The Las Vegas Convention Center hosted over 50 events in 2021

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January 13, 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) — The Las Vegas Convention Center successfully hosted 52 trade shows and events in 2021, welcoming more than 700,000 attendees to Las Vegas.

The LVCC presented five new destination shows for the first time in 2021, including ICSC, Working Ranch Expo and The ARA Show, while seeing the return of many familiar events, including:

– Concrete World
– MAGIC market
-MINEXPO
– National Hardware Show
– The SEMA show

“We were thrilled to welcome our convention customers back to Las Vegas and lead the recovery of the meetings and convention industry in 2021,” said John Schreiber, Vice President of Commercial Sales for Las Vegas Convention. and Visitors Authority. “It’s clear that organizers, exhibitors and attendees are ready to return to in-person events and as we enter the new year and beyond, we look forward to delivering the only Vegas experience our visitors expect.”

The DEMA Show returned to LVCC from November 16-19. Show organizers said exhibitors were delighted with the quality of attendees and the pace of business, and most have already renewed their contracts for DEMA Show 2022.

“We are so happy to be back face to face, but more importantly, our exhibitors and attendees were extremely pleased that DEMA took the necessary steps to run the show safely,” said Tom Ingram, President and CEO. from the management of DEMA. “Everyone had a great show, enjoyed seeing each other in person, doing business, attending professional development sessions and once again making important personal connections.”

The LVCC has a solid calendar of events and shows through 2022 and is expected to host nearly 20 events from January to March, including:

– CES – 5-7 January 2022
– World of Concrete – January 18-20, 2022
– Expo AHR – January 31 – February 2, 2022
– MAGIC Marketplace – February 14-17, 2022
– ASD Market Week – February 27 – March 2, 2022

Additionally, several citywide conventions and special events will return to Las Vegas venues in 2022, including Sin City Classic at the Flamingo Jan. 13-16, SHOT Show at the Venetian Expo Jan. 18-21, and Las Vegas Market – Winter at The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas January 23-27.

In June 2021, the LVCC’s $1 billion, 1.4 million square foot West Hall expansion debuted with the opening of the doors to Informa Markets’ World of Concrete, the first major convention to return. in Las Vegas and the United States after the pandemic. The Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, the underground tunnel developed by Elon Musk’s The Boring Company and designed to ferry convention attendees around the entire 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles, has also become fully operational. .

Las Vegas is open and successfully welcoming business and leisure travelers without restrictions involving capacity limits or large gatherings. The destination and LVCC prioritize the health and safety of all visitors by following applicable state and local guidelines and implementing additional precautions as requested by individual shows and events.

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