Registration is officially open for the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show (www.ncbshow.com), returning to Las Vegas March 7 – 9, 2016.
The Nightclub & Bar Show is the largest annual bar and nightlife event offering exclusive access to leading suppliers launching new and exciting products, endless networking opportunities, and the latest industry topics and trends through an array of expert speakers, educational workshops, offsite events, tours of top Las Vegas venues and amazing nightlife events.
“Every year, the Nightclub & Bar Show strives to bring a new and exciting experience to help thousands of nightlife professionals learn, network and grow,” said Leo Squatrito, Nightclub & Bar Show Group Vice President and Show Director. “There’s nothing like it anywhere else and we look forward to making 2016 our biggest year yet by offering our attendees the best workshops, networking opportunities, keynote speakers and much more.”
Celebrating its 31st year, Nightclub & Bar Show has grown to be the most influential nightlife event for those looking to learn, expand and break into the bar business. Each year, the industry event welcomes more than 39,000 nightlife professionals who represent more than 200,000 establishments from around the world, with a combined annual beverage sales of nearly $20 billion.
Helping industry professionals gain critical skills to ensure their success, the three-day event brings together leaders, innovators and experts through the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Conference Program. This year, the program offers 92 information-packed seminars and workshops from more than 100 industry experts such as Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Bob Brown and Charlotte Voisey in addition to organizations like MillerCoors, Constant Contact and Johnson & Wales University. Including additional sessions on food, training tips, platform-specific social media, design strategies and much more, the 2016 conference will focus on eight tracks:
· Bartending & Mixology
· Promotions & Marketing
· Social Media
· Operations & Management
· Beer, Food & Wine
· Customer Experience & Liability
· NEW! Industry Trends & Research
· NEW! Nightlife
Back by popular demand, attendees can learn from the best in the business during offsite training opportunities including the XS Bootcamp and behind-the-scenes tours of outstanding local venues. The 2016 convention will also feature new ServeSafe Manager Training and National HOST Security Certification Programs.
Showcasing more than 700 exhibitors, the 2016 expo will feature the latest and greatest in the bar and nightlife industry with product launches and demonstrations; spirit, beer and new flavor tastings; innovative technology; celebrity red carpet appearances and ribbon cutting; cocktail competitions; and exciting main stage entertainment. Professionals will also have the opportunity to connect with suppliers and network with new businesses while visiting the extensive expo floor March 8-9.
With the nightclub and entertainment capital of the world serving as its backdrop, the Nightclub & Bar Show boasts some of the most extravagant nightlife events every year. After a day at the convention and trade show, attendees can mix work and play at some of Las Vegas’ premier nightlife destinations during nightly events. The Welcome Kickoff Party, Networking Events and Parties all feature world-class entertainment as well as inventive cocktails provided by various sponsors.
Returning to the 2016 conference, the Entrepreneurs Awards Program honors up-and-coming small businesses and emerging products in the nightlife industry. Qualified organizations are encouraged to submit a nomination for this year’s awards by Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. EDT at www.ncbshow.com/2016-entrepreneurs-year-awards. Winners will be announced on Monday, Dec. 14.
Those interested in attending the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show can visit www.ncbshow.com for more information or to register. Additional details about the expo floor, educational workshops, speakers, nightlife activations and more will be announced in the coming months.