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The Nightclub & Bar Media Group releases 2013 Nightclub & Bar Award winners

We’ve talked about which nightclubs and bars make the most paper, but which of these are the best in terms of concept development, operations, promotion, innovation and success? The Nightclub & Bar Media Group has released these answers. The group of judges that determined was made of top industry professionals, journalists, owners, and consultants. There were almost 500 entries in the 26 categories and judges used a ranking methodology to determine the winners. There are 9 bar, 8 nightclub, and 9 Vegas categories. No coincidence that several of the winners in these categories also rake in the most cash.

The winners of the 2013 Nightclub & Bar Awards are:

Bar Awards:
Bartender of the Year: Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Clyde Common, Portland, OR
Beer Bar of the Year: Fatpour Tap Works, Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar of the Year: Williams & Graham, Denver, CO
Hotel Bar of the Year: The Bar at the Dream Hotel, New York, NY
Restaurant Bar of the Year: The Tasting Kitchen, Venice, CA
Ongoing Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: Beat the Clock at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como, NJ
Single Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: Zombie Apocalypse at Vertigo Sky Lounge, Chicago, IL
Small Wonder Bar of the Year: Pour Vous, Los Angeles, CA
Sports Bar of the Year Sponsored by Foam Finger Nation: CBS Scene, Foxboro, MA

Nightclub Awards:
Dayclub of the Year: Roof on the Wit, Chicago, IL
Mega-Club of the Year: Lure, Hollywood, CA
New Club of the Year: HQ Nightclub, Atlantic City, NJ
Nightclub of the Year: Amnesia, New York, NY
Ongoing Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: Ritual at FLUXX Nightclub, San Diego, CA
Resident DJ of the Year: Jermaine Dupri, Playhouse Nightclub, Hollywood, CA
Single Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: World Jetski Finals Pro Party at Kokomo Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ
Small Nightclub of the Year: Harvard & Stone, Los Angeles, CA

Vegas Nightclub Awards:
Dayclub of the Year: Marquee, Cosmopolitan
Mega-Club of the Year: XS, Wynn
New Club of the Year: Hyde, Bellagio
Nightclub of the Year: 1OAK, The Mirage
Ongoing Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: XIV Vegas Sessions at Hyde, Bellagio
Resident DJ of the Year: Lil Jon, Tryst, Wynn
Restaurant Bar of the Year: STK, Cosmopolitan
Single Promotion/Party/Event of the Year: Spirit Day at Marquee, Cosmopolitan
Small Nightclub of the Year: Rockhouse, The Venetian

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