On the Conference Program at the NCB Show


The Nightclub & Bar Show in Vegas offers more than 70 educational classes taught by today's industry-heavy hitters.  Whether you are new to the industry or a vet, our educational 3-day conference program is designed to take your career and business to a higher level of success.

Learn from the best in the business by attending interactive conference sessions, intense workshops and insightful Keynote addresses. NCB 2013 is the leading education program for bar, nightclub and restaurant owners, operators, managers, bartenders, chefs and other industry professionals, so come and soak it up! 

WORKSHOPS: Your single in-depth resource for trends and skill building during the show are the three-hour intensive workshop sessions — you’ll walk out with solutions and business-building plans.

  • Workshop 101
    Getting Started & Growing Your New or Existing Bar Business
    Chris Lenahan, President, Excellentbars.com
  • Workshop 102
    Running a Highly Profitable Bar Food Program
    Chef Brian Duffy, President & Consultant, CBD Solutions and Chef Expert, Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue”
    Session Recommended by: Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue”
  • Workshop 103
    The Seven Keys to Beverage Sales Success: Simple & Smart Strategies
    Bob Brown, President, Bob Brown Service Solutions
  • Workshop 104
    The Y Generation:  Overcoming Challenges to Build a Superstar Workforce
    Shane Young, President, Overtime Entertainment Corporation

Three BACK OF HOUSE TOURS are sure to give you an insider’s view of how top venues in Las Vegas keep the party and the profits rolling:

  • Back of House Tour 1
    Señor Frogs, Treasure Island and Hyde, Bellagio
  • Back of House Tour 2
    Krave Massive, Fremont Street and Golden Nugget, Fremont Street
  • Back of House Tour 3
    Wirtz Beverage Nevada and North Las Vegas Bottling Company

KEYNOTES: Three can’t miss keynotes will share insights on the bar and club business. The line-up of keynote speakers including Founder of The Boston Beer Company Jim Kock, CEO of T.G.I. Friday’s Nick Shepherd and Spike TV’s Star and Co-Executive Producer Jon Taffer promises to deliver.

SUPER SESSIONS:  The Nightclub & Bar Top 100 Panel returns where you can learn first-hand from those running the largest-grossing clubs and bars in the U.S. Find out how you can become one of the highest revenue generating venues and compete in this tricky environment. Make sure to also catch Patrick Henry’s promotions session where you’ll learn to capture and maintaining customer’s loyalty through promotions.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS: The Conference Program has something for everyone in the main breakout sessions.  Broken up into six key areas to help you make the most of your time at the show, join countless industry experts to explore key topics ranging from tasting spirits and cash management to social media and live entertainment.

Top 10 Reasons Why Attendees Come:

  1.  Largest and most comprehensive event to showcase all nightlife innovations.
  2. Opportunity to meet new vendors and existing partners.
  3. Get access to the hottest parties and clubs.
  4. Experience one-of-a-kind Workshops and Back of House Tours.
  5. Learn from the most successful professionals in the industry.
  6. Take home thousands of new ideas that will help you grow and improve your business.
  7. Free Welcome Kick-Off Party at Caesars Palace.
  8. Three inspirational keynote speeches.
  9. Hundreds of hot, new products on our show floor.
  10. Did we mention it's in Vegas?

Check out ncbshow.com for specifics on all program sessions and pricing.


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