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Thursday, 22 April 2021

Conventions discussed in Las Vegas

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
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Conventions discussed in Las Vegas
Conventions discussed in Las Vegas

A discussion took place Thursday about the status of the convention industry in Las Vegas.

ASTRID MENDEZ, 13 ACTION NEWS.BEFORE THE PANDEMIC SHUTEVERYTHNG DOWN..

LAS VEGAS WASTHE NUMBER ONE TRADE SHOWDESTINATION IN NORTH AMERICA..FOR 26 CONSECUTIVE YEARS.THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE"TRADE SHOW" NEWS NETWORK.TODAY..

A DISCUSSION ABOUTTHE STATUS OF THE CONVENTIONINDUSTRY WAS HELD HERE IN LASVEGAS..IN THE YEAR WITHOUTCONVENTIONS..

THE IMPACT HASBEEN FELT ACROSS THE STATE."WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE IT FOR ANENTIRE YEAR, YOU REALIZE JUSTHOW IMPORTANT IT IS.

IT PUTS SOMANY PEOPLE TO WORK.

ITGENERATES SO MUCH IN ECONOMICIMPACT AND TAX REVENUE FOR LOCALAND STATE GOVERNMENTS.

IT’S WHATMAKES LAS VEGAS POSSIBLE."THE EVENT ALSO MARKED THEFIRST LOOK AT THE NEW ’WESTHALL’ AT THE LAS VEGASCONVENTION CENTER..

BEFORE IT

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