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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 20 years we've been hosting the leading trade events including Sydney Bar Week and the annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards. In 2020 the 'Oscars' of the bar industry will celebrate its 20th birthday.

Spanton Media has been publishing the voice of Australian bartenders, Australian Bartender magazine, a monthly trade magazine, since 1999, with 2019 marking the 20th year of the country's leading magazine for bartenders.

In 2015 we launched  Indie Spirits Tasting dedicated to the boom in the local and international craft spirit market. Now this event has expanded and in 2020 it will be held in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Sydney.

We also have a dedicated event for whiskies - Whiskey Roadshow - which will be in its third year this year and forms part of  Sydney Bar Week each year. 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. www.barweek.com.au


Our online presence is well established with a dedicated website - australianbartender.com.au


Spanton Media Group

Office: 111/ 6-8 Clarke Street, Crows Nest NSW 2065


Postal: PO Box 1251, Crows Nest NSW 1585


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David Spanton - david@spantonmedia.com


Editorial: Amy Spanton



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Amy Spanton amy@spantonmedia.com


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