Tag: Las Vegas


Robot penguins and retracting TVs at Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show Americas

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) got underway in Las Vegas on Monday, providing a glimpse into the future of consumer technology. Apple, Samsung, LG, HTC and Nvidia are among the big players in attendance, many with new announcements and products to show off. Major trends include smart home devices, AI, autonomous and connected cars, and virtual reality. The latest in TV technology was also on...

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New exhibition space Pop Vegas launches in Las Vegas Americas

A brand new dedicated exhibition space, Pop Vegas, will open this winter at The LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas. It will  encompass indoor exhibition space, designed to house a rotating line-up of changing exhibitions themed around exciting pop-culture topics and trends. Pop-up museums that provide guests with immersive experiences and dynamic visual elements intended to be photographed—and shared on social media—have become immensely popular in...

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Caesars Entertainment extends partnership with Nobu Hotels Americas

Robert De Niro, chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora were present for the fifth anniversary celebration of the Nobu Hotel, Caesars Palace. Frissora announced a decade-long extension of the partnership between Nobu Hotels and Caesars, while Horwell – the group that owns Nobu – announced plans for 20 additional hotels by 2020. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace bills itself as the ‘world’s first...

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Event tech company DBpixelhouse exhibits in North America AmericasEurope

Interactive event tech company DBpixelhouse are exhibiting at EventTech USA in Las Vegas this week. EventTech is a marketing conference dedicated to how social media and technology can enhance event experience, and DBpixelhouse hopes to tap into the American market by exhibiting there. DB are also one of Europe’s largest AV suppliers, serving major global events such as MWC19, ICE London and the Farnborough International...

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Caesars Entertainment to eliminate 200 million single-use plastic straws Americas

Caesars Entertainment has announced a new phased approach to removing all single-use plastic straws from its US locations. The company estimates that they will help eliminate approximately 200 million single-use plastic straws, which would have been used once and discarded every year. The plan began in July 2018, when Caesars moved to an ‘upon request only’ policy for straws. The next phase saw Caesars strategic...

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Construction set to start for Las Vegas Convention Center expansion Americas

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has given the go-ahead to start construction on the expansion to Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors has approved the guaranteed maximum price agreement, granting permission for the development to break ground. Steve Hill, LVCVA CEO, said: “This is an incredibly important and exciting time, not just for the LVCVA but for the entire destination....

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MPI and IMEX announce experiential collaboration for Vegas tradeshow Americas

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the IMEX Group have announced they are to collaborate to incorporate more experiential activities during the IMEX America tradeshow in Las Vegas 16-18 October. MPI is in its eighth year as education provider for the tradeshow, including powering the Smart Monday programme on 15 October on the eve of this year’s show proper. MPI Foundation will again present its largest...

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Caesars Entertainment unveil $375m conference centre in Las Vegas Americas

Gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corporation unveiled its new conference centre, 16 July. The new development, named Caesars Forum, cost $375m and comprises 60,387sqm. The venue hosted a ground-breaking ceremony with the CEO and other high-ranking staff members at Caesars to celebrate the new development, which will be completed in 2020. The Forum arrives on the back of a strong year for the Vegas region. Figures...

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UNITE in Las Vegas Americas

Event Tech Tribe, the federation of best-in-craft event tech companies, will unite for a one-day event tech user ‘unconference’, held at the LINC in Las Vegas on 26 July. UNITE’18 is a free event which brings together current and prospective customers of all seven Event Tech Tribe companies to explore alternatives in event tech. Keynote speakers already confirmed include Kevin Raheja, director of Strategic Partnerships at...

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Las Vegas launches the first permanent eSports venue AmericasGalleryRegion

Las Vegas steps up on the global gaming stage with the launch of the first permanent electronic sports venue, Esports Arena, opening on The Strip at Luxor Hotel and Casino. The 2,787sqm multilevel arena gives local and international visitors access to over 100 gaming stations housing PCs and consoles. “We opened Esports Arena Las Vegas to be the championship destination for our global network of properties and a daily hub...

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