Seminar Proposals

Guidelines for submitting a Tales of the Cocktail® 2023 Seminar Proposal

Thank you for your interest in sharing your seminar topic ideas for Tales of the Cocktail® 2023 taking place July 23-28, 2023 in New Orleans at our host hotel The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. 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 the communities that host our events.

The 2023 Seminar Proposal Period is Closed.

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Have an idea that will inspire spirits professionals?

Start your seminar proposal today and let Tales of the Cocktail® be your platform to connect with the global cocktail community!

Whether it’s a topic on new spirits techniques, equity and inclusion, or business insights — submit the seminar topics you want to see held at the world’s leading cocktail conference and be a part of evolving needs of the hospitality industry.

The 2023 Seminar Proposal Period is closed.

2023 Seminar Proposal Period Dates & Deadlines

September 12, 2022 - Seminar Proposal Period OPEN

December 9, 2022 11:59 PM CST - Seminar Proposal Period CLOSED

February 2023 - TOTC2023 Seminar Proposal Phone Interviews

March 2023 - Accepted seminar Invitations Sent

April 14, 2023 - Final TOTC2023 Seminar Titles, Descriptions, & Panelists Due

May 5, 2023- TOTC2023 Seminar Cocktails/Serves Finalized

May 15, 2023 - TOTC2023 Draft PowerPoints Due

July 23 - 28, 2023 - Tales of the Cocktail® 2023

Seminar Proposal How-To Video

Learn more about the seminar proposal period with past 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.

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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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