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Nightclub & Bar Show:
The Bar & Nightlife Industry's Biggest Event of the Year

Nightclub & Bar Show is the nation’s most influential gathering of bar and nightlife professionals. Annually, for 32 years more than 36,000 professionals gather from across the U.S. and 50+ other countries to learn, network and grow the industry. The 2018 show will host 600+ exhibitors on our innovative expo floor, leading experts from the industry in our comprehensive conference program, and an unparalleled nightlife lineup.

All Nightclub & Bar Show registration passes include: Exhibit Hall Floor, F&B Innovation Center, Craft Brew Pavilion, Emerging Brands Pavilion, New Product Pavilion, Keynotes, Shake It Up Competition & Welcome Kickoff Party Ticket!

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When & Where

The 2018 Nightclub & Bar Show will take place in Las Vegas from March 26-28, 2018 with the Exhibit Hall Floor opening Tue-Wed March 27-28.

Las Vegas Convention Center
South Hall
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Registration Hours
Sunday, March 25            2:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday, March 26          8:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday, March 27           8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 28    9:00am – 5:00pm

Expo Hours
Tuesday, March 27           12:00pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 28    12:00pm – 5:00pm 

Conference Hours
Monday, March 26           9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 27           10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 28    10:00am – 3:00pm

Who Attends?

From single-unit bar owners to national chain operators to the industry’s largest hospitality groups, Nightclub & Bar Show attracts the professionals that work in the bar, restaurant and hospitality industry. They come to the show each year to source the latest products, learn about new technologies and develop mutually beneficial business relationships with the suppliers that move the industry. Nightclub & Bar Show is a trade event and not open to the general public. 

Sample Job Titles: Owner/operator, president, CEO, manager, GM, director, bar manager, restaurant manager, nightclub manager, bartender, mixologist, buyer, supplier, distributor, banquet manager, chef, DJ, host, security, server, marketer, and more.

As a rule of thumb … if you work at an on-premise establishment that sells spirits or beer, then you’ll benefit from attending the Nightclub & Bar Show.  Hear from attendees!

Expo Hall

This is where deals get made and products hit the market! Nightclub & Bar Show is the leading trade event for the on-premise hospitality professional in every market category including bars, nightclubs, restaurants, hotels, and more. Meet with suppliers and source the spirits, new products, equipment and services to meet your business needs. Access 600+ suppliers in more than 65 product categories and 3 specialty pavilions over the course of 2 days. 

Expo Hall Hours

Tuesday, March 27           12:00pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 28    12:00pm – 5:00pm

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As the industry leader in on-premise education for the hospitality industry, the 2018 conference program will feature over 75 educational sessions presented by top industry experts, 6 in-depth workshops, and an array of off-site trainings, back-of-house tours and bootcamps to take your educational experience to the next level. Attendees will take away informative, engaging and practical information covering the most important and timely issues relevant to today’s on-premise environment.

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Nightlife & Networking

In true hospitality fashion, Nightclub & Bar Show is known for throwing killer parties and networking events at Las Vegas’ premier nightlife destinations. From our Welcome Kickoff Party to our Platinum Parties, our nightlife program is not to be missed! 

Why Las Vegas?

Las Vegas is our home. What can we say? Las Vegas is nothing short of inspiring, and there’s no better place to be pushing the boundaries in nightlife innovation than the entertainment capital of the world. 

The Las Vegas Convention Center hosts our sprawling Expo Hall, on-site Conference Program, registration and more. We offer a host of off-site educational experiences at venues around the city with transportation provided from the LVCC. In the evenings, our networking and nightlife events are held across the city in some of Las Vegas’ most extravagant bars and nightclubs. 

Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109