Competitors raced to lay the most bricks during the Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 World Championship inside the Masonry Madness Arena set up outside the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday.
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Las Vegas is hosting two major trade shows this week that will draw more than 140,000 people to Southern Nevada. The four-day Specialty Equipment Market Association show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo at the Sands Expo and Convention Center both opened Tuesday.
The warnings are ominous and the stakes are high. Could Las Vegas lose its status as North America's leading trade-show host? It seems improbable considering the infrastructure Las Vegas has in place.
Las Vegas has an enormous target on its back as rival cities worldwide attempt to pick off trade show business it can steal.
The debate over daily fantasy sports was front and center Tuesday at the Global Gaming Expo. DraftKings CEO Jason Robins took part in a panel discussion on whether or not fantasy sports is a form of gambling. The interest was so large that the G2E breakout session took place in the main conference ballroom at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, rather than one of the smaller meeting rooms.
With dozens of the world's top tattoo artists and hundreds more up-and-comers slinging ink, the Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth made a resounding return to the Las Vegas Valley this weekend with a record number of artists and participants.
Three actors from the 1979 award-winning, coming-of-age bicycle movie, "Breaking Away," staged a reunion at Interbike and the film's 36-year-old clever lines were heard being uttered throughout the convention center ballroom.
What started in strip clubs has now gone mainstream. Nearly 2,000 people from 50 countries are attending the fourth annual Pole Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel this weekend. The four-day event, which ends Sunday, includes workshops, seminars and performances.
Meeting space at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center grew to 2 million square feet Tuesday with the opening of the property's $70 million, 350,000-square-foot expansion.
"Star Trek" fans came together from every part of the Vegas galaxy to attend the annual Creation Entertertainment's Official "Star Trek" Convention held at the Rio hotel and casino.
With more content uploaded to YouTube in one day than five years of combined broadcasting from ABC, NBC and CBS, online channels are the prized target of international brands, said speakers at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas.
As different forms of cannabis are rapidly legalized across the United States, corporations involved with the drug have exponential growth potential, speakers at the first-ever Cannabis Investing Symposium said this week at the 34th annual Money Show in Las Vegas.
With record-breaking profits last year, moviemakers have returned with old dogs and new tricks, hoping to continue their success. “I told you, ‘I’ll be back,’” Arnold Schwarzenegger told the audience of CinemaCon’s “The State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future” Tuesday morning at Caesars Palace
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.
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.
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.
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.
A world-class equestrian event that draws affluent visitors is returning to Las Vegas in April for the first time since 2009.