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            More than one in 10 visitors to Las Vegas now comes here for a convention. From small meetings to January's massive Consumer Electronics Show, these gatherings are big business.

            That's why the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is attempting to finalize a plan to spend $2.3 billion to build a new convention center on the site of the old Riviera Hotel & Casino. If the deal goes through, the project will bring even more space to the north end of the Las Vegas Strip. The Riviera site is a block north of Wynn Las Vegas and across from the new Resorts World Las Vegas.

             Not only are these plans an indication of how much Las Vegas has moved toward non-gaming sources of revenue, the convention center would further pull visitors toward the north end of The Strip. Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian is already a major draw for the Strip.

The Strip is changing

           There's really only one constant in Las Vegas and that's change. Today, the Strip is changing into an entertainment and business destination that's less focused on gambling and more focused on entertainment events and extravagance, from hotel rooms to restaurants.

           These three projects are evidence of those broad trends, and we'll soon see a whole new Strip -- until Las Vegas' next big reinvention.

           The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has been named the best Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) by Successful Meetings Magazine after receiving the publication’s 2016 Pinnacle Award. This announcement marks the 24th time the LVCVA has been recognized for this honor.

           Las Vegas holds the honor of being the No. 1 tradeshow destination in North America for 21 years running for hosting 60 of the largest 250 trade shows. Las Vegas hosts nearly 6 million business delegates and nearly 22,000 individual meetings and conventions annually. In an effort to highlight the variety of events that take place in the destination, Las Vegas created the “Unconventional” video series.

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            According to Successful Meetings, the LVCVA was named one of the best CVBs in the country for having “excelled in professionalism and dedication in their service to meeting professionals.” Successful Meetings readers made selections based on professionalism of staff, support on hotel and site inspections, assistance with ground transportation planning, guidance on local attractions and liaison relationships with local vendors and services.

Upcoming Events
Start Date End Date Convention Venue Attendees
03/01/2019 03/05/2019 Confidential Client Conference 2019 Bellagio 20
02/27/2019 03/01/2019 National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) - Association Executives Institute 2019 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Resort and Casino 475
02/27/2019 03/01/2019 Strategies in Light 2019 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Resort and Casino 5000
02/25/2019 03/01/2019 WPPI Wedding & Portrait Photographers Conference Expo 2019 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Resort and Casino 10000
03/04/2019 03/07/2019 International Wireless Communications Expo 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 12000
03/05/2019 03/07/2019 International Pizza Expo - 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 12000
03/10/2019 03/13/2019 Compass Conference Management Meineke Conference 2019 Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 580
03/10/2019 03/13/2019 HSF Affiliates LLC - Berkshire HomeServices' Sales Convention 2019 Caesars Palace 5000
03/10/2019 03/12/2019 ToyFest West 2019 South Point Hotel Casino & Spa 1000
03/12/2019 03/16/2019 American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons AAOS Annual Meeting - 2019 The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino 32000
03/13/2019 03/15/2019 National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - 2019 Forensic Meeting The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 400
03/15/2019 03/18/2019 Modular Building Institute - MBI 2019 World of Modular The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 400
03/17/2019 03/20/2019 ASD Market Week Winter 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 46000
03/18/2019 03/19/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Developing Tribal Youth Summer Camps and Programs 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 40
03/19/2019 03/20/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Basic Budgeting for the Tribal Organization 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 40
03/19/2019 03/20/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Electronic Records Management for Tribal Organizations 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 40
03/21/2019 03/22/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Indian Country Indirect Cost Summit 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 100
03/21/2019 03/22/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Indian Taxation 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 100
03/21/2019 03/22/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Medical Billing and Medical Records Management for Tribal Health and Social Service Organizations 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 100
03/21/2019 03/22/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Supervision and Management Skills: Leadership in the Tribal Workplace 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 100
03/22/2019 03/26/2019 Empire Medical Training - March 2019 Training Seminar The Platinum Hotel 100
03/22/2019 03/24/2019 National Education Association - 2019 ESP conference Bally's Las Vegas 820
03/25/2019 03/29/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Tribal Enrollment Certification Program 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 30
03/26/2019 03/28/2019 Adobe Systems Inc. - Summit 2019 The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino 10000
03/26/2019 03/29/2019 Digital Signage Expo 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 6000
03/26/2019 03/28/2019 International Travel Goods Show 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 3500
03/26/2019 03/27/2019 Nightclub and Bar Show 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 39000
03/27/2019 03/28/2019 Amusement Expo - 2019 Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino 3000
03/27/2019 03/28/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Detecting and Preventing Fraud, Theft and Embezzlement in Tribal Organizations 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 30
03/28/2019 03/29/2019 Falmouth Institute, Inc. - Managing the Federally Funded Construction Project Under Grants, Contracts and Self-Determination Awards 2019 New York-New York Hotel & Casino 30
03/29/2019 03/30/2019 National Ataxia Foundation - Annual Meeting 2019 Flamingo Las Vegas 200
03/31/2019 04/03/2019 Center For Medical Education - 38th Annual Seris Emergency Medicine Acute Care Paris Las Vegas 50
04/01/2019 04/04/2019 National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO ) - CinemaCon 2019 Caesars Palace 5000
04/03/2019 04/05/2019 Teaching-Family Association - Mid Year Conference 2019 Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel 30
04/04/2019 04/08/2019 Empire Medical Training - April 2019 Training Seminar The Platinum Hotel 100