Located just minutes from the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip, the serene, picturesque Henderson is nothing short of a Nevada oasis and ultimate destination for business and vacation travel. Surrounded by gently sloping mountains and boasting level desert land, as well as access to the Colorado River and beautiful Lake Mead, Henderson encompasses 104 square miles along the southern rim of the Las Vegas Valley. Henderson is home to an excellent park system, a wealth of unique venues and historical sites, and as a dynamic community atmosphere, all conveniently located just seven miles southeast of Las Vegas.
Henderson’s proximity to Las Vegas means this business-friendly locale is easy to reach. The city is
serviced by McCarran International Airport, which holds the honor of being one of the top ten busiest airports in the world. Also serving the area is Henderson Executive Airport. Fresh off a $30 million renovation, this corporate aviation facility serves as a convenient and economical alternative to McCarran International Airport. Once in the area, visitors to Henderson can access the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada bus system, which features several Henderson routes and connecting service to Las Vegas.
When it is time to get down to business, Henderson offers a range of large, flexible event centers to accommodate meetings of various sizes. From comfortable space for small gatherings and celebrations to flexible accommodations for large conferences and events, Henderson features first-class amenities and more than 250,000 square feet of flexible meeting space citywide. For one, the 13,000-square-foot Henderson Convention Center, located in the heart of the city’s Water Street District, offers a 10,000-square-foot column-free exhibit space, as well as 10 meeting rooms and 500 square feet of pre-function space, all accommodating up to 1,000 guests.
Events and meetings hosted at the beautiful Henderson Pavilion take advantage of the largest outdoor theatre in Nevada and state-of-the-art canopy-covered unique venue surrounded by greenery and desert landscaping. The pavilion offers fixed seating for 2,444 people and a 4,143-guest lawn area, for a total capacity of 6,587. Groups of up to 2,500 can take in panoramic views of the valley from the theatre and connected courtyard and promenade that together offer more than 18,000 square feet of programmable space. As a third option and the newest unique venue at the beautiful M Resort, the 25,000-square-foot M Pavilion features open, expansive, pillar-less space for up to 2,300 people. Joining the resort’s 92,000 square feet of meeting space, the M Pavilion features seamless ground level entry from the resort’s ballrooms, perfect for expositions, catered gathering, concerts and large-scale events.
In addition to the Henderson Convention Center, Henderson Pavilion and M Pavilion, Henderson offers a number of unique sites, restaurants, and museums for smaller group functions and outings. Groups can take tours of the engineering wonder the Hoover Dam, located just 13 miles outside of Henderson. The Hoover Dam offers group tours at a 500-foot-drop descent throughout its inspection tunnels, generator areas, and seepage galleries, as well as on its observation deck, featuring breathless views of the Colorado River and Lake Mead, the country’s largest man-made reservoir. Groups can hold events and enjoy tastings at the always-fun Artisan Booze District, an alliance of family-owned beverage manufacturers housed in one industrial complex. Henderson’s Lion Habitat Ranch welcomes groups to its behind-the-scenes tour and features courtyard party rentals and group gathering space surrounded by resident lions.