Sponsor Profiles



The Spirits Revolution campaign, brought to you by Diageo, was launched to help publicans and licensees maximise their spirit sales. The campaign shares advice, hints and tips to licensees and bar staff by focusing on the three key pillars of Spirits Revolution; ‘Inspire’, ‘Sell’ and ‘Serve’. As part of the campaign, Diageo also offers information on its industry-leading face to face bartender training programme, ‘Diageo Bar Academy’, which provides accredited training to inspire bartenders and raise industry standard.

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of brands across the spirits category. These brands include Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Gordon’s, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Johnnie Walker and Tanqueray.

Diageo is proud to be partnering with The Morning Advertiser to support the Spirits Summit 2017.

For more information visit www.spirits-revolution.com

Diageo spirits should always be drunk responsibly, for more information please visit www.drinkaware.co.uk



With a history dating back to 1783, Schweppes is a much loved brand which is instantly recognisable to customers and consumers alike. In fact, it is 225 years since Swiss watchmaker and ‘creator of bubbles’ Jacob Schweppe arrived in London with his Schweppes drink, having pioneered carbonated drinks when he invented an industrial process to capture bubbles in liquid. Schweppes has just the right amount of sweetness, bitterness and acidity which come together to give you that bite which makes it a versatile mixer or delicious when drunk straight. Look out for some exciting news from Schweppes later this year, alongside the launch of its biggest campaign in years!


Pernod Ricard UK


Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008).

Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Pernod Ricard UK has identified the following key priority brands in the UK market: Absolut, Havana Club, Malibu, Lamb’s, Kahlúa, Plymouth Gin, Monkey 47, Chivas, Jameson, The Glenlivet, Martell, Perrier-Jouët, G.H. Mumm, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Jacob’s Creek. Pernod Ricard UK is a member of The Portman Group promoting responsible drinking.

For the latest news and information: Twitter: @PernodRicardUK (www.pernod-ricard-uk.com)

Slingsby Gin


Since 1571, when William Slingsby discovered the unique properties of the natural spring water from the Tewit Well in Harrogate, discerning individuals have sought out the picturesque Yorkshire town to restore body, mind and soul by relaxing, indulging and socialising. Slingsby did things differently, thought differently and had a vision that others considered to be extraordinary or even, a little odd; he epitomised the Spirit of Harrogate and we are proud that our unique spirits bear his name.

The key ingredients of Slingsby Gin are hand-grown local plants that are synonymous with the beautiful and restorative nature of Harrogate. These are complemented with water drawn from the world-famous Harrogate aquifer, pure single grain spirit and a handful of the finest ingredients sourced from around the world. All are expertly brought together and hand finished in North Yorkshire.


Warner Edwards

Warner Edwards Distillery is based at Falls Farm in Northamptonshire and the brainchild of husband and wife team Tom and Tina Warner. Established for almost five years, they are considered pioneers in the UK’s craft gin revolution with their range of steeped-in-provenance, naturally flavoured gins.  Its range of award-winning, handcrafted gins are rooted in the abundant springs, hedgerows, botanical garden and beehives of the Warner family holding, located in the village of Harrington. On a huge growth trajectory, Warner Edwards Victoria’s Rhubarb Gin is deemed the most successful craft gin launch ever at Waitrose and the number one branded craft gin in Marks and Spencer.


Willis Publicity 

Willis PublicityWillis Publicity are the UK’s leading Point Of Sale manufacturers for the drinks industry, with over 30 year’s experience of increasing brand visibility and driving sales for the UK’s top Spirit and Soft Drinks companies.

Located in Hertfordshire, Willis Publicity benefit from full in-house design and manufacturing facilities.

Our broad range of products includes ice buckets, bottle displays, pitchers, chalkboards, serving platters, cocktail accessories, bar runners and parasols .

From small runs to large orders, Willis Publicity are the one stop shop for all of your point of sale needs.

To discuss your bespoke requirements, contact the team at sales@willispublicity.co.uk