Main Stage







Live on the Main Stage

Located on the Expo Floor, the Nightclub & Bar Show Main Stage is packed with competitions, award ceremonies and more! Main Stage entertainment runs all day Tuesday & Wednesday and is included in ALL registration passes.

Main Stage Hours (2 DAYS ONLY)
Tuesday, March 26         12:00pm – 6:00pm
Wednesday, March 27    12:00pm – 5:00pm

Keep scrolling for 2019 Main Stage highlights. Or to view the complete Main Stage and Expo Highlights schedule, click here.

Flair Cocktail Competition

Tuesday, March 26 / 1:00pm-2:30pm
Main Stage

In partnership with the United States Bartenders' Guild, we proudly present the 2019 Shake It Up Flair Cocktail Competition! Watch an elite class of Flair Bartenders compete in front of a panel of judges for the honor of representing the United States at the IBA World Cocktail Championship and the Panamerican Cocktail Competition!

Get Up & Howl - Karaoke Contest

Tuesday, March 26 / 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, March 27 / 3:00pm-4:00pm

Main Stage

Seeking some recognition of your awesome vocal talents and looking for an outrageously good time?  Compete in the first-ever Nightclub & Bar Show Karaoke Contest. Winner takes home prizes!

Exclusive Karaoke Main Stage Sponsor: Musubi Media

Nightclub & Bar Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, March 26 / 5:00pm-5:30pm
Main Stage

Nightclub & Bar Awards – North America’s premier industry awards program – rewards and recognizes individuals and venues from across the nation that showcase extraordinary expertise and innovation in bar, nightclub and lounge concepts that push the industry to evolve while setting new trends. Join us at the Main Stage on Tuesday to congratulate the 2019 award winners! 

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