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.