Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

3150 Paradise Road 89109

Why Choose Our Destination?

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 14 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER The Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the busiest facilities in the world - a 4.6 million-square-foot facility located within a short distance of approximately 150,000 guest rooms. Operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the center is well known among industry professionals for its versatility. In addition to approximately 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space, 225 meeting rooms (more than 390,000 square feet) handle seating capacities ranging from 20 to 2,500. Two grand lobby and registration areas, one located in the West Hall, and the other in Central Hall (more than 260,000 square feet) efficiently link existing exhibit halls with new exhibit and meeting rooms, and allow simultaneous set-up, break-down and exhibiting of multiple events. THE EXTENDED DESTINATIONS OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Mesquite, Laughlin and Boulder City are situated a short drive from Las Vegas and offer a completely different energy and experience, each with their own personality and style. - Located 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Mesquite features five hotels with over 1,600 total rooms, several championship golf courses and legendary events such as the annual Hot-Air Balloon Festival and Motor Mania. - 95 miles south of Las Vegas is Laughlin, an oasis rooted on the Colorado River boasting aquatic recreation activities and eight full-service resorts along the Riverwalk, in addition to over 108,000 square feet of meeting space throughout the destination. - Boulder City, snuggled between Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, offers a quiet small-town environment with big personality and ample outdoor activities.


Venue Highlights

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Distance from airport

  • Harry Reid International Airport

    1 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

1 mi. away
Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a long-time Vegas vet, the welcome sign is a source of hope, happiness and good times. The feeling you get from seeing it is pure fabulous-ness! This 25-foot-tall welcome has become one of the best selfie spots in the city. Making it a “must see” when you travel, both sides are there to greet you and send you off.
5100 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Fountains of Bellagio

0 mi. away
More than a thousand fountains at the Bellagio dance to music ranging from Pavarotti to Sinatra. Free show times are: Mon-Fri 3pm-6:30pm every half hour; 7pm-12am every 15 minutes and Sat-Sun 12pm-6:30pm every half hour; 7pm-12am every 15 minutes. Schedule may vary and shows are subject to cancellation due to high winds.
3600 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Downtown Las Vegas/Fremont Street Experience & Slotzilla

2 mi. away
Located in Downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience offers free nightly light shows with a renovated video screen which has 16.4 million brilliant pixels and state of the art 600,000 watt concert quality sound. Enjoy free concerts and special events throughout the year. Fremont Street Experience is also home to one of the world's most unique zip line experiences, Slotzilla, which allows visitors to zip and zoom their way across the iconic Fremont Street Experience. Launching from a colorful, 12-story slot machine-themed takeoff tower, riders have the option to ride in a traditional seated harness 850 ft. or zoom in a horizontal "superman" position 1,700 ft.
425 Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Neon Museum

4 mi. away
The Neon Museum features two event areas available for a variety of occasions. The 3,572 square foot Outdoor Events Area may be rented for private parties and corporate functions. This space includes our Main Boneyard and the ability to walk through the art & history of Las Vegas! An additional space, our North Gallery, is located adjacent to the Main Boneyard and offers an alternative location with striking visual backgrounds and our immersive multimedia experience, Brilliant!, for smaller functions.
770 Las Vegas Blvd N
Las Vegas, NV 89101

The Smith Center

2 mi. away
From its very beginning, The Smith Center was envisioned as a world-class performing arts center that would develop and present the best and brightest in a broad range of first-rate programming. The ambition to create one of the nation’s leading performing art centers led The Smith Center’s design team to visit venues across North America and Europe in 2007, where they studied some of the world’s finest opera houses, concert halls and performance venues. After they toured venues including Palais Garnier in Paris, the Musikverein in Vienna and La Scala in Milan, they came together to design The Smith Center. The Smith Center is also home to two resident companies, The Nevada Ballet Theatre and the Las Vegas philharmonic.
361 Symphony Park Ave
Las Vegas, NE 89106

