The World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is the world’s biggest and most respected bartending competition, celebrating the skills and craftsmanship of bartenders worldwide. It is an annual competition entered by thousands of bartenders across the globe, culminating in a Global Final event and experience. The World Class Competition is not only where the best bartender in the world is crowned, it’s where the latest trends are showcased by industry leaders, where the trade’s biggest issues are unpacked by those actively championing them, and where we witness first-hand brand and partner innovations that will shape and define future drinks experiences.