Patrick Schwerdtfeger is a motivational speaker who spoke at the National Association of Healthcare Recruiters (NAHCR) at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in July 2011. He spoke about social media and how it can be used by recruiters in the human resources field. As a professional speaker, Patrick specializes in business trends, small business marketing and entrepreneurship. He’s the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. So if you’re planning a business convention in the Sands Expo & Convention Center on Sands Avenue, the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Conference Center at the south end of the strip by the airport, the Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road or some other conference facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, Patrick will deliver the buzz and excitement you’re looking for.
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Las Vegas has many conference facilities, including:
- Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road
- Sands Expo and Convention Center on Sands Avenue
- Las Vegas Marriott on Convention Center Drive
- Hilton Grand Vacations Suites Las Vegas Convention Center on Karen Avenue
- Residence Inn Las Vegas Convention Center on Paradise Road
- Other meeting spaces in North Las Vegas, Winchester and Summerlin South
General Information about Las Vegas, Nevada, for Meeting Planners
Popularly known as the “Gambling Capital of the World”, “Sin City”, and the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, Las Vegas is a well-known tourist destination with a population of 583,756 as of 2010. It has a population of almost 2 million people and is famous for its large hotel & casino attractions. It also boasts extravagant shopping labels and world-class fine dining. Aside from being a family city, Las Vegas is also a leading conference and convention venue attracting millions of business travelers each year.
Conference facilities in Las Vegas include Las Vegas Convention Center, Sands Expo and Convention Center and National ADA Symposium. Some international events hosted by the city are the InfoComm International, and the MINExpo International. Shelby Automobiles and BankServ International are some of large international companies with offices in Las Vegas. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.
2014 Business Conventions in Las Vegas, Nevada
During 2014, Las Vegas will be hosting countless business events. The Social Media Strategies Summit: Las Vegas 2014 (SMSS) is being hosted at Bally’s on Las Vegas Boulevard by the Global Strategic Management Institute in February. Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas Boulevard South, will play host to the Human Resource Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference being organized by Human Resource Executive/LRP Publications in March. The 11th International Conference on Information Technology is being hosted by Premier Hall for Advancing Science and Engineering at the Flamingo on Las Vegas Boulevard South in April. In June, 501 Events is hosting the Affiliate Marketing Convention (AMCON 2014) at the Sand Expo Center on Sands Avenue.
2013 Business Conferences in Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas is holding hundreds of large conferences during 2013. Some of these meetings include the PPAI’s 2013 Promotional Products Association International Expo at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in January. The World Market Center, LLC is also holding their 2013 Las Vega Market at the World Market Center in January. Wedding & Portrait Photographers Annual Convention & Trade Show will take place at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino at Nielsen Photo Network in March, whereas the NAB’s 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Conference will be held at Las Vegas Convention Center in April. In addition, IECS’ International Esthetics Cosmetic and Spa Conference will be held at Las Vegas Convention Center in June.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Las Vegas
Las Vegas Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Nevada aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Viva Las Voices Club meets at City of Las Vegas City Hall on South Main Street (Thursday at 12:00 PM), Z’Toasters meets at Zappos Lobby on Stewart Avenue (Thursday at 5:00 PM), LAMBDA Linguists meets at The Center on South Maryland Parkway (Monday at 6:59:00 PM) and Grand Central Toastmasters meets at Clark County Government Center on South Grand Central Parkway (Thursday at 12:05 PM).
Las Vegas Food Choices for Convention Attendees
Take a break from a business convention in Las Vegas, Nevada and dine at local restaurants like Firefly, Carnival World & Village, and Pullman Grille. Firefly (Phone: 702-369-3971) on Paradise Road in Citibank Plaza is a tapas-style eatery specializing in fusion dishes like patatas bravas and chorizo clams. Hailed as the best seafood buffet in Vegas, Carnival World & Village (Phone: 702-777-7777) on Flamingo Road in the Rio Hotel serves snow crab legs, lobster tails, and fresh-shucked oysters. Pullman Grille (Phone: 702-387-1896) on North Main Street features the best Black Angus beef and Pacific seafood dishes in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Attractions for Conference Delegates
Rejuvenate yourself after attending a business conference in Vegas by taking some time to visit local places like Freemont Street Experience, Las Vegas Natural History Museum, The Strip Gift Shop and Vegas Indoor Skydiving. If the world of casinos is your oyster, visit the Freemont Street Experience located at 425 Fremont Street and don’t forget to visit the Las Vegas Natural History Museum located at 900 Las Vegas Boulevard. The Strip Gift Shop at 3150 Paradise Road provides the perfect opportunity for a shopping spree. Or if it’s a thrill you’re after, visit the Vegas Indoor Skydiving Center located at 200 Convention Center.