Asia’s first ever BCB will be held in Singapore in November. By Holly Graham.
On 6-7 November, Bar Convent Singapore will see BCB’s first foray into Asia, joining the original Bar Convent Berlin, BCB Brooklyn and BCB Sao Paulo.
Bar Convent Singapore will be held at the Pasir Panjang Power Station from 6-7 November and feature over 150 premium and craft spirit brands, mixers, technology and equipment from around the world, with more than 3,000 bar and beverage industry professionals in attendance.
The event offers spirit and cocktail tastings, along with a line-up of internationally acclaimed bartenders, including Monica Berg , co-owner London’s Tayer + Elementary and creative director of Campari Academy, which is launching across multiple Asian markets.
Bar Convent Singapore’s educational programme has been curated by Singapore veteran Peter Chua, director of Composed Concepts (Five Oars Coffee Roasters and Night Hawk) and Damien Guichard, brand ambassador of Bar Convent Berlin. Programming will feature keynote addresses, discussion panels, seminars and tasting forums on subjects such as innovation, sustainability, wellness, leadership, skills, consumer trends and more.
Confirmed headliners of the official content programme so far include Alex Francis, director of bars at Little Red Door (Paris); Beckaly Franks, founder of The Pontiac and Hungry Ghost (Hong Kong); Ronnaporn Kanivichaporn, owner of Manahiyom Cocktail Bar and co-founder of Find The Locker Room (Bangkok) and Vijay Mudaliar, co-founder Native and Analogue (Singapore).
Outside of the hosting venue Pasir Panjang Power Station, Singapore will see guest shifts, bar takeovers and masterclasses across the city at hosting bars such as Smoke & Mirrors and 28 HongKong Street.
Further announcements regarding programming, confirmed participants and visitor registration details for Bar Covent Singapore will be released in the coming months. For more information, visit barconventsingapore.com