Seminar Proposals

Guidelines for submitting a Seminar Proposal for Tales of the Cocktail® 2022

Thank you for your interest in sharing your seminar topic ideas at Tales of the Cocktail®! The 2022 seminar proposal period is now closed. Tales of the Cocktail Foundation is the global leader in spirits education and a platform to tackle issues facing the industry. The pillars of the Foundation are to Educate, Advance, and Support the hospitality industry through programs that benefit individuals and organizations in the community and to make a lasting impact in communities that host our events.

In 2022, Tales of the Cocktail will be celebrating its 20 year anniversary with the global drinks community July 25th – 29th, 2022 in the heart of the French Quarter. TOTC2022 is a hybrid conference – with opportunities to present both in-person in New Orleans and/or virtually. Be a part of the celebration and contribute your ideas and expertise! 

2022 Seminar Proposal Period Dates & Deadlines

November 16, 2021 - Seminar Proposal Period OPEN

January 16, 2022 11:59 PM CST - Seminar Proposal Period CLOSED

March 3 - March 12, 2022 - TOTC2022 Seminar Proposal Phone Interviews

April 7, 2022 - TOTC2022 Accepted seminar Invitations Sent

April 14, 2022 - Final TOTC2022 Seminar Titles, Descriptions, & Panelists Due

May 11, 2022 - TOTC2022 Seminar Cocktails/Serves Finalized

May 11, 2022 - TOTC2022 Draft PowerPoints Due

July 25 - July 29, 2022 - Tales of the Cocktail® 2022

Seminar Proposal How-To Video

Learn more about the seminar proposal period with Culture Advisory Committee Co-Chair Claire Warner, along with Lynn House, previous Beyond the Bar Education Advisory Committee Co-Chair, and Laura Green, a previous member of the Beyond the Bar Advisory Committee.

For Spanish Closed Captioning: Click Settings – Subtitles – Spanish.

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Education Advisory Committee

Overseeing the integrity of Tales of the Cocktail®’s educational programming and serving a 3-year term, Tales of the Cocktail Foundation’s Education Advisory Committee is sub-divided into three streams of education: Business, Culture and Beyond the Bar. These committees work collectively to curate seminars that address the interests, needs, and goals of bartenders through these three lenses. at-Through proposals, three rounds of judging, interviews, and an execution phase, this committee members strive to provide educational programming at Tales of the Cocktail® that address the interests, challenges, and goals of the global hospitality industry.


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