Americas

Vegas first for Fraternal Order of Police Conference & Expo in 2023

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), in partnership with MGM Resorts International, has announced that it will host the 2023 Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Conference & Expo will take place at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.

LACC appoints new VP of Security & Guest Services and Levy GM

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, has appointed Scott Banks as its new Vice-President of Security & Guest Services and Patrick Smart as the new General Manager of Taste of LA by Levy at the LACC.

CAESARS FORUM hits construction milestone

CAESARS FORUM, the new event venue being constructed in Las Vegas by Caesars Entertainment, has reached a new construction milestone.

Ottawa Tourism hosts clients at Mary Poppins in London

Ottawa Tourism hosted association and travel trade clients to a ‘practically perfect’ client event in London last night. 

Virgin Atlantic expands in UK with more summer flights

Virgin Atlantic has announced it will be increasing flights from Manchester, UK to leisure destinations from next Summer.

Oil & Gas conference acquired by CRU Group

CRU Group has confirmed the acquisition of Coking.com, Inc., a US-based conference, training, and consulting field services provider in petroleum refining.

How Edmonton Convention Centre is cutting greenhouse gases

The Edmonton Convention Centre, a performance venue in Edmonton, has announced its greenhouse gas reduction plan. The implementation its greenhouse gas reduction plan will begin in January 2020.

PCMA announces Vegas and Columbus as hosts for Convening Leaders

Global industry association for event professionals, PCMA, has announced that its flagship Convening Leaders event will be hosted at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas in 2022, and in Columbus, Ohio in 2023.

Engines ready: Elon Musk’s Boring Company ready for start up in Vegas

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is ready for start up the engines on the tunnelling project for Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover project. It is Musk’s company’s first commercial project and one that will see an innovative transportation system built that will whisk delegates across LVCC’s 200-acre campus in around a minute. The Boring Machine is currently around 14 metres below gr...

TEN6 Creative appoints new Commercial Director

UK-based events agency TEN6 Creative has appointed Max Fellows as its new Commercial Director.

Sport Events Congress books in to BC and Manitoba for 2022 and 2023

Canada’s largest gathering of its sport tourism industry will come to Richmond, British Columbia in 2022, when the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s (CSTA) premiere event, Sport Events Congress takes place. The event will then move to Winnipeg, Manitoba for 2023.

Spain’s Prime Minister offers to rescue Chile’s climate summit

Protests in Chile, which have left 11 people dead as demonstrators clashed with police in Santiago last week, have prompted the country’s President to cancel hosting the COP25 UN climate summit.