When you pair a spectacular tourist destination with state-of-the-art meeting venues and easy access to every amenity you could hope for, you’re set up for the best conference or convention possible. Each year, Las Vegas plays host to 24,000 conventions with a whopping 6.5 million attendees. And they come for the combination of ample meeting space, plentiful hotel rooms and top-notch hospitality, as well as the entertainment and dining options that Las Vegas is known for. When you’re planning your next meeting, look no further than Las Vegas.
Connected to Anywhere You Need to Be
Traveling to (and around) Las Vegas is easy on both your watch and your wallet. Each day at Harry Reid International Airport, inbound and outbound flights provide nonstop service from more than 140 U.S. and international cities. Conveniently nestled in the heart of the city, the airport offers easy access to and from any location throughout Las Vegas. There are many transportation options that make traveling between any hotel or convention facility a breeze, including shuttles, taxis, rideshares, public transportation, plus the country’s first automated monorail, and the innovative, underground transportation system, the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop.
Accommodations for Any Style
No matter your meeting size, Las Vegas can accommodate your group of attendees, and has options for every budget. With more than 150,000 rooms to choose from, Las Vegas offers the best group value proposition in the world, while also providing top-of-the-line amenities and plenty of dining and entertainment options.
Just outside the doors of The LINQ Hotel + Experience, guests can access numerous recreational activities, restaurants and more, as well as an easy walk to the Las Vegas Monorail and parking facilities. From world-famous singers to beloved restaurants, the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has it all, located next door to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). The newest resort to open on the Strip in more than a decade, Resorts World Las Vegas has everything you could wish for, from unique dining options and stellar nightlife to a stunning pool complex and over-the-top retail district. With a world-class spa and renowned dining, ARIA Resort & Casino creates the perfect way to unwind after a long day of meetings. With the latest in entertainment, award-winning technical and catering services, celebrity chefs and more, MGM Grand is a favorite amongst business travelers.
In ever-expanding Downtown Las Vegas, there are plenty of meeting spaces in walking distance from area hotels. Consider The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, or Downtown Grand with its new expansion of rooms and meeting spaces. Plus, Circa Resort & Casino adds its own stylish approach to accommodating groups. The space provides as much fun as function with Stadium Swim and Legacy Club Rooftop Cocktails.
These are just a few of the many places to rest your head and put up your feet after a riveting session or groundbreaking meeting.
In ever-expanding Downtown Las Vegas, there are numerous meeting spaces, all of which are easily walkable from area hotels. Downtown Grand is amid an expansion that will add new rooms and meeting space, while Circa Resort & Casino will add its own stylish approach to accommodating conventions.
These are just a few of the many places to rest your head and put up your feet after a riveting session or a groundbreaking meeting.
Meeting and Event Spaces for All Sizes
When it comes to meeting space, there are many locations to choose from, each with scalable rooms to fit any size crowd. In fact, Las Vegas regularly breaks records with both its attendance and ever-growing space.
If we’re talking numbers, the city has more than 14 million square feet of exhibit and meeting space, the equivalent of 128 city blocks. As the home to three of the country’s 10 largest convention venues – Las Vegas Convention Center with 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space, Mandalay Bay Convention Center with over 2.1 million square feet of meeting and exhibition space, and The Venetian Expo (which includes The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas Resort, has over 2.25 million square feet of featured event space – there’s lots of room to spread out.
If that wasn’t enough, there’s CAESARS FORUM, an expansive, pillar-less ballroom offering a plethora of branding opportunities.
Las Vegas continues to lead the industry in innovation too. MGM Grand’s Stay Well® Meetings encourage optimum wellness using aromatherapy, air purification, virtual windows, and access to guided meditation with Deepak Chopra, ensuring everyone has a moment of Zen.
The destination wows with an abundance of outdoor spaces. Resorts World Las Vegas has 350,000 square feet of overall meeting space, including a combined 30,000 square feet on its private rooftop and terrace. Wynn Las Vegas has some of the most stunning open-air spaces, including the 20,000-square-foot Event Pavilion and adjacent expansive lawn. With amazing views of Wynn Golf Club’s 18th hole fairway and waterfall, it’s the perfect setting for business or entertaining.
From a company’s small gathering to whole hotel takeovers, Las Vegas is set up for any type of get-together, with room to grow.
Dining Done Right
Photo credit: The Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino
Few other cities in the world can cater to your cravings like Las Vegas, and no one can sit through a meeting on an empty stomach. Make sure there’s something delicious on hand to keep your attendees focused and happy. Many catering services offer custom menus tailored to any group’s needs or preferred tastes and feature locally-sourced and organic ingredients. Whether you’re in the mood for prepared to-go boxes, world-class restaurants, or contactless dining options, only Vegas is prepared to keep you satisfied and hungry for more.
Another huge benefit of holding your event in Las Vegas is access to an array of culinary options, and excellent opportunities for mingling and networking. Many restaurants also offer private dining rooms if you want to create something more intimate.
Entertainment For All
Last but not least, the options are endless in Las Vegas. Make a lasting impression and arrange for entertainment, like DJs or comedians, or schedule time to enjoy a few of Vegas’ phenomenal attractions such as the eclectic mix of art and experiences at AREA15 or take the FlyOver flight ride experience – you’ll buckle in, feet dangling, before a 52.5-foot-wide screen while a film whisks you away on a journey across land, sea and sky. Book a tee time at one of the multiple golf courses, schedule a little spa pampering, or snag tickets to a concert or a residency show by some of the world’s most popular artists. Or, set your attendees loose to enjoy Las Vegas at their leisure.
Las Vegas is open and ready to welcome events and trade shows without restrictions involving capacity limits and large gatherings. The Meet Smart, Vegas Smart initiative includes guides to policies and procedures that will allow planners and groups to get back to business with confidence.