Las Vegas Back For Business
Las Vegas Is Coming Back Stronger Than Ever!
With the many challenges faced in the events industry throughout the past year, businesses have struggled to maintain their usual plans of growth without serious structural changes. However as the weeks go on, there is great optimism and opportunity on the horizon, as the city of Las Vegas, Nevada is facing some incredible goings on.
#VegasStrong isn’t just a hashtag as the city is now preparing for an economic boom time for the remainder of 2021 and beyond.
See the latest news on how Las Vegas is setting itself up for business success in the near future!
100% OPEN BY JUNE 1
Nevada’s Governor announced by June 1 the state will be able to fully reopen at 100 percent capacity. This announcement also confirmed that statewide social distancing mandates will be removed as of May 1.
Majority of businesses are already open at 50% capacity, and multiple casinos and other businesses have done some remodeling and renovations during the lockdown to attract new customers when traveling becomes more active and other businesses and locations reopen.
ELON MUSK’S “RAINBOW ROAD” LOOP COMPLETE IN VEGAS TUNNEL
Completed directly under the Las Vegas Convention Center, Elon Musk’s Boring Company designed and built a new underground tunnel system to transport convention attendees between each convention hall.
This latest transportation innovation is meant to help cut down 15 minute walks across the convention center down to simple 1-minute car rides in style, giving attendees a much-needed rest from traveling across show floors.
There are also plans to expand this new transportation system further throughout the city and convert the piloted Tesla cars into self driving models!
OVER $989 MILLION EXPANSION FOR CONVENTION CENTER
The Las Vegas Convention Center will open up its new West Hall in June, which accommodates an additional 1.4 million square feet for upcoming events. The West Hall also holds 328,000 square feet of column-free space, the largest in North America.
Convention outlook for the remainder of 2021 and 2022 looks extremely strong as businesses look forward to getting their brands back into the hands of customers and showcasing their latest and greatest products coming to the market!
With all these exciting happenings in the city of Las Vegas and the events industry, be sure to find out how you can get involved and take advantage of all the upcoming business opportunities at the Smart Retail Tech Expo, returning to Las Vegas September 1st & 2nd, 2021!