Featured Speakers

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Sammy Hagar

Musician, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist
avatar for Damon Wayans, Jr.

Damon Wayans, Jr.

Special Guest App
Co-founder / Actor & Comedian
avatar for Linden Pride

Linden Pride

avatar for Kris Jones

Kris Jones

Special Guest App
Co-founder & CEO


avatar for Lorelei Bandrovschi

Lorelei Bandrovschi

Listen Bar
avatar for Nicoye Banks

Nicoye Banks

The Banks Group/Invictus Hospitality
Hospitality & Service Consultant
avatar for Jeremiah Batucan

Jeremiah Batucan

Bar & Restaurant
Conference Director
avatar for Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarni

Chef Jennifer Behm-Lazzarni

Red Fin Crudo + Kitchen
Co-Executive Chef
avatar for Jeffrey Benoit

Jeffrey Benoit

Player 1 Video Game Bar
avatar for David Benowitz

David Benowitz

Craft & Crew Hospitality
President & COO
avatar for Frank Besednjak

Frank Besednjak

The Training Source, Inc.
avatar for Kristine Bocchino

Kristine Bocchino

Healthy Hospo
US Partner
avatar for Elyse Boule

Elyse Boule

Next Door American Eatery
Director of Catering
avatar for Bob Brown

Bob Brown

Bob Brown Service Solutions
avatar for Derek Brown

Derek Brown

Columbia Room
avatar for Donald Burns

Donald Burns

The Restaurant Coach
Founder & CEO
avatar for Eric Cacciatore

Eric Cacciatore

Restaurant Unstoppable
Founder & Host
avatar for Johnny Caldwell

Johnny Caldwell

Cocktail Bandits
avatar for Chef Monti Carlo

Chef Monti Carlo

EverythingFood.com & Ramsay Redemption
Cofounder & Host
avatar for Chef Kevin Des Chenes

Chef Kevin Des Chenes

Keel Vodka
Executive Chef
avatar for Andy Chun

Andy Chun

Sidecar Hospitality
Managing Partner
avatar for David

David "Rev" Ciancio

Head of Hospitality Marketing / Chief Burger Officer
avatar for Todd Collins

Todd Collins

Restaurant Reputations
Chief Operations Officer
avatar for Andrew Corbett

Andrew Corbett

WKND Hospitality
Co-Owner & Operator
avatar for Justin Cross

Justin Cross

Earn Your Booze
avatar for Juan Carlos

Juan Carlos "JC" Diaz

American Nightlife Association
avatar for Mark Alan Diaz

Mark Alan Diaz

Invictus Hospitality
Design Director
avatar for Mimi Do

Mimi Do

Field Marketing Manager
avatar for Erica Duecy

Erica Duecy

Chief Content Officer
avatar for Chef Brian Duffy

Chef Brian Duffy

Duffified Experience Group
avatar for Tobin Ellis

Tobin Ellis

avatar for Lev Filimonov

Lev Filimonov

American Nightlife Association
Chief Marketing Officer
avatar for Sean Finter

Sean Finter

Founder & CEO
avatar for David Foss

David Foss

Managing Partner
avatar for Andrew Freeman

Andrew Freeman

avatar for Kyle Gaan

Kyle Gaan

The Good Food Institute
Research Analyst
avatar for Matt Garry

Matt Garry

Echoplex and The Regent (Live Nation)
General Manager
avatar for Mike Gennuso

Mike Gennuso

MGM Events & Nightlife
VIP Services Manager
avatar for Iain Griffiths

Iain Griffiths

Trash Tiki
avatar for Jay Hall

Jay Hall

Sync Digital Solutions & TicketTote
Chief Strategist
avatar for Jacob Halls

Jacob Halls

Craft Beverage Consultants
avatar for Aleya Harris

Aleya Harris

The Social Media Pantry
Business Strategist
avatar for Vance Henderson

Vance Henderson

William Grant & Sons
Hendrick's Gin National Ambassador, USA
avatar for Anthony Henry

Anthony Henry

Trademark Property Company
General Manager
avatar for Mike Herchuck

Mike Herchuck

American Social Bar & Kitchen
Director of Operations
avatar for Dylan Holcomb

Dylan Holcomb

Hot Mixology
avatar for Stephen Hunt

Stephen Hunt

Hunt Hospitality
Managing Director
avatar for Rob Hunter

Rob Hunter

Earn Your Booze
avatar for Sarah Jenkins

Sarah Jenkins

White Oak Communications
avatar for Harold Johnson

Harold Johnson

House of Blues Las Vegas
Director of Restaurant Operations
avatar for Kelley Jones

Kelley Jones

Kelley Jones Hospitality
avatar for Juyoung Kang

Juyoung Kang

The Dorsey at The Venetian
Lead Bartender
avatar for Brittany Keohi

Brittany Keohi

White Oak Communications
Director of Experiential Marketing

Brian Koziol

Walt Disney World® Resort
Food & Beverage Concept Development Director
avatar for Anjali Kundra

Anjali Kundra

Co-Founder & VP
avatar for Fred Langley

Fred Langley

Restaurant Systems Pro
CEO/Chef and Restaurant Systems Expert
avatar for Christie Lawler

Christie Lawler

Founder & Owner
avatar for Chef Nick Liberato

Chef Nick Liberato

The Pier House
Executive Chef
avatar for Jason Littrell

Jason Littrell

Jason Littrell, Ltd.
avatar for Candace MacDonald

Candace MacDonald

avatar for Manny Marquez

Manny Marquez

Nightlife Security Consultants
Vice President
avatar for Michael Matthews

Michael Matthews

Sound Bite Productions, INC.
President & CEO
avatar for Brenna McHugh

Brenna McHugh

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
avatar for Nectaly Mendoza

Nectaly Mendoza

Herbs & Rye
avatar for Natalie Migliarini

Natalie Migliarini

Beautiful Booze
Founder & Creative Director
avatar for Rebecca Monday

Rebecca Monday

General Manager
avatar for Nick Nemeth

Nick Nemeth

Boston Pizza International Inc.
Senior Manager, Beverage Development
avatar for Laura Newman

Laura Newman

Queen's Park
Bar Manager & Owner
avatar for Van-Alan Nguyen

Van-Alan Nguyen

595 Craft and Kitchen
avatar for Ronn Nicolli

Ronn Nicolli

Nightlife Marketing Executive
avatar for Dave Nitzel

Dave Nitzel

Rally5 Consultants, The Bar Shift
Principal, Author
avatar for Kyle Noonan

Kyle Noonan

FreeRange Concepts
Founder & CEO
avatar for Armon Noori

Armon Noori

Wynn / Encore Beach Club
avatar for Susie Oszustowicz

Susie Oszustowicz

Creator & Editor
avatar for Chef Pete Blohme AKA “Panini Pete

Chef Pete Blohme AKA “Panini Pete"

Panini Pete's
Chef & Owner
avatar for David Scott Peters

David Scott Peters

avatar for Chef Tu David Phu

Chef Tu David Phu

Top Chef Season 15
avatar for Jayne Portnoy

Jayne Portnoy

JP Consulting
avatar for Doug Radkey

Doug Radkey

KRG Hospitality Inc.
President & Lead Consultant
avatar for Adam Rains

Adam Rains

The Golden Tiki
Lead Mixologist & Beverage Director
avatar for Kelsey Ramage

Kelsey Ramage

Trash Tiki
avatar for Taneka Reaves

Taneka Reaves

Cocktail Bandits
Cultural Curator & Mixologist
avatar for Chef Kayla Robison

Chef Kayla Robison

Arnold’s Bar and Grill
Executive Chef
avatar for Chef Chad Rosenthal

Chef Chad Rosenthal

The Lucky Well
Executive Chef
avatar for Lexington Wolff Rykaczewski

Lexington Wolff Rykaczewski

Lexington Wolff Law, PLLC
Restaurant Employment Lawyer
avatar for Steve Schneider

Steve Schneider

Employees Only, NYC & Singapore
Principal Bartender & Partner
avatar for Seth Schorr

Seth Schorr

Fifth Street Gaming
avatar for Pedro Shanahan

Pedro Shanahan

Pouring with Heart
Spirit Guide
avatar for Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Nightlife Security Consultants
CEO & President
avatar for Sidney Sokoloff

Sidney Sokoloff

Specialty Group
Managing Director
avatar for Terri Sokoloff

Terri Sokoloff

Specialty Group
President & Broker
avatar for Homan Taghdiri

Homan Taghdiri

Invictus Hospitality
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
avatar for Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar
President & COO
avatar for Adam Teeter

Adam Teeter

avatar for Michael Tipps

Michael Tipps

Invictus Hospitality
avatar for Larry

Larry "Mudd" Townley

Queen's Park
General Manager & Owner
avatar for Jabin Troth

Jabin Troth

Licensed To Distill
Founder & CEO
avatar for Orcun Turkay

Orcun Turkay

Shaner Hotels
Corporate Director of Food & Beverage Operations
avatar for Chef Matt Varga

Chef Matt Varga

Executive Chef
avatar for Louie La Vella

Louie La Vella

La Vella Nightlife
avatar for Ray Villaman

Ray Villaman

Tahoe Restaurant Group
Owner & CEO
avatar for Adam Weisblatt

Adam Weisblatt

Last Word Hospitality
avatar for Howard Weiss

Howard Weiss

Head of Talent & Promotion
avatar for James Wright

James Wright

North America Sales Manager
avatar for Emily Yett

Emily Yett

MarkeTeam Inc.
Beverage Specialist