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You can’t work in this industry and not exhibit at the EXPO Tradeshow.  You have to be committed in a lot of different ways, because it’s a small industry and people do talk.   But that's a good thing, because you can get a lot of great recommendations through word of mouth, because club owners do communicate with each other and they are a very loyal group.  The only way you can get to know the decision-makers in this industry is go to the show and talk to them, to meet them in person. I serve a lot of other industries, but the adult nightclub industry is still 50 percent of my business—that's only because I’m involved with the EXPO and with ED Club Bulletin. I’ve talked to some club owners for two or three years before they actually bought carpet. They may not order right away, but you have to continue to exhibit every year.  You can’t just show up once and make a bunch of phone calls and expect club owners to order in droves. They’re probably not going to, and I don’t blame them. If you expect dedication from them you have to be dedicated to them. You have to support the industry if you want them to support you.
—Kristin Messick, Omega Patternworks Carpet

2014 Gentlemen’s Club EXPO & Tradeshow
August 17-20, 2014 New Dates!
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas


The 22nd Annual Gentlemen’s Club Owners EXPO convention and tradeshow will be held August 17-20, 2014, at the beautiful Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  The backbone of the Annual EXPO is the Tradeshow which runs on days one and two (Monday and Tuesday) of the EXPO; with management workshops, panel sessions, and evening events all three days, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

In keeping with the industry that we cover, there is a very casual, party-like atmosphere to the Tradeshow—think cocktails, music and constant activity throughout.  To reserve your Tradeshow booth space, please call Lacy Empkey or Kris Kay at the ED Publications offices at (727) 726-3592.

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The Tradeshow will be held in the South Seas Ballroom in Mandalay Bay’s South Convention Center.  The Tradeshow is conveniently located on the same floor as the EXPO Registration Desk and the EXPO Panel Session Rooms.

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Sunday, Aug. 17 Noon-8 pm Booth set-up
Monday, Aug. 18 7 am-Noon Booth set-up
Monday, Aug. 18 2 pm-6 pm Tradeshow Open
Tuesday, Aug. 19 1 pm-5 pm Tradeshow Open
Tuesday, Aug. 19 6 pm-10 pm Booth tear-down
Wednesday, Aug. 20 8 am-1 pm Booth tear-down
 
 
We developed several relationships with vendors at the EXPO Tradeshow that we took advantage of immediately.  We started to carry Crystal Head Vodka in our locations.  We contacted every insurance agency from the show to get quotes.  We used Omega Pattern Works for carpet and KG Furniture for our new custom bar stools and chairs.  We took full advantage of the treasure of information and vendors made available to us at the EXPO. 
— Charles Bass, Owner, Babes Cabaret in New Orleans and Diamond Club South in Houston

 

BOOTH COST:

The cost for a single 10-by-10 booth is $1,790 or $1,990, based on the booth location on the Tradeshow floor.  Each booth includes a complimentary six-foot table, two chairs, a company sign and two EXPO badges (a $700 value).  You can purchase up to two additional badges per 10-by-10 booth at a discounted price of $200 per badge.  Those badges must be pre-purchased by July 1; after that date, all badges are sold at the regular price of $350 per person.  A signed contract and 50 percent deposit are required to reserve your booth space.  However, only full payment guarantees your booth space.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT:

If you take two or more 10-by-10 booths, you can take a 5 percent discount off the total cost of the booths.  For the best discount on a single booth­—20 percent!—talk to our sales department at (727) 726-3592 about our Special Promo Packages that combine an EXPO booth, print advertising, and your promo item in the official EXPO Goodie Bag in one annual package.   These special offers are available for a limited time only.

FLOORPLAN:

Booth spaces always go quickly for the EXPO Tradeshow, so please take a minute to look over the Tradeshow Floorplan above, pick out a preferred booth spot and call Lacy Empkey or Kris Kay today at (727) 726-3592 to reserve your booth space.

GUIDELINES AND KITS YOU WILL NEED:

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ITEMS FOR YOUR BOOTH:

The Tradeshow is in the South Seas Ballroom at Mandalay Bay. Each 10-by-10 booth comes with a complimentary 6-foot table, two chairs, a wastebasket, a small company sign, and two EXPO badges (a $700 value). The hall is already carpeted. GES is the tradeshow contractor. Go to their website link at: https://ordering.ges.com/011600109/260457 for the details and forms you will need for everything from how to ship materials to your booth to ordering electricity.
For personalized service call GES at (702) 515-5500.

