A frequent question I get is “what does it take obtaining a liquor license” when starting a bar, nightclub, or restaurant? This is a loaded question. The answer quite simply is, it depends. Liquor laws are different in every state, therefore, Buying a license is a procedure that varies from State to State. They are […]
The DUI laws (drunk driving laws) put in place today do affect your business. You may not realize it, but compared to years ago, what a difference. Are they right to do this? The answer is yes. Ask anyone who has been unfortunate enough to have their lives altered by this. The night club industry […]
So what is the relationship with the economy and business in this industry? Generally, not too much, depending on the kind of business you operate. This country has gone through many recessions and bars usually survive. In many circumstances, quite well. People drink when they are happy and when they are sad. Works well doesn’t […]
I get a lot of mail which I try to answer in a timely manner. A lot of beginner questions, but many questions are very specific. The specific question is either someone wanting an answer to a topic or a second opinion. It is generally someone already in the business. But the beginner questions are […]
Even before you begin haggling over the lease, you need to do your homework so that you can have a clear sense of the value of the location. This is important because it will determine how far you are willing to go in leasing the bar or nightclub location. One of the big mistakes that first time bar owners make is jumping into what looks like the “perfect location” without doing the proper research.
Disaster insurance for bars and nightclubs may just seem like an unnecessary frill and indeed, for many bar and nightclub owners it is simply too expensive. There is also a great deal of insurance between what is covered by disaster insurance for bars and nightclubs versus what the COMMERCIAL INSURANCE FOR A BAR or nightclub already carries.
So in this article I will explain what disaster insurance is and what it protects you against and help you get some clarity as to whether and in what quantity you might want to carry disaster insurance.
Liquor liability insurance covers legal problems that may occur from customers legally drinking at your establishment. For example, your bar liquor policy would cover the possible legal problems arising from two or more of your patrons getting into a fight in your establishment if one of them claimed you were responsible because you let them get drunk.
It would also cover you if one of your customers left your bar and got involved in a crash later in the night, should one of the participants in the crash hold you responsible for the customer’s inebriation. It would also cover alcohol poisoning should it occur.
When it comes to bar insurance, however, there are certain factors that will have a huge effect on your policy rates. Sometimes minor changes to the way that you run your bar will make a big change in terms of your bar or nightclub insurance policy.
Polyester and the Bee Gees may be done, but the Square LED Panel dance floor that made John Travolta famous remains. These days, a panel LED disco floor can give the combination of showiness and durability that is perfect for nightclub. Lighting up the floor space from the ground up, makes it easier for customers to distinguish the dance floor. In addition, because the LED lighting panels can be easily programmed to work as a unit, the dance floor itself can seem to be putting on a music inspired lightshow.
Nightclub advertising is a necessity and it goes hand and hand with your promotional events. Once you have set up great events like a Ladies Night Wednesdays, Gay Tuesdays or a Student Mondays and divided up your calendar so that each night that you are open you have a different branded event in mind, then it is time to set up your nightclub advertising to make sure that your target audiences know about your events. A club promotion party is only as successful as your nightclub advertising allows it to be.