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Conventions are big business in Las Vegas. • Expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center, a $1.4 billion project, will keep the city on pace to compete for the top shows. • CES tops the list.
Top 10 Las Vegas conventions
(ranked by attendance)
1. CES — Consumer Technology Association
2. NAB — National Association of Broadcasters
3. MAGIC — Marketplace Spring Show
4. SHOT Show — Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show
5. World of Concrete
6. International Builders Show
7. Las Vegas Market (winter)
8. Las Vegas Market (summer)
9. ASD Market Week
10. (tie) Mr. Olympia.
10. (tie) PMMI — Pack Expo Las Vegas


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CES 2019 will be a sprawling, long-distance sensory workout

The four days of the CES convention will bring an abundance of lights, sounds and people to the Las Vegas Strip. For newcomers, it can be easy to get swept up in the bustle of one of the world’s largest consumer electronics conventions.

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New casino games on display at G2E feature fighting, DJ themes

Exhibitors on the Global Gaming Expo floor at the Sands Expo & Convention Center Wednesday pitched products to 26,000 attendees as casinos look for ways to turn young people into young gamblers.

 
G2E show floor opens with Golden Knights Drumbots, skill games

Skill-based game manufacturer Gamblit Gaming’s booth was reminiscent of an ‘80s arcade. Neon-colored rays bounced off the walls, and a range of visitors in almost everydemographic stood around bar top games, cheering as Pac-Man ate pellets and escaped the likes of Blinky and Pinky.

G2E opens with a keynote speech on women in boardrooms

Sharon Delaney McCloud, an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, delivered the first keynote address at this week’s Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo Convention Center and The Venetian. The focus was women representation on corporate boards.

 
Sports betting creates ‘electricity in the air’ at G2E in Las Vegas

“There’s a real electricity in the air around the sports betting topic,” said Korbi Carrison, G2E event director. “Each state is deciding whether or not sports betting is right for them. At G2E, we’re offering them a platform to educate themselves, network with other stakeholders and learn so they can make informed decisions.”

Counter drones steal the show at this year’s GSX convention

Counter drones, security robots and gun detection technology were just of few of the items on exhibit at the five-day show dedicated to physical and cybersecurity. GSX, which attracts more than 20,000 industry professionals, ends Thursday.

Las Vegas conventions — the complete list

Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – CES 2019 Empire Medical Training – January 2019 Training Seminar Promotional Products Association International – PPAI Expo 2019 International Surface Event 2019 Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) – 2019 Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show 2019 World of Concrete 2019 Las Vegas Market – Winter 2019 Heavy Duty […]