Topic: Highlights

2017 Nightclub & Bar Show Features 100s of Exhibitors, 70+ Speaker Sessions & More

The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show is the top industry-leading and largest annual bar and nightlife trade show in the United States. For its 33rd year in operation the Nightclub & Bar Show has added innovative sessions, seminars, workshops and off-site events. Taking over the Las Vegas Convention Center March 27-29, attendees will have the opportunity to make new discoveries, learn tips of the trade and make connections they canat get anywhere else.

Keynote Speaker Kristopher B. Jones

What does it take to build a multi-million dollar business, sell it, then repeat the process five more times? Is business success replicable? What are the pitfalls you should avoid and the opportunities you must seek? Kristopher B. Jones will address these questions and more during his keynote at the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Conference and Trade Show in Las Vegas.

'Monetizing Cannabis' Panel Discussion

This year's Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas will host a special "Monetizing Cannabis" panel discussion open to all attendees, providing insight into how nightclubs and bars can capitalize on opportunities while mitigating the risks.

Time is Running Out to Vote!

Time is running out to vote for the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Awards! The deadline is approaching FAST, so take the time now to vote in one, some or all of the 15 Nightclub & Bar Awards categories. Voting closes Wednesday, 1, 2017, so don't miss out on making your voice heard.

Where are the Gay Bars?

LGBTQ bars have been closing at an alarming rate in recent years. Some feel this may be due to LGBTQ political victories and widespread social acceptance reducing the need for exclusively LGBTQ nightlife. Others point to the gentrification of gay neighborhoods, and the prevalence and ease of "hooking up" with apps like Tinder and Grinder.

Sales through Service

Bars and nightclubs that provide great service have something in common: customers or guests plan to return because of that great experience. And when guests return and become loyal, that is the definition of brand loyalty.

The Rise of Bar-tainment

Destination bars have been experiencing a huge decline in numbers throughout the United States. Bars are losing their customers for a number of reasons: technology, a change in the way we interact socially, and the rise of the Millennial.

2017 Nightclub & Bar Show Offers Unique Offsite Education at Top Vegas Venues

2017 Nightclub & Bar Show attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to obtain insider secrets and learn from some of the most successful entertainment venues, casinos and beverage businesses in Las Vegas with a variety of offsite tours, trainings and tastings, including the Academy Room at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Restaurant Guy Savoy, Mr. Chow and Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace, JEWEL Nightclub, and Intrigue Nightclub, XS Nightclub and Surrender Nightclub / Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas.