Las Vegas Convention Center
The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), located adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip, encompasses approximately 3.2 million square feet with exhibit space of 2 million square feet and meeting space of nearly 250,000 square feet. The facility is one of the busiest centers in the world - centrally located within three miles of over 100,000 guest rooms
Operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the center is well known for its versatility, size, and amenities. In addition to exhibit and convention space, 144 meeting rooms (more than 241,000 square feet) handle seating capacities ranging from 20 to 2,500. A grand lobby and registration area (more than 225,000 square feet) efficiently link existing exhibit halls with new exhibit and meeting rooms, and allow simultaneous set-up, break-down and exhibiting of multiple events.
McCARRAN International Airport is conveniently located just two miles from Las Vegas Boulevard and 3.5 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center. Nearly 150,000 hotel rooms are in Las Vegas, most within a 15-minute drive from the airport With more than 950 inbound and outbound flights per day and nonstop service from more than 130 U.S. and international cities, Las Vegas offers an array of convenient time saving travel experiences.
The traffic at McCarran International Airport “serves as an indicator of the economic health and well-being of Southern Nevada."
CHANGING LAS VEGAS STRIP
Debuting in 2020 Caesars, the world's most diversified gaming and entertainment company, newest development – CAESARS FORUM, a $375 million, 550,000 square-foot conference center in Las Vegas.
Featuring 300,000 square-feet of flexible meeting space, including two 110,000 square-foot pillarless ballrooms, two 40,000 square-foot ballrooms and six state-of-the-art boardrooms. Built on one floor for convenient move-in, along with nine easily accessible loading docks.
The MSG Sphere is a 17,500-seat entertainment venue operated by the Venetian. The property will include more than 160,000 sq. ft. of display surface.
The MSG Sphere promises a fully-immersive experience, surrounding guests with the largest and highest-resolution LED screen on Earth. It also plans to install a infrasound haptic system that uses deep vibrations that allow guests. to better feel sounds and experiences.
The DREW LAS VEGAS
Marriott International and Witkoff plan to Open The Drew Las Vegas. The new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South, formerly known as the Fontainebleau. Ushering in a new era of world-class hospitality, the integrated resort and casino to be named The Drew Las Vegas will debut the EDITION brand in Las Vegas and mark The Strip’s first JW Marriott location. Anticipated to open in late 2020, the resort will feature nearly 4,000 rooms and suites as well as over 500,000 square feet of convention and meeting space. Once open, the hotels will be managed by Marriott International.
Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion Project
LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and local leaders gathered to celebrate the historic ceremonial groundbreaking for the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LCCD)
LVCCD’s Phase Two is an $860 million expansion project that will add 1.4 million square feet to the current convention center facility, including at least 600,000 square feet of new, leaseable exhibit space. The expansion is slated for completion in time to welcome CES in 2021. Last month, the LVCVA’s Board of Directors finalized the selection of tvsdesign / Design Las Vegas to provide design services for the expansion project.
Phase Three will be the complete renovation of the existing 3.2 million-square-foot facility, with a projected completion date of 2023. The phased approach will ensure that no business will be displaced during the construction and renovation. LVCVA staff worked in partnership with Cordell Corporation principal Terry Miller, the agency’s contracted owner’s representative, to develop the vision for the expansion and renovation project.
Las Vegas Named World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination
Las Vegas has been named the World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination for 2017, marking the fifth consecutive year the destination has been recognized in this category by the World Travel Awards.
Looking ahead, the LVCVA is working to further solidify its position as the No. 1 convention destination by moving forward with development of the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD). The expansion and renovation project will add 1.4 million square feet to the Las Vegas Convention Center’s existing footprint, including 600,000 square feet of additional exhibit space. Construction of the expansion phase is projected to be complete by the end of 2020 in advance of CES 2021. The expansion and renovation will allow shows to grow in both square footage and attendance while also providing the opportunity to bring new shows to the destination.