The Las Vegas Convention Center expansion increases its cost by 42.5 million to ensure the project will be finished before CES 2021. Review-Journal studio host Aaron Drawhorn and business reporter Rick Velotta go over the new costs and drone footage of the expansion.
The Las Vegas Convention Center held a topping off ceremony to honor the men and women workers who are making it possible to complete the new hall that will be ready for CES 2021. (Nathan Asselin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Convention Center construction approaches an important milestone.
NAB kicked off at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Monday, April 8, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
While the policies outlined in Tuesday meeting only impact staff, the LVCVA board also changed its policies after the Review-Journal investigation but one board member quickly exceeded recommended travel rules.
Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore took four international trip in less than a year when the board’s policy committee put in place rules that limited international board travel to one trip a year and mostly for educational purposes. The policy did allow board members to travel more than once with approval of the chairman, which Fiore received from Weekly.
At the United State’s biggest fashion marketplace, MAGIC, various companies are hoping to promote sustainable fashion options to decrease negative impacts on the planet.
The latest fashion trends, accessories, footwear and apparel are on display at MAGIC, a three-day long convention that has taken over the Las Vegas Convention Center as well as the Mandalay Bay.
CES 2019 produced a lot of unique and interesting gadgets, but maybe the most talked about product was 5G. Qualcomm and Samsung officials break down what 5G is, and how the city of Las Vegas could benefit from its use.
If you love your tablet and your smartphone but hate carrying the two around, FlexPai offers the perfect solution. Found at CES 2019, FlexPai is the world’s first commercial foldable smartphone. The product is a combination of a mobile phone and tablet, that can be used folded or unfolded.
While CES offers the latest technology for TVs, video games and virtual reality, the convention also showcases products for parents. These products help ease the worries many first-time parents have when they are expecting or have already delivered their babies.
CES 2019 is just a day away, and with it, the event brings in over 4,500 exhibiting companies. But CES does not just offer virtual reality products and 8K TVs, the event will also showcase some useful products for around the house.
CES 2019 gets underway on Tuesday, Jan. 8, but the Las Vegas Review-Journal was able to get a special preview of some of the innovative products that will be shown at this year’s convention. There will be products for gamers, bike riders, and even something for those who love to cook outdoors.
Unlike the NFR at the Thomas and Mack Center, the Junior NFR at the Las Vegas Convention Center offers breakaway roping for girls 19-and under. This event allows the young women of rodeo one more event to participate in, aside from barrel racing.
Donald Trump’s speech at a rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 20, 2018.
Rossi Ralenkotter discusses retirement amid travel scandal.
Steve Hill, president and chief operating officer of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, discusses the impact of purchasing 8.3 acres adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center campus on the planned new 600,000-square-foot exhibit hall. The new hall fronting Convention Center Drive can be moved about 50 feet to the west to give contractors more room to make deliveries to the new building.
Review-Journal business reporter Eli Segall goes over the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel sold for under $178 million dollars.
Wynn Resorts has announced it reached an agreement to buy the empty lot on Las Vegas Boulevard where the New Frontier once stood. Wynn will pay $336 million for the 34 acres of the former New Frontier as well as 4 additional acres connected to the site. The company hopes the development will bring more tourists to the north end of the Strip. Once the deal is complete, Wynn will own 280 acres of contiguous property running from the Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road west to Industrial Road Wynn plans to start construction of Paradise Park, which includes a 47-story, 1,500-room hotel, on the site of the Wynn Golf Course in January.
Drifting demonstrations outside the Las Vegas Convention Center got activities started Tuesday for the four-day SEMA show in Las Vegas. (Todd Prince/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Here are upcoming conventions coming to the Las Vegas area. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)