Clever Mixology is the BIGGEST Trend at the Nightclub & Bar Convention

Dec 9, 2016 2:13:29 PM

Kim Estep


As one of the nation's most influential hospitality and nightlife events of the year, the Nightclub & Bar Convention will take place in Las Vegas March 27-29, 2017. The highly anticipated convention will feature exhibits and conferences about exciting industry trends, innovative technology, and amazing new products. The convention will draw nightlife and bar professionals from all over the country. While mixology promises to be a major topic of interest for attendees, there is a wide variety of industry-related topics that will round out the schedule. Registration for this the Nightclub & Bar Convention is now underway.

All-Star Speakers

The Las Vegas Nightclub & Bar Convention will feature a wide array of industry notables who will be exhibiting and leading workshops and conferences about various topics related to the industry. Some of the keynote speakers on the event's rosters include Keith Wittrock of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos, Lee Cockerell of Walt Disney Resorts, Scott Hempstead of Boston Beer, Sarah Longwell of the American Beverage Institute, Jim Lawless of Winequest, Dustin Parres of the Gamlin Restaurant Group, Doug Radkey of Key Restaurant Group, Scott Ward of Tap House Grill, Ray Villaman of Tahoe Restaurant Group, and many others. For the current schedule of speakers, be sure to visit the event's website.

Schedule Highlights

The Las Vegas Nightclub & Bar Convention will address a medley of important industry-relevant topics. Speakers will cover everything from venue security to the latest trends in mixology. The diverse array of conferences is designed to draw a diverse industry audience. In fact, each year more than 36,000 professionals gather for this convention. Some of the schedule's highlights include conferences that will address cocktail pricing strategies, trends in social media, cocktail and culinary pairings, exotic international beverages, beer and sake training, building a wine program, best bar designs, halting micromanagement, spotting fake IDs, and so much more.

Expo Highlights

Participants of the Las Vegas Nightclub & Bar Convention will have much to look forward to at the event's Expo Center. The event is planning to draw upwards of 600 vendors. Attendees can visit special pavilions devoted to craft brewers, new products, and emerging brands. The Show Room floor will brim with a medley of diverse exhibitions that include d├ęcor and furnishings, food, glassware, spirits, beer and wine, financial services, apparel, non-alcohol beverages, marketing and promotions, security, technology, music and entertainment, and many others.

Why Attend the Show?

By attending the world-class Nightclub & Bar Convention, attendees will gain access to a wealth of information that includes best practices, exciting new products, and hot new trends. The event is also a great place to discover networking opportunities. From featured speakers to spectacular exhibitions filled with products and more, attendees are destined to have a great time as they gain new insights and techniques that could drive their own careers. Whether you attend on your own or choose to bring your staff along for the event, the convention is sure to prove highly worthwhile to your business.

Explore the Setting

Of course, let's face it--another reason to attend this convention is its unsurpassed location in one of the most entertaining cities on the planet. With its enticing array of nightlife, Vegas is the perfect backdrop for the industry's networking events and conference parties. When viewing the conference schedule, you'll find there is no shortage of conferences and special events. Even so, you should plan to include some time on your itinerary to visit some Las Vegas venues that are likely to inspire your own work or business.

For example, if you're a mixologist, you'll want to visit some of the city's most celebrated cocktail venues that are known for their pioneering mixologists. Vesper Bar, Fusion Mixology Bar, and Oak & Ivy are a few well-known cocktail all-stars to check out. If you're hoping to infuse some excitement into your own nightclub establishment, you should hit some of the city's most renowned nightlife hot spots like Hakkasan, Foxtail, Marquee, and, of course, Omnia. Not only will you enjoy a thrilling time at these Vegas clubs, but you might just learn a thing or two to employ at your own setting.

Be sure to visit the Las Vegas Nightclub & Bar Convention website to learn more about specific presenters and conferences. You'll also be able to read about the various passes offered by the convention and will be able to register for events online. This highly respected industry event has been attracting industry professionals for the last thirty years. To learn from the experts about important topics relevant to your industry, be sure to sign up to attend this popular convention.



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