Now Accepting Nominees for 2018 Nightclub & Bar Awards


Nightclub & Bar Media Group is now accepting nominations here for the 2018 Nightclub & Bar Awards, the industry’s most prestigious award system dedicated to recognizing the nightlife’s extraordinary professionals. Submissions will be accepted now through Sunday, Dec. 10.

The annual awards program recognizes venues, as well as individuals, who continuously exceed the expectations of nightlife and have an undying passion for their nightlife professions. The 2018 Nightclub & Bar Awards will recognize 14 categories including:

  • Bartender of the Year
  • Beer Bar of the Year
  • Brunch Venue of the Year
  • Cocktail Bar of the Year
  • Dance Club of the Year
  • Dive Bar of the Year
  • Hotel Bar of the Year
  • LGBTQ Venue of the Year
  • Live Music Venue of the Year
  • Lounge of the Year
  • New Concept of the Year
  • Restaurant Bar of the Year
  • Speakeasy of the Year
  • Sports Bar of the Year

Starting October 20, nominations can be submitted and will be reviewed by Nightclub & Bar Advisory Board members based on expertise, professionalism and success in the industry. Award winners will receive a tremendous amount of praise as well as a complementary entry at the 2018 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show. Awards will be presented during the convention and featured on the Nightclub & Bar website.

Attendee registration to experience the Nightclub & Bar Awards and many other exciting events at the 2018 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show will open on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at

For more information on this year’s Nightclub & Bar Awards program including category criteria and entry forms, please visit

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