Main Sponsors

  • DIAGEO Great Britain

    Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol with an outstanding collection of brands including Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray and Guinness.

    Diageo is listed on both the London Stock Exchange (DGE) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEO) and our products are sold in more than 180 countries around the world. For more information about Diageo, our people, our brands, and performance, visit us at www.diageo.com. Visit Diageo’s global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

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  • Heineken

    HEINEKEN is the UK’s leading cider and beer producer and the name behind iconic drinks brands such as Strongbow, Bulmers, Heineken®, Foster’s, Kronenbourg 1664 and Desperados, together with a full range of speciality brands. HEINEKEN is also a passionate supporter of the great British pub – through our Star Pubs & Bars business HEINEKEN own a nationwide estate of around 1,100 high quality invested pubs. For more information visit https://www.heineken.co.uk/our-company.

  • Molson Coors

    Molson Coors Brewing Company is one of the world’s largest brewers. The Company has a diverse portfolio of owned and partner brands, including signature brands Coors Light, Molson Canadian, Staropramen and Carling. It has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the past five years and named global Beverage Sector Leader in 2012 and 2013.  For the past two years, the company was the only alcohol producer recognized on the Index for world class sustainability performance.

    In the UK and Ireland, Molson Coors has over 2,000 employees and breweries in Burton upon Trent, Tadcaster, Burtonwood, Sharp’s brewery in Rock, Cornwall and Franciscan Well in Cork, Ireland. It has a market share of around 20% of the UK beer market and a portfolio that includes Carling, the UK’s best-selling lager for three decades, Coors Light, Cobra, Grolsch, Doom Bar, Worthington’s, Caffrey’s, Singha and a range of speciality beers.

  • Pernod Ricard

    Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits with sales of €8,682m in 2015/2016. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008).

    Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Key brands in the UK include Absolut, Havana Club, Malibu, Lamb’s, Kahlúa, Plymouth Gin, Chivas, Jameson, The Glenlivet, Martell, Perrier-Jouët, G.H. Mumm, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Jacob’s Creek. Pernod Ricard partners with a range of organisations to tackle alcohol misuse and promote responsible drinking in the UK, including the Portman Group, Drinkaware Trust, the Alcohol Information Partnership, and Best Bar None.

Associate Sponsors

  • Stonegate Pub Company

    Stonegate Pub Company is the largest privately held managed pub operator in the UK, with revenues in excess of 600 million pounds, employing circa 13,000 people.  The company has 665 pubs, split into the following formats; Slug & Lettuce, Yates, Common Room, Proper Pubs, Town Pub & Kitchen, Classic Inns and Venues.

  • JD Wetherspoon

    JD Wetherspoon owns and operates over 930 pubs and 50 hotels throughout the UK.  It aims to provide a friendly and comfortable atmosphere in its pubs, serving high quality, competitively priced food and drinks all day. Based in Watford, the company employs more than 35,000 full and part time staff.

Our Partners