EXPO 2020 | Oct 25-28 - Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Steamboat Party!

Steamboat Natchez Photo 2“Chill Day” Steamboat Party!

August 26, 2:30-3 pm: Boarding  3-5 pm: The Cruise

We’ve booked the Creole Queen for a private afternoon cruise with cocktails and a Cajun food feast! Boarding the Steamboat Natchez makes you feel as if you have entered another era. The captain barks his orders through an old-time hand-held megaphone.

Continue Reading

Thea Vidale to Host

Thea high res kind of 22015 ED Awards

Thea Vidale, also known as “Chocolate Kiss,” is a 30-year comedy veteran whose show can be as clean or as dirty as the audience calls for; she can be your kind aunt or your kinky uncle. For a taste of the latter, just type in “Thea Vidale—The Nasty Show” on YouTube and be prepared to fall out of your chair laughing.
“Thea is perfect for New Orleans,” says ED Publisher Don Waitt. “She’s big, bold and sassy and that is an exact reflection of what The Big Easy is. And naturally, we want her to bring her wildest show!”
On television, she is best known for her primetime ABC sitcom Thea, for which she was nominated for a People’s Choice Award as Favorite Female in a New Series. Thea has also appeared on numerous hit TV shows and sitcoms, including Last Comic Standing, Comics Unleashed, Hot Tamales Live on HBO, Ugly Betty, Law & Order CI, and Ellen.

Continue Reading

Security Certification

EXPO 2015 To Offer First-Ever Security Certification Program

security-guy-new2At EXPO 2015 club owners will be offered a very unique opportunity to raise their employees’ standards while saving a substantial amount of money in the process.  
As part of the EXPO 2015 Staff Training Seminars, Robert C. Smith of Nightclub Security Consultants (NSC) will present a two-part, three-hour “Security Certification” workshop that will educate a club owner’s employees while saving club owners on their insurance premiums.

Continue Reading

Sin Taxes 2015

EXPO 2015 To Tackle the Resurrection of
 Sin Taxes

sin-tax-girlThe sin tax or pole tax—where adult nightclubs have to pay a special tax because, well, they’re adult nightclubs—has been rearing its ugly head of late. Texas, Illinois and Nevada have already dealt with, or are still fighting over, these special taxes, and just recently both Georgia and Florida have come into legislator’s crosshairs.
At the EXPO 2015 Legal Panel, our speakers, including First Amendment attorneys Brad Shafer and Danny Aaronson, and Jeff Levy, Executive Director of Statewide Association Chapters in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, will update attendees on the sin/pole tax situation in those five states and also give tips on preemptive measures that can be taken to hopefully keep your state from passing similar taxes.
For now, here’s a look at what’s happening in these states:

Continue Reading

Closing Night Mardi Gras Masquerade Party!

A2-closingPenthouse NOLA's Mardi Gras Masquerade Party on Wednesday Night!

August 26, 8pm-10pm

Enjoy complimentary hors d'oueuvres and cocktails (from 8-10 pm) at the Masquerade Nightclub inside Harrah's Casino (directly across the street from the EXPO host hotel, the Hilton Riverside). The party is presented by the Penthouse New Orleans club, and will also include performances by the "Canadian Explosion." It's a great way to end your EXPO 2015 experience! The party starts at 8 and goes until ... who knows?!
masq header

More Articles ...

  • Alpha_web_banner_2016_v4
  • Banner-Ad-American-Changer2
  • DP-Web-Ad-1
  • FLA_175x300_EdPub_WebBanner_B_V3
  • GentClub-Banner-Flat
  • Jevo2017
  • JoeHandExpoAD2
  • National_cash
  • National_link
  • waitressville-July
hr { display: block; height: 2px; border: 0; border-top: 2px solid #ccc; margin: 1em 0; padding: 0; }