Convention

Officials from Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority joined city leaders and Fireworks by Grucci at the VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub on Thursday to announce the details for America’s Party 2015, the citywide New Year’s Eve Party planned for Dec. 31. The firing locations include: MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, The Venetian and Stratosphere. As a culmination to a full year of … Read the rest

By Robin Leach (contact) Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 | 11 a.m. 2013 NYE: Fireworks on the Strip Launch slideshow » New Year Fireworks Launch slideshow » More than 80,000 fireworks will explode in to the night sky above the Las Vegas Strip for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration. The auspicious numbered 7-minute-11-second “America’s Party” performance will be fired from the rooftops of MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, … Read the rest

DENSO to showcase technological innovations at 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show

<!– google_ad_section_start –>SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Global auto supplier DENSO will exhibit at the upcoming 2015 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, showcasing innovative solutions in that will make life safer, greener and easier. DENSO will be exhibiting in the main show at Tech East at the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC); North Hall, Booth #302. DENSO will demonstrate technologies and concepts … Read the rest

Tourism flush as Las Vegas hits 40 million people milestone

× Tourism flush as Las Vegas hits 40 million people milestone Las Vegas, NV — More than 40 million people have visited Las Vegas this year, which breaks a tourism record, reportedly the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA). Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the LVCVA, asserted investments by the resorts and an increase in direct international air service from Canada and Mexico were responsible for the increase. … Read the rest

Report and photos: Boxing Bob Newman Day 3 of the 52nd annual yearly WBC convention in Las Vegas commenced with a jam-packed mandatory defenses meeting. Interspersed with those discussions were acknowledgments and appearances by champions and other notables as well as other related topics of discussion. The WBC board of directors got right down to business this morning concerning mandatory defenses starting with the heavyweight division and working down to … Read the rest

Las Vegas breaks tourism record with 40 million visitors

The bright lights and marquees of the Las Vegas Strip are seen in this undated areal image. (File/FOX5) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – More than 40 million people have visited Las Vegas this year, which breaks a tourism record, reportedly the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the LVCVA, asserted investments by the resorts and an increase in direct international air service from Canada and … Read the rest

Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas tourism authorities say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority formally announced Wednesday in that the record number of visitors had been reached in that day. The agency’s spokeswoman Courtney Fitzgerald says the number includes overnight stays — not day-trippers — so the group’s research … Read the rest

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, December 17, 2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas tourism authorities say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority formally announced Wednesday in that the record number of visitors had been reached in that day. The agency’s spokeswoman Courtney Fitzgerald says the number includes overnight … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS, Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hemp, Inc. (HEMP) formally announced today in that it is one of the major sponsors of the 1st Annual “Cultural Creatives” Ascent Expo in Los Angeles, CA, February 27 — March 1, 2015 which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. By assembling “Cultural Creatives” from the entertainment industry, corporate America, and mainstream media, the Ascent Expo’s … Read the rest

BENSON — Local horse trainer Lanny Leach placed 2nd in a prestigious training competition in Las Vegas during the 1st weekend in December. Leach, an award winning horse trainer who works out of Benson, was one of eight who qualified for a spot in the Colt Starting Challenge USA competition held in the Las Vegas Convention Center as part of the Cowboy FunFest. One of several activities featured at the … Read the rest