Club Industry Show 2012: Club Industry Show 2012
Las Vegas Means Business
We all know the phrase "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" but the mantra for trade show and business travelers is "Las Vegas Means Business."Las Vegas has claimed the #1 trade show destination for the past seventeen years not only for its legendary entertainment, gourmet dining, and world-class hotels, but because of the success of the business that is done while attendees are on-site for trade shows.
This is the city where business leaders from around the world meet, think and exchange ideas. It might sound like hype to call Las Vegas a global crossroads, but it’s not hype if you can back it up.
Check out the information below or VegasMeansBusiness.com for full details on planning
your 2012 Club Industry Las Vegas experience.
Las Vegas: Myth Busters
Here's the reality on why Las Vegas is the #1 trade show destination and the
perfect location for Club Industry 2012.
There are too many trade shows in Las Vegas and attendance is negatively impacted due to other similar events.
Show see an average ATTENDANCE INCREASE of 15 percent when rotating into Las Vegas
Las Vegas convention delegates sneak away from meeting sessions.
Las Vegas trade show delegates spend more time on the show floor.
(11.0 hours vs. 5.9 to 9.5 hours in other cities)
Las Vegas conventions do not attract "serious" delegates
Over 73% of Club Industry attendees directly influence purchasing. If Club Industry only achieves the average show increase of 15% that is still nearly 500 new potential clients that were not at the 2011 event.
Source: Exhibit Surveys - 2012 and Club Industry 2011 data
Top Three Reasons for Las Vegas
With more than 150,000 rooms, Las Vegas offers the best group value proposition in the world. Use our Official Housing Partner onPeak to book into our hotel block at the Las Vegas Hotel, or book your own room at your favorite Las Vegas hotel. Las Vegas also offers more than 950 inbound and outbound flights per day and nonstop service from 130-plus U.S. cities. Use our quick and easy KAYAK travel tool to find rates from your home airport. However you travel or wherever you stay, Las Vegas is easy on your time and budget.
Year-round appeal with an average of 320 days of sunshine per year and less than five inches of precipitation annually. The airport is located just minutes from the Convention Center and hotels and most attractions are easily accessible on foot or from a bus, taxi, shuttle or monorail.
There are few other cities in the world that are able to boast about the wide array of dining and entertainment options available in Las Vegas. Many of the great chefs have set up shop in Las Vegas restaurants, where patrons are consistently rewarded with great food. As a result, Las Vegas has options for every culinary taste.
Hotel and Attractions
Experience the exclusive gem that is the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (LVH). As a world-class hotel and casino, the Las Vegas Hotel offers a unique blend of sophistication and excitement with incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, and the world’s largest Race & Sports Book in town. Conveniently located next to the Las Vegas Convention Center, the LVH boasts an alluring variety of luxury rooms and suites in a relaxing atmosphere, while maintaining easy access via monorail to the excitement of the Strip, just one block away.
When the excitement of the show floor ends create connections with other fitness professionals at our after hours events or find your own fun with endless options on the Las Vegas strip. We encourage you to arrive early or stay late with your colleagues for great team building activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, zip line tours, paintball, or try to Jukari Fit to Flex workout at the Bellagio created by Reebok and Cirque du Soleil.