In June 2018, the blockbuster trade show’s owner/producer, the Consumer Technology Association, gave the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority the gift of Bo and Wells — two black Labrador Retrievers that are “vapor wake dogs” — to enhance the LVCVA’s security efforts.
PLATEFUL DECISIONS: UNLV hospitality students try to crack the code of the kitchen on quest to become Vegas tourism titans
The drill at these kitchen grills is not about stirring a student’s culinary talent until it bursts into a flambe of fame, a la Wolfgang Puck. Rather it’s about heating up the larger instincts necessary for hospitality/tourism careers, which produce Vegas’ economic bread and butter.
GUARDIAN OF HIS GALAXY: Details, details and more details consume manager of far-flung Convention Center show
It’s Steve Patterson’s job — amid lumbering forklifts, rumbling trucks, snaking of cables, building of booths, hoisting of billboards and a four-day rising of a mini-indoor city — to make sure that all the hustle and muscle poured into the 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show pays off in a special kind of bustle: a spectacular event at the Las Vegas Convention Center.