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Gaming Meetings R E S E R VA T I O N for—21,000 Planners with groups that number in the thousands reveal how to help attendees get their slice of Vegas’ entertainment pie By Susie Bramhall With more than enough hotel rooms, dining options, and entertainment extravaganzas to fill every calendar day—and then some—it’s no wonder Las Vegas is a choice destination to hold any type of conference, expo, or convention. In fact, in 2007 alone, Las Vegas hosted a total of 23,847 conferences and shows, attracting 6.2 million convention attendees, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Top that with the constants of year-round activities and a steady sunny climate, and these numbers will PHOTOGRAPHY: BILL OAKLEY “The Las Vegas CVA has put me in touch with wonderful services, including destination management companies to arrange ground transportation.” —Linda Keith, MacFadden ProTech 58 APRIL 2008 SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Successful Meetings - April 2008

Successful Meetings - April 2008
Editor's Note
Industry Trends
On the Record
Planner's Spotlight
Technology Talk
Personal Success
Websites of the Month
Food & Beverage
On Site
Professional Development
On Site
Professional Development
Miforum Q&A
Beyond the Flames
Reservation for—21,000
Casino Riches
Entertainment Jackpot
Who Needs a Passport?
The International Swing
Around the World in 18 Holes
Places & Spaces
Puerto Rico
Show Special: Washington DC / Frankfurt, Germany

Successful Meetings - April 2008