Plan to Work PLAN VEGAS Plan to Play

March 2008
Financial & Insurance Meetings;Mar/Apr2008 Supplement, Vol. 44, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ongoing building projects in Las Vegas, Nevada that are meant to meet the needs of meeting and incentive planners. Over $40 billion in new construction projects are taking shape including the $1 billion expansion of Caesar's Palace for a new hotel tower, the $7 billion CitiCenter from MGM Mirage opening in November 2009, and the $4 billion Echelon resort complex opening in 2010. Michael Massari of Las Vegas Meetings by Harrah's Entertainment underscores the importance of the meeting and convention industry to their company.


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