Bar Convent Brooklyn has been called off after the organisers decided it would be too risky to host a trade show during this age of contagion.

Plans for Bar Convent Berlin 2020 have been rearranged due to the covid-19 pandemic with a virtual replacement a likely solution for the trade show this autumn.

Bar Convent Brooklyn 2020 has been postponed to August 11-12 due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Damien Guichard, bar manager at the Truffle Pig since 2019, has been named Bar Convent Berlin’s first brand ambassador.

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Saber Elyzia attracted outmost attention by receiving raving reviews for its unique touch of elegance and virtuosity at the Bar Convent Berlin, which took place between 8-10 October, 2018.

Bar Convent Berlin kicks off its new three-day format today. Hamish Smith spoke to show director Petra Lassahn and director of education, Angus Winchester, about what to expect from the show this week and into the future.

Bar Convent Berlin director Petra Lassahn insists that the schedule clash with Diageo World Class is “an enrichment” to the trade show.

Bar Convent Brooklyn’s debut last week has been met with positivity, with many exhibitors, speakers and guests vowing to return next year.

Bar Convent Berlin will be run over three days in 2018 after this year’s event sold out of tickets leaving hundreds of visitors watching live streams around the city.

Berlin Convent Berlin received record numbers of visitors this month, taking in 11,604 trade professionals over two days, an increase of 15% on last year.

Bar Convent Berlin organisers claim attendances were up 20% this year along with a 30% increase in exhibitors.

Bar Convent Berlin, now in its seventh year, is preparing for its annual event, which is described as somewhere between a trade fair and a symposium.

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12 October, 2012

Bar Convent Berlin attracted 5,700 visitors this year, a 20% increase on 2011.

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