Pub20

Pub20, the UK’s only dedicated trade show for the pub industry, is back for a sixth year on 4 and 5 February 2020. The free-to-attend show will welcome thousands of pub operators and owners, offering the chance to learn from industry experts, share ideas, meet suppliers, discover the latest industry trends and do some all-important …

Sky

Sky is offering its licensed trade customers the opportunity to create a TV advert and have an advertising campaign made exclusively for their business, for free. Tracy Harrison, director of marketing at Sky Business, said: “Imagine if you had Sky’s creative team at your disposal to make a TV advert promoting your pub and creating …

Getting customers through the door of a bar or restaurant is one thing. Providing an unforgettable experience and inspiring them to keep returning is another. This can be done through effective interaction and a rewarding system, both of which can be improved more and more by modern technology. The apps available to business owners and …

Edible Cocktail Toppers

The humble citrus fruit has long been the garnish of choice for bartenders around the world, but how many times have you thought about the environmental impact of the orange? Research suggests that a single orange will need up to 50 litres of water in its lifetime! Edible Cocktail Toppers has introduced a potato starch …

Gaming in bars is a combination as old as time itself. Whether darts with the regulars or a friendly arm-wrestle to settle a bet, there is any number of opportunities which are well suited to a pub environment. With a new generation of patrons coming in, especially those who are more accustomed to digital games, …

In one of the stranger phenomena of the last decade or so, people have started to very much enjoy watching other people play games. It has given rise to the massive eSports industry and made platforms like Twitch and YouTube prime entertainment hubs. As such, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the gaming party …

Fruit machines were once a given in British pubs and bars. Enter any self-respecting watering hole and there would be the gentle sounds of a brightly flashing fruity bleating away in the corner. However, times are a-changing, and it seems as though this mainstay of British pubs and bars is on its way out.  The …

Four months out from Casual Dining 2020 (25-26 March, London ExCeL) and two of the show’s popular drinks pavilions are already sold out.  Boasting a dozen exhibitors each, the Artisan Spirits Lounge and The Taphouse will sample new innovations from an exciting mix of independent breweries and distilleries. Making their show debut in the former …

Autonumis Ecochill Bottle Coolers

UK manufacturer Autonumis has recently announced the launch of its latest generation of EcoChill Bottle Coolers. First to be released is the standard double unit, which will be followed by the single and maxi-double. The third generation version has a completely new refrigeration system, designed to utilise the latest in low-energy compressor and fan technology. …

Many people love to drink wine. Whether it is red, white, rose or sparkling wine, it’s a universal drink enjoyed on different occasions and settings, and the Greeks even went as far as saying it is a ‘gift from the gods’.  Whether you’re a bar that specialises purely on wine options or only have select …