Roma Bar Show

Roma Bar Show 29th & 30th May 2023

Back for it's third year this international event is wholeheartedly dedicated to the Italian drinks industry and worldwide mixology, and is again set to showcase the best the industry has to offer with hundreds of brands and bar operators from the international spirits industry.

When: 11:30am-9pm Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th May 2023
Where: Palazzo Dei Congressi, Piazza John Kennedy

Book your ticket from the Roma Bar Show website

Aiming to hit the hat trick with their third event, the Roma Bar Show promises a host of exciting new features and initiatives including The Piazza Italia, celebrating the best Italy has to offer and showing off what it means to be 'Made In Italy' with modern and heritage brands of Vermouth, Amaro, Grappa and Aperitivo. The Mexican Village stage will honour Agave spirits along with food, music, cocktails and distiller talks whilst taking in stunning views over the city of Rome.

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The Roma Bar Show Educational Programme will return with international guests from many corners of the world speaking on inclusiveness, diversity, sustainability and the evolution of the bar industry.

Experts featuring on the Auditorium Main Stage will include:

  • Julie Reiner, NY Bar owner and mixologist
  • For the first time in Italy, Shingo Gokan
  • Sydney's Maybe Sammy team
  • Giacomo Giannotti from Paradiso, Barcelona
  • Monica Berg from London's Tayer & Elementary

The Roma Bar Show Academy will focus on the techniques and innovation within the industry with globally aclaimed bars and bartenders, including Marc Alvarez with his new concept Essentia by SIPS from Barcelona, Line from Athens, Gibson from Berlin, Limantur from Mexico City, Stefano Catino and Martin Hudak from Maybe Sammy, and Tokyo's SG Club.

A brand new feature of this years show will be the Roma Bar Show Awards. These awards will show appreciation for Italian excellence in the bar industry and be an exciting opportunity for the best bartenders and bars in Italy. The judging panel will consist of qualified experts from the Italian hospitality sector who all have international experience.

The categories will be:

  • Best Cocktail Bar
  • Best Bartender
  • Best New Cocktail Bar
  • Best Hotel Bar
  • Best Food Program
  • Best Social Media Presence

If you would like to apply go to the Roma Bar Show website where you can enter until 19th May.

The beautiful city of Rome will itself be taking part in the festivities with off-show events, guest experiences and brand parties that will take place over three nights, Sunday to Tuesday.

A message from the shows co-founder Giuseppe Gallo: "We are so excited to welcome in Italy our friends and colleagues from around the world, for a better, bigger and more inclusive bar show that embraces the world of mixology and celebrate the excellence of craft cocktails"

This event is not one to be missed and for professionals and consumers alike it's an opportunity to experience Italy's world-class hospitality and to explore the finest bars all within the heart of the beautiful city of Rome.

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