For the past 19 consecutive years, Trade Show News Network has ranked Las Vegas as the No. 1 meeting and convention destination in North America. In 2012, the total economic impact of meetings and conventions in Las Vegas was $6.7 billion and supports nearly 60,000 jobs in Southern Nevada.
What is the next big development to fuel tourism in Las Vegas?
Terry Jicinsky, ’06, Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, will speak about the $2.5 billion Las Vegas Global Business District project, one of the city’s largest and most visionary projects.
The 10-year project will create an international complex, including major renovations to the 54-year-old Las Vegas Convention Center, expansion of the World Trade Center designation, and create a centralized transportation hub that will improve connectivity in the resort corridor.