Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority (LVCVA)
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is a public/private partnership that owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center, Cashman Center, and Cashman Field and is responsible for the advertising campaigns for the Clark County, Nevada area. The LVCVA brings visitors to Las Vegas and Clark County by promoting tourism, conventions, meetings and special events.
One of the primary tasks for the LVCVA is the promotion of the Las Vegas brand. Since 2007, the Las Vegas brand is the second most recognized brand in the US following Google.
The fourteen member board is appointed by various elected governing bodies in the County. Funding is provided by a room tax on all hotels in the county and through building revenue from the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. The Authority is responsible for attracting visitors by promoting Las Vegas as the world’s most desirable destination for leisure and business travel.
The Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the most modern and functional facilities in the world – a 3.2 million square foot facility located within a short distance of more than 100,000 guest rooms. Operated by LVCVA, the center is well known among industry professionals for its versatility. It is home to the world’s largest conventions, like CES (Consumer Electronic Show), attracting visitor throughout the Globe.
Select the following link to find out what is happening at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas Convention Center Calendar
Working with the same advertising company R&R Partners since 1982 they have developed ad campaigns like: “Only in Vegas” and “What happens here, stays here”.
In March 2009, the LVCVA launched VegasMeansBusiness.com, a resource for the business community to keep up-to-date on the latest news and events in Las Vegas and the Meetings & Conventions industry. With Vegas known as the place built on big ideas, the LVCVA created VegasMeansBusiness.com to increase awareness around Las Vegas as the premiere location to foster innovation, new ideas and creativity.