3rd International Nightlife Congress & 2nd Golden Moon Awards - Las Vegas

 P R O G R A M

25th-28th OCTOBER 2016


Day 1 (Tuesday, October 25 2016) . Registration and Check-In / Welcome 

9:00am - 5:00pm   Registration and Check In
 6:00pm - 8:00pm         Welcome Reception / Networking Business Mixer 


Day 2 (Wednesday, October 26 2016) . 3rd International Nightlife Congress

8:00am - 6:00pm         Registration, check-in and credentials collection @ Las Vegas World Market Center


President’s welcoming speech "State of the Industry, trends, and opportunities"
- Abel Matutes, CEO of Palladium Hotel Group, Owner of Ushuaia Ibiza; President of INA
9:15am - 10:00am   1st Session: "Nightlife & Development; real estate, colleges, transportation"
- Jim Peters, President of Responsible Hospitality Institute
- Jocelyn Kane, Executive Director of San Francisco Entertainment Commission
- Elizabeth Peterson, Owner of Elizabeth Peterson Group (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
10:00am - 10:45am    1st Workshop: "Nightlife & Quality of Life"
- Maurizio Pasca, President of European Nightlife Association; President of SILB
- Paul Seres, Founder of New York City Hospitality Alliance; Member of Helios Hospitality Group
- Chris Curtis, Founder of Downtown Rangers for Las Vegas DowntownProject.org
10:45am - 11:00am   Coffee Break
11:00am - 11:45am   2nd Session: "Nightlife & Entertainment/Music Licensing"
- Sat Bisla, President of A&R Worldwide, MUSEXPO
- Josh East, Founder of LeakySync
11:45am - 12:30pm   2nd Workshop: "Nightlife & Tourism Marketing"
- Barak Schurr, Global Director of Dance & Nightlife at Eventbrite (Founder of Wantickets)
- Louie La Vella, Author 'Nightclub & Bar Marketing', Producer of Ever After Music Festival
12:30pm - 2:00pm   Luncheon "Nightlife food & beverage trends"
- Cut and Taste
2:00pm - 2:45pm   3rd Session: "Nightlife & Operations"
- Roberto Coppola, YWS Design & Architecture
- Speaker TBA
2:45pm - 3:30pm   3rd Workshop: "Nightlife & Technology"
- Amy Van Hook, Co-Founder at UrVenue
- Cindy Rothquel, Business Development at NightSpender
- Benjamin Torres, VP Operations at Hooch
3:30pm - 4:15pm   4th Session: "Nightlife & Responsibility; alcohol, drugs, sexual assault, minors"
- Stefanie Jones, Director of Audience Development at Drug Policy Alliance
- J.C. Diaz, Executive Director of the Nightlife Foundation
4:15pm - 5:00pm  
4th Workshop: "Nightlife & Security: Learn how to improve nightlife venue safety against fires, terrorism and other threats"
- Robert Smith, President of Nightclub Security Consultants
- Doug Haines, Security Industry Association
- Joaquim Boadas, General Secretary of International Nightlife Association


Day 2 (Wednesday, October 26 2016) . 2nd Golden Moon Awards

8:00pm - 9:00pm   Reception of participants and authorities
9:00pm - 10:00pm   The Golden Moon Awards ceremony
10:00pm        Official closing party (held in TBA)


Day 3 (Thursday, October 27 2016)

1:00pm - 3:00pm        
Visit tourist city
Go around the city of Las Vegas to visit monuments, hotels and most iconic casinos.
Lunch in Eiffel Tower Restaurant
Located on the famous Strip, a replica of the monument is where Chef.J. Joho serves
French food.Each dish is carefully prepared and is a real delight for the palate.
The restaurant is located more than 30 meters in height.
5:00pm - 9:00pm   Rest
9:00pm - 11:00pm  
Gastronomic tour night
With a gastronomic Guide, visit up to five of the most acclaimed restaurants in Las Vegas
to enjoy some of the best dishes of high-end and gourmet delights that the city offers.This
night tour is designed for adventurous appetites and has a duration of 3 hours.
Tour Clubs
Visit up to four of the best new clubs in Las Vegas in a single night: Budweiser Beer Park,
Cabo Wabo, Omnia, Drais.


Day 4 (Friday, October 28 2016)

5:00pm - 7:00pm        
Gastronomic tour afternoon
Walking tour of 2.5 hours along the Las Vegas Strip with a guide. You will visit four restaurants
where you can taste up to 12 dishes from a variety of different types of cuisine.
Jewel Nightclub
Don't miss the opportunity to see the great Steve Aoki in Jewel Nightclub in Las Vegas

 * The activities corresponding to days 3 and 4 (27-28 October), are to be optional, and are excluded from the general Congress ticket & Awards.