Growing up in Southern California, Chekesha Van Putten chased the Hollywood dream, appearing in the 1999 Academy Awards Best Picture “American Beauty” and dancing as a Los Angeles Laker girl. Now a Las Vegan, she’s chasing an entrepreneurial dream.
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An ongoing battle between FM radio organizations and cell phone service providers made its way Tuesday to the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas.
Thirty market-ready companies were chosen based on their potential to disrupt the media and entertainment industries to be showcased in the National Association of Broadcaster’s SPROCKIT program.
From the couch in your living room, imagine having the power to watch a basketball game or award show as if you were actually there, said Mandalay Entertainment CEO and President Peter Guber said Monday.
The National Association of Broadcasters Show kicks off in Las Vegas on Saturday, bringing nearly 100,000 media professionals, entertainment industry leaders and zombies to the valley.
The nightclub and bar industry might be an unlikely place to find entrepreneurs catering to health-conscious consumers, but when any opportunity knocks, someone ususally tries to capitalize.
A newly formed committee of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended approval of a simple charter setting the ground rules for construction of the $2.3 billion Global Business District project.
Amid falling confetti, thumping music, hundreds of alcoholic beverage samples and an exhibition center packed with nightclub and bar merchants from around the world, millennials were a hot topic of discussion Tuesday at the second day of the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Show.
When people think of Las Vegas, they often picture the Strip, the desert and casinos. But a Southern Nevada business debuting this week has another reference in mind – indoor farming. That’s set to unfold Tuesday when Las Vegas-based Indoor Farms of America introduces its technology for water-saving indoor farming at the third annual Indoor Ag-Con at the Downtown Grand.
Watch it, Orlando. Chris Meyer isn’t happy when Las Vegas loses business to the likes of you and he’s going to have $2.3 billion in improvements to back him up pretty soon.
A world-class equestrian event that draws affluent visitors is returning to Las Vegas in April for the first time since 2009.
As GlobalShop 2015 descended on Mandalay Bay Convention Center on Tuesday, the merchandising display and design show conveyed how technology will help improve the consumer experience in retail environments across the country.
More than 10,000 pizza makers, ingredient providers, pizzeria workers and their fans gathered at the Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday for the opening of the International Pizza Expo — one of the tastiest trade shows on the city’s convention calendar.
Magic, a fantasy-based card-collectors competition, is one of 12 new and returning conventions and trade shows coming to Southern Nevada in 2015, each with expected attendance of 10,000 people or more.
The doors at the Rio Convention Center opened on Monday, kicking off four days of the Women’s Wear in Nevada (WWIN), which ends Thursday. More than 7,000 people have flocked to the show.
At its heart, the World of Concrete show is about construction. But as a Reno company exhibiting at the 41st annual trade show has proved, it’s also about tearing things down, busting them up and smashing them to bits.
The development of intimate and kinky emerging technology products has spurred growth of the Adult Entertainment Expo, which is wrapping up a four-day run Saturday at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Dimension Design, a Midwestern-based producer of branded environments for the event and exhibit industry, recently announced the opening of a new production facility in Las Vegas.
Gun safety was at the forefront as the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show opened Tuesday at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. More than 67,000 people are expected to attend the four-day event that has more than 1,600 exhibitors on 630,000 square feet of exhibit space and 12.5 miles of aisles.
This week, nearly a quarter-million people will be in Southern Nevada for 20 events, six of which forecast attendance of 24,000 people or more.
Technology will be in focus at next week’s International Consumer Electronics Show. The four-day trade show officially opens Tuesday, but as with any gathering that brings more than 150,000 people to one place, the prep work and advanced events begin much earlier.
Global Cash Access CEO Ram Chary believes some opinions in the investment community might be off a bit when it concerns the company’s planned $1.2 billion acquisition of slot machine manufacturer Multimedia Games.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman Sheldon Adelson told the Global Gaming Expo that Internet gaming should be banned.
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