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The Worshipful Company of Distillers City Debate

Tuesday 17th May 2022 from 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Worshipful Company of Distillers Annual City Debate

Join Chris Porter, Master of the Worshipful Company of Distillers with guests from the spirits industry, analysts, media, the City, Distillers’ Liverymen and Masters and members of other Livery Companies – for a lively exchange and vote followed by an opportunity to discuss further the topic over drinks and canapés.

The Distillers City Debate is an annual event hosted by our parent company, the Distillers Livery Company, attracting those in the city interested in the drinks industries such as analysts, commentators and the like.

The Motion is:

THIS HOUSE BELIEVES THAT THE CONSUMPTION TRENDS OF TODAY’S YOUNGER GENERATIONS WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE FUTURE SHAPE OF THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY

Attendance at the event is by pre-booked ticket.   The ticket price is £20 (inc VAT).

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  • Event timings: Doors open 6.15pm
  • Debate starts: 6.30pm
  • Drinks and canapés: 7.45pm
  • Event ends: 9.00pm

 

The speakers are:

PROPOSED by: Paul Mathew – Owner of ‘Blood and Sand’ (London style bars) and Founder of ‘Everleaf’ (non-alcoholic aperitif)
Seconded by: Sanjeet Aujla – Beverages Analyst, Credit Suisse

 

OPPOSED by:  Tom Warner – Founder and CEO, Warner’s Distillery Ltd
Seconded by: Claire Warner – Co-founder of Æcorn, the world’s first range of British non-alcoholic aperitifs and sister brand to Seedlip, the non-alcoholic category pioneer

 

CHAIRMAN: Trevor Stirling, Liveryman and Managing Director European Beverages, Bernstein

Organiser

The Worshipful Company of Distillers
Phone:
+44 20 7405 7091
Email:
office@distillers.org.uk
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Venue

Vintners Hall
68 Upper Thames Street
London, EC4V 3BG United Kingdom
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