CHICAGO RUM FEST

An event focused on Rum Education & Premiumization


April 27th, 2019

Chicago, USA - Logan Square Auditorium

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BRIEF

TheRumLab.com is proud to celebrate the 5th Chicago Rum Festival (a.k.a Midwest Rum Fest) at Logan Square Auditorium – Chicago, Illinois. This year the program is being launched in a boutique style. More than 50+ rum expressions will be poured. 


The USA is considered one of the most important countries for the entire rum industry. Before the American Revolution, rum was the most consumed spirit, and now an awakening is occurring. The Rum Lab – “The Chicago Rum Fest (previously Midwest Rum FesT) is focused on becoming the Official Rum Expo throughout the MIDWEST”


Our team is the producers of the Taste of Rum Puerto Rico official national rum fest, in addition to the New York Rum Festival, California Rum Festival, and Miami Rum Congress. All events attracting hundreds of people from trade, rum aficionados, tourists & locals.


The event will be celebrated one day with the following sessions. 


Event Experience


The Spirit Industry Session consists of a 1.5-hour program (1:00-2:30 pm) offering industry professionals the opportunity to: (1) network with brand representatives, (2) attend training seminars, (3) taste a wide variety of rums (4) mingle with industry colleagues. Complimentary Snacks and water will be available at each session. 2oz souvenir snifter cup included. 


General Admission “GRAND TASTING” Session –  consists of a 3-hour program (4:00-7:00 pm) offering attendees the opportunity to: (1) taste .25oz pours of neat rum* (2) attend educational brand seminars  (3) enjoy pleasant mellow music. Complimentary Snacks and water will be available at each session. 2oz souvenir snifter cup included.  


VIP Grand Educational and Tasting Session consist of a 4-hour program (3:00-7:00 pm) offering attendees the opportunity to: (1) taste .25oz pours of neat rum* (2) attend educational brand seminars  (3) enjoy pleasant mellow music (4) attend the event 1 hour in advance + (5) VIP Souvenir Glass. Complimentary Snacks and water will be available at each session. 2oz souvenir snifter cup included. 

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Schedule | Seminars

GUEST SPEAKERS (Saturday event)

Logan Square Auditorium

WRL GUEST SPEAKERS (Friday VIP event)

WeWork

Must go bars in Chicago

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The Spirit Industry Session (Early Bird Special)

35.00 Buy Now!

GA “GRAND TASTING” Session (Early Bird Special)

60.00 Buy Now!

VIP “GRAND TASTING” Session (Early Bird Special)

70.00 Buy Now!

Designated Driver

10.00 Buy Now!

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SPONSORS & KEY PARTNERS

Main Sponsors

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico

Rums of Puerto Rico
The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum

The Real McCoy Rum
Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Reàl Ingredients

Rum/Rhum/Ron

AVUA CACHACA

AVUA CACHACA

AVUA CACHACA
The Funk - Jamaican Rum

The Funk - Jamaican Rum

The Funk - Jamaican Rum
Rum Fire

Rum Fire

Rum Fire
Facundo Collection

Facundo Collection

Boukman Rhum

Boukman Rhum

Boukman Rhum
Privateer Rum

Privateer Rum

Privateer Rum
Habitation Velier

Habitation Velier

Habitation Velier
Hampden Estate Rum

Hampden Estate Rum

Hampden Estate Rum
Clairin

Clairin

Clairin
English Harbour - Antigua Rum

English Harbour - Antigua Rum

English Harbour - Antigua Rum
Denizen Rum

Denizen Rum

Denizen Rum
Ron del Barrilito

Ron del Barrilito

Ron del Barrilito
Three Roll Estate

Three Roll Estate

Three Roll Estate
Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum

Kirk & Sweeney Rum
Scarlet Ibis Rum

Scarlet Ibis Rum

Scarlet Ibis Rum
Smith & Cross Rum

Smith & Cross Rum

Smith & Cross Rum
Saint James Rhum

Saint James Rhum

Saint James Rhum
Ron Uruapan

Ron Uruapan

Ron Uruapan
Bounty Rum

Bounty Rum

Bounty Rum
Havana Club

Havana Club

Havana Club
Banks Rum

Banks Rum

Banks Rum
Ron Santa Teresa

Ron Santa Teresa

Ron Santa Teresa
Leblon Cachaca

Leblon Cachaca

Leblon Cachaca
Ron Barcelo

Ron Barcelo

Ron Barcelo
Caliche Rum

Caliche Rum

Caliche Rum
Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum

Don Q Rum
Parce Rum

Parce Rum

Parce Rum
Ron Diplomatico

Ron Diplomatico

Ron Diplomatico
Worthy Park Estates

Worthy Park Estates

Worthy Park Estates
Rum Bar

Rum Bar

Rum Bar
Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum

Plantation Rum
Tiburon Rum

Tiburon Rum

Tiburon Rum
Ron Centenario

Ron Centenario

Ron Centenario
Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum

Tanduay Rum
Montanya Rum

Montanya Rum

Montanya Rum
Foursquare Rum

Foursquare Rum

Foursquare Rum
Bacardí Rum

Bacardí Rum

Bacardí Rum
Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum

Damoiseau Rhum
Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement

Rhum Clement
Rhum J.M

Rhum J.M

Rhum J.M
Chairman Reserve Rum

Chairman Reserve Rum

Chairman Reserve Rum

Key Sponsors

Home Food Services

Home Food Services

Home Food Services
Boxed Water

Boxed Water

Boxed Water
Women Leading Rum

Women Leading Rum

Women Leading Rum
The Neat Glass

The Neat Glass

The Neat Glass
Ultimate Rum Guide

Ultimate Rum Guide

Ultimate Rum Guide
The Rum Collective

The Rum Collective

The Rum Collective
Rum Cask

Rum Cask

Rum Cask
The Rum Trader

The Rum Trader

The Rum Trader
VK Public Agency

VK Public Agency

The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab

The Rum Lab
Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki
Flag Marketing

Flag Marketing

Flag Marketing
Tastings.com

Tastings.com

Tastings.com

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