BMW continues supporting the jazz music by launching the fifth annual the BMW Welt Jazz Award to celebrate prominent jazzmen from around the globe. The latest installment of the competition will focus on drummers. The brand will be hosting six “Leading Drums» free-admission Sunday matinees at the BMW Welt Double Cone, providing gifted jazz drummers from around the globe an opportunity to demonstrate their talent.

Despite all the pessimistic forecasts about the upcoming year, Lavazza still hopes that the Mayans predictions won’t actually come true and the world will enjoy the year of 2013. The coffee brand is now working on the calendar for the upcoming year, encouraging public to join in and contribute their own visuals for the piece named Opera Viva, the 2013 Social Calendar. The project has a creative direction of Michele Mariani and Marco Faccio and is signed by the Armando Testa Agency, which managed the previous brand’s art calendars.

Nestlé-owned Swiss capsuled coffee maker Nespresso is introducing a new autumn Limited Edition Crealto, ‘inspired by High Gastronomy’ and launching a photo contest for its fans in popular social-media networks. A lucky winner will be offered an exclusive dinner for two at Mauro Colagreco’s Michelin Starred restaurant Mirazur in the Côte d’Azur.