About Us

Nightclub & Bar is the go-to resource for the on-premise professional. Mirroring the fast-paced, trend-setting nature of the drinks business, Nightclub & Bar provides the specific tools bar pros need to grow their businesses, compete and succeed in this competitive industry. For more than 30 years, Nightclub & Bar has been engaging beverage decision makers, influencers and innovators in high-volume venues — and helping them grow! 


The Nightclub & Bar website is focused on providing users with the most current information in the industry. Presenting more original, exclusive content than any other digital on-premise resource, Nightclub.com offers web exclusives, promotion ideas, expert advice, recipes and an opportunity for members to interact with each other, share photos, upload media and more on the Community page and NCB Forum. Enjoy the site, and send us your feedback.

Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show

The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show is the definitive on-premise beverage show. Held in Las Vegas every March, this show's got it all: dynamic speakers as well as innovative products, informational tools, unique demonstrations and special events on the exhibit floor and non-stop evening events. You'll walk away with great ideas for taking your operation to new heights!


Nightclub & Bar publishes three targeted e-newsletters. Click here to subscribe.

Bar IQ

Bar IQ covers the nuts and bolts of running a profitable bar, everything from pour cost management to marketing and promotions, mixology and bartending to nightclub management. You’ll get the industry’s best news and intelligence fast and targeted to your needs. Frequency: Mails every Tuesday.


News, insight, research and ideas for the chain restaurant beverage executive to support their business growth strategies. From the challenges facing chain restaurants to latest beverage achievements by operators to innovative products and services, VIBE will keep chain beverage professional in-the-know and up-to-date. Mails every other Monday.

MarketPlace Product Watch 

Product Watch highlights the industry's newest products that help you increase top line revenue. Frequency: First Wednesday of each Month.

Digital Editorial Calendar

Original, exclusive, relevant, invaluable – Nightclub & Bar creates exclusive content that’s meaningful to on-premise operators.The result is a digital platform that attracts and engages on-premise professionals, providing your brand unprecedented visibility and branding opportunities with a qualified audience. The topics presented here will be covered on Nightclub & Bar’s website (Nightclub.com) and in targeted e-newsletters, as well as other digital media outlets where relevant. To view the editorial calendar click HERE. Submissions for recipes and topic ideas can you send directly to Kristen Santoro at [email protected].

Nightclub & Bar Awards

Nightclub & Bar Awards

The Nightclub & Bar Awards is an esteemed program recognizing excellence in bar and club operations. Finalists and winners are profiled on Nightclub.com and celebrated at the NCB Show in Las Vegas.

Nightclub & Bar Top 100

The industry’s only revenue-based ranking of the nation’s leading nightclub and bar venues, the NCB Top 100 is developed in partnership with Chicago-based hospitality market research firm Technomic, Inc. 

Johnson & Wales Fellowship Program 

Dedicated to fostering growth of aspiring hospitality industry professionals, the Award seeks to honor individuals who have a strong educational background and hands-on experience in the food and beverage industry, as well as a desire to gain further knowledge and insight into their future careers.

Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month

Every month, an innovative working bartender is profiled on Nightclub.com. Up-and-comers and established bartenders alike vie for this highly sought after honor. Submissions (including bartender bio and high-resolution headshot) can be sent to Digital Content Manager Kristen Santoro at [email protected].

NCB Business Builders

NCB Business Builders is a resource area on Nightclub.com that provides operators unique programs and services that help boost their bottom line. Whitepapers, videos, case studies and other resources to benefit independent operators looking to increase profits in their businesses can be found here.