Bars in the time of coronavirus

IDEA LAB: 20 x Hospitality initiatives are live, and waiting for your vote!

The IDEA LAB reveals all the shortlist finalists and their creative ideas! All 20 shortlisted applicants from the IDEA LAB are waiting for your vote of support! These ideas are nothing short of brilliant, we encourage you to vote for your favourite person, bar team or venue to help see their dream become a reality (by March 2021).

Applications open for Bundaberg Rum’s Raising the Bar

Apply now to unlock a share of the $11.5 million dollars put aside for Bundaberg Rum’s Raising the Bar program. The devastating impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality sector has been widespread and ‘Raising the Bar’ will directly support jobs, recovery, and innovation in the Australian hospitality industry.

Naren Young on creating a memorable customer experience in the a ‘COVID Normal’ world

“I spoke with Alex Day, one of the partners in the Death & Co. brand and someone whom I deeply respect. As someone who has worked at the very highest levels of the bar industry over the last decade and prides himself (and his bars) on providing curated experiences to his guests, he too has seen the need to reconfigure the way he does business through a new lens.” Naren Young