Bar & Restaurant Expo

Ignite Your Success & Boost Profits.

Featuring breakout sessions, keynote presentations, and live consulting panels from renowned industry leaders who have achieved remarkable success in their own establishments.

Join us for an empowering conference program designed exclusively for professionals who are eager to take their profitability to new heights. Discover the strategies, insights, and cutting-edge techniques that will unlock the hidden potential within your business and drive sustainable financial success.

Over the course of this dynamic program, industry experts and successful entrepreneurs will share their invaluable knowledge, guiding you through proven methods to optimize revenue, streamline operations, and boost profitability. From innovative marketing strategies and menu engineering to cost control tactics and staff management techniques, you'll gain a comprehensive toolkit tailored specifically to the challenges faced by bar and restaurant owners.

Discover the Secret Sauce to Boosting Your Profits.

Details coming soon!
Industry Keynote
Industry Keynote
Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit
Deep dives into industry insights
Business Triage Consulting
Business Triage Consulting
Personalized guidance for growth
Breakout Sessions
Breakout Sessions
Hone your skills and strategy

Where Insight Meets Innovation!

Attend enlightening sessions that will leave you empowered to take actionable insights to the next level.

Preview of conference topics include:

  • Crafting the Perfect Menu: Strategies for Selection and Optimization
  • Marketing Live Q&A Panel: Your Questions Answered
  • Increasing Revenue Streams: Exploring Catering, Events, and Private Dining
  • 5 Biggest Barriers to Operational Excellence, and How to Overcome Them
  • Demystifying Data – Taking Insights and Turning Them into Profitable Action
  • And more announced shortly!
Bar & Restaurant Expo

Focused education across new conference tracks:

Food: Learn how to enhance your food offerings while maximizing profitability through menu development, ingredient sourcing, cost control, and culinary innovation. Uncover the secrets of food excellence that will drive your bar or restaurant to new heights. 

Beverage: Elevate your beverage offerings and maximize profitability and explore the world of beverages to enhance guest experiences and drive revenue. This track will cover the latest trends and techniques to captivate customers and increase sales. Uncover the secrets of crafting extraordinary beverage experiences that leave a lasting impression. 

Guest Experience: Discover the secrets behind creating unforgettable moments that keep patrons coming back for more through exceptional guest experiences that drive customer loyalty and elevate your establishment's reputation. 

People & Staffing: Be empowered to build and manage a high-performance team. From attracting and retaining top talent to fostering a positive work culture, we'll explore effective recruitment strategies, innovative training techniques, and employee engagement practices that promote productivity and minimize turnover. Join us to unlock the secrets of successful staffing and the full potential of your bar or restaurant. 

Operations: Equip yourself with practical strategies and insights to enhance operational efficiency and boost profitability. You'll discover innovative techniques to streamline workflows, reduce costs and increase productivity to transform your establishment's operations and drive sustainable growth in the competitive hospitality landscape. 

Marketing & Promotions: Discover powerful marketing strategies, revenue-boosting promotions, and innovative tactics to effectively promote your venue, attract new customers, and engage with existing patrons. You'll gain practical knowledge on how to craft compelling brand stories, create captivating content, and harness the power of online and offline channels to increase foot traffic and revenue. Propel your business to new heights of success through effective marketing and revenue-driving promotions.


October 28-30, 2024
Expo Hall: October 29-30


Henry B. González Convention Center
900 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Hotel and parking details coming soon!