Jon Taffer, President of Nightclub & Bar and Star of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” to Deliver Keynote;
Kick-Off Party Returns to Caesars Palace; Ne-Yo to Host Top 100 Party
Newton, MA (January 23, 2012) “” The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show (www.ncbshow.com), America’s biggest and most important bar, nightclub and beverage event of the year, announces some of its most anticipated events for the 2012 show. Each year The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show brings more than 31,000 industry professionals together to meet with suppliers, network, learn and have fun. The 2012 conference will take place March 12-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The 2012 NCB Show highlights include the following events and appearances:
On Tuesday, March 13, Dr. Peter Cressy, a distinguished educator and president/CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S., to deliver “State of the Industry” keynote offering insight on the state of the nightclub and bar business.
· The Top 100 Party returns on Tuesday night, hosted by Ne-Yo and Malibu Red, to honor the top revenue-producing nightclubs in the country at one of the hottest nightclubs, Marquee at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. The Top 100 is hosted by Nightclub & Bar and sponsored by Malibu Red.
Jon Taffer, star and co-executive producer of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” and president, Nightclub & Bar Media Group, will deliver “No Excuses: Taffer’s Simple Science of Success” keynote on Wednesday, March 14.
Other Sizzlin’ Workshop presentations by Bob Brown and Tim Kirkland, as well as many conference sessions given by experts, including celebrity mixologists Charlotte Voisey and Elayne Duke, on all the industry’s burning topics.
Attendees will be able to get a behind the scenes look at Marquee & The Pub, XS & RPM Nightclub and The Cosmopolitan Hotel during the Back of House Tours.
The following key exhibitors will return to the annual show, bringing high-energy fun and excitement:
Craft Brewers Pavilion in collaboration with CraftBrew.com welcomes Boston Beer, Sierra Nevada and other breweries that will proudly showcase various brews, each with a different story that will make attendees curious for more.
The national TV show “HotMixology” and their experienced mixologists will bring all the right ingredients to NCB’s Emerging & Boutique Brands Pavilion.
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) will return to the 2012 show floor.
One of the world’s largest premium spirit companies, Beam, Inc., to display thirteen Beam, Inc. brands on the show floor.
MillerCoors to arrive in Vegas with a colossal show floor presence with its bus, NASCAR and full sports bar.
Additional leading brands include Pernod Ricard, Heineken, Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and many more.
The Nightclub & Bar Show will continue to feature its signature events including the Monday Welcome Kick-Off Party at Caesars Palace, Shake It Up Competition ““ with $25,000 worth of prizes, and Club Pass. Also new this year, each night, attendees can head to participating establishments for spectacular happy hour offers at Sugar Factory, LAVO, Deuce Lounge and Diablo’s Cantina allowing attendees to get a look at what these establishments have to offer.
About the Nightclub & Bar Media Group
The Nightclub & Bar Media Group provides information and resources for owners and managers of bars, nightclubs, independent and chain restaurants, hotels, resorts, and casinos. Its leading content found on nightclub.com includes coverage relating to beverage training, staff and management issues, operations, responsible service, equipment and cutting-edge promotion and marketing practices, as well as in-depth analysis of on-premise drink, product and consumer trends. The group’s e-newsletters are targeted to specific segments within the on-premise market and include NCB Promo Power, NCB Nightclub Confidential, NCB Mix, NCB Bar IQ and VIBE. The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show is the country’s pre-eminent beverage, bar and nightclub event which attracts more than 31,000 industry professionals.