Las Vegas and sports go hand in hand and that’s never more evident than during the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend (UVSW), Feb. 28 – March 3, when the city is alive with the action of everything from hockey and bull-riding to UFC and rugby to NASCAR and our own Vegas Golden Knights.
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.
If approved, The Boring Company would begin plans for a loop of underground express-route tunnels that would transport passengers in high-speed, autonomous electric vehicles across the convention center’s campus, opening in time for CES 2021. The people mover would also potentially link the convention center to Downtown, the Las Vegas Boulevard resort corridor and McCarran International Airport.
Hamburger enthusiasts and hot dog connoisseurs might argue otherwise, but America is a pizza-craving nation. That makes Las Vegas its capital this week as “Pizza Expo 2019” arrives at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 4-7.
USA Taekwondo has brought the prestigious US Open Taekwondo Championships to the Las Vegas Convention Center. This 29th installment of the US Open, which runs through March 3, showcases the best Taekwondo talent in the world and marks one of the first steps in preparation for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.