Nightclub & Bar Show, the massive convention that planned to take over the Las Vegas Convention Center in March and April, rescheduled for a later time in June.
Questex, which runs the convention that usually attracts about 39,000 attendees, moved the show from March 30 to April 1 to June 22-24 at the convention center.
On the company’s website, organizers wrote: “Nightclub & Bar Show leadership has been communicating with our community of exhibitors, sponsors, attendees and speakers and while some of our sponsorship activations planned for March 30 – April 1 have been postponed due to COVID-19, postponement of the event was unavoidable to protect and serve our community of bar & restaurant attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, Questex employees and contractors. We will work with all of our attendees, sponsors and exhibitors as we host the event June 22-24, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center to create the best possible environment to connect our buyers and sellers.”
“The health and wellness of the bar and restaurant community, and the community at large, makes postponement unavoidable,” says Paul Miller, CEO of Nightclub & Bar Show parent company Questex, in a press statement.
This marks the first time in 35 years that the event was postponed.
The International Pizza Expo, which typically attracts around 8,000 attendees, postponed its show March 31 through April 2 at the convention center to June 26-28.
“After closely monitoring the risk and impact of COVID-19 on a daily basis, and speaking at length with members of our community, Int’l Pizza Expo and Int’l Artisan Bakery Expo, which had been scheduled for March 31- April 2, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, has been postponed to June,” organizers wrote on the expo’s website.
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