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In Las Vegas, Caesars Entertainment continues to innovate with more celebrity chef options, must-see entertainment and continued renewal of its impressive selection of modern, luxurious rooms. Additionally, the premier brand just received national attention with the NFL Draft took place at the front steps of their largest conference space, CAESARS FORUM.

LVCVA Finalizes Purchase to Keep Las Vegas Monorail on Track

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has acquired the assets of the Las Vegas Monorail Company to preserve an important transportation option along the Las Vegas Strip. The transaction was finalized on Dec. 9, following approval of the sale by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Nov. 24.

The company was purchased for more than $24 million, according to LVCVA officials.

Las Vegas Convention Center's Expansion Moves Forward Pouring 600K Sq. Ft. of Concrete

The massive Las Vegas Convention Center project continued to move forward, with construction workers on behalf of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority beginning the extensive process of pouring 600,000 square feet of concrete flooring in the main exhibit hall in the new West Hall expansion.

LVCVA Celebrates Employee Who Will Turn 100

During the August Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s board of directors meeting, employee Bill Darwin was recognized for his upcoming 100thbirthday in a surprise presentation.

Darwin officially will celebrate the milestone on August 19.

An LVCVA employee since September 2008, Darwin works for the organization’s registration services to help staff various meetings, events and trade shows throughout the destination.

He has worked for 102 shows in the destination via the LVCVA.

Partner Voices

Have you ever heard someone say, “If it weren't for tomorrow, it'd be the future today” or “The future is unwritten?" Well, dear readers, when it comes to the use of augmented reality (AR) technology in the events space, that future is now!