a new online event that will feature more than 40 industry experts from around the world, and is a ‘must-not-miss’ event for anyone working in the drinks industry.

The summit will feature a mix of keynote presentations, interviews and panel discussions offering business advice, marketing tips and the latest information about making beer, wine and spirits.

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Tickets are available now for $99, and will go to the full price of $197 from Monday, 4 October.

As the BBDS is a virtual event there is no threat of this being cancelled or postponed, you can safely watch all the content on desktop, laptop, tablet or smart phone. The Summit’s content is ‘on demand’, so your all-access pass will allow you to view it whenever you want and revisit sessions again and again – for up to 12 months.

The Bloody Big Discount gets you an all-access pass to the Summit, enabling you to view every piece of recorded content – hours and hours of essential insights, research findings and practical advice.


Sessions on venue presentations include:

  • The Future Of Hospo: How Will Technology Change And Improve The Industry? – Stevan Premutico, me&u
  • The Role of the Water Sommelier – Candice Jansen van Rensburg
  • Building A New Distillery, Bar And Gin Brand (During Lockdown) – Barrelhouse Group
  • Trends In The Pub Property Market – John Musca from JLL
  • Empowering Women in the Workplace – Women of Hospitality
  • A Consumer Perspective Of The Australian On Premise – Graeme Loudon, CGA Strategy
  • Building An Engaging Social Media Campaign – Claire Stevens from Crunchy Social
  • The Rise Of Hard Seltzers And The Associated Impact On Other Liquor Categories – Laurie Wespes, Snooper
  • Sparkling Wine Insights Ahead Of Summer – Shopper Intelligence
  • 20 Pillar Approach to Bar Consulting – Jason Williams, Proof & Company
  • The Future of Hotel Bars – Jason Williams, Proof & Company


  • Stephen Wilson of Strikeforce – Optimising NPD and launches
  • Neal Cameron from Brewtique – Start your own brewery
  • Matthew Michalewicz from Complexica – How AI is shaping the future of retail
  • Tony Ibbotson from The Creative Method – The fundamental design rules of drinks packaging (and when to break them)
  • Richard Siddle of The Buyer (UK) – The UK wine market: opportunities and challenges
  • Tim Philips-Johansson from Diageo – Democratising Scotch
  • Tina Panoutsos from CUB – Common beer faults and how to fix them
  • Stuart Gregor from Four Pillars – How to go from an idea to a global gin powerhouse
  • Natalie Grace from Perfectly Rieslingable – What Aussie winemakers can learn from NZ winemakers
  • Stuart Whytcross from Voyager Craft Malt – The Malt Renaissance
  • Ben Leggett from Elemental Distillers – Gin Distillation for Geeks
  • Peter Peck from LSA WA – How to get your product in an indie liquor store
  • David Shukri of Shopper Intelligence – Sparkling wine insights ahead of summer
  • Dave Chaffey from Third Aurora – AR and drinks packaging


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