Leadership / 04.14.21
Ready to Rock: Las Vegas Sees Strong Event Bookings, Unveils New Venues
Trade Show News Network (TSNN) (04/12/21) Huddleston, Anna
A recent conventions and hospitality industry panel in Las Vegas cited record gains in bookings through the end of the year and into 2022, according to industry executives. Over the past year, industry leaders in Las Vegas worked closely to deal with the pandemic and share best health and safety practices that defined the guidelines for individual properties as well as the city as a whole. The panel voiced enthusiasm about new venues that have been completed over the past year and will welcome attendees for the first time. The Venetian and Las Vegas Sands Corp. have launched Venetian Clean, a health and safety program that highlights thorough sanitation of facilities, while the city-wide Meet Smart, Vegas Smart initiative emphasizes health protocols implemented by properties to ensure attendees' safety. "We're ready to welcome back meetings and events in a very big way,” said Chandra Allison at The Venetian Resort, which just opened its 8,000-square-foot Stella Studio multifunctional space. April 9 marked the official unveiling of the 315,000-square-foot Expo at World Market Center in time for Las Vegas Market, a furniture, gift and home goods trade exhibition. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's 1.4-million-square-foot West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center is preparing for World of Concrete, the first big show in Las Vegas.
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Tags: News , Venues , COVID-19 , Coronavirus