Not my fault I love drinks*Come November, the second edition of the annual, highly anticipated International Drinks Festival will hold in Lagos, Nigeria. Organized by Balmoral Group, a 360 events solutions company, the 2018 edition of the International Drinks Festival will serve as a platform to bring together major stakeholders in the drinks industry in Nigeria and other parts of Africa. Riding on the success of the 2017 edition which had over 18,000 attendees from across different components of the drinks value-chain ranging from major drink brands, consumers, distributors and government regulatory agencies like NAFDAC, Customs, FIRS etc, the 2018 edition promises to raise the bar a notch higher and give stakeholders much to talk about while still giving direction to the industry in 2019.Holding from Thursday, 29th November to the 2nd of December, 2018 at the prestigious Federal Palace Hotel nestled in the heart of Victoria Island, with over 200 brands expected and double the guest list from last years maiden edition. This year’s edition comes with an exciting line up of both business focused activities and Consumer focused activities designed to make it a truly memorable festival. The Business 2 Business activities include a Drinks Summit where professionals from all sectors of the drinks industry will speak on the theme, “Where Drinks Mean Business”. Topics of discussion among others will include expansion, growth, sales, technology and other factors affecting the drinks industry. Included in the first 2 days will be a B2B exhibition, it is all dedicated to bringing together all industry players in every sector of Drinks in Nigeria and West Africa. Major distributors from all parts of Nigeria as well as major stakeholders will be present, to meet with brands representing every sector of the industry. The Business to Consumer part comes with tasting the best of drinks at the festival also you have the opportunity to place orders directly from the brands for the festive season. There are several highlights that will keep you entertained. Our world champions flair bartending show will blow your mind come experience it live. Also get to enjoy food made with drinks from our Infuse Eat master classes as well as other masterclasses that will ensure that you leave the festival more equipped than you came in and we promise its all going to be fun.Our Beer village is open all through and comes with our entertainment stage. Enjoy all types of beers we are certain we have your favorite brand showcasing at the beer village. This is one area you don’t want to miss as you get the best of BBQs to go with your drinks and amazing music performances as well as A List DJs that will ensure you enjoy every minute you spend at the International Drinks Festival.Watch a recap of what happened at the International Drinks Festival 2017. Are you a drinks brand or importer and would like to showcase your brand to thousands of guests at the International Drinks Festival? Then Call Yemi or Mimi on 07007006000, 07006006000 or email [email protected] more details kindly visit www.internationaldrinksfestival.com or on socialmedia @drinksfestlagos The post Experience all things drinks at the International Drinks Festival Nov 29th to Dec 2nd appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.