Articles Tagged: Nightclub & Bar Conference

Nightclub & Bar 2011 – Las Vegas

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Last month, we packed up our bags and headed to Las Vegas for the 26th Annual Nightclub & Bar Convention. We look forward to this every year, not just because its Vegas. We also look forward to seeing many of the unique products that help us get our drink on. Of course, it is Vegas!

This year’s show was filled with nightly parties at the Strip’s best nightclubs, a full education program for bar owners … Read more

Nightclub and Bar Convention 2010

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Despite the sobering effect of the current economy this year’s Nightclub and Bar Convention and Trade Show was once again a reason to celebrate an industry built by the hardy entrepreneurs who made America great. In this spirit, the exhibitors and speakers this year showed that despite adversity the future is bright.

This year saw many specialty products aimed at creating a more interesting cocktail experience. From the naughty Filthy Food, with their conversation starting … Read more

How to Read a Bourbon Label

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From the recent Nightclub and Bar Show in Vegas, Jim Beam’s Bobby G. teaches us how to read a bourbon label and the finer points of what makes a whiskey Bourbon:

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The Glass Makes the Drink

At the recent Nightclub & Bar Conference in Las Vegas, I had the pleasure to attend a seminar lead by Georg Riedel. What a treat, not only did I learn firsthand from a master about fine glassware and how it enhances all types of spirits but I learned how the Reidel family figured it all out. Said Greog to my question, “We’ve been doing this a long time.” And they have the family-run Austrian company … Read more

Relax, mellow out, and don’t stress…it must be 2009!

In keeping with our turbulent times anti-energy drinks have emerged to help us try to take the edge off. We tried a few of the following at this years annual Las Vegas Bar Show.

Drank, (www.drankbeverage.com), which uses melatonin, rose hips, and valerian root, is a purple elixir whose sole purpose is to help you relax. With the added melatonin probably best used after you get home.

Blue Lotus, (www.bluelotuslifestyle.com), incorporates the blue … Read more

Lights Out in Las Vegas

This past Saturday, June 21, the eve of summer solstice, ABSOLUT Vodka and Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino turned off the lights at 9:30 p.m. for 60 seconds during the Outernational Music Festival featuring Gnarls Barkley, Thievery Corporation and special guest Bebel Gilberto. All marquees at Mandalay Bay, including all concert lights, shut down for one minute.

Kicking off a series of “Lights Out” bar promotions across the country, Lights Out Las Vegas was a

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Revolution – Las Vegas

Revolution is my favorite club in Vegas. It is intimate, Beatles retro sheik and located right in the heart of the Mirage. Since we were staying at the Mirage, the location is ideal, just a short stumble to the room elevators!

I liked Revolution so much that I went twice. My last night in Vegas was a party hosted by PINK Vodka at Revolution. What a great bunch of folks.

The club has a casual … Read more

Playboy Club – Las Vegas

To kick off last month’s Nightclub & Bar Conference, Pernod-Ricard held a party at the Playboy Club in Las Vegas. Located a top the Palms Hotel, this is the only Playboy Club in the World. The views both inside and out were amazing!

Thanks again to our friends at Pernod-Ricard!
Playboy Club at the Palms

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Video of the Week – NightClub & Bar Booth Babes

We put together a montage of some of the nice young ladies we met at the NightClub & Bar Tradeshow in Vegas.

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Energy in Vegas: Drinks and Mixers, That Is!

Energy drinks aren’t one of the fastest-growing segments of the beverage industry for nothing and their displays at the Nightclub and Bar Show were enough to keep us going all day and all night! Here are a few of our favorites, as well as some others that we just can’t help mentioning for their over-the-top marketing style.

Jetset Energy. As if to stake their claim as the proverbial David seeking to slay Goliath, local … Read more

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