The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival Celebrates Atlanta's Hospitality Industry

Top Quote Atlanta's first cocktail festival invites the hospitality industry's general managers or owners to attend for free on its Hospitality Day, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012. End Quote
  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) July 12, 2012 - Come experience the tastes, smells and the spirit of the Prohibition Era at The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival on Labor Day weekend. Atlanta's first cocktail festival invites the hospitality industry's general managers or owners to attend for free on its Hospitality Day, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.

    Depending on company size - one or two hospitality representatives per company, general managers or owners, will be able to observe, network and partake within the festival's beer, wine, cocktail, cigar and culinary pavilions. The industry enthusiasts will be able to introduce themselves in front of established and emerging brands, while enjoying the 1920s entertainment and atmosphere.

    "The Gala's Hospitality Day aims to boost local partnerships between those in the hospitality industry and those looking to promote their brand," said Gary Cobb, festival director. "This day serves to celebrate Atlanta's hospitality industry so don't miss out on this opportunity to experience the aura of Prohibition and connect with potential brands for your company!"

    In order to attend the Gala's Hospitality Day, general managers or owners are required to fill out the Hospitality Request Invite provided here: Once the request is submitted, the festival management will review and confirm.

    The trade and consumer event will include, a Liquid Lounge featuring beer, wine
    and cocktail tasting pavilions, a Culinary Corner, a Makers & Shakers Mixology
    Championship where the best in the industry will compete for their signature concoction to be featured in the Georgia Dome and Georgia World Congress Center, a Back Room Charity Poker Tournament, MasterClass Lounge and Cigar Experience Tent.

    The festival gala will take place Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 from 12 to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 from 2 to 6 p.m, at the Georgia World Congress Center. Hospitality Day will commence on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012 from 2 to 6 p.m.

    For more information on the Gala's Hospitality Day or event details, visit

    About The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival
    The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival is Atlanta's first cocktail festival celebrating the past, the progression and the artistry of the entire culture surrounding hooch and its evolution to the beer, wine and cocktails of today. To be held annually around Labor Day holiday, this international trade and consumer event is an innovative approach to exploring the world of cocktails and cigars.

    About the Georgia World Congress Center
    Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center features 1.4 million square feet of prime exhibit space, 12 exhibit halls, 106 meeting rooms and 2 grand ballrooms. Complemented by the Georgia Dome and Centennial Olympic Park, the three facilities comprise one of the finest convention, sports, and entertainment complexes in the world.

    Contact Information:
    Chelsea Korzenko, Promotions Manager
    The Speakeasy Cocktail Festival
    ckorzenko ( @ ) speakeasycocktailfestival dot com
    (404) 223-4063
    Kate Jones
    kjones ( @ ) speakeasycocktailfestival dot com

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