Canada Onto the Global Stage

Presented by American Express Canada.

There is undiscovered excellence in Canada’s bar scene being led by seasoned operators that are shaping the industry in so many ways. Explore how these leaders infuse their establishments with Canadian quality, innovation, and a commitment to regional ingredients, leaving an indelible mark on the global stage.


  • Gerardo Welter, Vice President – Marketing & Business Insights Canada and Latin America, Amex Bank of Canada


  • Shawn Soole, Lounge Manager/Executive Barkeep, Clive’s Classic Lounge
  • Robert Weeks, Co-owner, Northern Hospitality (Bar Bello, The Coldroom)
  • Kate Boushel, Partner, Director of Beverage & Education, Groupe Barroco
  • Hugo Togni, Bar Director, Bar Pompette
  • Date : 08 Apr 2024
  • Time : 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm (America/Toronto)
  • Venue : 100 Princes' Blvd #1, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3
  • Venue : Bar & Beverage Stage