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Nightclub & Bar Media Group Select Johnson & Wales University Students to Receive 2017...

For the fourth consecutive year, Nightclub & Bar Media Group is partnering with Johnson & Wales University to award five students the Johnson & Wales University Student Fellowship Award for their outstanding work in...

The Big Chill

Commercial-grade appliances are necessary for the survival of any bar. But can appliances, like refrigerators actually be exciting? Well, manufacturers, like Beverage Air, Continental, Turbo Air, Norlake, Perlick and Glastender hope so. Their...

Projecting Your Future in Entertainment

Entertainment is one of the major draws in American bar culture. But these days, it’s not just about sports - movies, TV, award shows, debates, trivia, karaoke and video games are just some of...

Always Go With the Stream

Numerous venues are adopting solutions that stream TV audio over wifi to patrons’ smartphones. By downloading a free app, customers can hear any muted, live TV directly on their smartphone. Several companies now offer...

The Results Are In: Don’t Let Social Media and Audio-Visuals Feud

In August of this year, Audio Everywhere and Bar Business Magazine sponsored two separate surveys in an attempt to obtain opinions and statistics from bar owners and operators on trending topics such as social...

Perfect Your Outdoor Sound

We all know music can transform the ambiance of a space, especially when we’re entertaining a crowd. The right tunes can instantly provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic date night, a lively happy...

Fantastic Marketing Tricks

When used correctly, social media can be an incredibly powerful tool to market your bar, and right now, there’s nothing more profitable than using Facebook to advertise. The mass amounts of data they quietly...

Speaking in Code

When Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Market, now Google Play, first threw open their “doors” in 2008, they had just a handful of apps and still seemed like a somewhat dicey proposition. Would...

Go Digital with your Jukebox

From the original turn-of-the-century 78rpm jazz record-changers to the 45-filled, tableside doo-wop machines at the malt shops of the ‘50s to the hard-rawking pool hall beasts in the mid-‘80s to the meticulously-curated indie compact...

Update Staffing & Scheduling Software

The bar industry is constantly at the mercy of last-minute forces. Weather, holidays, crowds, special events, and other issues can make scheduling—the dark art of juggling employees and shifts—a nightmare for managers and staff...