Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion Debuts with First Major Convention Post-Pandemic

LAS VEGAS, NV — On June 8, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) debuted the Las Vegas Convention Center’s (LVCC) $1 billion, 1.4 million-sq.-ft. West Hall expansion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by doors opening to Informa Markets’ World of Concrete, the first major convention to return to Las Vegas and to the United States post-pandemic. World of Concrete’s arrival comes on […]

Miami Beach Convention Center Hosts Two Major Events This Spring

MIAMI, FL — More than a year after COVID-19 first ravaged the meetings and events industry, the F&D 2021 Top Destination Award-winning Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has successfully brought back two in-person meetings in a safe and responsible way. For the first time since the pandemic hit, a medical meeting in the United States convened in person: The […]

Atlantic City Sees Strong Q1 Meetings Business

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Large-format, in-person meetings and events have returned to Atlantic City. Meet AC reports that more than 230,000 room nights for meetings, conventions, events and motorcoaches were booked in 2021. The DMO anticipates over 23,211 room nights and more than $40 million in future delegate spending in the months to come. “We are seeing great pent-up demand for live business and consumer […]

Austin Sees Surge of Events in February

AUSTIN, TX — February has proven to be a vibrant month in Austin’s events industry, with robust bookings at both the 2021 Prime Site Award-winning Austin Convention Center (right) and Palmer Events Center. Here is a list of the events at each facility: AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER Lone Star Classic 18 and Southwest Boys Volleyball Tournaments, Feb. 4-6 Pop Up Shop Retail Event, […]