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Meetings Today LIVE! Scores a Touchdown With Closing Event at Allegiant Stadium

July 22, 2021
Meetings Today LIVE! at Allegiant Stadium

Meetings Today LIVE! West in Las Vegas wrapped an experiential, in-person program Wednesday, July 21. The event brought together 63 meeting industry professionals—planners and suppliers—facilitating 638 total one-on-one meetings from July 18-21 at host venue The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.

Among the memorable offsite excursions during the show? A private event at the new Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders.

The evening reception was a winning way to cap off a week of renewed relationships and networking between meeting planners and suppliers in the western U.S.

Meetings Today and Allegiant Stadium team on the field at Allegiant Stadium
Meetings Today and Allegiant Stadium team on the field at Allegiant Stadium. Credit: Allegiant Stadium

Attendees were welcomed by high-fives from mascot Raider Rusher and escorted onto the field to channel their inner quarterbacks and try their skills at extra-point kicks. Up on the jumbotron, their names shined in lights. It’s one of the impressive on-field activations Allegiant Stadium can employ for private events at the stadium, making attendees feel like football stars for a day. 

Additional wows included dinner in the Raiders locker room and a tour of the private event spaces throughout the building, including Coors Light Landing, which held stunning views of the field and the Las Vegas Strip through its floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

Raiders locker room
Dinner setup in the Raiders locker room. Credit: Allegiant Stadium
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The 24,000-square-foot event space—one of 10 available spaces for events within the stadium—can host 2,500 people standing or 500 banquet-style. It’s also home to the 85-foot-tall Al Davis Memorial Torch, which is the largest 3D-printed object in the world.

[Related: Details on Allegiant Stadium’s Event Hosting Capabilities]

Allegiant Stadium’s VP of sales and marketing, Samantha Johnson, said the team’s goal is for private events at Allegiant Stadium to be “impactful, experiential and limitless,” whether for a group for 50 or 65,000.

“Allegiant Stadium’s variety of event spaces, experiences and AV capabilities allow us to host a range of events such as galas, meetings, receptions and much more,” Johnson said. “Each event is unique and we work with our clients to find the best space and experience that will accomplish their goals. Our first class organization and team members are experts in scaling the venue to meet the needs of each client and allow the venue to live up to its reputation as the premiere event and entertainment destination.”

Coors Light Landing space
Coors Light Landing event space. Credit: Allegiant Stadium

Want more in-depth event coverage of Meetings Today LIVE! West in Las Vegas? Read more on Allegiant Stadium and other venues we experienced, like high-end dining experiences that wowed with Caesars Entertainment at CAESARS FORUM, a site tour of Green Valley Ranch, updates at The Venetian and more.

[Meetings Today LIVE! Forges In-Person Connections in Las Vegas]

Event on the field with the Raiders mascot
Event on the field with the Raiders mascot. Credit: Allegiant Stadium

Special thanks to the following sponsors of Meetings Today LIVE! West Las Vegas for their partnership:

  • The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino
  • Allegiant Stadium
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Imprint Events Las Vegas, a DMC Network Partner
  • Goodman Speaker Management
  • MPI
  • The BrandIt Agency
  • AREA15

Interested in a Meetings Today LIVE! event? Join us in Louisville September 12-15! Inquire now.
 

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Danielle LeBreck | Lead Destinations Content Strategist

Danielle started at Meetings Today in March 2019 after seven years of editorial experience in the travel and food industries. She oversees all of the destination content for Meetings Today and collaborates with the team on digital content strategy and content marketing initiatives.