Southwest en Meetings at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Known for its breathtaking views of the Strip and energetic vibe, the Cosmopolitan offers creative restaurant concepts, three distinct pool experiences, and a vibrant club and lounge scene. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:25:00 +0000 55641 at <p>The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas exterior</p> The Venetian Completes Suites Renovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Earlier this year, The Venetian completed a suite renovation project, providing the largest standard guestrooms (according to the <em>Guinness Book of World Records</em>) in Las Vegas a brighter, more contemporary design.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Mon, 28 Dec 2015 18:55:00 +0000 55581 at Intriguing Hotel Meeting Amenity: Social Media Manager <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Meet Courtney Morrow, who has a very cool job: official <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> manager for both the Hilton Anatole Hotel and groups that meet there.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association Meetings Resources Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Resources Resources and Reports Southwest Event Planning face2face Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:09:00 +0000 55151 at <p>Courtney Morrow, social media manager, Hilton Anatole</p> Las Vegas CVA Chief Appointed to Brand USA Board <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The U.S. Secretary of Commerce has appointed Rossi Ralenkotter, president/CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, to the Brand USA board of directors. Brand USA is the destination marketing organization for the U.S., with a mission to increase the incremental visitation, spending, and market share of international travelers.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Tue, 01 Dec 2015 18:19:00 +0000 54961 at Vegas After 5: Our Hot Spots Gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>When the sun goes down, the fun in Las Vegas is just warming up. The list of where to play after the meeting day is as long as it is varied. From unique museums to adrenaline rush experiences, there are endless options to satisfy all interests and budgets.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Sat, 10 Oct 2015 18:39:00 +0000 53671 at Las Vegas to Host Presidential Debate in 2016 <div class="field-deck"> The LVCVA and UNLV partnered to host the event </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s more than a year away, but Las Vegas will be the site of one of four presidential and vice presidential debates to be held during the 2016 election season.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:12:00 +0000 53231 at Resorts Collaborate to Offer Planners a “Mini-Citywide” <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ever seen the word "citywide" next to the word "incentive"? Four luxury resorts in Dana Point, Calif., have joined forces to attract larger incentive programs booked into multiple properties. (Pictured, the St. Regis Monarch Beach)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Financial/Insurance Meetings Incentive Planning/Management Southwest Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:03:00 +0000 52641 at MGM Resorts Builds New Theater, Blue Man Group to Return to its Roots <div class="field-deck"> With a new theater at Monte Carlo, Blue Man Group will move to Luxor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>MGM Resorts announces plans for a new 5,000-seat theater in Las Vegas, which will be available for meeting groups when it opens in 2016. The Blue Man Group will move from the Monte Carlo to Luxor this fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Premium Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:03:00 +0000 51831 at <p>The Blue Man Group moves to Luxor Las Vegas in the fall.</p> Planners Can Gather Destination News Via Live Pilot Webcast <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Destination Marketing Association International&rsquo;s empowerMINT program will pilot a live webcast for meeting planners at its annual convention July 16&ndash;17 in Austin, Texas.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Southwest Premium Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:14:00 +0000 51391 at Major Chains Partner for Big Meetings in San Francisco <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three major hotels in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco are working together—along with nearby event venues as well—to market themselves to meetings requiring up to 1,500 guest rooms on peak nights. (Pictured: the San Francisco Marriott Marquis)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Site Selection/RFPs Southwest Premium Mon, 18 May 2015 19:44:00 +0000 50081 at