LAS VEGAS, NV, and STAMFORD, CT — Centerplate has been awarded the long-term contract with World Market Center Las Vegas to provide hospitality and food service at the newly enhanced venue, following a competitive bidding process. The contract will grant Centerplate management of catering, food and beverage, and concessions services at the venue.
World Market Center Las Vegas maintains a five million-sq.-ft. campus with three buildings, and The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas is slated to open In July 2020. World Market Center Las Vegas is home to the Las Vegas Market, showcasing more than 4,300 furniture, gift and home decor manufacturers and exhibitors attracting over 50,000 attendees each January and July. Its new Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, which will feature 194,785 gross sq. ft. of exhibit space, will host tradeshows as well as corporate and private events.
“We are thrilled to be working with Centerplate as our hospitality partner to create an exciting menu that will have guests wanting to come back again and again,” said Greg Avitabile, Executive Vice President of Operations for International Market Centers, which owns World Market Center Las Vegas. “The campus is the ideal meeting location for events of all types, strategically located a short distance away from famed Downtown Las Vegas and easily accessible from McCarran International Airport, and the food options will cater to everyone.”
Centerplate, which also works with the Las Vegas Convention Center, will provide experienced talent that leverages recognized culinary, hospitality, facility design and development best practices to deliver a distinctive and innovative experience for the guests of World Market Center Las Vegas.
“We are honored and ecstatic to be chosen for this new and exciting venue, a market we know well,” said Steve Pangburn, Centerplate Chief Executive Officer. “Our team stands ready to provide outstanding guest experiences through a focus on quality and customer service, partnerships with premium local, regional and national partners, and innovative new design.”