SAMPLES & BARTENDERS:

There is no charge from Mandalay Bay to hand out “sample sizes” of food or non-alcholic beverages which one-ounce food samples and two-ounce drink samples. If you are handing out any type of alcoholic beverages, please read the EXPO 2014 Liquor Advisory on this page.  Please direct questions about corkage fees, ordering ice and/or ordering bartenders to the Mandalay Bay Exhibitor Services Department toll free at (855) 408-1349, exhibitorservices@mandalaybay.com

ADVERTISE IN THE PROGRAM GUIDE:

Program-Guide-2014Reach the buyers at the 2014 Gentlemen’s Club EXPO by being included in the Official EXPO Program Guide distributed to all convention attendees.  This program will contain everything attendees need to know about the EXPO, including an up-to-date agenda of events; the Tradeshow map; a list of Tradeshow exhibitors and seminar/workshop speakers; a list of 2014 ED’s Award Nominees; and the Awards Show program.  At a very convenient size— 5” x 7”—the 2014 EXPO Program Guide will fit right into attendees’ pockets! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to promote your business to convention guests, and take advantage of our lowest ad rates ever: a Full-page ad only $499 (special price for EXPO Exhibitors, includes free business logo with Exhibitor listing); or a Full-page ad for $599 if you are attending the EXPO; or a Full-page ad for $799 if you are not attending the EXPO. Call Lacy Empkey or Kris Kay at (727) 726-3592 to reserve your ad space in the EXPO 2014 Program Guide.
Click the Official EXPO Program to download all the information

CHANGES:

To make changes to your booth paperwork (adding names of people working your booth, address changes, to pay by credit card, etc.) call Teresa Tearno at (727) 726-3592.

One of the most important elements in the success of the Annual Gentlemen’s Club Owners Expo is the active participation of some of the leading liquor companies in the world as sponsors. These firms understand the very close relationship between alcoholic beverage marketing and the gentlemen’s club industry, particularly when they are breaking new brands and trying to build a buzz among a very influential family of consumers."
— Ed Anakar, Director of Operations, Rick’s Cabaret Club Chain

FREE PUBLICITY:

If you are going to exhibit at the EXPO 2014 Tradeshow, why limit your promotional exposure just to the days of the Tradeshow?  Let us promote your company every day from now until the show dates by listing your company name, company logo, website URL and EXPO 2014 booth numbers in our Confirmed Exhibitors Section.  To be listed and enjoy 24/7 exposure to the industry, just send back your signed booth contract and payment (either full payment or 50 percent down payment).  You can fax your exhibitor contract with your credit card info to us at (727) 712-8282; mail the signed contract in with a check; or call Teresa in our finance department at (727) 726-3592 and take care of it over the phone.  We are also promoting Confirmed Exhibitors in the huge slideshow on the home page of this website and announcing each Confirmed Exhibitor in our weekly ED email newsletters.  So reserve your booth today and let us start promoting your company and your presence at EXPO 2014!

FIVE TIPS FOR YOU:

expo tips-1ED Publications wants to do everything it can to make sure that you and your company have a productive and successful experience at our Annual Gentlemen's Club EXPO. Here, you’ll find five tips that may assist you and/or the representatives from your company to have the most substantial impact possible at the multi-billion-dollar adult nightclub industry’s only national convention. These tips are based on 20 years of convention and tradeshow production experience: In short, we’ve seen  what works—and what doesn’t—especially as it relates to this industry.  Why are we doing this?  It’s simple: Your success is our success!
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BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM NOW:

mandalay roomIf you are planning to attend EXPO 2014, we encourage you to book your room today at The Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino since we sell out of our room block every year. The room rate for Expo attendees is $115, or $145 for a suite at THEhotel. You can book by calling Mandalay Bay Group Reservations at (877) 632-9001 or click our Mandalay Bay button

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Past Exhibitors:

You’re in good company. Below is a list of companies that have exhibited recently at the Annual Gentlemen’s Club Owners EXPO.

