LVCVA

Looping everybody in to the Vegas effort

CMW talks to John S Schreiber, vice-president business sales Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and hears about the huge coordinated effort aimed at bringing back events to the famous city: What were your early career ambitions and how did you get into the hospitality and events industry? I always wanted to become a marine biologist, that was until my family moved to Las Vegas in 1984 fr...

World of Concrete kicks off first major US convention post-pandemic

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has debuted its Las Vegas Convention Center’s (LVCC) $1bn West Hall expansion with a ribbon cutting before doors opened to Informa Markets’ World of Concrete show, 8 June. The start of World of Concrete represents the first major convention to return to the destination and to the US post-pandemic. World of Concrete’s arrival comes on the heel...

‘Vegas You’ campaign launch as confidence returns and resort broadcasts its re-opening

With Nevada’s governor announcing (13 April) a return to 100% venue capacity in the state from 1 June, many Americans are starting to move beyond dreaming of travel to travelling. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is also looking ahead and has launched a new ad campaign, Vegas You. This campaign will serve as a reminder that Las Vegas is ready and excited to welcome visitors ...

Governor says Nevada can open at full capacity from 1 June

The Las Vegas events industry received a huge boost after Nevada governor Steve Sisolak said the state could reopen to 100% capacity by 1 June. Sisolak (pictured) was speaking in Carson City on 13 April and added that he wanted to see the social distancing mandate removed by 1 May, although the governor said he expected the requirement to wear a mask while in public will remain in place for some t...