Presenter Guidelines BCB 2022

What we are looking for:

Presenters to share best practices, ideas and innovations that will benefit the members of the professional bar and beverage community both domestically and internationally. 
Presenters should provide cutting-edge information to keep the audience competitive, help them gain a fresh perspective and have actionable take-aways that one can implement in their everyday work environment, business, or personal development.

Please note: If you have submitted a session in the past for another global BCB event, you will still need to resubmit your session independently for BCB Brooklyn. 

Audience:

  • Bartenders, bar owners, directors and managers, F&B managers, restaurants, distributors

Session Topic Areas:

                o   Advanced Bartending and Techniques
                o   Bar, Beverage and Hospitality Operations and Service
                o   Business, Leadership and Legal
                o   Community, Society and Social Issues
                o   Future of the Industry
                o   Personal and Career Development
                o   Responsible Bartending
                o   Technology
                o   Your Innovative Idea
                o   Other

Presenter Benefits:

  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of their industry peers
  • Share their passion and knowledge and gain professional and personal recognition as a subject matter expert
  • Enhance the name recognition of their brand
  • Receive a complimentary pass to BCB 2022
  • $200 Presenter fee per Main Stage Session

Presenter Responsibilities

  • Presenters must agree to submit their contracts, bios, photos, videos and presentations by the agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Presenters must agree to help promote their session at BCB through emails, videos, social media and/or other avenues.

Session lengths and A/V:

  • Every session will have up to 45 minutes to present their topic, including Q&A.
  • A stage, podium, loudspeaker, projector, computer, and microphone will be provided.

Submission guidelines:

  • Be creative, thorough, and informative and make sure to tailor your presentation to the audience.
  • Deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, March 4, 2022

Review process:

An independent education committee will review all submissions and approve each session in order to deliver and ensure the best quality, diversity and range of programming. The panel consists of industry experts that provide a great cross section of experience and communities. The BCB team will contact you before the end of March and inform you if your submission has been accepted. At that time, you will receive further information and instructions.

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • The presenter's expertise
  • The quality and appropriateness of subject matter for the target audience
  • Precision of description of learning objectives/key take-aways
  • Sufficient breadth and depth of information on the topic
  • Potential to improve the knowledge and skills of audience
  • Actionable take-aways
  • Fit to length of the sessions
  • No commercial aspects
  • Originality, relevance/importance and innovation level of presentation (preference going to sessions not presented elsewhere).

The committee makes sure that the presentation aligns with the overarching conference content strategy and offers a variety of topics. BCB Brooklyn seeks to promote inclusion and celebrate diversity, and welcomes all submissions. 

Please note that we receive a large number of submissions and unfortunately have a limited number of sessions that are curated for the BCB education program.

We thank you in advance for your time and submission.       

If you have questions, please contact inquiry@barconventbrooklyn.com.

Please note:

The esteemed BCB Brooklyn education committee will review and rate all submissions. You will be informed by the end of March if your submission has been accepted and contacted by phone/email so that the committee can gather more information and provide you with next steps for speaking at Bar Convent Brooklyn.

Education content must be commercial free and vendor neutral. Speakers, under NO circumstances, may promote their company or product in the education program. If you are interested in sponsored education or tasting sessions featuring your products, please visit our media kit or contact your sales representitive.