Tickets to Beerfest Asia 2016 available from 16 January 2016

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Tickets to Beerfest Asia 2016 available from 16 January 2016

Singapore, 15 January 2016 – Asia’s largest beer festival returns for its 8th edition to offer beer enthusiasts the chance to savour a variety of international beers. The four-day Beerfest Asia 2016 is organised by Beerfest Asia Pte Ltd, owned by Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd (Sphere Exhibits). Sphere Exhibits is the events, and exhibitions arm of Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH).

Set in the picturesque Marina Promenade and presented by United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB), Beerfest Asia has raised the profile of the beer industry in Singapore and has expanded over the years with increasing consumer, trade and international interest. This year’s event will be held from 16 to 19 June 2016 and will see the return of the Asia Beer Awards, with an international panel of industry experts recognising Asia’s favourite beers.

Visitors can expect the largest selection of international beers ever at Beerfest Asia 2016 and a large number of new beers making their debut in Singapore.

 

On the entertainment front, Beerfest Asia 2016 will see the strongest line-up of international tribute live bands. They include crowd favourite Killer Queen, the award-winning band dedicating their craft to pay homage to Queen. More international and local ‘live’ acts will be announced in the coming months.

Festival hours have also been adjusted with an earlier opening time of 3pm on Saturday, for revellers.
Beerfest Asia also presents the opportunity for companies in the beer, alcohol, food & beverage, hospitality related industries to try out new beer products and network with trade suppliers and wholesalers. A special “Trade Session” will take place on 16 June, between 3pm to 6pm before the festival is opened to the public. Industry participants who are keen on this private session can register via the Trade section on the festival’s official website at www.beerfestasia.com come mid-March.

Tickets go on sale from SISTIC (www.sistic.com.sg / (65) 6348 5555) from tomorrow, 16 January onwards.  Limited UOB Exclusive 1-Day passes at $15 are available, while stocks last. Early Bird 1-Day passes from $20 are available for the public. All tickets include one complimentary welcome beer (with the exception of VIP tickets) that can be redeemed at the festival grounds. For die-hard Beerfest Asia fans, limited 4-Day passes and VIP packages with benefits such as free flow beer, merchandise and express entry at festival gates are also available. More information can be found on www.beerfestasia.com.
FESTIVAL DETAILS

Dates & Times:

 

Dates Trade Public
Thursday, 16 June 2016 3pm to 6pm 6pm to 1am
Friday, 17 June 2016 6pm to 2am
Saturday, 18 June 2016 3pm to 2am
Sunday, 19 June 2016 2pm to 10pm

 

Venue:           Marina Promenade (F1 tracks behind Singapore Flyer)

Website:        www.beerfestasia.com

Social:           www.facebook.com/beerfestasia

www.twitter.com/beerfestasia

www.youtube.com/beerfestasia
Hashtags: #BFA2015 | #beerfestasia

 

TICKETING DETAILS

 

Tickets to Beerfest Asia 2016 will be available from 16 January 2016.

This is a general admission event i.e. free seating and standing.

Each ticket includes one complimentary welcome beer (with the exception of VIP tickets) to be redeemed on festival grounds.

 

Thursday
16 June 2016
Friday
17 June 2016
Saturday
18 June 2016
Sunday
19 June 2016
1-Day UOB Exclusive Pass S$15 S$15 S$15 S$15
1-Day Early Bird Pass S$20 S$28 S$28 S$20
1-Day Advance Pass S$25 S$34 S$34 S$25
1-Day Standard Pass S$30 S$40 S$40 S$30
4-Day UOB Exclusive Pass S$55
4-Day Early Bird Pass S$80
4-Day Advance Pass S$100
1-Day VIP Package S$130 S$180 S$180 S$130
1-Day UOB Exclusive VIP Package S$117 S$162 S$162 S$117

Ticket handling fee applies to all tiers.

 

All tickets are available from SISTIC.com.

