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Spanton Media Group has been leading the way in the Australian market with its publications and events dedicated to the bar industry. For 25 years we've been hosting the leading trade events including Sydney Bar Week and the annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, the 'Oscars' of the bar industry will celebrate its 23rd birthday in 2024.

Spanton Media has been publishing the voice of Australian bartenders, Australian Bartender magazine, a monthly trade magazine, since 1999, with 2024 marking the 25th year and 285 issues of the country's leading magazine for bartenders.

Our flagship event - Sydney Bar Week - is a five-day festival each September with over 4,000 guests attending the 40-plus events, dedicated to the bar business.


Our online presence is well established with a dedicated website -


Spanton Media Group

Office: 58 Kings Cross Road, Darlinghurst NSW 2010


Postal: PO Box 1251, Crows Nest NSW 1585


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Editorial: Amy Spanton




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Amy Spanton



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