MGM Grand Conference Center Shows Off a Brand New Look

The $130 million, 250,000-square-foot expansion of MGM Grand Conference Center is now complete, meaning MGM Resorts now offers a total of 4 million square feet of meeting and convention space on the Las Vegas Strip. (For reference, that’s more than all the convention space in Manhattan combined.)

“With our expansion, upgraded amenities, new outdoor space and user-friendly connectivity packages, we provide our convention customers an enhanced meeting experience with more options,” said Ernest Stovall, vice president of Sales for MGM Grand.

New Downtown Las Vegas Venue Proposed; New Orleans Makes Headway on Convention Center Boulevard Redevelopment Project

Two convention cities have been busy planning new event spaces and beautification projects to attract even more group business to their respective destinations.  

The City of Las Vegas and International Market Centers, owners and operators of World Market Center Las Vegas, have set their sights on developing a new 350,000 square foot Expo Center in downtown Las Vegas adjacent to the WMC.

Aria Resort & Casino Will Add 200,000 Square Feet of Meeting Space

The Aria Resort & Casino has unveiled plans for a major expansion of its LEED Gold-certified convention center in Las Vegas.

The $154 million project will feature an additional 200,000 square feet of technologically advanced, flexible meeting space across four stories, highlighted by indoor/open-air spaces and a glass-enclosed venue with views of The Park and new Las Vegas Arena.

With the completion of the expansion, ARIA will feature more than 500,000 square feet of meeting space for its clientele.