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IRC2020 POSTPONED

Due to the global pandemic we are all currently experiencing and the uncertainty that exist around the slowdown of COVID-19 the IRC team has decided to posponed IRC2020. New dates coming soon.

Many thanks for your support and please stay safe!

International Rum Conference 2020

We are proud to announce the 9th annual International Rum Conference. We are humbled and thrilled to share that our 2019 campaign was a tremendous success. At the historic Biltmore Hotel, we were fortunate to welcome 50+ exhibitors/sponsors and showcased 200+ rums from more than 20 countries around the world.

The International Rum Conference 2020 will be September 24-26, 2020 and will take place once again at the spectacular Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. The International Rum Conference will consist of a Rum Competition, 2 days of Industry Enrichment Seminars and 2 days of Grand Tasting.

We are waiting for you in Florida!

In the majestic Biltmore Hotel will meet the biggest RUM event in the world.

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Dates

September 24-26, 2020

Location

Biltmore Hotel

1200 Anastasia Ave.

Coral Gables, Florida 33132

USA

Phones

(+34) 622 337 069 EUR

+1 786593 3800 USA

Email

info@internationalrumconference.com

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The City of Coral Gables welcomes the International Rum Conference with a proclamation designating September 26 as International Rum Conference day.

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Sponsors

I.R.C. VIP ENTRY – FULL ACCESS

USD $475 + Tax

  • 2 days of Industry Enrichment seminars (Access to all sessions).
  • Complimentary coffee and water on September 24 and 25, 2020.
  • Complimentary Lunch on September 24 and 25, 2020.
  • Access pass to both days of the Grand Tasting (September 25 and 26, 2020), including access to the VIP areas.
  • Access to the IRC – After dark party on September 25th, 2020.

GRAND TASTING – TRADE PASS

USD $50

  • 1 day access to Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday).
  • Friday, September 27, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Exploration and tasting of Rums from around the world.
  • Accreditation is Required at entrance to Grand Tasting.

GRAND TASTING  – 2 DAY PASS

USD $125

  • 2 day access to Grand Tasting (Friday and/or Saturday).
  • Friday, September 27, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Exploration and tasting of Rums from around the world

GRAND TASTING – 1 DAY PASS

USD $75

  • 1 day access to Grand Tasting (Friday or Saturday).
  • Friday, September 27, 2019 / 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 / 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Exploration and tasting of Rums from around the world.
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Industry Enrichment Seminars

The Industry Enrichment Seminars will feature rum industry experts and will be focused on all the technical fields within the rum production process as well as relevant trends with the category. These seminars will take place on September 24 and 25, 2020 and they will highlight 6-8 seminars per day. Please make sure to visit the Industry Enrichment Seminars section of the International Rum Conference website to learn more about the seminars topics, schedules and its impressive speakers. These seminars are limited to 160 spots, thus make sure to register early.

September 24 and 25, 2020

A whole range of topics will be covered during these two days by the best professionals.

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Rum Tasting Competition

The International Rum Conference welcomes rums from around the world to participate in our exciting Rum Tasting Competition. Our panel of judges is accepting entries in the various categories up to August 31, 2020. With no exception, all entries must be registered on-line and comply with all the Rum Competition pre-qualifications and guidelines highlighted in the Rum Competition section of our website. It is important to highlight that the IRC – Rum Tasting competition accepts entries even if a given rum brand isn’t exhibiting at the IRC – Grand Tasting.

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Awards I.R.C.

VIII Awards I.R.C ceremony where twelve prizes are given every year to the most important figures of the rum world. Best rum expert, best producer or the best packaging, are some of the prizes that are delivered annually.

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Grand Tasting

The Grand Tasting is open to trade and rum enthusiast of all types to sample and discover exciting and unique rums from around the world. The Grand Tasting will take place on September 25 and 26, 2020 and will showcase various rums from any and all segments of the rum category.

For exhibitors, attendees and friends of the International Rum Conference, we have secured exceptionally attractive hotel rates at the spectacular Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Refer to our website for booking protocol and promotional code details. The Biltmore Hotel special rates will be on a first come, first serve basis and with limited availability, thus if you are interested, we suggest you book early.

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Exhibitions in Cocktails

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Tasting Rums

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Stands Around the World

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September 25 and 26, 2020

Two very intense days. Enjoy the chance to taste Rums from around the world in a unique environment.

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Do not miss the next Grand Tasting. You will live a unique experience surrounded by professionals who love this distillate.

Javier Herrera

Director of International Rum Conference

Contact

Phones

+1 7865 93 3800 USA

+34 622 337 069 EU

Email Us

info@internationalrumconference.com

Address

Biltmore Hotel 

1200 Anastasia Ave.
Corl Gables, FLORIDA 3312

USA

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