Arizona Cocktail Weekend & Q Mixers Announce Partnership

Q, the Brooklyn born-and-bred brand of spectacular mixers, and the fastest-growing Arizona Cocktail Weekend Q Mixerspremium mixer brand in the US, announces today that it has signed on as the exclusive mixer partner for the Arizona Cocktail Weekend to be held February 16-18, 2019.

Said Q Vice President of Marketing Jaron Berkhemer, “We’ve watched as Arizona Cocktail Weekend has exploded in popularity and even surpassed many cocktail event series in terms of size, program offerings, and industry prestige. In many ways the event’s growth, along with Ross’s and Damon’s ambition to build the most important industry event in the West if not the entire US, mirrors our own. We’re absolutely thrilled to partner with them to bring Arizona Cocktail Weekend to yet another level.”

Now in its 8th year, Arizona Cocktail Weekend has grown into one of the nation’s premier events for spirits and cocktail professionals and enthusiasts alike. Highlights include The Cocktail Jam kickoff concert on Saturday, Feb. 16th at the Van Buren, and Top Bars at The Croft on Sunday, Feb 17th, where attendees can sample cocktails by some of the best in the business from around the Valley, state, region, and world. Tickets for the headlining events will be $40 each plus fees in advance, or $50 at the door, and includes admission and 10 drink tickets per event. Filling up the rest of the weekend, AZCW also features dozens of complimentary seminars, exclusive tastings, exciting pop-up lounges and more over the Presidents Day weekend.

HIGHBALL’R In the Valley of the Sun

Q’s presence at AZCW will give every spirits brand the opportunity to showcase their products in the highest quality mixed drinks possible. Outside of the glass, Q will leverage its expansive #highballr network of top bartenders from around the country to provide high-quality education and immersive brand experiences to all attendees throughout the weekend.

Said Damon Scott, co-founder Arizona Cocktail Weekend, “Q Mixers has shown us once again its dedication to cocktail culture in Arizona and their partnership for 2019 goes above and beyond our expectations. We couldn’t be more grateful for what they are bringing to the table.”

Ross Simon, Arizona Cocktail Weekend’s other co-founder agrees. “With the 2019 Arizona Cocktail Weekend just around the corner, we’re been overwhelmed by the support from top national brands such as Q Mixers, and are excited to showcase this world-class premium mixer to cocktail fans across the state.”