Partners


Logo courtesy of Nightclub & Bar

Logo courtesy of Nightclub & Bar

Art Beyond the Glass (ABTG) s partnering with Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show to showcase the artistic talents of bartenders outside the bar at next year’s convention, taking place March 27-29, 2017 in Las Vegas. Read the full announcement

Nightclub & Bar Media Group, a division of Boston, MA based Questex LLC, is the go-to resource for the on-premise professional. Mirroring the fast-paced, trend-setting nature of the beverage industry, Nightclub & Bar has been providing the specific tools bar professionals, owners and managers need to grow their businesses, compete, and succeed in this hyper-competitive and dynamic industry for over 30 years. Nightclub & Bar Media Group produces the Nightclub & Bar Show (www.ncbshow.com), VIBE Conference (vibeconference.com), Nightclub & Bar Top Rated Lists (www.nightclub.com/category/ncb/scene/top-rated), Nightclub & Bar Awards, and produces daily content on www.nightclub.com.


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The mission of the United States Bartenders Guild (USBG) is to empower bartenders to take charge of their careers. This is accomplished through working with committed partners to enrich the career advancement of USBG members through peer-to-peer learning, expert instruction, service projects, and competition. Since knowledge is power, USBG chapters hold cocktail competitions, sponsor intimate seminars with internationally recognized brand representatives, and forge relationships between top bar talent in 35 cities and counting. The USBG offers all members opportunities to compete, travel around the world, and spread knowledge in the pursuit of elevating the craft of bartending.

The Los Angeles Chapter of the USBG (USBGLA) holds the distinction of being the first chapter established in the United States. The United Kingdom Bartenders' Guild of London was the origin of the United States Bartenders Guild. In 1948 a small group of Southern California Bartenders who were "overseas" members founded a local branch of that organization in Los Angeles. Then, as now, the organization was devoted to professional, fraternal, and social activities. 

Soon the California branch undertook a full range of activities, including the annual Cocktail Competition, with the winners being awarded the privilege to compete in the International Cocktail Competitions.  

By September 1961, the California group had grown large enough to form an independent organization. That year the International Bartenders' Association (I.B.A.) granted a charter to the United States Bartenders' Guild (U.S.B.G.) as the exclusive affiliate of the I.B.A. in the United States. Six years later, competing against champions from two continents, a member of the U.S.B.G. was chosen winner of the 1967 World Championship.  

Guild membership is a valuable asset that provides recognition to and validation of the highly qualified professional bartender.


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Lawrence Moore & Associates is a Public Relations, Marketing Strategy and Social Media agency that specializes in restaurants, hospitality, nightlife and lifestyle. By employing a small team of specialists LM&A is a full service, results-oriented company that works with each and every client individually to define, create and implement prominent Public Relations and Marketing Campaigns that make sense and ultimately increase each client’s visibility, recognition, foot traffic and positive profitability. By breaking away from the average way of doing business, Lawrence Moore & Associates has discovered much better ways of producing exceptional results again and again.


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Wexler of California is a distributed design studio composed of five professionals providing design and marketing services. Seasoned specialists with experience going back decades, we handle print and web design services with equal finesse, servicing clients both local and national. Specialties include identity and branding, strategic marketing and advertising, web UX, motion design, data visualization, photo retouching, custom illustration, photography and copywriting.


N EFFECT PRODUCTIONS is a Southern California based company specializing in the spectacular. We are a national leader in the entertainment production and lighting industry, featuring full service laser show and lighting production, advanced entertainment technologies, special f/x, and crowd roaring interactive entertainment, for special events, trade shows, concerts, sporting events, movies and videos world wide. If you are looking for that something special, that will make your show stand out from the rest, you have come to the right place.