Unforgettable Moments from the 2011 NCB Convention and Trade ShowMarch 16, 2011 By: Alissa Ponchione
The 2011 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show took Las Vegas by storm last week. With an expanded floor filled with energy, excitement and a jam-packed conference program and hot nightlife vents, the NCB Show pulled out all the stops this year. From keynote speakers including DISCUS President Dr. Peter Cressy, Nightclub & Bar Media Group President Jon Taffer and Patrick Henry of Patrick Henry Creative Promotions, to can't-miss educational sessions on social media, promotions and trends attendees were informed and entertained. On the show floor, features such as Spike TV casting for “Bar Rescue,” the Shake it Up! Competition and the Monster Hour concert featuring Camp Freddy, the show floor was vibrant and showcased high impact events and products for bar and club owners and operators. Among the celebs joining the fray were Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and radio shock-jock Tom Leykis.
This year, 631 exhibiting companies showcased the hottest new products, spirits, beers, wines, POS and inventory control systems, games and other innovations that will benefit your bar or club. But it didn’t end there. At night, parties at Haze at Aria, Pure at Caesars Palace and Marquee at The Cosmopolitan brought even more excitement to one of the best and biggest shows in years! Here’s a look at everything that went down at the 2011 Nightclub & Bar Trade Show, and mark your calendars for the next Nightclub & Bar Show -- March 12-14, 2012.