The Nightclub & Bar Show is the only industry event for bar & nightlife professionals!
The annual Nightclub & Bar Show event attracts more on-premise professionals, suppliers and industry experts than any other nightlife industry show in North America. Produced by Nightclub & Bar Media Group, the show is an important event that provides bar and nightclub professionals the opportunity to connect with suppliers, conduct business and gain the tools they need to be successful in this dynamic industry.
The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show is the definitive on-premise beverage show. Held in Las Vegas every March, this show's got it all: dynamic speakers as well as innovative products, informational tools, unique demonstrations and special events on the exhibit floor and non-stop evening events. You'll walk away with great ideas for taking your operation to new heights!
The Nightclub & Bar Show Conference Program is where you’ll find best in bar and nightclub management techniques along with new and innovative ideas to jump start your business. Its the nation’s largest and most comprehensive educational program that brings together thousands of hospitality professionals all under one roof. The Nightclub & Bar Show addresses ALL areas that affect your bottom line!
Why Attend? Find the latest products you must have to grow your business, sample new spirits, test technology, network with industry leaders & experts, learn from colleagues and take priceless knowledge back to your establishment!
Who Needs to Attend? Owners/Operators, Presidents, CEOs, Managers, GMs, Directors, Bar Managers, Bartenders/Mixologists, Buyers, Suppliers, Distributors, DJs, Chefs, Security Staff, WaitstaÂff, Marketers, Hosts, Nightlife Security & Other Industry Professionals.
Who Work At: Bars, Pubs, Taverns, Nightclubs, Lounges, Restaurants, Sports Bars, Hotels, Resorts, Casinos, Agencies and More.
A Mega-Year in Review!
As the industry grows, the sharing of knowledge and product information becomes more crucial to conducting business and meet consumers' expectations. Exhibiting at the Nightclub & Bar Show is your gateway to connecting with high-level decision-makers and influencers for the on-premise community and nightlife industry.
The energy on the expo floor was electric, with innovators showcasing the latest in the bar and nightlife industry. Conference highlights included keynotes from Yard House Founder Steele Platt and Entrepreneur/Pro Skateboarder Tony Hawk.
Additionally, the event received more than 100 million combined media impressions, with featured segments on US Weekly, OK Magazine, NBC, Radar Online as well as more radio stations and newspapers than we can count.
Past Event Highlights:
39,000+ nightclub, bar, beverage and hospitality professionals all in ONE place
200,000+ establishments represented
More than 100 national chain buyers from the VIBE Conference and another 3,000 Top Operators visited the show floor during private buying hours!
Buyers are responsible for nearly $20 Billion in beverage sales annually
97% of attendees have purchasing power
96% of attendees said a primary reason they attend is to see new products/developments
97% of attendees said they plan to attend the Nightclub & Bar Show!
What makes Nightclub & Bar Show different?
Nightclub & Bar Show is a trade only event and not open to the general public. Make connections with
Our goal is to maximize your opportunities to connect with your target audience.
At no other event can you reach thousands of buyers all under one roof, over the course of 3 days.
About Nightclub & Bar:
Nightclub & Bar is the go-to resource for the on-premise professional. Mirroring the fast-paced, trend-setting nature of the drinks business, Nightclub & Bar provides the specific tools bar pros need to grow their businesses, compete and succeed in this competitive industry. For more than 30 years, Nightclub & Bar has been engaging beverage decision makers, influencers and innovators in high-volume venues - and helping them grow!
Pro Workshop 1 - Design Your Bar (Bring Your Drawings & Plans!)Pro Workshop 2 - Train and Coach Your Staff to Become Service and Sales SuperstarsPro Workshop 3 - Crucial Food Cost Controls for Maximum ProfitsPro Workshop 4 - Creating a Cocktail Program that Fits Your VenuePro Workshop 5 - Bar Marketing: Proven Tactics with Maximum Results
National HOST Security Certification Program
Mixology Training 1 - 5 Essential (and often overlooked) Keys to a Successful Bar Program
Bang, Bang! How to Kill Social Media and Brand Your Biz like a KardashianGuess What? Your Menu is OutdatedMeeting the Millennial Management ChallengeStop Pouring Money Down the Drain! Improve Profitability Through Beer EducationUnlock Your Bar's Potential with Leadership Essentials!
