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Monday, March 27 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Pro Workshop 4: Bar Design Lab: Transform, Update & Revive Your Bar

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If you are an existing bar owner looking to increase your revenue, looking into opening additional locations, or if you’re considering opening a new bar, this workshop will be pivotal to your success. Join Christine and Jerry van Rooy, owners of VANROOY creative group, an international firm specializing in nightclub and bar design.  You’ll learn how to create a winning team that will not only help you succeed, but save you money along the way. 


In this session we’ll discuss:

  • HOW TO CREATE AN EXPERIENCE that will keep guests coming back.
  • DESIGN & BUILDING PROCESS – conceptual design thru construction to certificate of occupancy.
  • BAR FUNCTION – what needs to be considered to help your staff be most efficient and how this directly effects your guest’s satisfaction.
  • LIGHTING, LIGHTING, LIGHTING and why it’s important to get it right!
  • BUILDING CODES – Agency reviews, Planning, Building, Health & Accessibility codes.
  • CREATING A BUDGET – create a realistic budget based on the scope of work needed and your desired guest experience.

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Jerry Van Rooy

Principal/Design Director, VANROOY Design
We live in such a fast paced world; it seems most attainable objects are mass produced, of average quality and very common in appearance.  Jerry has always had an appreciation for the idea that a craftsman created with his hands a unique object of desire for his clients or friends.  With this idea, each of his projects are unique and detailed on a per client basis.  The result of that time spent is outstanding quality and... Read More →
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Christine Van Rooy

Managing Principal, VANROOY Design
Christine van Rooy’s entire career has been dedicated to the development & success of bars and restaurants.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Christine started in hospitality at the age of 15.  She has worked her way up from server to manager, while completing her advanced education in Architectural Design.  Upon receiving her degree, Christine chose to continue specializing in the development of new... Read More →

Monday March 27, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Room N208 Las Vegas Convention Center