Eventi Cocktails is back this October with the 5th edition of the Lagos Cocktail Week. The 3-day fiesta, which highlights the best of the Nigerian cocktail scene through events, seminars and training sessions, will hold from October 16 – 18, 2018 at the Federal Palace hotel in Lagos.
According to Lara Rawa, founder of LCW, “the 2018 edition of the conference will also mark the commencement of the LCW2018 Awards, which serves as a platform for the celebration and promotion of the cocktail culture in Nigeria and recognition of outstanding achievers in the industry. This is in line with our mission which has always been for the cocktail industry to be recognized as an essential part of the Nigerian beverage industry.”
Expectations for the 2018 edition of the conference are high, with celebrities and influencers participating in a bar crawl on Thursday, October 4th to promote the LCW. This will be followed by the LCW itself, which kicks off on Tuesday, October 16th. The grand finale of the conference will take place on Thursday, October 18th and will feature the popular bar battle and the LCW Awards.
Rawa also stated, “the LCW2018 is looking to take things a notch higher in 2018. We are engaging other leading international brands and individuals to make it bigger than ever. Our theme this year is ‘vintage, fresh, original, which is meant to depict the evolution of the drinks and cocktail industry in Nigeria.”
WONTRA is the official travel partner of the Lagos Cocktail Week 2018. Other official sponsors and partners include Fayrouz, Ketel One, Tanqueray 10, Johnnie Walker, Sky Vodka, Belvedere Vodka, Glenmorangie and American Honey.
Lagos Cocktail Week 2018 Key Facts
- Date: Tuesday, October 16th and end on Thursday, October 18th, 2018
- Time: 9am- 8pm.
- Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos