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Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 is Back! Catch Highlights from The Stakeholders Press Conference



From Left to Right: Yetty Ogunnubi, Publicist – The Business of Photography, Freya Doessel Brand Manager – Fayrouz, Nigerian Breweries, Lara Rawa, Founder-Lagos Cocktail Week, Tiyan Alonge, Brand Ambassador-Diageo Reserve Brands, and Funke Babs Kufeji, Editor in Chief- Thisday Style.

Africa’s largest cocktail experience is almost here again! Lagos Cocktail Week 2019 (LCW) is set to take place from October 16th – October 17th, 2019.

A press conference was held on Monday, September 9th at Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. LCW Stakeholders and partners including, Freya Doessel (Brand Manager, Fayrouz Nigerian Breweries Plc.), Tiyan Alonge (Brand Ambassador, Diageo Reserve Brands), Funke Babs Kufeji (Editor-in-Chief, Thisday Style), Kola Oshalusi (Founder, Business of Photography), and more, attended the event.

During the conference, founder of Lagos Cocktail Week, Lara Rawa, briefed all who were present, about what to expect in this year’s edition.

For instance, the parent company of LCW, Event Cocktails, will be celebrating its 10th-year anniversary in October, and to commemorate this milestone, there will be new and exciting additions to the event this year.

These additions include:

  1. Specially curated interactive, practical workshops facilitated by industry professionals: Including DIY Photography, Food Pairing, DIY Decor, Pricing, SME Financing, Pricing, and more
  2. Seminars on forward-thinking topics: Including Coffee Lifestyle, Creativity & Monetization, Spirits Marketing, Marketing & Branding, etc
  3. The Cocktail Village: It’s bigger & better than before! Brands showcasing include Hennessy, Belvedere vodka, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Gordon’s Gin, Fayrouz amongst others.
  4. Bar Battle: The competition this year will have an international twist, as representatives from Ghana and other African countries will be present

Also, renowned international hospitality industry practitioners will also be a part of the event.

For more information and attendance registration, visit:

E-mail: [email protected].

Essang Philip (Winner of Lagos Cocktail Bar Battle 2018) & Lara Rawa.

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