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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When a notable CNN journalist speaks to a leadership conference later this year, she will deliver a clear message: “You need to be well-informed. You need to be confident and you’ve got to have guts,” Natalie Allen said of the leaders she’ll speak to at the 2104 Women’s Leadership Conference at the MGM Grand.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. and the New York Mets extended their marketing and promotional agreement through 2018, which gives the casino company a presence at Citi Field, the Major League Baseball team’s home park.
More than 300 nationwide wine and spirits supply, wholesale and distribution exhibitors are at the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America annual trade show that ends Thursday afternoon at Caesars Palace.
When the National Association of Broadcaster’s president and CEO, Gordon Smith, and the commission’s Tom Wheeler collided in a regulatory keynote address at the organization’s Las Vegas convention, both emerged unscathed — and neither changed their minds on policy.
The next big thing is coming, Las Vegas. At least, that’s what nightlife guru Jon Taffer said while getting ready for his annual Nightclub & Bar Show to open in late March
Quick: What does Google’s California headquarters have in common with Caesars Palace? They both have a quirky novelty manufactured right in downtown Boulder City.
Lion Fight Promotions, the Las Vegas-based Muay Thai fight promotion company, is taking its stand-up kick and punch strike show on the road for the first time.
Thousands of people in the broadcast industry are converging on Southern Nevada this weekend for the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention and trade show. Nearly 93,000 people from 156 countries have registered for the show, which opens Saturday.
Vikings, topical urinal screens, vaporized alcohol shots and Star Trek beer, oh my. The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Show featured a slew of new products this week that drew crowds and made some innovative entrepreneurs very busy.
The industry-only Pizza Expo 2014 runs through Thursday at the Las Vegas Convention Center’s North Hall. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is estimating the number of attendees to be 12,000, bringing a nongaming economic impact of $15.1 million to the city.
The 2014 Nightclub & Bar Show’s exhibition starts Tuesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center, led by Jon Taffer, the trade show’s founder and host of Spike TV’s “Bar Rescue” show. Taffer’s trade show, in its 29th year, is bigger than ever.
GlobalShop 2014, a trade show is the place to see the latest store fixtures and displays available for the retail universe, is underway in Las Vegas.
The 20th annual Glass Craft & Bead Expo is scheduled for March 26-30 at the South Point. Open to the public, the event offers classes and a trade show for the curious, featuring items such as handcrafted beads, stained glass, fused glass and studio items.
About 10 magnifying glasses supported on long, thin pieces of metal are bunched together, giving off the effect of a glass garden. Perched about waist-high, the glasses revealed the small pictures and phrases placed behind them, all part of a social media scavenger hunt.
If you’re looking to support the Shade Tree this year, put May 21 in your appointment book. That’s the evening Friends of the Shade Tree’s Girls Night Out is slated to be held at Hyde Bellagio.
The trade show for putting on trade shows is headed to Las Vegas. EXHIBITOR2014 is being held March 16-20 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and will feature a conference and expo for industry only. Show management is expecting about 6,000 attendees and 275 exhibiting companies.
As Nevada approaches its first anniversary in the online gaming market, experts from all corners of the industry — and their opposition — will gather for the iGaming North America 2014 conference next week at Planet Hollywood.
The Las Vegas Convention Center will be transformed into a merchandise marketplace Sunday. Picture it filled with rows and rows of candy, sunglasses and light-up T-shirts, grouped together with costume jewelry, martial arts supplies and Halloween decorations.
As large trade shows come through Las Vegas, producers are looking to small business to supply innovation. At conventions such as last week’s ConExpo-Con/Agg and January’s International CES, it’s often the small guys who can make the biggest splash.
Here’s a business opportunity, Las Vegas.
For five days, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 invaded every square inch of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road. Produced by the Association of Equipment Manufacturing, the show estimated it attracted about 125,000 attendees who created an estimated nongaming economic impact of $157.3 million for the city, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
Local exhibitors are having a strong week at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, the construction industry trade show that is consuming 2.5 million square feet at the Las Vegas Convention Center.