St. Petersburg is the third most populated city in Europe and largest city in the Baltic Sea Region. It is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and main tourist destinations.

St. Petersburg is not only cultural but as well restaurant and bar capital of Russia and Baltic Sea Region. This makes St. Petersburg an ideal host city for BALCON: Beverages Industry Exhibition & Forum for Russia and Baltic Sea Region countries.

BALCON 2020 will take place in conjunction with World Cocktail Championships and Congress by the International Bartenders Association – the most important annual events for bartenders of the world.

Taking part in BALCON 2020 is the unique chance to introduce products to the bartender communities of 65 countries!

BALCON - Baltic ALCO Convent Main Exclusive Features:

BALCON is the only event in Russia/CIS, which showcases all types of alcohol beverages for all categories of consumers.

Alcohol Beverages in Travel Retail.
BALCON is the only event in Russia/CIS which exclusively brings together travel retail professionals to discuss trends and preview the new products. BALCON partners with Eurasian Duty Free Trade Association.

Retail & HoReCa Partnerships.
BALCON partners with the leading retail chains via Association of Retail Trade, as well as with all other retail trade and HoReCa industry associations.

The only international Beverage Industry Forum for Russia and Baltic Sea Region countries.

All categories of professional attendees: beverages distribution, retail trade, HoReCa, duty free, clubs and concert venues, catering, corporate, bartenders, sommeliers and etc.

The best and most prestigious congress/exhibition facility in Russia.

Expoforum Convention Center is the best congress facility in Russia and one of the best in Europe. It is the venue of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

BALCON 2020 Preliminary Schedule of Events

28 September 2020

BALCON Business Day

Exhibition will be open to professional visitors only. Admission is free of charge by personal invitation from organizers and exhibitors.

The International Bartenders Association Congress.

Baltic ALCO Convent Conference Programme.

29 September 2020

World Cocktail Championships

Baltic ALCO Convent Conference Programme.

The Exhibition will be open to both professional visitors and to the general public – local wine, spirits, beer and cider aficionados.


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