Update 6 September 2018

Tickets for the Showcase event are now live, please share this link with your network https://www.facebook.com/events/266032927365753/

Update 28 September

Accommodation

Swissotel The Standford, Singapore

Premier Room with 1 Breakfast + Internet

$S245++ per night

Additional buffet Breakfast $30++ per person per day

Check in from Monday 8 Oct  | Check out Sunday 14 Oct

Email name, address, billing method, arrival and departure dates to groupbookings@margaretriver.com no later than Monday, 17 September.

Facebook Group

We have created a Facebook Group for event participants to talk to each other, collaborate and share info. You can request access here.

Facebook Workshop

Event: Workshop at Facebook 
Venue: Facebook | Level 30, Marina One East Tower, Singapore,
Format: Facebook has kindly volunteered to hold a bespoke workshop at their HQ for all event attendees that will dive into best practice for growing business on the Facebook family of apps. This will include insights into South East Asian consumers and destination marketing.
Date/Time: Wednesday, 10 October 11 – 1pm
Ticket Price: Free for all event participants (max 50 pax) – register attendance Winemakers/Brewers/Producers are asked to bring a bottle of wine (or equivalent) for an informal tasting following the workshop.

Event Details

Branding

The event series will launch under the umbrella brand of ‘Margaret River On Tour’. The showcase event will take participants on a journey to discover the tastes and experiences of the region which are inherently tied to the landscapes and the seasons.

Showcase Event

Venue: Tamarind Hill
Participants: Amelia Park, Arimia Estate, Busselton Jetty, Cape Grace Wines, Cape Mentelle, Clairault | Streicker, Credaro Wines, Cullen Wines, Driftwood Estate, Experiencesmith, Flametree Wines, Fraser Gallop Estate, Forest Rise Chalets & Lodge, Happs Wines, Harvest Tours, Howard Park Wines, L.A.S. Vino, Larry Cherubino, Leeuwin Estate, Margaret River Nougat Company and Bettenay Wines, McHenry Hohnen Vintners, Moss Wood, Oates Ends, Pierro Margaret River Vineyards, Revelation, Smiths Beach Resort, UMAMU Estate, Vasse Felix, Vasse Virgin, Windows Estate, Woodlands Wines, Woody Nook Wines, Xanadu Wines.
Format: Some of the region’s best winemakers, gourmet producers and experience experts will be joining us for the evening. Offering unlimited tastings of over 80 different wines, taste and explore your way through the region, paired with complimentary canapes prepared by renowned chefs Tony Howell of Margaret River’s Cape Lodge restaurant and Evan Hayter of Arimia Winery and Restaurant.
Date/Time: Thursday 11th October

Travel Trade Experience 3.30 – 4.30pm

VIP Hour 4.30 – 6pm

Consumer event 6 – 9.30pm

Price: S$68++

Draft Event Floorplan

For this event, we will supply you with a table (1mL x 1mH x 1mD) and basic signage. Total space is 2m x 2m per stand which includes wine storage area under your table.

We’ve answered some common queries below. If you have any additional questions regarding the format of the showcase event please contact Dan Sims cheers@revel.global

In regard to the showcase event, what does full event support mean?

This means an event management team will be taking care of everything including styling, set up, AV, logistics, ticket sales, photography, media and influencer hosting.

Will the showcase event support wine sales?

Yes, while the primary objective of the event program is to drive visitation to the region and ultimately your business, another measure of success will be participants ability to grow brand awareness, build their database and increase sales. Average sale per exhibitor is forecast at $1500.

Is there a collective database that these events will be marketed to?

Yes, the showcase, satellite and fringe events will all be included on a dedicated microsite scheduled to launch Monday, 27 August. This will be promoted via Singapore based public relations agency Food News, through targeted social media advertising and news blasts to shared email databases.

Margaret River Cabernet Masterclass

Event: Wine Trade & Media Invite Only Masterclass
Venue: Mercury and Enterprise room, Level 4 of Fairmont Singapore
Participants: Wine Committee selection from EOI’s.

Expressions of Interest have now closed.

Format: This year’s masterclass will provide a deep dive into Cabernet Sauvignon, and specifically, showcase its ageablity.

4pm courtesy transport provided to Tamarind Hill for the Showcase Event

Date/Time: Thursday 11th October 2.00 – 4.00pm (1.30pm registration)
Ticket Price: Invitation

Travel Trade Experience

Event: Afternoon tea (with a Margaret River twist)
Venue: Tamarind Hill
Participants: Cost: Free to all Showcase attendees in the travel trade space.

Contact Tonia Home, Australia’s South West, if you have any enquiries.

Email: mm@australiassouthwest.com  Phone: 9791 9197

Format: 30+ travel trade and media within the styled event space of Tamarind Hill prior to the showcase event. The format will allow for individual operators to present to the group and network over refreshments.

