Octoberfest morphs into Passport International Beerfest

13 Consumers participating in a Passport International Beerfest game during the launch event at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

Consumers participating in a Passport International Beerfest game during the launch event at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

It is that time of the year where we cheers with our friends and family. Where every pub, bar, tavern, and bistro in town will celebrate beer and cider’s glorious existence. This year, Heineken Malaysia Berhad has got something up its sleeves for beer lovers.

Fans at the Passport International Beerfest launch say 'cheers' to global experiences during the launch at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

Fans at the Passport International Beerfest launch say ‘cheers’ to global experiences during the launch at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

The brewery introduced its brand new initiative, Passport International Beerfest in an extravagant event at TREC KL, today. Passport International Beerfest is an all-out celebration of HEINEKEN Malaysia’s range of beers and ciders from The Netherlands, England, Germany, Ireland and Asia, and a chance to bring to life the experiences and cultures behind each of them.

All ready - The brand ambassadors strike a pose for Passport International Beerfest's launch.

All ready – The brand ambassadors strike a pose for Passport International Beerfest’s launch.

“We aspire to bring our consumers a bigger, better and improved experience through a virtual reality globe simulator. This digital experience will give our discerning drinkers an opportunity to explore another country and its culture while enjoying our brews at the same time,” said HEINEKEN Malaysia’s head of trade marketing Tai See Wai.

A guest tries out the virtual reality simulation created by Heineken Malaysia Berhad for Passport International Beerfest.

A guest tries out the virtual reality simulation created by Heineken Malaysia Berhad for Passport International Beerfest.

“On top of that, consumers will not only be enjoying attractive promotions but will also be able to own a set of six limited edition Passport International Beerfest collectible mugs as memorabilia throughout the celebration across selected outlets during this campaign period,” added Tai.

Heineken Malaysia Berhad's Passport International Beerfest began with a bang on Sept 22, 2016 at Trec KL. Let the festivities begin!

Heineken Malaysia Berhad’s Passport International Beerfest began with a bang on Sept 22, 2016 at Trec KL. Let the festivities begin!

The event was filled with exciting activities such as percussionist band, dance performances, stilt walkers, jugglers, magicians and brand ambassadors dressed up in Japanese and German costumes. There were also Irish models who marched around the event grounds making the festival merrier.

Passport International Beerfest sets out to bring global experiences to its consumers.

Passport International Beerfest sets out to bring global experiences to its consumers.

To spice things up, festival-goers brought home attractive prizes after participating in stage games conducted during the event. While experiencing different cultures at the virtual reality booth, consumers also took pictures and posted them on their respective social media platforms using the ‘selfie station’.

 

Consumers participating in a Passport International Beerfest game during the launch event at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

Consumers participating in a Passport International Beerfest game during the launch event at Trec KL on Sept 22, 2016.

At the end of the night, guests leveraged on the exclusive promotion by GRAB, the official transport partner for Passport International Beerfest. This event marks the start of the campaign. For more information on Passport International Beerfest and to know more on how to be a part of the celebration, log on to www.facebook.com/PassportInternationalBeerfest.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>