Lake Las Vegas

24 mi. away
Lake Las Vegas is a pristine, master-planned 3600 acre residential and recreational community surrounding a fresh water lake. Its old-world Mediterranean theme is reflected in the design and ambiance of this charming destination and unique to the desert southwest. Featuring stunning vistas, miles of green, two marinas, a European-style village with plenty of shops and restaurants including three luxurious resorts. The marina offers a variety of boat rentals to fit your needs. Stroll the expansive Montelago Village and shop all day and venture into the restaurants.
1600 Lake Las Vegas Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89011

Allegiant Stadium

1 mi. away
Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders is equipped with over 10 different event spaces and can host an intimate experience as exclusive as 25 people, to a 65,000-person venue buy-out. Each club offers a unique, energizing atmosphere with state-of-the-art audio/visual technology and add-ons such as stadium tours, custom catering menus, and Raiderette appearances that’ll deliver an impactful event that guests will not forget.
3333 Al Davis Way
Las Vegas, NV 89118

Red Rock Canyon

18 mi. away
Located 17 miles west of Las Vegas via Charleston Blvd., the Visitor Center, hours varies with season,. A 195,819 acre area provides a 13 mile scenic loop drive, and over 30 miles of hiking trails. Picnic areas, cycling, hiking, climbing and horseback riding are available throughout the NCA. The visitor center contains historical and geological exhibits, a cactus garden and a bookstore. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area is open daily from 6am - dusk; fee area. Activity schedules for naturalist-guided walking tours, programs and talks are available at the visitor center.
3205 State Highway 159
Las Vegas, NV 89161

Convention Centers

  • Las Vegas Convention Center

    The Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the busiest facilities in the world - a 4.6 million-square-foot facility located within a short distance of approximately 150,000 guest rooms.

    • Exhibit Space2,542,591 sq. ft.
      Total meeting space2,934,153 sq. ft.
      Guest rooms 1 mi. from convention center100,000



High season
Oct 1 – Oct 31
Jan 1 – Feb 28
Shoulder season
Mar 1 – Jun 30
Sep 1 – Sep 30
Nov 1 – Nov 30
Low season
Jul 1 – Aug 31
Dec 1 – Dec 31

Additional Information

FACTS & FIGURES ABOUT CONVENTIONS IN LAS VEGAS With more than 14 million square feet of meeting, exhibit and trade show space citywide, Las Vegas has just the right fit for meetings of any size and shape. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is a planning resource for hotels, entertainment, transportation activities or anything else you'll need. Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) has the capability to accommodate cutting-edge and high-tech shows with intelligent technology. A robust fiber backbone links attendees, exhibitors and organizers. More than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas offer a wide selection for any budget. Most are located within four miles of the LVCC. Conveniently located, Harry Reid International Airport is a short drive (just two miles) from the Las Vegas Strip, 3.5 miles from the LVCC and 15 miles from Downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Monorail runs along the east side of the Las Vegas Strip linking seven stations over four miles to several resorts and the LVCC. Additionally, the LVCC boasts the Vegas Loop, a first-of-its-kind underground transportation system that utilizes a fleet of all-electric Tesla’s to transport attendees quickly across the 4.6 million square foot campus. Additional stops are planed throughout the resort corridor with the first expanded station opening last year at Resorts World Las Vegas. Bus, taxi, limousine, and Uber/Lyft services abound, while tour companies offer sightseeing trips to the surrounding areas such as the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire and Red Rock Canyon. Las Vegas' dining options appeal to all tastes, from fine cuisine to casual cooking. Gourmet restaurants and theme cafes touting celebrity chefs add another dimension to Las Vegas' culinary landscape. Day or night, the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World offers plenty of activities and excursions to enjoy. In addition to gaming, you'll find endless opportunities to catch your favorite game or match, top-name entertainment, world-class shopping, and dining; dozens of spas; nightclubs and lounges; outdoor recreation at Lake Mead, Mt. Charleston, and Red Rock Canyon; and golf galore. Sunny weather and predictable seasonal temperatures aid planning. To learn more about all things Vegas, visit