Accardis Systems
Acordia Insurance
AccuBar Inventory Control
Acculock
Acrylight
Adam & Eve
ADR Import USA
Advanced Hospitality Systems
AER Cigs
Agent Solutions
Agilysys
A-List Features
Alexander Metal Detectors
AllOver Media
Alpha Patterned Carpet
Aloha by Radiant Systems
American Changer
American DJ
American Management Corp.
American Merchant Systems
American Rebel Energy Drink
Anheuser-Busch
App Asylum
ArcLite
Armand De Brignac
Armor Safe Technologies
Arcade Currency Palace
Associated Underwriters
Association of Club Executives
Atlantis Internet Entertainment
Atlas Merchant Services
ATM Link
ATM Merchant Systems
ATM Wholesalers
ATMONE.com
Atmosphere North America
AUTOFRY/Motion Technologies
Automated Financial
Automatic Bar Controls
Azbar
B-2 Da Bomb
Bacardi USA
BarProducts.com
Beer Tubes
Belvedere Vodka
Bendistillery
Benefit Protect
Berg Company
Big Ass Fans
Bliss Lights
Blow, LLC
Blown Industries
Bob the Bar Guy
Body Ice
BodyZone Apparel
Brascon Architectural Products
Bronco Wine Company
Cabe & Cato
California Portable Dance Floors
Card Scanning Solutions
Cardinal Glassware
Carolina ATM Services
Cash Cannon
Cash Register Systems
Cashflow ATM
Cashscan Corp.
Casino Money
Caterers Warehouse
Cellular Sound
Centerfold Strips
Classic Wines of California
Clearneon Corporation
Clements Agency
Cleveland Webworks
Club Connect
Click Wine Group
Club App Maker
Club Cam Systems
Club Trax
ClubWise Finance
Coco Black Designs
Cold Steel Vodka
Collar Card
Constellation Brands
Continental Theatrical Agency
Cool Blue Energy Drink
Cooper Insurance Agency
Coors Beer
Corporate Integrity Services
Cover Jock
Create A Sign
Creative Nightclubs
Crown Industries
Crystal’s House Of Fashion
Custom Body Shapers
Custom Card Solutions
Custom EarPiece
Custom Plastic Card Company
Cynergy Data
Dance Dollars
Davidoff of Geneva Distribution
DCW & Associates
Deja Vu
Denarius
Design Furnishings
Digital Dining
Diva Xtreme
Dollar Maker
Dollar Radio Rentals
Don Q Rum
Double M Productions
Drinique
Duncan Investment Partners
Dynatek Media Network
Ear Phone Connection
Easybar Beverage Systems
Eclipse Cash Systems
Effortless Tracking
Eldorado
Electro-LuminX Lighting
El Viejo Mundo Cigars
EntaLeis    
Eric M. Bernstein & Associates
Eurotique
Excellent Bars
Exotica Emporium
Expedite Media Group
Exposure Marketing by MacMan
EZ Camsites
Faded Energy
Feel Good
First Pick Valet
Forbidden Novelties
Ford Audio & Video Systems
Forest Glen Winery
Freedom Gold Group
Fry Fabrications

