2014 Gentlemen’s Club EXPO & Tradeshow
August 24-27, 2014
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas
The Annual Gentlemen’s Club EXPO is the only national convention and tradeshow for the multi-billion-dollar adult nightclub industry, and is produced by ED Publications, the industry’s trade magazine for the past 23 years. EXPO attendees can count on three days of must-attend workshops and panel sessions geared toward club owners, general managers and other key club personnel; two days of a 200-booth Tradeshow with vendors showcasing their latest products and services; two evening parties that are equal parts networking and enjoyable fun; and the Annual ED Awards Show honoring the industry’s top adult nightclubs and entertainersRyan Dahstrom is the President of the Nightclub Hall of Fame and owner of RescueMyBar.com, which is focused on increasing the profitability of bars and restaurants through innovative operation.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Step-by-step course on how to use Twitter and Facebook to put butts in your seats!
Speakers: Ryan Dahlstrom heads Rideout Media Group, which takes an in-depth approach to social media. He is also the President of the Nightclub Hall of Fame and owner of RescueMyBar.com.
11am-12pm Get Social
- A three-day conference and trade show for the adult nightclub
industry with more than 2,500 attendees.
- Daily panel sessions with industry leaders addressing legal,
marketing and insurance topics; alcohol sales; club sound, lighting
and renovations; employee relations; new products; and more.
- Two-day tradeshow with 200-plus booths.
- Opening Night Party.
- Industry Appreciation Party.
- Adult Nightclub Awards Show, Vegas showroom-style.
- Membership meeting of the Association of Club Executives (ACE).
Produced by ED Publications, publishers for 23 years of the Annual Adult Nightclubs Guide, the Preferred Vendors Guide and the bimonthly ED Club Bulletin business magazine.
The Annual EXPO draws over 2,500 attendees, including over 1,700 adult nightclub owners, club executives, general managers, bartenders, floor managers, DJs and club personnel from individual clubs and club chains.
Other EXPO attendees include:
- Liquor, beer and wine distributors
- Food and beverage companies
- Club furnishings and products companies
- Club brokers
- Insurance specialists
- Sound, lighting & staging companies
- Health, beauty
- Apparel companies
- Computer and internet specialists.
- Staffing Services
Gentlemen’s clubs represent the highest-grossing segment of the nightclub industry. There are more than 3,000 adult nightclubs in North America which employ over 500,000 dancers and support staff, and serve 1.2 million customers a day. Adult nightclubs lead the industry in alcohol sales, they are a multi-billion-dollar industry.