Covid Policy


Keeping you safe

Your safety is our top priority. The team at Retail Drinks are carefully following the latest advice and guidelines to put new measures in place to deliver a safe event for you to meet and learn. Although our upcoming events will look slightly different than normal, these changes will allow you to enjoy the full experience whilst keeping yourself, and others, safe.

Staying safe at Retail Drinks events

Face-to-face interaction is at the heart of the retail liquor industry industry, no matter whether you are a retailer, supplier, service provider or any other part of this diverse sector. We understand the importance of events and awards like ours in supporting business and industry growth and above all, we understand that we must do this in a way that keeps our delegates, speakers, staff, suppliers and sponsors safe and comfortable.  To ensure this, please read the below carefully and familiarise yourself with procedures and expectations before attending the event.

Attendance Guidelines

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms – fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, OR are a household contact with a confirmed positive COVID-19 case, please do not attend the event.

While masks are no longer mandatory, we would like to encourage you to please wear a mask when we are in session. We will have hand sanitisers available for you to use throughout the day and the venue has increased cleaning services to both public and event spaces throughout the day. Where possible, please maintain physical distancing of 1.5 metres. To ensure you stay up to date with the current Health Orders, please visit –

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