Your Guide to Meeting Spots in Las Vegas

Your Guide to Meeting Spots in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is home to an array of world-renowned restaurants, convention centers, hotels, resorts, and casinos. There are also seemingly infinite attractions and shows to check out during your stay. This guide highlights some of the best spots for meetings if you are traveling to Las Vegas for trade shows.

The guide is divided into four sections:

Restaurants

Convention Centers

Hotels and Casinos

Experiential

 

Restaurants

A great resource to find places to eat is Yelp, a website that connects people with great businesses. The site (and dedicated app) allows users to search for businesses in a specific area.

Each listing will have information on the business, including user-submitted reviews. The search results can be filtered by recommendation, highest rated, and most rated, as well as some other microfilters.

As of this writing, here are the top 5 recommended restaurants in Las Vegas:

1. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar

Southern comfort cooking and craft cocktails. Nearly 5,000 reviews on Yelp discuss the second-to-none experiences.

2. Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen

Located right in front of Caesars Palace, guests of Hell’s Kitchen will feel like they are on a studio set, inspired by globally popular television series. Signature dishes include Beef Wellington and Sticky Toffee Pudding.

3. Bacchanal Buffet

A modern and revolutionary take on the classic buffet concept.

4. SkinnyFATS

Healthy, but tasty and delicious meals, catered to a variety of dietary needs. A “melting pot of cultural favorites”.

5. Therapy

Great for groups. Known for sharable social plates, classic dishes, a unique urban twist on American Fusion.

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Convention Centers

If you are looking for a much bigger space for your business meetings or attending a large-scale trade show, here is a list of the convention centers in Las Vegas. In fact, having a business meeting while walking the floor of a trade show might spark creative collaboration. The trade show displays in Las Vegas are some of the most dynamic you’ll see, anywhere! Click on the links to learn more about each venue.

1. Las Vegas Convention Center

Located adjacent to the Las Vegas strip

3.2 million square-feet facility

2 million square-feet of exhibit space

145 meeting rooms with capacities from 20 to 2,500

over 100,000 guest rooms

2. World Market Center

Located in downtown Las Vegas

5 million-square-foot campus

16th floor 10,000 square-foot banquet room with unparalleled views of Las Vegas

3 interconnected, ground-level pavilions for trade shows, 345,000 square-feet in total

Open-air 50,000 square foot grand plaza, ideal for a variety of outdoor events

3. Sands Expo & Convention Center

Located at The Venetian

1.8 million square-feet of meeting and event space

Ideal for trade shows and meetings, large and small

Perfect for conducting business and entertaining clients without leaving the resort

7,000 luxury suites, 30+ award-winning restaurants, countless experiences

4. Mandalay Bay Convention Center

2 million square-feet of meeting space

30,000 square-feet of exhibit space

26,000 square-feet of meeting and function space

12,000 seat arena for live entertainment

 

Hotels and Casinos

If you need space for your meeting, but maybe not the scale of a convention center, Las Vegas is home to an array of extravagant resort hotels and casinos. Here are a few of the most popular:

1. ARIA

Features: critically acclaimed chefs and restauranteurs, 24-hour cocktail lounge, nightclub, spa, full-service salon and barbershop, pool deck, and more.

What makes it unique: dramatic and graceful architecture, soaring three-story lobby, achieved LEED® certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

2. Bellagio

Features: posh accommodations, botanical gardens, fine art exhibits, theater a la Paris Opera House, world-renowned restaurants, upscale boutiques, European-inspired casino, pool, spa, salon, exclusive golf courses, and more.

What makes it unique: a combination of old-world elegance and modern luxuries, choreographed dancing water display above an eight-acre lake.

3. Caesars Palace

Features: grand casino, celebrity chefs, buffets, and casual eating, legendary entertainment, world-class shopping, nightclubs, spas and salons, sportsbooks, and golf courses.

What makes it unique: architecture and experiences of ancient Rome, impeccable service, and attention to detail, something for everyone.

4. The Cosmopolitan

Features: casino blending classic games and modern technology, six different entertainment venues including The Chelsea, The Barbershop, Marquee Nightclub, Opium, and the Clique Bar & Lounge.

What makes it unique: located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, panoramic views from The Pool District, a mix of stylish design and art.

5. New York-New York

Features: 300-foot Brooklyn bridge, 12 New York-style skyscrapers (all 1/3 scale), 150-foot Statue of Liberty, Coney Island-style roller coaster, replicas of Grand Central Station and Ellis Island, and more.

What makes it unique: one of the Strip’s more clever displays of themed architecture, a “melting pot” of fine dining, including authentic Italian recipes, steakhouses, and an Irish pub.

6. Wynn

Features: an exclusive shopping promenade, spa, magical Lake of Dreams, private lagoons and waterfalls, pool area, full-scale theatrical shows, golf courses, and more.

What makes it unique: an environment of casual elegance, conventions services, and facilities for a wide variety of scales.

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Experiential

Looking for something more unique and perhaps more intimate? Here is a list of activities and attractions to check out during your Las Vegas experience:

Fremont Street: A famous seven-block entertainment district in historic downtown, Las Vegas. A wide array of live concerts and entertainment. Home to The Viva Vision – the world’s largest video screen.

The Neon Museum: Exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs, including an outdoor exhibition known as the Neon Boneyard.

Stratosphere Tower: The United States’ tallest freestanding observation tower, complete with lounges, fireworks, casinos, and SkyPod parties.

Observation Wheel: The world’s tallest observation wheel at 550 feet. Taking 30 minutes to complete one revolution. 28 spacious cabins for guests.

Welcome to Las Vegas sign: The perfect way to capture your experience in Las Vegas!

Unique Stores: There are a ton of shopping to do in Vegas; this list aggerates some of the more unique stores.

Shows: It’s impossible to see all the shows Las Vegas offers, but use this link to search and decide.

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Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas

This is the message on the iconic Las Vegas sign. Las Vegas certainly is fabulous! Which meeting spots in this guide will you have fabulous meetings at?

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