Deadline extended for entries to SB Awards

The Spirits Business has extended the deadline for entries to its inaugural awards series, which will close on 8 November.

There are just a few weeks left to enter The Spirits Business Awards 2019, which covers five areas: Retail and Marketing, Sustainability and Innovation, Tourism, Products, and People.

It will be judged by members of The Spirits Business editorial team and a panel of independent spirits experts.

The awards will cover retailers, distributors, bottlers, marketing campaigns, sustainability initiatives, and innovation.

New product launches spanning whisk(e)y, gin, vodka, liqueurs/speciality, Tequila, mezcal, Cognac, brandy, rum, tonic and the low- and no-alcohol space will also be commended in the ‘Best New Product’ award.

The spirits retailer of the year award will be split into five sections: e-commerce, supermarket, independent, specialist and travel retail.

The Personality Awards will also celebrate blenders, distillers, up-and-comers, as well as a ‘lifetime achievement award’ to an outstanding and inspirational figure.

Winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony on 2 December at The Club at The Ivy Club in London.

The price to enter the competition is £179 (US$232) plus VAT. To enter the awards, submit your written entries, along with supporting material, here.

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