FUN Industries
Funky Sofa
Future Brands
Fyxx Entertainment
Gas Works
Gasser Chair Company
GentlemensReview.com
Germstar
Get Sum/Bu-Tay Vodka
Giggles World
Glamor Girl Magazine
Glastender
Glazer’s
Glitter Heels
Glitz Teaz Pasties
Global Cash-Card
Global Electronic Technologies
Globe One Enterprises
Go-Flix
Grafx Imaging
Grey Goose
Harbortouch ATM
Havana Honeys Cigars
Heaven Hill Distillers
High Roller Vodka
Holland Bar Stool Company
Holo-Walls
Holsag Canada
Hospitality Insurance Agency
HUB International
Hung Brand Clothing
Hurricane Shooters
I.C.E.
Ice Hot
Icy Shot by Sipp
Identification Data & Imaging
IDetect
IDScan.net
Indemnity Insurance
Intelli-Check
Intelligent Lighting Services
It Works! Skinny Wraps
J. Dog Media
Jepco Corp.
Jet Systems
Joe Hand Promotions
Just Light That
KCISS
KG Furniture
Knowmind Enterprises
Kobrand Corporation
Kool-Concepts
The Krazy Kool Joint
LavaHeat Italia
Leblon
Lee Network
Leviona.com
Light America
LocalStripFan.com
Long Range Systems
LR Money Machines
Lucas Design International
M-S Cash Drawer
Machovy
Maitre ‘D Point of Sale Software
MAL Entertainment
McCormick Distilling
MDR International
Menu Design
Menusoft Systems
Merci Toys
MeritCard
Micro Touch
Micro Wrestling Federation
Midwest Tropical
Miller Brewing
Miss Pole Champ USA
Mobile Device Developers
Model Works International
ModernLineFurniture.com
Moet Hennessy
MORENO—BHLV
Mountain Coin
Moyer Diebel
MyMetalBusinessCard.com
National Coin Vault
National Link
National Ticket Company
Nationwide ID Group
Natural Patches USA
NC17
Neonetics
Nevada Land
New Image Global
Nightclub Security Consultants
Nightclub Supplies
Norex Enterprises
North American Seating Co.
NorthernLight FX
Nuetelligent
NUVO Sparkling Vodka
Omega by ARTISANS
Omega Chair    
Omega Pattern Works
Omni Evolution
Optimum Employer Solutions
Orange Door Music
Oreck Vacuum
O Sew Sexy    
Pacific West Marketing
P.A.N.D.A
Party Panty
Party Star Shots
Pastease
PBEV-Killer Buzz Energy
PC Housemom
Peavey Electronics
Penthouse Media Group
Plasticard Locktech Intl.
Platinum Processing
Platinum Stages/Elite VIP  
Playboy Energy Drink
Pleasure Chest Cranes
Poker Tech
Precision Dynamics Corp.
Precision Pours
Pre-Func by Smarter Generation
Premium Ice
Premier Label Water
Premier Payment Solutions
Prestige Valet
Price Chopper
Private Dancer Clothing
Promo Only Networks
P.A.N.D.A
Party Panty
Party Star Shots
Pastease
PBEV-Killer Buzz Energy
PC Housemom
Peavey Electronics
Penthouse Media Group
Plasticard Locktech Intl.
Platinum Processing
Platinum Stages/Elite VIP  
Playboy Energy Drink
Pleasure Chest Cranes
Poker Tech
Precision Dynamics Corp.
Precision Pours
Pre-Func by Smarter Generation
Premium Ice
Premier Label Water
Premier Payment Solutions
Prestige Valet
Price Chopper
Private Dancer Clothing
Promo Only Networks
Pro Sound and Design
ProPon Internet Services
Pure Risk Solutions
QNC, Inc.
Quaffer.com
Quick Cash ATM
RadioBoss
Red Bull North America
REMY USA
Reportware
Rescue Beverage
Retail Done Right
Revel Systems
Rick’s Cabaret International
Roaring Lion Energy Drink
ROBE America
Robust Energy Drink
Rowe International
Royal Sovereign
Rush Enterprises
Russian Standard Vodka
RVJ International
RWC Digital Graphics
SAB Enterprises
Safari Sun Screen Printing
Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club
Sassy Assy Clothing
ScanPro
Scent Air
Schauseil Consulting
Servall Data Systems
Sexystrippercam.com
Shanker Industries
ShimmerScreen
Shotski’s
SideKick Shot Glass
Sin City Bancard Services
Sinsational Features
SJ Hope Products
Sky-View Searchlights
Smart Candle
Smart Space Products
Smokin Joes
SMS Solutions
Sound Investment AV
Sound Stage Systems
Sovereign Brands
Spearmint Rhino Worldwide
SprayTans Partners
Strahl Beverage
Strong Entertainment
Sure ‘N Fast Counterfeit Detection
Survival of the Strippest
Syndryne Solutions
System3 POS
Tabacalera Perdomo
Table Tent Media
Tekvisions
The Worlds Pageants
Tiburon Lockers/Charge Daddy
Toast Spirits
Token Works
Touch Free Solutions
Touchscreen Technologies
Trash Treasures
Tropical Lights
TSX Toys
Tube Lighting Products
TurboChef Technologies
Two-Touch Technology
Twowayradiosfor.com
Uniforms by Class Act
Unique Restaurant Industries
US Jaclean
USA Merchant Services
Uveritech
Venco Business Solutions
Versa Printing
Vivid Entertainment
VJGear.com
Voi-ur
Von Schrader
VortexChillers.com
Voss Water
Water by Design
Waterless.com
Wedgeonline.com
Westpark Promotions
Whirley Industries
White Towel Services
Wide World Entertainment
Winston Hines Broker
Wow Plastics
WRG Services
Wristband Specialty
www.adultsearch.com
xGenRen Renovations
XPole US
Xtreme Inflatables
Xtreme Magazine
XXX Tequila
YourPortalOnline.com
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