About this Event
TheRumLab.com are proud to celebrate the 5th Miami Rum Congress. The boutique-style event will showcase a handful of brands that emphasize the education and premiumization of the rum category. The rum congress will be at the Miami Beach Convention Center (1901 Convention Ctr Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139)
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.
Miami-Dade by itself is the largest rum consumer market in the USA. Represents over 2.4M cases of rums sold per year.
Our team is the producers of the Puerto Rico Rum Festival "Taste of Rum", California, New York, LA Rum Fest, San Francisco Rum Fest, and the Chicago Rum Festival. All events are attracting hundreds of people from trade, rum aficionados, tourists & locals.
The Miami Rum Congress will be divided into three days.
- Friday, Feb 9th - Rum education program designed to elevate the knowledge of rum aficionados & industry professionals.
- Saturday, Feb10th - Grand Tasting event
- Sunday, Feb 12th - Industry Soiree
Please see the agenda and ticket options per day.
FRIDAY - Feb 9TH - RUM CONGRESS
What to expect: This will be a series of Symposiums one after the other starting at 11:00 am until 6:30 pm. Present seminar | Welcome cocktail from 11:00 am - 11:30 am. More details at MiamRumCongress.com
Price: Early Bird: $60.00 (Limited quantity)| Regular Price: $80.00 (Limited quantity)
SATURDAY - Feb 10 TH - GRAND TASTING EVENT
What to expect: Saturday offers the opportunity to attend the Grand Tasting events. Three independent sessions are happening on Saturday. Below we will describe each session based on times and market.
SESSION #1 - The Industry Session consists of a 1.5-hour program (2 - 3:30 pm) offering industry professionals the opportunity to:
- Network with the brand representative
- Taste premium rums
- Mingle with industry colleagues
Price: Regular Price: $45.00 (Limited amount)| Note: Only For members of the trade (bar, restaurant & retail sale of beer/spirits) and beverage media.
SESSION #2 - VIP Rum Experts Session consists of a 5-hour program (2 - 7:00 pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to:
- 2 Hour early admission
- Exclusive tasting cup presented by The NEAT Glass
- Taste premium rums
- Automatic subscription to TheRumLab Weekly Industry Newsletter
- Participate in The Rum Cocktail Hours
Price: Early Bird: $75.00 (Limited quantity) | Regular Price: $95.00 | Duo Pass: $180.00
SESSION #3: General Admission Tasting Session consists of a 3-hour program (4:00 - 7:00 pm) offering the attendees the opportunity to:
- 3oz souvenir cup
- Taste premium rums
Price: Early Bird: $60.00 (Limited quantity)Regular Price: $75.00 (Limited amount if any available)Duo Pass: $130.00
SUNDAY - Feb 11 TH - INDUSTRY SUNDAY SOIREE
What to expect: Sunday offers the opportunity for Industry professionals to chill while enjoying music, Cocktails elaborated by celebrity bartenders, and access to the Bartender Competition. The event is scheduled to take place from 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm.
Price: Early Bird: $20.00 (Limited quantity)| Regular Price: $30.00 (Limited amount if any available)| Duo Pass: $39.00
Other events: Please visit the website for more information.
AGES: 21+ ONLY (NO CHILDREN)
NO PETS | NO REFUNDS | ALL SALES FINAL | Management reserves the right of admission.
Tickets: After completing your purchase on Eventbrite, you will receive an email confirmation with your attached PDF ticket(s). You MUST print and bring your PDF tickets AND VALID PHOTO IDENTIFICATION to be admitted to the event.
Ticket Transfer Policy: You may gain entry to the event even if your name is not on your ticket ONLY so long as the barcode is scannable. Miami Rum Congress &/or its associates is not responsible if ticket(s) cannot be scanned and the order is under a different name than the person presenting the ticket.
Dress Code: All attendees must have the proper attire to enter the event. Beach clothing like bikinis, bathing suits, etc is not allowed. Management has the full right to deny entry to guests whose dress code could be considered inappropriate. Management will advise guests on alternatives or recommendations to be allowed entry to the event.
Ticket Reminder: To ensure your satisfaction, Miami Rum Congress &/or its associates cannot guarantee tickets purchased from unauthorized third-party resellers (individuals or brokers).
Photo and Video Release: By purchasing a ticket to the event you agree and acknowledge that the Miami Rum Congress &/or its associates plan to take photography and video at the 2022 Miami Rum Congress and reproduce them in news, educational, and/or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media including Miami Rum Congress &/or its associated websites.
Miami Rum Congress &/or its associates recommends that you purchase tickets directly through MiamiRumCongress.com, eventbrite.com, our authorized partners, and the venue box offices.
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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Yes, a Legal ID. Must be 21 Years or over to attend.
I am part of the Trade, and I am buying a Trade Session ticket. Can I stay for other sessions? No. Each session requires its corresponding individual ticket.
What are my transport/parking options for getting to the event? Best option: Lyft or Uber. Parking around the Convention Center could be complicated.
For parking options: There is a public parking space near the venue. (Be responsible, don't drink & drive.)
Dress code requirements? It’s late spring, so please come relaxed yet ready to go to another venue afterward if you so choose.
Which session should I attend? Either session will be great and fun for any type of beverage enthusiast! We can gladly help with further questions, contact us.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Ctr Dr, Miami Beach, United States
USD 20.00 to USD 250.00