19/3/2020 - Covid-19's effects on HIBC2020
9/3/2020 - HIBC2020 is now open for submissions!
Helsinki International Beverage Competition 2020 is now accepting submissions to the competition.
We welcome you to the Helsinki International Beverage Competition 2020.
The competition is an excellent way to get to test your products against the rest of the world.
Were you big or a smaller artisan producer. We don't play any favorites, everyone gets an equal chance. Quality and passion does not mean you have to be big. We wanted to keep the entry fee as low as possible to create a mutual opportunity for producers of all sizes to enter and benchmark their creations against each other.
The judges include buyers and importers from different countries and different sectors. Thus, the competition is an amazing possibility to showcase your product to the key group of people.
Who are the judges?
Helsinki International Beverage Competition utilises a diverse group of judges. The judges are Finnish and International specialists, bartenders, importers, buyers, consumers, and critics. The diversity in the judges gives us a possibility to receive a complete evaluation of the products from a variety of point of views.
Why is HIBC cheaper than the other competitions?
Helsinki International Beverage Competition is intentionally kept more affordable than most of the other beverage competitions. We wanted to create an unbiased, equal and accessible possibility to benchmark your products, for all beverage producers, artisans included.
Are there any additional fees?
No. The 85€ entry fee includes VAT, a place in the competition, and use of the relevant Medal pictures in their packaging, marketing materials etc., if the product recieves an award.
Can I visit / attend the competition in person?
Unfortunately no, at least not this year. The venue will already be quite crowded with all the staff, judges, and sponsors being present.
Does everyone get an award?
How are the results published?
The results will be published on the Helsinki Internationat Beverage Competition website on the 13th of July, 2020 at the latest. Winners of the competition will be contacted via email as well and they will be granted the Award graphics for future use and a certification of their success in the competition.
Refunds and Customs charges?
The entry fees are not refundable.
Can I pay via Bank Transfer?
Yes. Instead of using the Credit & Debit ENTER NOW -button, send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following information: