The International Bartenders Association was founded on Saturday, 24th February 1951 in the Saloon of the Grand Hotel in Torquay, United Kingdom. Still today this event is celebrated all over the world as the International Bartenders’ Day.
The Association’s main aims are to promote and maintain International Relations among the Guild Members and to encourage a high standard of competence and conduct for the benefit and advancement of the profession of Bartending.
Updated to 2021
The official IBA Cocktail List recognizes the most requested recipes, used over the years by bartenders servicing the most important bars all over the world. This list has led to a grand evolution in the world of mixed drinks.
Welcome to the next generation of the IBA Academy. We know how important it is to the best you can be.
To combat the continued growth of the bar industry and the never ending need for a well equipped and talented bartenders.
The IBA has created an Academy to raise the bartenders knowledge and to prepare both the new and established bartenders and prepare them for all aspects of the bar industry.
The IBA World Cocktail Championship 2022 is set to be the biggest reunion of the World’s greatest Cocktail and Flair Bartenders !
Incorporating all 64 countries of the IBA, The WCC will be a battle of the best. Cocktails will be flowing and the skill & entertainment will be absolutely Incredible!
Our hosting country will be the Beautiful Cuba in the vibrant area of Varadero, led by the incredible Asociación de Cantineros de Cuba.
National level Cocktail and Flair Competitions will be held in each of our 64 IBA countries in the search for the next IBA World Cocktail Champion.
Get your Shakers out and start training in your routines for this Major Global Cocktail Championship. Now is your time to shine on the world stage, See you in Cuba 2022!
Contact your local Guilds via our IBA Association directory here on our website for events in your home country.
XXIV PAN-AMERICAN COCKTAIL CONGRESS Colombia will host this year's Pan-American Cocktail Congress. The event will set camp in Manizales, a dynamic place that due it's wide variety of attractions makes it a prestigious stage for World Tourism. The event is scheduled to...
National Cocktail Championship - PortugalThe Portuguese National Championship was held from the 16th to the 18th of September 2021 inside the majestic Casino Madeira. Funchal, Capital City of Madeira island hosted 24 Classic Bartenders and 10 Flair Bartenders after...
Mattoni Grand Drink 2021 The winner of this year's Mattoni Grand Drink bartending competition and thus the world champion in mixing non-alcoholic cocktails was Greta Grönholm from Finland. The global final of the competition took place on Saturday, August 21, at the...
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