Las Vegas offers a plethora of new venue options for event planners
Las Vegas has been busy laying the groundwork for the next generation of meetings and conventions with a host of new, state-of-the-art venues. Now home to 14 million square feet of meeting, conference and exhibition space, the iconic desert destination offers planners more exciting options than ever before, with more than 2 million square feet of new space and three complexes launched. in the last 18 months only.
“This additional space will allow Las Vegas to host more meetings and allow our current customers to grow their business,” said John Schreiber, vice president of commercial sales for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Some of our new venues are also opening the door to the destination to host special events that we may not have had the opportunity to host in the past. Las Vegas will be a leader in the current and ongoing industry recovery, and adding meeting and event space and hotel accommodations across the destination will only help. “
Here are nine new spaces to consider booking in Vegas, baby!
Las Vegas Convention Center West Hall Expansion
Open just in time for Concrete world in June, the $ 1 billion, 1.4 million square feet Expansion of the west hall joins the existing 3.2 million square foot campus at Las Vegas Convention Center, elevating the facility’s total exhibition space to a sprawling 2.5 million square feet.
Occupying the land where the Riviera and Landmark hotels once stood, the new lobby covers 600,000 square feet. customizable exhibition space; 150,000 square feet of flexible meeting space; a 14,000 square foot outdoor patio with a view of the Strip; an outdoor plaza and a large atrium with one of the largest digital screens in the world. Featuring a sleek design that maximizes natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows, the new space is equipped with the latest technology that can easily host hybrid events.
The West Hall is also linked to the existing LVCC campus via the Convention Center Loop, a $ 52 million underground transportation system built by Elon Musk’s Boring Society which provides free, fast and convenient transportation for convention and trade show attendees across the 200-acre campus in fully electric Tesla Model 3 and Model X vehicles. Consisting of two 0.8 mile one-way vehicle tunnels and three passenger stations, the new system reduces a 20- to 25-minute walk to less than a two-minute journey.
LVCVA also recently acquired the Las Vegas Monorail, preserving this important transport solution for event participants. Both systems are now operational for events starting in June and will adhere to strict health and safety protocols.
Resorts World Las Vegas
Built on the site of the former Stardust Resort and Casino, the $ 4.3 billion Resorts World Las Vegas is the premier resort on the Las Vegas Strip for over a decade. Officially inaugurated on June 24, the integrated luxury resort offers 3,500 luxury rooms and suites from three upscale Hilton brands: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Crockfords Las Vegas.
The mega-complex also offers 350,000 square feet of overall meeting space, including 100,000 square feet of space. Pillarless Event Center, a total of 30,000 square feet of private rooftop and patio space and over 50 meeting rooms. * In the near future, it will also include the city’s first passenger station and the city’s first tunnel connecting to the LVCC via the convention center loop.
Other amenities include 117,000 square feet of land. casino; over 40 food and drink options; a 70,000 square feet. mall; a 5,000-seat theater; distinct nightlife spots; a 5.5 acre aquatic complex and 27,000 square feet of land. spa.
Circa Resort & Casino
Open in October 2020, Circa Resort & Casino is the first downtown Las Vegas casino complex to open in 40 years. Located on the iconic Fremont Street Experience, the vintage-style, 777-room adults-only property stands over 35 floors and features the world’s largest sportsbook, eclectic restaurant and bar concepts, and an expansive local art collection.
The new complex’s unique meeting spaces include the year-round rooftop pool amphitheater, Stadium Swim, which features a 40-foot-tall, 14 million-pixel display and six multi-level pools, as well as the Legacy Club on the 35th floor of the complex.
THE EXPO at the World Market Center
Open April 9 The exhibition at the World Market Center in Las Vegas is a 315,000 square foot exhibition center located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. Featuring over 200,000 square feet of flexible exhibition, meeting and pre-function space, the $ 103.5 million facility is divisible into north and south halls that can accommodate up to 1,000 booths. trade exhibition. It also has a large lobby and check-in area, on-site shuttle depot, attached parking garage and permanent food service areas. With the addition of the Expo, WMC now offers more than 700,000 square feet of flexible event and exhibition space.
Described as “an immersive complex where art, commerce, food, design, technology and innovation all blend together” ZONE15 is the world’s premier experiential entertainment district featuring live events, immersive activations, art installations, unique design elements, retail, cutting edge technology, bars, restaurants and over 230,000 feet flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces.
Its unique spaces include the A-Lot, a huge 32,454 square foot lot. Open-air “play area” surrounded by large-scale interactive works of art; Le Portal, a 6,584 square foot building. interior space with mapped walls with 360 degree projection; the Sanctuary, a 1,900 square foot lot. inner circular bamboo volcano structure; and The Grounds ”, a 4 acre, 190,000 square foot land. Multipurpose outdoor event space designed for festivals, carnivals, conventions, concerts and other large scale events.
Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas recently launched its 300,000 square foot meeting and convention center expansion, bringing Wynn and Encore’s grand total of flexible space to 560,000 square feet. Connected seamlessly to the existing Wynn Conference Center, the new two-level space extension sits on the southeast side of the resort’s private courtyard, overlooking the Wynn Golf 18-hole championship golf course. Club, and includes 20,000 square feet of land. Outside Event pavilion with 20,000 adjacent square feet. lawn, a land of 2,500 sq.ft. reception room and an 83,000 sq.ft. pillarless ballroom.
Officially inaugurated on March 18, 2020, the 550,000 square foot CAESAR FORUM The conference center offers two pillarless ballrooms measuring 110,000 square feet each, two of 40,000 square feet. ballrooms, 100 breakout rooms and 100,000 square feet. outdoor meeting space. Conveniently located with direct access to over 8,500 hotel rooms at Harrah’s Las Vegas, LINQ and Flamingo hotels, it recently hosted its largest in-person gathering, MPI World Education Congress, held June 15-17.
Las vegas hotels
On March 26, Hilton announced the opening of the redesigned and redesigned hotel Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, which is part of the hotel company’s Curio collection. Formerly known as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, the renovated property offers over 1,500 rooms and suites in three hotel towers, 12 food and beverage outlets, daytime and night-time entertainment venues, a Mohegan Sun Casino of 60,000 square feet, a five-acre pool deck, spa and 117,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting and events space with 34 meeting rooms.
The Venetian seaside resort
Unveiled in the fall of 2020, Studio Stella is a new multifunctional and intimate place for small meetings and events in The Venetian seaside resort. Located in the Palazzo Tower and flooded with natural light, the airy space of over 8,000 square feet features a modern, neutral aesthetic, a private entrance, a dedicated kitchen and bar, and a private restroom. Planners can choose from classroom, banquet, or theater style seating.