NEW! OMNIA Nightclub Bootcamp
Are You Serving the Right Music?Bar Entrepreneur: 8 Techniques Used by the World's Best OperatorsHow to Leverage Interactive Experiences to Drive Guest LoyaltyMastering the Modern Menu Mix: How to Please a Multi-Demographic Customer Base from Vegans and Veggies to Flexitarians and MoreSustainability in Cocktails
Engaging the Experience Economy & Live StreamingHow to Keep the Health Inspector HappyKeeping Up with Your Ever-Changing AudienceSmart Bartenders, Strong SalesThe Future of Sound and Lighting Design
Mixology Training 2 - Contemporary Cocktails Sponsored by Diageo
Cooking and Making Cocktails with WineDon't Go Chasing UnicornsMaking the Bar Fun AgainNegotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIESSingle Malt Beyond Scotland: An Exploration of the Recent Evolution of the Single Malt Category Around the World
Bring Us Your Challenges - Open Consulting Session!D-A-T-I-N-G Your Customer® It's About RelationshipsMenu Design Jedi Mind Tricks: Using Psychology to Increase SalesOwn Your Online Location Before It Owns YouServing Beer the Way the Brewer Intended
Welcome Kickoff Party - Foxtail Pool, SLS Las Vegas
Party Pass - XS Nightclub at Encore with Sounds by Diplo
Country Night - Stoney's Rockin' Country
Beginner Workshop - Make Your Dream a Reality: Beginner's Guide to Opening a Bar
CORE Gives, Special Video Presentation
Super Session Now & Next at the Bar: 2018 and Beyond
Keynote - The Game Changer: Lessons from Ron “Jaws” Jaworski
Red Carpet & Ribbon Cutting with Ron “Jaws” Jaworski
Exhibit Hall HoursF&B Innovation Center
Advanced Identification ScreeningBeverage Program vs. Beverage StrategyEmployee Performance Issues? 10 Easy to Implement Steps to Building a Self-Motivated, Winning TeamGetting Daily Reservations from Instagram in 5 stepsHow to Drive Customer Traffic with Sports Programming and EventsNightlife, Movement, Technology, and Everything in BetweenRenegade to ResponsibleSuper Session Secrets to Success: NCB Award Winners Tell AllUSBG Shake It Up! Bartender Competitions
Designing the Perfect ConceptFrom Beginner to Tech-Geek: 10 Essential Technologies for 2018How to Identify, Develop, and Retain Rockstar EmployeesInfusion Without the ConfusionSocial Media Trends for ManagersTheft Behind the BarWhen Life Gives You Limes
Cannabis Beverage TrendsHow New .05 Laws will Hurt Your BusinessHow to Book Live EntertainmentIt was all a Dream..Six Ways to Create Engaged Employees to Develop Strong Brand Ambassadors for Greater Awareness for Your Nightclub or BarThe History and Success of Ballast Point BrewingSuper Session NFL Gridiron Greats, Now Unstoppable F&B Entrepreneurs
Canna-balism: Navigating Cannabis LegislationHospitality Security DocumentationHow to Work With Brokers, Distributors, and Sales Reps in Your BarLeverage Your POS Data for ProfitabilityMusic Matters: How Your DJ Affects Your Bottom LineThe Big Three: Social Media Done CorrectlyWine in Bars: Why You Need It and How to do It
Oink & Barrel Tasting - the otheroom at Caesars Palace
Party Pass - OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace with Tiësto
Breaking into Craft Beer with Breakthru BeverageEvolution of DaylifeHistory of the CocktailREAL TIME Consulting for You: Tailoring the Guest Experience in Every Facet with Invictus HospitalityRemarkable by Design: The Science of Delivering Service that Drives Repeat VisitsVet Cost Control Systems for Your OperationDo Good. Look Good. Feel Good: Why Giving Back is Always on Trend!
Keynote - The Bar of Tomorrow: e-Sports, Streaming & InnovationWynn Nightlife Tour 1 (Best Seller!)First-Ever! Sapphire Gentlemen's Club Bootcamp
Create Loyal Relationships Through Life-stage MarketingGlobal Nightclub ChallengesOld School Cocktails New School ProfitsPromotional Ideas that will Help You SucceedSmart Business: Technology and Automation for Better Guest ExperiencesThe Shift from Millennials to Gen ZExplore and Expand the ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Solutions in Our Beverage IndustryExhibit Hall HoursF&B Innovation Center
Four Key Threats to Your Survival by 2TouchPOSKeynote - To Dominate, The David Grutman ExperienceBills in the TillsBoth Sides of the Bar: Designing for the Space and CustomerHow to Make 300 Million More Dollars This Year and Find More Happiness and Success - Behind the Bar, and BeyondHyper-Local CocktailsTaking the Time to Take Risks: How to Stay Relevant After More than a Decade as a HotspotUnderstanding the Active ShooterSo You Want to Be a Brand Ambassador?
Wynn Nightlife Tour 2 (Best Seller!)
Waitressville Uniforms Fashion Show
Nightclub & Bar Pitch Tank
NEW! DJ Showcase
Networking at LEVEL UP: Premier Social Gaming Lounge at MGM Grand
Party Pass - Hyde Bellagio - Neon Jungle Party
NFL Analyst and CEO Quarterback
The Game Changer: Lessons From Ron “Jaws” Jaworski
When it comes to teamwork—and football—the best defense is a good offense. If you want to protect your brand like an NFL offensive line protects its quarterback, you’ll want to hear from Ron “Jaws” Jaworski. After a distinguished 17-year career as an NFL quarterback, Jaws took his leadership skills from the gridiron to the boardroom as the owner of a professional sports team, a business relationship company and five golf courses. He’s also the author of “The Games That Changed the Game,” which highlights seven games in NFL history that changed the strategies and tactics used in NFL football. Learn what strategies and tactics you can put in place to tackle your company’s challenges.