Why We Do It

Audience participants at the 2023 C&C event

At the heart of Cincinnati’s vibrant culture, our cocktail competition transcends the ordinary, merging the timeless craft of mixology with the boundless possibilities of AI artistry. Our mission is to ignite a celebration of creativity, community, and connection, offering a platform where the finest regional bartenders and visionary AI artists collaborate to inspire and be inspired. Through a symphony of taste, sight, and sound, we invite our audience to embark on a sensory journey, casting their votes to crown the champions of innovation and artistry.

Our event is more than a competition; it’s a community catalyst, fostering meaningful connections among participants, creators, and spectators alike. We provide a vibrant stage for music, crafts, and local vendors, enriching our community’s cultural tapestry and offering creatives unparalleled exposure to a wider audience. Every ticket holder’s vote is a testament to our collective quest for creativity, pushing boundaries, and celebrating the unique fusion of human ingenuity and AI’s potential.

We are on a mission to build a stronger, more connected community by championing the innovators and artists among us. Our competition is an invitation to explore the uncharted, to taste the future, and to weave a tapestry of connections that will propel our community into a new era of creativity and collaboration. We seek partners who share our vision of a world where art and technology dance together, creating new possibilities for connection, expression, and inspiration.

Join us in shaping the future of creativity and community in Cincinnati. Together, we will create an unforgettable experience that celebrates the best of human and artificial creativity, leaving a lasting legacy of innovation and unity in our wake.