LVCVA

Las Vegas to host global aviation summit

Senior executives from the global aviation industry will meet in Las Vegas, 25-27 August, for a summit to discuss emerging changes affecting the sector. The 24th Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit annual event returns to Las Vegas following a record-setting Summit held in the destination in 2017. The event is co-hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and L...

Construction set to start for Las Vegas Convention Center expansion

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has given the go-ahead to start construction on the expansion to Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors has approved the guaranteed maximum price agreement, granting permission for the development to break ground. Steve Hill, LVCVA CEO, said: “This is an incredibly important and exciting time, not just for the LVCVA but for the e...

Las Vegas CVA appoints Steve Hill as its new CEO

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) board of directors has selected Steve Hill as its next chief executive officer. Hill will move into the new role on September 1, and will be the ninth CEO of LVCVA following the retirement of Rossi Ralenkotter. Hill commented: “I am honoured the board of directors selected me as CEO of the LVCVA. The Authority is an integral part of the South...

In pictures: Visit USA Independence Ball

CMW attended the Visit USA Independence Ball held at London Hilton Bankside, 5 July. The event kicked off with a Welcome Reception, followed by a formal dinner at the Las Vegas table – and, as they do every year, Visit USA organised a Charity Raffle in aid of “Just a Drop”. For more information about Las Vegas, read the feature published in CMW’s issue 94 here: http://joom.ag/BX0Y/p52, and f...

Las Vegas’ visitation increases, reveals LVCVA

Las Vegas welcomed more than 3.6m visitors in May 2018, a slight increase over the same time last year, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Research Center. This traffic brings the year-to-date total for overall visitation to more than 17m. Learn more about Las Vegas visitation statistics for May 2018 by watching the below video, entitled “LVCVA Impact: May 2018 By t...

Las Vegas: Times they are a-changin’

Simon George immerses himself in the glitz of Las Vegas and says change is a gamble probably worth taking for the city’s MICE industry. The self-proclaimed ‘entertainment’ (and some would add ‘events’) capital of the world is in a state of constant flux. As Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) acknowledges, key to the city’s success is the ability to reinvent itself. Change is the o...