  • Operator opportunity to give an elevator pitch stand and deliver (2 minutes), can supply PowerPoint presentation or video if you wish – email prior to Tonia Home from Australia’s South West on mm@australiassouthwest.com
  • Bring Rate Cards/Business Cards/Brochures to share with invited guests, expect about 30 attendees. Can be provided in hard copy or on a USB. Also email an electronic copy to Tonia Home from Australia’s South West on mm@australiassouthwest.com prior so she can do a follow-up EDM to invited guests capturing internationally market ready travel trade operators
  • Meet & greet trade guests over afternoon tea with a Margaret River twist
  • Guests and operators then invited to attend the VIP Showcase event from 4:30pm – 6:00pm, experience regional hospitality and also continue to network
Date/Time: Thursday 11th October 3.30 – 4.30pm
Ticket Price: Invitation

Satellite Events

A number of exciting events are currently in development, for example:

Event: Liquid Gold – An Icon Chardonnay Degustation
Venue: Gunther’s, a contemporary French restaurant in the heart of Singapore’s cultural district.
Participants: Flametree, Vasse Felix, Xanadu, Woodlands, Pierro and Cape Lodge
Format: Cape Lodge Chef, Tony Howell, will feature as visiting regional chef. Each producer will serve their flagship Chardonnay alongside the same of an earlier/museum vintage matched with a 7 course meal, featuring local produce such as marron, abalone and truffle.

The group have proposed sharing a chardonnay trail with guests on the evening with the potential to win a stay at Cape Lodge.

 

Date/Time: Tuesday 9th October,
Ticket Price: S$250++ (TBC)

Other events in the pipeline include:

 

Event: Live music and culture event
Venue: timbre +
Participants: Clairault | Streicker, Watson Family Vineyards.

Event organisers are looking for interested wineries and breweries to take part, ideally 5 or 6 wineries and 1-2 breweries.  Producers will need to provide a cost price of wine that Timbre+ can on-sell at the venue for their “Wine of the Month” promotion in October (which will have marketing and social support from the venue) plus some wine for tastings.

Format: The event will host Margaret River live music and produce in a traditional, rejuvenated hawkers venue. Timbre+ are looking for producers to take part in a month-long Margaret River sales promotion. Danny Loong, founder of the Timbre Group, studied in WA at Murdoch and has 12 live venues in Singapore.

 

Date/Time: Saturday 13th October
Ticket Price:

 

Event: Women in Wine
Venue: TBC (Bin 38, 1880, Morsels)
Participants: Oates End, Windows Estate, Umamu Estate and Cape Grace Wines.
Format: Lunch
Date/Time: Friday 12th October
Ticket Price: TBC – 40-60 pax

 

Event: Young Guns & Ratbags
Venue: Park Bench Deli
Participants: L.A.S. Vino.

Event organisers are looking for interested wineries, breweries and food companies to take part.

Format:
Date/Time: Friday 12th October, 6pm – 9pm
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Cheeky Reds
Venue: TBC (Cheek by Jowl)
Participants: Event organisers are looking for interested wineries, breweries and food companies to take part.
Format: The event will be centred around bold reds and local red meat (beef/lamb)
Date/Time: TBC
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Sunday Brunch
Venue: Humpback
Participants: Howard Park
Format: Sparkling
Date/Time: Sunday 7th October
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Sweet Tooth: A sweet wine tasting
Venue:
Participants: Happs Wines,

Event organisers are looking for interested wineries, breweries and food companies to take part

Format:
Date/Time:
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Event: Wine Tasting for Wannabe Wine Buffs
Venue: TBC
Participants: TBC (Pop-Up Wine)
Format:
Date/Time:
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Event: Margaret River Wine Walk
Venue: TBC – Neon Pigeon, Esquina, Cure, Butcher Boy
Participants: Organisers are looking for interested wine and beer producers to take part in this event.
Format: A progressive wine tasting at multiple venues in walking distance to each other to create a “wine walk”
Date/Time: TBC
Ticket Price: TBC

 

If you are keen to participate in a Satellite Event but are not quite sure what you want to do, register your interest here and contact Erin at AHOY Management:

Email: Erin@AHOYmanagement.com

Phone: 0404 073 580

AHOY Management have already been liaising with interested parties and venues and will be able to match you up with an event that suits your business.

Fringe Events

Event: 5 Senses Dinner
Venue: Tippling Club
Participants: Clairault Streicker
Format: A sensory food and wine experience
Date/Time: Wednesday, 10th October
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Windows Estate
Venue: Burnt Ends Private Dining Room
Participants: Windows Estate
Format:
Date/Time: Friday 12th October, dinner & Saturday 13th October, lunch
Ticket Price:

 

Event: Flametree Wine Dinner
Venue: Table 7 and Dusk Restaurant
Participants: Flametree
Format:
Date/Time: Monday 8th and Wednesday 10th October
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Driftwood Wine Dinner
Venue: Atout
Participants: Driftwood
Format:
Date/Time: Wednesday 10th October
Ticket Price: TBC

 

Event: Fraser Gallop Wine Dinner
Venue: TBC
Participants: Fraser Gallop/Pop Up Wine
Format:
Date/Time:
Ticket Price: TBC

Logistics

Wine Shipments 

International Wine Delivery Specialists, Get Freighted are one of the leading companies in Australia for sending wine to Singapore. We are currently working on a consolidated shipment price but if you miss the boat Gary and Sue Bryden recommend wines that need to be in Singapore for Monday 8th October should be dispatched from Margaret River by Friday 28th September.

For freight charges, see here.

Timeline

Mon 3 September – Tickets on sale

Thurs 20 Sept – Participants briefing session

Fri 28 Sept – Last chance to airfreight wine with Get Freighted

Event Prospectus Registration Form