Howl at the Moon Founder Jimmy Bernstein to Serve as Keynote Speaker at 2016 NCB Show

Las Vegas – Nightclub & Bar Show announced today that Jimmy Bernstein, founder of Howl at the Moon, will deliver the opening keynote address "Follow Me to the Moon: 25 Years of Success" at the upcoming 2016 event. In its 31st year, Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show is the world’s largest gathering of bar, nightlife and beverage professionals and will run March 7-9, 2016 in Las Vegas.

Bernstein, the creator and personality behind Howl at the Moon, a multi-million dollar operation, will provide attendees an inside look at what inspired the original dueling piano bar concept in 1990 and what it took to grow Howl at the Moon into a world-famous concept and nightlife staple. In the last 25 years, the high-energy venue fueled by party anthems has expanded into markets across the country and onto Norwegian Cruise Line ships as well as a traveling events team called Howl2Go.

The opening keynote will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, March 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center as part of the Nightclub & Bar Show educational program and will be open to all attendees, exhibitors and sponsors.

“This is the year for content at the Nightclub & Bar Show and we are thrilled to welcome bar innovator Jimmy Bernstein to share his insights on attracting a diverse and loyal following and how the industry is transforming to deliver superior products and services,” said Kristen Santoro, Conference & Content Director of Nightclub & Bar Media Group. “Each year we deliver inspiring stories of industry icons pulling themselves out of the weeds and succeeding well beyond their own expectations and this year is no different with the addition of Jimmy Bernstein.”

Educating top industry professionals from across the globe, this year’s Nightclub & Bar Show conference program will also feature numerous educational sessions with some of the brightest and most thought-provoking individuals in the bar and nightlife industry. The diversified speaker lineup gives attendees the opportunity to develop revitalizing ideas that will help shape their success across specialty fields including bartending and mixology; beer, food and wine; customer experience and liability; industry trends and research; nightlife; operations and management; promotions and marketing; and social media.

The Keynote for Tuesday, March 8 will be announced soon. Please visit for additional keynote information and for a full list of speakers.

Taking place March 7 -9, 2016 in Las Vegas, the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Show offers industry professionals the opportunity to connect with suppliers, network with new businesses, gain critical skills to ensure their success in the dynamic bar and nightclub industry, and discover new products. For those interested in attending the show or for more information, please visit Early bird rates are currently available and expire on January 18, 2016.


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