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THE LARGEST EXPO IN THE BAR & HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Discover cutting-edge products, solutions and concepts for your establishment. It’s a one-stop shop to test, taste and get educated. Plus, be the first discover the latest trends and products to hit the market on the Expo Floor!

2020 Expo Hours
Tuesday 3/31: 
12:00pm* – 6:00pm
Wednesday 4/1: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Early Buying Hours: *VIP Pass holders get private access on Tuesday from 11am-12pm before the expo hall officially opens.

*Annual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony begins at 11:45am on Tuesday located at the Show Floor entrance.

Meet the exhibitors

Explore & connect with 400+ top suppliers in the industry. 

Products on the expo floor include:

  • Spirits, Beer and Wine
  • Bar Supplies
  • Alcohol-free Beverages
  • Glassware
  • Food
  • Foodservice Equipment
  • Décor and Furnishings
  • Lighting and Sound
  • Technology/POS
  • Music/Video/Entertainment Programming
  • Security and Insurance
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Financial Services
  • Apparel
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Media Apps
  • Cannabis-Infused Products
  • & more!

More to do & see on the Expo Floor

F&B Innovation Center
Explore and find new enhancements to add to your bar menu and exciting ways to increase revenue through technology and quality ingredients! Check out live demos with top chefs in the industry, live Q&A, tastings and more. To view the F&B Innovation Center live demo schedule click here.

NEW! Live Bar Demos
Live and direct on the show floor, interact with mixologists, industry suppliers and leaders demonstrating ways to help you achieve the level of growth you’ve been striving for behind the bar! Hosted by Creative Cocktails & Consulting Head Mixologist Bob Peters. Keep scrolling for more info and 2019 live bar recipes.

Coaching Chalk Talks
Get FREE expert level consults, delivered in one-on-one, 15-minute coaching sessions to jumpstart your business and quickly and efficiently tackle your biggest challenge. Bring your menu, your marketing plan, your P&L, or whatever area you think needs the most work. Find the topic and choose the expert that best meets what you are looking for. Coaching Chalk Talks take place in the Nightclub & Bar booth.

Targeted Pavilions
Explore targeted pavilions on the show floor including the Emerging Brands Pavilion and the Launching Pad

Main Stage
Main Stage entertainment runs all day Tuesday & Wednesday and is included in ALL registration passes. To view the Main Stage schedule click here.

 

 

NEW! Live Bar Demonstrations

 

 

 

 

Open during Expo Hall Hours!

Live and direct on the show floor, interact with mixologists, industry suppliers and leaders demonstrating ways to help you achieve the level of growth you’ve been striving for behind the bar!

Taste and test drive new recipes, equipment, refrigerators, glassware, accessories and furniture.

Live Bar is Hosted by Bob Peters, Creative Cocktails & Consulting LLC.

2019 LIVE BAR RECIPES

Don Mint Melon - Muddle fresh mint, 2oz Don Julio reposado, Cantaloupe Puree, fresh lime, simple syrup, (egg white option), garnish with Ripple design, serve in Coupe Glass

Your New Favorite Cocktail - 2oz Bulleit Bourbon or Crown Apple, fresh lemon, Rhubarb Puree, simple syrup, (egg white option), garnish with Ripple design, serve in Coupe Glass

Plum Crazy - 2oz Bulleit Bourbon or Crown Apple, Red Plum Puree, fresh lemon simple syrup, (egg white option), garnish with Ripple design, serve in Coupe Glass
 
Vesper - 1.5oz voice of Kettle One Botanical, 1oz of Lillet Blanc, .75oz of Tanqueray Gin, garnish with either: mint, orange rind, or grapefruit rind, serve in coupe glass

Mineragua Soda Water - Choice of spirit mixed with 2 oz of Mineragua soda water with ice garnish optional, served in Old Fashioned Glass

Paloma - 2oz of Don Julio Blanco tequila, 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice, .5oz fresh lime juice, 1oz simple syrup, 2oz of Jarritos Grapefruit Soda,  garnish with grapefruit slice, serve in Collins Glass

Don Victor’s Spicy Margarita - 2oz choice of Don Julio tequila, .75oz fresh lime juice, .25oz fresh orange juice 1.5oz simple syrup, 2oz water, choice of Hot Sauce: Extra Hot, Hot, or Green (mild), garnish with lime wedge, serve in Collins Glass

Valuable Relationships
This is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with your vendors and find new solutions that can change the scope of your business. See the products firsthand, ask questions and build relationships with suppliers. 

Plan & Attack
For those who like a plan. With over 400 exhibitors, it can be overwhelming to find the exhibitors you are looking for. Check back closer to the event and download our show mobile app so you can add booths to your schedule and check exhibitors off your list. We like to make things smooth, like butta.  

Pavilions
Visit market-specific pavilions to find the exhibitors you are looking for fast!

Take a break from the show floor and enjoy FREE live entertainment, Bartender Competitions and programs on our Main Stage. Free for all attendees! View Main Stage Schedule here.

Video | 2019 Teaser