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Centerplate, the Las Vegas Convention Center’s exclusive food & beverage partner, has donated approximately 9,240 pounds of prepared but unused food to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission in the wake of canceled or rescheduled shows stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Centerplate donated 500 boxed lunches, 400 sandwiches, 400 salads and 100 food platters to the […]

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ASAE applauded Congress for swiftly constructing a $2.2 trillion emergency coronavirus relief package last week, while calling on policymakers to include more association-specific relief in a fourth relief package currently taking shape. A review of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, shows that Congress allocated extraordinary […]

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Caesars Palace and Flamingo Las Vegas feature messages of love and hope for the city

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The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) Launches Miami Salutes Program and Shares Dozens of Special Offers for First and Front-Line Responders As hospitals and public agencies ramp up their efforts to treat COVID-19 patients and keep residents safe, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is launching an initiative to show support for […]

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The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has successfully found alternate dates for ten shows originally scheduled for the peak of the Coronavirus crisis. These shows represent more than $160 million in economic impact for the city of New Orleans and will take place at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center later […]

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Marriott has announced that hotel guests’ names, loyalty account information, and other personal details may have been accessed in the second major data breach to hit the company in less than two years…

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Rather than accepting defeat to social distancing and isolation, destination management companies (DMCs) are ramping up and shifting gears. Top DMCs are utilizing their time working from home to develop and deploy creative solutions that virtually connect and engage the meetings and events industry with their respective destinations. From Africa to the Americas, Global DMC Partners […]

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We are thinking of you! We hope you all are doing well and staying healthy. While “distance” is what’s needed,  we want to make sure you feel “connected” to Nashville and our team. While concerts, events, and attractions have all hit pause, Nashville has shifted to virtual offerings for you to experience while at home. We […]

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Featuring iconic Las Vegas locations, the customized virtual backdrops allow Zoom users to infuse some fun into their everyday video chats in a way only Las Vegas can

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said plans have already been drafted for a 3,000-bed COVID-19 hospital utilizing halls A, B, and C at McCormick Place set to open on April 24. Speaking at the Pentagon, General Todd Semonite said McCormick Place was among 114 sites the Corps of Engineers examined in all 50 states. […]

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