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How to become #1 in your market

EXPO-2013-Logo-coverageClub marketing & management expert Gino LoPinto

Gino LoPinto is an independent Las Vegas nightclub, restaurant and gentlemen’s club consultant (now with the E11EVEN Miami club, set to open in January 2014) who owns/operates Vegas Alliance and is the CEO of Glo Global. Most recently, LoPinto was hired as the Director of Operations for the Hustler Club in Las Vegas in 2012 before assuming his current position with E11EVEN.

EXPO Keynote Address 2013

EXPO-2013-Logo-coverageVivid Entertainment’s Steven Hirsch

In the realm of adult entertainment, few have equaled the success of Steven Hirsch. As founder and co-chairman of Vivid Entertainment Group—the most recognizable brand of adult film both in America and internationally—Hirsch’s version of erotica has systematically transformed the ‘dirty’ movie business into the mainstream entity and pop culture powerhouse audiences relish all over the world. As the EXPO 2013 Keynote Speaker, Hirsch shared his experience of rising to the top of the adult entertainment industry, and the tools he used to get there.

Cut costs & slash expenses

EXPO-2013-Logo-coverageThe ‘Save Money’ workshop

To become a more profitable club operator, it’s not just about making money—it’s also about saving money and cutting wasteful expenditures. At EXPO 2013, our panel of experts assisted clubs of all sizes in those crucial endeavors with advice tailored to specific areas of club operations.

Heading this workshop was Bob Johnson, who tapped into his 50 years of bar experience and offered tips on how club operators and bar managers can save money in an area that is often seen as one rife with waste and theft.
Robert Smith of Nightclub Security Consultants offered crucial tips on assuring that your staff knows how to properly handle incidents both inside and outside your club, along with advice on how a well-trained security and management staff can save your club money on insurance policies.

Small club, big profits:

EXPO-2013-Logo-coverageThe ‘Make Money’ workshop

When it comes to being a more profitable club, small club operators often don’t have the budget to hire ‘experts’ or pour thousands into an advertising budget. Instead, they have to find a way to succeed with a small staff and a do-it-yourself attitude. Our panel of experts gave our workshop attendees the real nuts-and-bolts advice on how they can make their clubs more profitable—today—operating within a budget that is realistic for them (and you).

The first panelist, Drayton Nay—who has over 30 years of industry experience and has opened or remodeled a variety of clubs, and is also the President of Pro Club Management Inc.—shared some concrete tips on how to make a club more profitable immediately.

And the Winners are....

Christina Aguchi, Spearmint Rhino Las Vegas take home top honors at ED's Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show during 2013 Gentlemen's Club Owners EXPO

Aguchi13ED Publications honors the "best-of-the-best" during industry's only national awards show at the industry's national convention: The "ED EXPO"

Clearwater, FL — For the 21st straight year, an entire industry—a multi-billion-dollar industry—came together for three days of networking events, seminars, exclusive parties, a packed tradeshow and an industry Awards Show. The Annual Gentlemen's Club Owners EXPO, held August 20-22, 2013 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, boasted one of the event's highest attendance, including club owners and operators, DJs and other club staff, feature entertainers, industry pros and many more.  

One of the most important issues

the-care-act Page 1The Affordable Care Act & your club

It’s one of the most crucial issues to hit the adult nightclub industry in over a decade. The question is, are you prepared for the ACA implementation in 2014? And what does it mean for YOU? At EXPO 2013, attorney Randy Limbeck of the Jackson Lewis firm, a noted expert on “Obamacare” from the employer’s standpoint, will present a detailed seminar that will answer the questions club owners are asking.

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