We’re committed to helping promote innovation in the drinks industry and regularly speak at trade shows to share some of the insights we’ve gained from working with entrepreneurs. You can watch some of our past talks, or come and see us in person at one of our upcoming dates.

Upcoming Events


Indie Spirits Expo

3rd October

Join Josh Wortman, North American Portfolio Director for Distill Ventures, as he shares the most effective strategies to market for your brand in today’s landscape, as modern consumers are not only interested in the brand - they want to know who makes it, where do they make it and most importantly, why are they making it. As a result, telling your founder story well is the least costly and most impactful way to market your brands effectively in the current landscape.Attendees will also receive a FREE copy of the limited edition ‘Founder Story’ book - a simple and easy-to-use manual designed to spark creative thoughts and encourage entrepreneurs to live, tell and craft their story.The seminar will start promptly at 2:15pm in the Buckingham Room of the Chicago Hilton Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Only exhibitors, VIP Ticket holders, trade & media will be able to attend.

Global Drinks Forum

9th October Ellington Hotel Berlin

Dan Gasper will be speaking at the second Global Drinks Forum, a one day event of seminars and panels aimed to educate, inspire and excite people from all areas of the drinks industry. Dan Gasper examines the macro trends driving this category growth, sets out to define exactly what makes a ‘non alc’ drink different from the mixers and soft drinks and talks about the sub categories that are making ‘not drinking’ an exciting options for drinkers around the world.

BrandStarter BCB 2017

11th October Bar Convent Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Brandstarter returns to BCB with an inspiring day of free seminars to challenge and inform Europe’s best drinks entrepreneurs.