Convention fast facts: Nightclub & Bar Show
What: Nightclub & Bar Show
When: March 25-27
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall
Additional events at: Caesars Palace hotel-casino, Hakkasan nightclub at MGM Grand hotel-casino; Intrigue nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas; Jewel nightclub at Aria hotel-casino; Marquee nightclub at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits; Tao nightclub at the Venetian hotel-casino; Topgolf Las Vegas; TPC Las Vegas; and XS nightclub at Encore hotel-casino.
Description: “The bar professional’s one-stop shop to learn about cutting-edge new products, new technology and new trends in the industry to improve efficiency and ultimately boost profits.”
Open to: Nightlife, hospitality and beverage specialists including nightclub owners, managers, bartenders, mixologists, buyers, suppliers, distributors, banquet managers, chefs, DJs, hosts, security personnel, servers, marketers.
Estimated attendees: 39,000
Estimated visitor spending: $33.9 million
Estimated economic impact: $57.3 million
Keynote speaker: Jon Taffer, host of the TV series Bar Rescue
Lecture topics include: “The History of the Martini,” “Female Forward Leadership,” “Understanding the Psychology Behind Guest Experiences,” “Bourbon is My Boyfriend,” “Personalizing the Bar Experience: Where Everybody Knows Your Name,” “Tuesday is the New Friday,” “The Future of Booze.”
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