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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Steve Wynn used his Tuesday afternoon keynote address at the Global Gaming Expo to clearly state his position on legalized Internet wagering.
Hundreds of slot machines will be on display on trade show floors at The Venetian and some of the biggest local names in the industry are scheduled speakers for the four-day Global Gaming Expo, known in the industry as G2E.
For years, Interbike, the U.S. bicycle industry’s premier trade show, held annually in Las Vegas, has been all about bicycle shop owners visiting bike manufacturers and ordering new inventory from exhibitors.
Tesla who? That appeared to be the message at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority meeting.
The summer months traditionally are among the weakest for Southern Nevada’s convention and trade show industry. But every year in August, something MAGICal happens
One of the world’s largest information technology companies plans to pack 20,000 of its employees into two Las Vegas resorts this month for an internal meeting to discuss the industry’s future.
The convention, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday, will feature visits from more than 100 “Star Trek” luminaries — including, at one point or another, at least four “Star Trek” captains
The Nevada Taxicab Authority on Tuesday unanimously approved as many as 160 additional cabs during August’s Men’s Apparel Guild in California fashion trade show.
NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn M. Brock urged convention attendees in Las Vegas on Sunday to take action and vote in the midterm elections.
MGM Resorts Foundation on Tuesday announced that journalist Soledad O’Brien will be keynote speaker at the 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference. The nonprofit event will be held at the MGM Grand on Aug. 6 and 7.
Attendees at the International Cannabis Association’s convention Sunday sought to apply their business experiences to an emerging market.
During Independence Day week, a well-known local organization is staging everything from an art show, HIV testing and World Cup soccer watch parties to a free concert, 5K race and bowling. But it’s no nonprofit.
Attention fanboys and fangirls: the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention is returning to the South Point for a second year this weekend, Friday through Sunday. The event will feature interactive exhibits, a special children’s day and celebrated comic book artists — including DC Entertainment co-publisher Jim Lee.
History and fantasy collided this past weekend at the Riviera during Combat Con 2014. The event celebrates historical European martial arts, or HEMA, and has visited Las Vegas since 2011.
The team of men in suits strides with purpose as they march from booth to booth at at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
With displays ranging from huge trucks and cranes to protective gear for workers, this northeastern Nevada community was the place to be this Thursday for mining industry officials, vendors and just the curious.
Collision, a first-time tech conference that ended Wednesday, drew 1,500 techies and investors from around the world. Speakers included professional skater Tony Hawk, WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg and executives from well-known brands such as Facebook, Google Ventures, PayPal, Belkin, Evernote and Uber.
He’s back. Well, back in the Austin, Texas, area anyway. Developer Chris Milam, who unsuccessfully pitched an arena-and-stadium proposal to the city of Henderson and was sued over the deal, is trying to build a movie and TV studio development 12 miles west of Austin.
Some 18,000 attendees watched product demonstrations, networked with businesspeople and browsed the countless aisles of exhibitors at the National Hardware Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Station Casinos launched a mobile application that lets smartphone users access information about the company’s 18 Southern Nevada casinos. Boarding Pass loyalty program members can gain information about their accounts and customers can make reservations or enjoy special offers
MGM Resorts International will spend $66 million to expand the convention center at the Mandalay Bay, adding more than 350,000 square feet of exhibit space to the existing 1.7 million-square-foot facility.
A Republican National Committee team made an all-day visit to Las Vegas on Thursday to examine the logistics of putting on the GOP’s presidential nominating convention in 2016 if Las Vegas wins the right to host the event.