MGM Resorts CEO and President Bill Hornbuckle said in a press release that the VICI Properties acquisition of MGM Growth Properties aligns with MGM’s “journey to become asset light” and focus on expansion.
Las Vegas is back in the large in-person convention business big time, with Informa Markets’ World of Concrete leading the way. Its June 8-10 convention serves as the first major event at the $1 billion West Hall expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The passage of latest COVID-19 relief package in Congress will provide welcome Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relief for 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations such as CVBs/DMOs and associations. The $2.3 trillion deal still leaves much to be desired for those in the meetings and events industry. Read more.
Meeting and events may resume in earnest in the last quarter of 2021, according to top health experts during the Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered webinar produced by the Philadelphia CVB. Read more.