Las Vegas, NV (April 8) – The largest beverage bar and nightclub event of the year was held at The Las Vegas Convention Center from March 19-21st. This year’s convention had an eleven percent exhibitor increase displaying new products and services and offering attendees an opportunity to meet celebrities, sample different beers and liquors, preview nightclub and bar equipment, and be introduced to cupcakes infused with alcohol.
CeeLo Green, Las Vegas’ newest celebrity performer, and Jon Taffer, star of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue and President of Nightclub & Bar Media Group, kicked off the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Fat Tire Amber Ale, made by New Belgium Brewing Company, was sampled by attendees and demonstrated by Karl Herrera, Las Vegas Beer Ranger.
The original Jesse James, America’s outlaw Bourbon Whiskey, was presented at the show. It’s Kentucky straight Bourbon Whiskey; made in the spirit of America’s outlaws; charcoal mellowed and aged in traditional oak casks. Stephen D. Barnhill, Jr. CEO with Hangover Prevention, profiled “The Hangover” Recovery Shot that helps you “Recover”, gives you “Relief”, and “Re-energizes” you.
Dayva International, Inc. world-wide supplier of market umbrellas, umbrella lighting and protective outdoor furniture covers, along with many other decorative outdoor furniture accessories, was well represented at the show.
Sin City Cupcakes®, a delicious decadent fresh alcohol-infused cupcake, was one of the most exciting exhibits featured. Offered was, “Better Than Sex” (vodka, champagne, raspberries), or choose from 50+ other flavors like “No Limit Lemon Drop” (lemon, vodka). Email for free delivery anywhere in Las Vegas firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pole dancers from Sapphire’s, the world’s largest gentlemen’s club, entertained attendees and invited them into their tent for a complimentary beer. App.cat, the world’s most impressive business card where your name and logo can be on a button on everyone’s iPhone. Your own app with animated designer templates that make you look fantastic. Go to www.AppCat.com for more information.
July 4, 2013 will introduce The Flight of The Tatas, an event to break the world record for topless skydiving. It is also a Fund-raiser for the ‘Living Beyond Breast Cancer Society’; sponsorship proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer research. For more information visit www.flightofthetatas.com.
The show featured the best for nightclub and bar owners to choose from and all attendees were thrilled with the access to the top beverage companies in the country. Platinum Parties were hosted by Hyde in the Bellagio Hotel, Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan and Tryst nightclub at The Wynn.
Next year’s show will be held March 24-26, 2014. For more information or to register for next year’s show go to: http://www.ncbshow.com
Brenda Hyatt, Featured Journalist/Co-editor
Donald Scelzo, Photographer