A craft brewers pavilion greeted attendees during the 27th Annual Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show. Brewers Association members were sought after, both in and out of the pavilion at the show held in Las Vegas, Nevada, March 13 and 14. It was the second year for the Pavilion in which producers of the NC&B Show partnered with the Brewers Association and CraftBeer.com to offer such an area.
Attendees had the opportunity to sample beers from eight craft brewers that were showcased in the confines of the Craft Brewers Pavilion, while additional Brewers Association members could be found surrounding the area of the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition to the Pavilion, Julia Herz, Craft Beer Program Director and Publisher of CraftBeer.com presented on the trend of beer from small independent craft brewer and featured representatives from Abita Brewing, New Belgium Brewing and 21st Amendment Brewing in a breakout seminar on Tuesday the 13th.
The Nightclub and Bar Convention and Trade Show attracts more than 34,000 members of the restaurant, nightclub and hospitality industry for the convention, and has been held in March the past two years. The post show press release touts the two day convention and tradeshow as "the country's pre-eminent beverage, bar and nightclub event."
Nightclub & Bar Craft Brewers Pavilion in association with Brewers Association Line-up:
21st Amendment Brewing, San Francisco, CA
Abita Brewing Co., Abita Springs, LA
Alaskan Brewing Co., Juneau, AK
Anchor Brewing Co., San Francisco, CA
Green Flash Brewing, San Diego, CA
Lagunitas Brewing Co., Petaluma, CA
New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, CO
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Chico, CA
Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, CA