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Top Drink Events You Should Not Miss This December


December is knocking right at the door and it’s time to chill with friends, have drinks and share amazing stories of the year so far.

If you and your friends are nightcrawlers or love outdoor events & parties, then you are in for big loads of fun this Christmas.

Leading drink brands like Hennessy, Remy Martin and Budweiser have lined up adrenaline-pumping events. Not to mention the 2nd International Drinks Festival that kicked off in November.

Don’t be caught missing out of these top drink events you should attend this December:

International Drinks Festival 2

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Clear your schedule and take part in the 2nd International Drinks Festival that kicked off in 29th November and will run till 2nd December 2018.

This edition is targeted at bringing together major stakeholders in the drinks industry in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.

The venue for the festival is Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Admission is FREE.

Budweiser’s BUDX ‘Uncategorized with Chi Modu’

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As the King of Beers, Budweiser’s music platform, BUDX is bringing US-based Nigerian photographer and documentarian Chi Modu to Lagos.

The 2-day event will feature photo exhibitions, workshops, Q and A sessions and masterclass with the legendary hip-hop photographer alongside some of Nigeria’s hip-hop industry heavyweights.

Hip-hop recording artist and stage performers, Ill Bliss, New-Gen artist, Dice Ailes, Palm-wine music pioneers, Show Dem Camp, Nigerian based multimedia production firm AjeFilms and photographer August Udoh will be sharing their thoughts as panellists.

An awesome line-up of DJs which includes DJ, Smallz, Aye, Calix and Amara Worldwide as well as performances by Dremo, Poe and Marz and Barzini will be headlining the after party.

Date: 1-2 December 2018

Register at BUDX.NG

At The Club with Remy Martin – Party with Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Teni The Entertainer, DJ Neptune  | December 6th

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Leading cognac brand, Rémy Martin is bringing the heat back with the grand finale of its “At The Club with Remy Martin” set to hold on Thursday, December 6th, 2018 at the Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Expect an extraordinary dance club experience fused with dance re-enactments which feature vegas acrobats, the fire-eaters, Jack Sparrow, T’challa, Brazilian dancers and celebrity performances.

Don’t fret, there will be enough Remy Martin to go round of course.

To be hosted by VJ Adams & Shody, headline performers include Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Maleek Berry, Teni The Entertainer, DJ Neptune & DJ Baggio.

Tickets are available at Cubana (Victoria Island) & Ibiza (Festac)

Hennessy Artistry Concert

Hennessy Nigeria, is set to host the biggest concert in Lagos this December! The 2018 Hennessy Artistry Concert is set for Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at the Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel. Hennessy Artistry is a unique integrated global platform that brings the “art of blending” to life by creating exceptional consumer moments through a fusion of music, art culture and creative talent.

Gear up for an epic hip-hop finale with finalists Full Effex, Gochi, Zade, Kevinword$, Barry Lane and the wildcards; OJ, Kiid Pro & Damideasy, battling it out to be the new face of Hip-hop in Nigeria.

The audience will be thrilled with unforgettable performances from our Headliners; King of Afro-Dance Hall-Timaya, versatile rapper/songwriter- Falz and Voice of the street, legendary rapper and YBNL general – Olamide.

This event is strictly by invitation.

For more information, inquiries and to follow the VS Class story, follow Hennessy on FacebookTwitter @HennessyNigeria and Youtube at Hennessy Nigeria. Join the conversation on social media using the #HennessyArtistry2018 and #HennessyVSClass2018.

Date: Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Venue: Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

However, if you don’t get to attend any of these events, you can throw your own house party by taking advantage of our exclusive Scan to pay with Visa deals.

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Lagos to Host International Drinks Festival in December

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December promises to be fun in Lagos as the city is set to host the first ever International Drinks Festival in a gathering of stakeholders in the alcohol/beverage industry.

Brand owners, retailers, drink lovers and holiday fun seekers will besiege the heart of the city to experience a fanfare atmosphere at Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island between 1 and 3 December, 2017.

In a press conference held at the Federal Palace Hotel on Thursday last week, Chief Executive Officer, Balmoral Events Solution Company, Ezekiel Adamu, revealed that the festival is an opportunity for various drink professionals, industry enthusiasts and customers to ask questions and interact with the drink experts.

According to him, “the festival will also have a lot of interactive fun events to lighten up the atmosphere and introduce various brands to the general public.”

More than 10,000 consumers and 5,000 professionals will meet with over 200 exhibitors during the festival, with insight on current trends in beverage production, marketing, government policies and distribution to be discussed. This will tandem with a great networking for participants at the festival.

The festival will prove an interesting platform for professionals in the hospitality industry, mixologists, club owners, hotel owners and managers, brand managers and ambassadors, liquor and soft drinks buyers, sommeliers, bartenders, restaurant and bar managers, bottling companies, and consumers to interact in a warm, carnival-like atmosphere.

Drink brands, suppliers, Merchants and wholesalers, brewers, importers, manufacturers and service providers will be exhibiting at the festival. For exhibitors, the festival provides the outlay to distribute product samples, increase sales, gain direct access to the press, conduct market research, allow direct customer and market interaction, promote a positive image for the industry.

The event will also offer master classes on cocktails, wine, beers, and other beverage categories. Festival highlights will include the cocktail lounge, wine tasting session, bar wars, free tasting, water bars, canter stage, drinks market, networking sessions, beer village and experience Nigeria (an exhibition of local brews in the country).

Festival attendants will also get a free magazine which will be distributed at the event, with a list of all the exhibitors.

According to a Euro monitor International reports, Nigeria consumed 36.68 million litres of soft drinks in 2016, its spirits market is worth $6 billion and beer accounts for 55% of the total market share. This means that Balmoral’s First-Ever International Drinks Festival is coming at a highly significant period in the industry’s growth.


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