Conference Overview


looking to expand the
number of units you operate?

2020 packs in new tracks for the bar and restaurant industry focusing on Finance, Tech, and Marketing
Target Audience: Operators that have 5+ units or are doing a combined $10M or more in revenue

build your brand, build your business

This is the only program designed to meet the needs and challenges of bar and restaurant owners, operators and professionals looking to get ahead in the industry. Benefit from real world, proven advice on how to excel in all areas of running a profitable and efficient bar or nightclub through the Nightclub & Bar Show conference program. Crush your competition and watch your business grow! 

Whether you own or operate 1-100+ venues, learn how to:

  1. Run your bar
  2. Staff your bar
  3. Make guests fall in love with your bar (and foster loyal customers)
  4. Create (and refresh) your food and beverage menu
  5. Get the word out and fill your bar with guests

View conference program offerings below to learn more. 

  • Conference Sessions (70+ Sessions across 5 Tracks Covering: Operations, People & Staffing, Guest Experience, Food & Beverage and Marketing & Promotions)
  • Workshops  
  • Mixology Trainings - coming soon!
  • Nightlife Management Bootcamp - coming soon!
  • Back of House Tours - coming soon!
  • Nightlife Tours - coming soon!
  • National Host Security Certification Program - coming soon!

Not sure what classes you want to attend? No problem!
Buy the VIP Pass or Conference Pass and decide on the courses that best fit your needs when it's closer to March. Since seating is first-come, first-served, you don't need to pick classes ahead of time (just make sure you come to the class a few minutes before it starts to get a seat!)  Separate registration required for offsite trainings and tours. View packages and pricing here.

2020 Schedule Group

Join us for deep technical conference sessions across 5 tracks

Operations / People & Staffing / Guest Experience / Food & Beverage / Marketing & Promotions

Featured Speakers

Megan Breier

Beam Suntory

Todd Collins


Brian Bartels

Happy Cooking Hospitality 

Tobin Ellis


Natalie Migliarini

Beautiful Booze

Howard Weiss

Element Hospitality 

Brian Duffy

Duffified Experience Group 

Jayne Portnoy

JP Consulting 

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2 Shows for the Price of 1

Food & Beverage Innovation Conference
Featured in the Nightclub & Bar Show Conference Program

Conference Dates: March 30-April 1
Expo Dates: March 31-April 1
Access 2 Shows for the Price of 1 // Learn More

Take Home Thousands of
New Promotions

Conference Sessions Tackle Promotions, Marketing, Operations & More
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100% Conference Satisfaction Guarantee

We are so confident you will benefit from your conference experience, your registration fee is 100% guaranteed! Get your money's worth ...or get your money back!  

This guarantee covers your registration fee but not travel, hotel or any other expenses incurred. Written notice of all claims must be submitted, in writing, to show management within 3 days of the event. "No-shows" are not eligible. This does not apply to schedule/presenter changes.

Inside the Program