 

Hotline:         (65) 6348 5555

Website:        www.sistic.com.sg
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Regn. No. 198402868E
For more information, please contact:

Cherie Loh (Ms)
Senior Marketing Executive
Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd
DID: (65) 6319 4034
Email: lcherie@sph.com.sg

Chua Pei Ling (Ms)
Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: (65) 6319 1895
Email: plchua@sph.com.sg

About Beerfest Asia Pte Ltd

Beerfest Asia Pte Ltd is co-owned by lifestyle company Timbre Group and Sphere Exhibits. Beerfest Asia Pte Ltd is set up to initiate and spearhead the beginnings of the only and largest beer festival in Southeast Asia. The idea behind Beerfest is the experimentation process of finding and enjoying beers that consumers may never, otherwise encounter locally. It is also a trade event for industry colleagues to exchange dialogue and promote their products. With plans to grow the festival in the region, Beerfest Asia Pte Ltd is committed to develop the festival to become the premier beer marketplace in Asia.

About Timbre Group Pte Ltd

Timbre Group was founded with the social mission of developing the Singapore music scene through the talent cultivation of local musicians, and growing sustainable audiences for them. Today, the Group has evolved into a holistic music lifestyle company with a diversified yet synergistic portfolio of businesses ranging from food and beverage, concert and festivals promotion and music education. It currently comprises five live music restaurants and bars, two international festivals (Timbre Rock & Roots and Beerfest Asia), a pizza restaurant and delivery service, an artist management agency, and two music academies.

 

Timbre Group’s Portfolio of Brands
Timbre • Switch • Barber Shop • 12-inch Pizzas & Records • Timbre Catering • Timbre 12-inch Delivery • Timbre Music • Timbre Music Academy • Timbre Rock & Roots • Beerfest Asia

 

 

About Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd

A wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), Sphere Exhibits, which stands for “SPH Events, Roadshows and Exhibitions”, aims to be the leading events company catering to a diverse mix of trade and consumer clientele.

Backed by a committed and experienced team of professionals and SPH’s comprehensive range of media platforms, Sphere Exhibits’ shows, events and exhibitions centre on unique concepts that attract local audiences and regional participants. Among Sphere Exhibits’ events are The IT Show, COMEX, Licence2Play, Asian Masters, Gourmet Japan and Kidz Academy.

Leveraging on its expertise in event conceptualisation, planning and execution, Sphere Exhibits delivers memorable and quality events that meet the objectives of its clientele and partners.

 
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Media
The English/Malay/Tamil Media group comprises the print and digital operations of The Straits Times, The Business Times, The New Paper, Berita Harian, My Paper (English section) and two student publications IN and Little Red Dot. It also consists of Tamil Murasu Ltd, which publishes Tamil Murasu and tabla!; book publishing arm Straits Times Press; SPH Data Services, which licenses the use of the Straits Times Index, in partnership with the Singapore Exchange and FTSE Ltd; financial data company ShareInvestor; and the two English stations of SPH Radio – Kiss92 and ONE FM 91.3.

The Chinese Media group publishes three Chinese newspapers – Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News; the digital editions of Lianhe Zaobao and Lianhe Wanbao, four student weeklies – zbCOMMA, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Up Junior and Thumbs Up Little Junior, ZbBz Newsgazine and My Paper (Chinese section). It also operates SPH Radio’s Chinese radio station, UFM100.3, and Focus Publishing, which produces a range of books and magazines including U-Weekly.

SPH’s other new media initiatives include AsiaOne, Stomp, omy.sg and SPH Razor.

On an average day, 2.8 million* individuals or 68 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications in print copies or one of our digital platforms. (* Nielsen Media Index 2015, Monday-Sunday, read any SPH newspapers in print or digital format)

SPH Magazines, SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles and has various online sites, like hardwarezone.com, herworldplus.com and luxuryinsider.com in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. It has also invested in digital newsstand Magzter.

SPH also provides out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO.

SPH Buzz is a modern retail convenience chain with a network of stores around the island.

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today.

Properties
SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established to invest in a portfolio of income-producing real estate primarily for retail purposes. SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall in the centre of Clementi town.

The Seletar Mall, located in Sengkang, is SPH’s latest retail development. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

Other Businesses

Online Classified
SPH’s online classifieds include the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs, FastJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds,Trezo), sgCarMart and StreetSine.

SPH’s regional joint venture online classified business has a number of leading online classified sites in the region.

Events and Exhibitions
Sphere Exhibits, Sphere Conferences, Exhibits Inc and Bizlink Exhibition Services organise innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region.

Education
SPH has a 22 per cent stake in preschool and enrichment provider MindChamps.

For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.

 

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