FAQs

  • WHAT ARE THE EVENT DATES AND TIMES?

    Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:00am – 7:00pm
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:00am – 7:00pm

  • WHAT IS THE ADDRESS OF THE VENUE?

    Brooklyn Expo Center
    79 Franklin Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11222

  • WHERE DOES THE NAME “CONVENT” COME FROM?

    The Latin word “convenire” means “gathering.”  At Bar Convent Brooklyn, people from all over the world will gather to celebrate bar culture, connect with peers, and learn the latest topics and trends in the industry.

  • ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON WHO CAN ATTEND?

    You must be 21 and over to attend Bar Convent Brooklyn and proper ID is required to gain entry. Anyone under 21 will not be permitted on the premises.

  • HOW DO I REGISTER TO ATTEND?

    Registration is not yet open. Please fill out this form to be informed when registration becomes available.

  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO ATTEND?

    Cost varies depending on when you register to attend. Check back closer to the show for more details.

  • WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY ATTENDEE BADGE?

    Attendee badges for Bar Convent Brooklyn will not be mailed in advance. All badges will be distributed onsite upon entry to the Brooklyn Expo Center.

  • DO I HAVE TO REGISTER FOR EDUCATION SESSIONS?

    Your attendee badge gives you access to all education sessions, however, the sessions are first-come, first-serve. Be sure to arrive early to any sessions you would like to attend.

  • I AM AN INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEE. HOW DO I GET A VISA INVITATION LETTER?

    You may request a visa letter of invitation by completing our online form no later than 3 weeks prior to the Event’s opening.

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  • ARE THERE ANY TIPS OR TOOLS TO HELP ME PLAN FOR THE SHOW?

    Bar Convent Brooklyn provides you with two planning tools that can be synced or used individually to help you get the most out of your show experience.  My Show, your online planning tool, allows you to search and save exhibitors and products, view your exhibitor recommendations, discover show specials and more!

    Click here to be notified when the BCB Brooklyn Mobile App is ready!

  • IS SHUTTLE SERVICE PROVIDED?

    Complimentary roundtrip shuttle service to the Brooklyn Expo Center from nearby subway stations will be offered both days of the show. Check back closer to the show for more details.

  • I'M AN EXHIBITOR – WHERE DO I FIND INFORMATION ON MY BOOTH, MARKETING AND OTHER INFORMATION?

    You can access all of the exhibitor information you'll need on the Exhibitor Resources page.

  • IS THERE SECURITY AT THE SHOW?

    The safety and security of our staff, exhibitors and attendees is our priority. We work closely with the venue, corporate security, state, local and federal law enforcement authorities to identify risks, assess them and develop security plans for our events.

    We have established a security room at our shows to ensure effective communication and response.

    Everyone attending the Show should be aware or the following security measures:

    • Security will be onsite at all times to assist you during all aspects of the Show
    • Everyone must wear their Show badge at all times. This includes exhibitors, vendors, attendees, guests (speakers, talent, artists), professionals, press, staff, and crew.
    • A fully operational security team following our vetted procedures is in place at the Show
    • Bag checks may occur at the Show
    • Walkthrough or hand held scanners may be used at the Show
    • Any CCTV in operation at the Show is monitored and recorded
    • Uniformed and undercover security may be in attendance at the Show
    • Uniformed and undercover Police may be in attendance at the Show
    • Canine Security and Detection may be used in or around the Show

     Everyone attending is requested to:

    • Keep personal property with you at all times and do not leave any items unattended  
    • If you see something, say something.  Report anything that looks unusual, suspicious, or out of place to Show staff or security immediately
    • Remain patient and courteous during security checks and follow the instructions of Show staff and security at all times
    • Properly dispose of your Show badge inside the venue or keep it as a souvenir – please do not sell it to scalpers or throw it away in trash cans outside the venue where it could be picked up

    Carry a valid form of photo ID at all times


    If you have additional questions not listed above, please contact Customer Service at +1 800-346-8372 or
    (203)-840-5618 or by email at inquiry@barconventbrooklyn.com.

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