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IMEX is the heartbeat of the global business events community. Welcome to our meetings and events industry content hub where we curate our favourite content. You can experience live education sessions at our exhibitions, IMEX (www.imex-frankfurt.com) and IMEX America (www.imexamerica.com).
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Las Vegas May Be This Fall's Business Travel Winner

Las Vegas May Be This Fall's Business Travel Winner | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Hotels, casinos, restaurants and bars are set to welcome an influx of business travelers this fall.

 

The city has emerged as the most popular destination in the U.S. for forward flight bookings, according to one corporate travel agency, amid a steady rise in hotel occupancy.

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MGM’s Mega Solar Array Now Powering 13 LV Strip Resorts

MGM’s Mega Solar Array Now Powering 13 LV Strip Resorts | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

This week, MGM Resorts International launched its 100-megawatt solar array, the hospitality industry's largest directly sourced renewable electricity project worldwide. The array's clean energy now produces up to 90 percent of MGM Resorts' Las Vegas daytime power needs, spanning 65 million square feet of buildings across 13 properties and more than 36,000 rooms on the Las Vegas Strip — including ARIA, Bellagio, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, The Mirage, New York New York and Park MGM.

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Sands Expo to change to The Venetian Expo beginning in September

Sands Expo to change to The Venetian Expo beginning in September | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The Sands Expo & Convention Center, the 2.25 million-square-foot convention center adjacent to The Venetian, is getting a name change.

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Solar power array for 36,000 MGM rooms to be activated

Solar power array for 36,000 MGM rooms to be activated | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

The 323,000-panel array located in the desert north of Las Vegas will supply electricity for 36,000 rooms in 13 Strip resorts when it’s activated.

 

The power-up plan will provide a long stride toward the company’s energy sustainability goals.

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The Convention Cities Index | Northstar Meetings Group

The Convention Cities Index | Northstar Meetings Group | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

To aid in the selection process for the world’s largest events, Northstar Meetings Group has created the meetings industry’s first-and-only Convention Cities Index, a weighted-ranking system that identifies those destinations that are ideally suited for the world’s grandest gatherings. The CCi rankings reveal the top 25 global convention cities, as well as the top 25 U.S. cities.

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MPI World Education Congress Demonstrates the Power of Face-to-Face Meetings

MPI World Education Congress Demonstrates the Power of Face-to-Face Meetings | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

More than 1,200 event professionals gathered at MPI’s World Education Congress at CAESARS FORUM last week, the largest in-person industry event so far this year. While attendance was about half of pre-pandemic levels, the large showing is another shot in the arm for an industry recovering from essentially a lost year of business.

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World of Concrete in Las Vegas first trade show

World of Concrete in Las Vegas first trade show | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

A rapidly recovering Las Vegas will be the focus of the global tourism industry Monday, when World of Concrete stages the first major trade show in the United States since the COVID pandemic wiped out the lucrative convention and meeting business.

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The Superwomen of Vegas Share Empowerment Stories Ahead of WEC | MPI

The Superwomen of Vegas Share Empowerment Stories Ahead of WEC | MPI | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

At WEC Vegas, June 15-17 at CAESARS FORUM, MPI is bringing key women leaders from Las Vegas together for a panel discussion called “The Superwomen of Vegas: Rising Up and Empowering Others”.

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Virgin Trains plans extension of LA - Las Vegas high-speed line

Virgin Trains plans extension of LA - Las Vegas high-speed line | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

XpressWest, the subsidiary of Virgin Trains USA planning a high-speed line from California to Las Vegas, has begun talks to extend the western terminus from Victorville to Rancho Cucamonga, where the line could connect directly to the Los Angeles metro network.

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Las Vegas Convention Center’s expansion opens

Las Vegas Convention Center’s expansion opens | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Meetings, convention and trade show media heard from Las Vegas leaders of the industry and got their first look at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s $989 million, 1.4 million-square-foot West Hall expansion on Global Meetings Industry Day.

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Las Vegas: What's Open and What's Coming 

Las Vegas: What's Open and What's Coming  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

As Covid-19 vaccinations lay the groundwork for recovery, here’s what's happening now in Las Vegas and what's in store for the future.

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Las Vegas Restrictions on Large Gatherings Eased to 50 Percent Capacity

Las Vegas Restrictions on Large Gatherings Eased to 50 Percent Capacity | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

On Friday, Nev. Gov. Steve Sisolak announced he is further loosening restrictions on large gatherings, including meetings and conventions, entertainment venues and large group gatherings by increasing capacity to 50 percent March 15.

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Meetings and Events Are a Big Part of Vegas' Latest Winning Streak

Meetings and Events Are a Big Part of Vegas' Latest Winning Streak | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
After the recession hit, companies and tourists shunned the country’s largest gambling hub. Now Las Vegas is on a winning streak. MGM Resorts International
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Building a tech hub: Why conventions mean more to Las Vegas than just a tourist draw

Building a tech hub: Why conventions mean more to Las Vegas than just a tourist draw | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Las Vegas, one of the top convention destinations in the world, has been cited as the best example of how a city has used those meetings to make itself a technology-innovation hub. A study has found that medical- and technology-based conventions and meetings ar
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