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The Global Whiskies and Spirits Summit

Thursday 28 March 2019
The Honourable Artillery Company, City Road, London

Programme

08.00 - 09.00
Registration, tea & coffee


09.00 - 09.05
Welcome & introduction


09.05 - 09.40
Ken Grier
A Lexicon of Luxury


09.40 - 10.15
Craig Johnson
Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail
Exploring Travel Trail


10.15 - 11.05
Panel Discussion on Marketing and Brand Development

Chaired by:
Ian Lloyd, Multi Packaging Solutions

Panellists:
Adam Spiegel, Sonoma Distilling Company
Attila Lorincz, Doupla
Giles Darwin, Denomination
Tim Llewellyn, Drink Works


11.05 - 11.20
Tea & coffee break


11.20 - 11.55
Mal Spence
The role of advocacy


11.55 - 12.25
Mark Meek
Looking at key trends in spirits and disruptors for 2019


12.25 - 13.15
Panel Discussion on Travel Retail

Chaired by:
Joe Bates, Gin Magazine and Whisky Magazine

Panellists:
Craig Johnson, Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail
Nick Sutton, FILTR
Klemen Resman, Steklarna Hrastnik


13.15 - 14.15
Lunch


14.15 - 14.50
Charles Soong
A snapshot of China's drinking culture


14.50 - 15.40
Panel Discussion on Retail

Chaired by:
Chris Jones, Thinfilm

Panellists:
Paul McQuade, Lidl UK
Noah May, Christie's
Kristy Sherry, Master of Malt
Paolo Boratto, ThinFilm


15.40 - 16.15
Becky Paskin & Georgie Bell
#OurWhisky - Challenging stereotypical misconceptions of who whisky drinkers are


16.15 - 16.30
Conference ends
Tea, coffee and drinks

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