2018 Award Presentations

VIBE Conference presents a series of Awards recognizing innovation, game changing programming and applauding industry leaders.

“The VIBE Supplier Awards program has grown in prestige and importance since its inception seven years ago. A VIBE Award is a strong recognition of a company’s service levels, as it comes straight from their customers.” Bacardi USA

Vista Awards

2018 VIBE Vista Award Categories:

  • Best Beer Program
  • Best Wine Program
  • Best Spirits Program
  • Best Adult Alcohol Free Beverage Program
  • Best Beverage Menu Revamp
  • Best Beverage Promotion
  • Best Beverage Limited Time Offer (LTO)
  • Best Responsible Alcohol Service
  • Best Overall – Multi Unit Chain Restaurants
  • Best Overall – Hotels, Casinos & Cruise Lines

Special Awards Presentation

Jim Koch

2018 Industry Legend:
Jim Koch, The Boston Beer Company

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Innovator of the Year

2018 Innovator of the Year:
John Niekrash, Proximo Spirits

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Supplier Awards

Rating beer, wine, spirits and non-alcohol or mix companies. All information will be collected and tabulated by Technomic, the leading fact-based consulting and research firm serving the food and beverage industry.

2018 Award Winners