Topic: Conference program
The Nightclub & Bar Conference and Trade Show is the hands-on event for bar and nightlife professionals. Learn what's new for NCBSHOW2018!
The Nightclub & Bar Show Conference Program is the only program designed to meet the needs and challenges of bar owners, operators and professionals looking to get ahead in the industry.
2017 Nightclub & Bar Show attendees will have the opportunity to witness expert mixologists as they are challenged to create new and innovative cocktails in front of a panel of judges made up of top industry leaders during the fourth annual Shake It Up Classic and Flair competitions.
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.
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.
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.
When the Nightclub & Bar Show returns to Las Vegas this year it will bring with it the first-ever F&B Innovation Center, making the 2017 convention and trade show the premier source of food and beverage inspiration and advancement.
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.
Tom Maas will deliver an inspiring keynote at the 2017 Nightclub & Bar Show, showcasing how to build a brand from scratch. Maas will share his personal story of creating the RumChata formula in his home, the trials and obstacles endured, as well as invaluable lessons learned that he can impart to anyone who wants to become a successful entrepreneur.
Lee Cockerell, former senior operations executive for the Walt Disney World Resort for 10 years, shares how all of us can create magic by understanding the power of personal leadership and strong management skills.