Nov 15, 2021
As event professionals and destinations adjust, adapt and evolve in these uncharted waters, it is imperative that substantial resources be put in place for all of the people responsible for planning and executing trade shows, expositions and conventions. An example is Mohegan Sun, which built an industry-leading, COVID-19 Resource Center with a combination of pictures from recently held successful events (the property reopened on May 1, 2020) along with several widely available and informative documents, such as an evolving operational framework: https://mohegansun.com/content/dam/mohegansun… more
Oct 28, 2021
A data-driven approach coupled with industry-wide commitment to safety have been instrumental in the return of large professional events to Las Vegas, facilitating innovation and growth and accelerating the nation’s economic recovery. Between June and September, the city has welcomed back a number of large trade shows, including World of Concrete, Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market, MAGIC, OFFPRICE Show, Vision Expo West and PACK EXPO, among others. The Las Vegas Convention Center alone hosted 25 events, and 22 more events are planned through Jan. 2022, with over 515,000 attendees expected. Open… more
Oct 05, 2021
As event professionals and destinations adjust, adapt and evolve in these uncharted waters, it is imperative that substantial resources be put in place for all of the people responsible for planning and executing trade shows, expositions and conventions. An example is Mohegan Sun, which built an industry-leading, COVID-19 Resource Center with a combination of pictures from recently held successful events (the property reopened on May 1, 2020) along with several widely available and informative documents, such as an evolving operational framework: https://mohegansun.com/content/dam/mohegansun… more
Sep 20, 2021
Dallas is home to some of the most impressive meeting spaces in Texas. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas is rated one of the top convention centers in the nation, and many Dallas hotels are well-equipped to host outstanding events of all sizes. But if you are looking for something truly unique, Dallas has plenty of that, too. Here are a few of our favorites:The Eyeball Lawn at the Joule Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, across the street from the luxurious Joule hotel, you’ll find a larger-than-life eye sculpture by Tony Tasset. The sculpture resides on a lush green… more
Sep 04, 2021
Las Vegas is home to world-leading tech conferences, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent in late 2021 and CES in January 2022. It’s where the world’s brightest minds once again are coming together – in person – to discuss the very future of tech, digital transformation, and innovations to help people live and work more productively. It’s only fitting that as a destination Las Vegas is transforming the guest experience with unique venue technology ranging from secure hybrid meetings to contactless payments to some of the largest digital screens in the world. “I believe that the COVID… more
Aug 24, 2021
Even for someone like Craig Davis, who has been in the hospitality industry for more than three decades, this past year was unlike anything he had ever experienced.  Davis began his tenure as President & CEO of VisitDallas in January 2020, right before the world shutdown. Prior to VisitDallas, since 2012, he served as President & CEO of VisitPittsburgh. During his 19-year career at VisitPittsburgh, Davis also served as Executive Director of Convention Sales and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Davis’ extensive background in the hospitality industry includes experience in… more
Jul 11, 2021
Now, you’ll be able to seamlessly connect your virtual and in-person audiences and deliver enterprise-grade, fully integrated hybrid events - without the need to manage multiple vendors. The return of face-to-face experiences will raise questions about how to create the best blended event that combines in-person and virtual elements. To help lead the future of business events, Intrado Digital Media just announced a strategic partnership with Encore, a leading global event production company. Through the partnership, Intrado Digital Media and Encore will guide the events industry forward by… more
Jun 08, 2021
An open-air design featuring the largest digital experience in the U.S. convention and exhibitions industry welcomes attendees to the brand-new West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), just as the city roars back to full capacity and takes major events and trade shows to the next level with impressive, new venues. The $1 billion West Hall Expansion adds 1.4 million square feet to the LVCC, including 600,000 square feet of new, leasable exhibit space, which includes 328,000 square feet of the largest column-free space in North America, 150,000 square feet of meeting space; a 14,… more
May 12, 2021
In early April, select media got a first look inside Elon Musk’s $52.2 million underground transportation system 40 feet below the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). Featuring a neon-clad ride in all-electric Tesla vehicles, it makes getting around the 200-acre campus, and potentially other Las Vegas venues in the future, faster and a lot more fun. “We are excited to have partnered with Elon’s company to bring this transportation ‘first’ to our valued convention customers,” said Steve Hill, LVCVA president and CEO. “The expanded Loop system, when developed, will be a game-changer and a new… more
Apr 16, 2021
Las Vegas is constantly evolving. From electric experiences and new resorts to the latest in culinary trends, Vegas is the place where everything is bolder and brighter. As gathering and capacity numbers are increasing, the destination continues to keep “Meet Smart, Vegas Smart” measures at the forefront, while the new, exciting experiences take center stage.   Resorts World Opening June 24 this year, Resorts World Las Vegas is a $4.3 billion luxury integrated resort, offering 3,500 luxury guestrooms and suites from three premium Hilton brands, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts,… more

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As event professionals and destinations adjust, adapt and evolve in these uncharted waters, it is imperative that substantial resources be put in place for all of the people responsible for planning and executing trade shows, expositions and conventions. An example is Mohegan Sun, which built an industry-leading, COVID-19 Resource Center with a combination of pictures from recently held successful events (the property reopened on May 1, 2020) along with several widely available and informative documents, such as an evolving operational framework: