What You Need to Know to Plan a Corporate Event at the Las Vegas Convention Center

The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) is one of the country’s biggest event venues, boasting more exhibit space than most venues worldwide. With a grand total of 4.6 million square feet of space—including 2.5 million of exhibit space—this venue regularly hosts events that see upwards of 200,000 visitors.

The event venue opened in 1959 at under 100,000 square feet. Since then, it’s undergone more than a dozen expansion projects. Notable events at the LVCC include:

  • The Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
  • The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)
  • The Association of Equipment Manufacturers

All three of these signature events are the biggest of their kind in the country, and SEMA and CES are world leaders in their fields.

Location and Contact Information

The Las Vegas Convention Center is located on Paradise Road in Las Vegas.

Street Address: 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106

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Main Number: (702) 892-0711

Administration/Convention Services: (702) 892-2860

Food and Beverage Services: (702) 943-6779

Customer Safety Department: (702) 892-7400

Booking the Las Vegas Convention Center

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Rooms and Spaces

The Las Vegas Convention Center has more than 4.6 million square feet of space spread over 4 main buildings. The facility includes:

  • North, Central, South, and West Halls – Each hall includes exhibit space on the ground floor and meeting and breakout spaces on the second floor.
  • A total of 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space
  • Over 390,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 225 meeting rooms with capacity ranging from 20 to 2,500 people
  • Two lobby and registration areas, in Central Hall and West Hall, totaling over 260,000 square feet

Brand new at the venue is the expanded West Hall, with:

  • 600,000 feet of new, technically advanced exhibit space
  • A 328,000-square-foot expanse of column-free space
  • An outdoor terrace of 14,000 square feet

Event Types at the LVCC

The Las Vegas Convention Center is best known for its high-profile trade shows, exhibitions, conventions, and conferences. This venue regularly hosts some of the biggest and best-known events in a wide range of industries.

With four different buildings and multiple exhibit halls, it’s also ideal for smaller Las Vegas events too. The newly upgraded West Hall, in particular, offers a mix of indoor, outdoor, and exhibit space that’s perfect for a wide range of uses.

Exclusive Vendors and Services

Food and Beverage: Provided by Sodexo

  • Phone: (702) 943-6500

Internet, Voice, and Cable TV Service: Provided by Cox Business®

Business Center: Provided by FedEx® Office

Medical Services: Provided by OnMed

LVCC Amenities

  • Storage, coat, and luggage check at FedEx Office
  • Three business centers located in the Central and South halls, run by FedEx Office
  • American Express Lounge – An exclusive lounge for Platinum, Business, and Corporate card holders

Accommodation Near the Las Vegas Convention Center

It should come as no surprise that there’s plenty of accommodation in Las Vegas. In fact, there are around 150,000 guest rooms available within a short distance of the venue. Nearby hotels include:

  • Renaissance® Las Vegas
  • Westgate Las Vegas
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Convention Center
  • Courtyard® by Marriott
  • Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino
  • Encore Tower Suites

Accessibility

The Las Vegas Convention Center provides a range of permanent accommodations for people with disabilities.

  • Service animals are welcome, provided they comply with the ADA definition. This doesn’t include comfort, therapy, or emotional support animals.
  • Disabled parking is available for both regular vehicles and vans.
  • There are automatic doors at the most frequently used entrances.
  • Wheelchairs and scooters are available for rent, and portable wheelchair lifts are available.
  • Permanent telecommunications devices for deaf visitors are installed at multiple locations.
  • Other services include auxiliary aids and an assistive listening system.

The venue also has an ADA coordinator to assist with inquiries. Reach them at (702) 892-0711.

Transportation and Parking

The Las Vegas Convention Center has on-site parking for up to 10,000 vehicles, spread over eight parking lots. There is disabled parking for both vans and regular cars at each lot.

There are lots of ways to get around Las Vegas, including public transport as well as taxis and rideshare options.

Monorail: The Las Vegas Monorail travels along the length of the Las Vegas strip. The four-mile journey includes a stop at the Las Vegas Convention Center, so it’s easy for visitors to travel between the venue and any other stop along the strip.

Vegas Loop at the Las Vegas Convention Center: The Vegas Loop is an underground tunnel that offers event attendees a quick and easy way to get from one part of the venue to another. Driving via the loop, it takes only a few minutes to travel between the different buildings.

Public Safety

The Las Vegas Convention Center Customer Safety Department operates 24/7 and is responsible for the venue’s buildings and grounds. Any other security concerns are the responsibility of event planners. Some events may be required to contract additional safety and security services.

Contract security service providers must have current EAC permits and be licensed by the state of Nevada Private Investigators licensing board.

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Go Big in Las Vegas!

What happens in Las Vegas is always memorable. Book your corporate event at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and you’ll be the talk of attendees. Ready to plan in Las Vegas? Contact the experts at ProGlobalEvents today.

Ivan Fujihara

Chief Financial Officer

Ivan brings 25+ years in senior level management experience from a variety of technology industries.  His background includes accounting management, analytics and audit management for technology companies.  He has worked with companies such as THX, Ltd, Recruitology , Double Click, Creative Labs and more.  Ivan has also served on the board of Lincoln Families, a non-profit that supports East Bay children with the objective of disrupting the cycle of trauma and poverty.

Matt Rulis

Vice President of Sales

Matt is a marketing professional and has been managing marketing strategies, campaigns and environments for a diverse client base for over 15 years. From a service perspective, Matt and his team of Account Executives focus on fostering relationships to uphold a greater than 99% customer satisfaction rating year-over-year. Additionally, with extensive experience on the client-side of the industry, he understands that alignment between expectation and budget is paramount to a successful project. As a result, ProGlobalEvents' clients can expect a competitive advantage paired with top quality products and services. Matt is an avid fly-fisherman, enjoys most outdoor activities and is a true college football fanatic.

Tom Foley

VP of Operations

Heading the fabrication side of ProGlobalEvents is exhibit and event industry veteran, Tom Foley. For over 35 years he has been responsible for building amazing exhibits and environments for clients. Tom started out in the production area and has broad experience in project and operations management. He currently oversees production, warehouse, graphics and project management departments. Tom studied machine tool technology and welding before entering the industry. As a true "builder" he also enjoys restoring and modifying classic American cars.

Dick Wheeler

President

Dick serves as President of ProGlobalEvents and President of ProExhibits and is a board member of CEMA (Corporate Event Marketing Association). At ProExhibits he has been nationally recognized as an innovator and driving force in the fast-growing trade show exhibit and event industry. Under his leadership in 1997, the firm received INC magazine’s INC 500 award as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. His informative articles on developments and innovations in the trade show exhibit and event industry have appeared in national trade publications. Dick has a B.S. degree from Wittemore School of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire and has completed the Entrepreneurial Executive Leadership Program sponsored by MIT, YEO and INC. He is actively involved in Vistage, an interactive group of over 20,000 CEO’s and presidents worldwide and is a member of CEMA and EDPA.

Jack Connolly

Creative Director

As an experiential creative director, Jack prefers to draw outside the lines. He tells stories with original content and impactful design to ignite meaningful conversation.

 

Jack brings 20 years of event industry knowledge to ProGlobalEvents. He specializes in building live & virtual platforms for audiences to connect, engage and immerse themselves in the power of a shared experience. His skills range from ideation and concept development to defining an attendee journey through storytelling and design.

Jack understands the creative process is not linear, but a collaborative process between agency and client. He manages teams of designers and technology developers to pioneer impactful brand experiences. His diverse skillset and leadership ensure for award-winning results and memorable impressions.

 

In 2019, BizBash named Jack one of the top event designers in North America. SXSW awarded his work the “People’s Choice in Innovation” in 2021.

Jody Tatro

Chief Executive Officer

In addition to being CEO of ProGlobalEvents, Jody is also the CEO of ProExhibits. With Jody at the helm, the company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in Silicon Valley. She has set the outstanding client service standards for which the firm’s account management team is noted. Jody is a recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women Award, the Junior League Community Volunteer Award and is listed in Who’s Who of Women in Business. Following her graduation from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Jody held various sales positions in several technology companies.

Paul Miller

Chief Marketing Officer

Having served in a number of executive roles for companies in Silicon Valley for over 25 years, Paul has a client-side perspective of the corporate events industry. He has a broad set of experiences working for startups as well as global firms such as Applied Materials. At ProGlobalEvents, Paul helps the company to reach clients through traditional and digital marketing programs. With an extensive background in the High Tech sector, he’s also involved with technology strategy both internally and for clients. Paul is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, the Stanford Engineering Design School and Claremont McKenna College. In his spare time he is a also a principal member of the non-profit Gratitude Network which mentors award winning social entrepreneurs.