Nevada is ranked as one of the top five states that Americans relocate to.Get the Facts
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are based at Nellis Air Force Base in Southern Nevada.Get the Facts
Las Vegas sees 320 days of sunshine per year.Get the Facts
Las Vegas has hosted the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) since 1978. Last year's attendance topped 150,000 over a four day period.Get the Facts
Fifty-five years ago this month, Frank Sinatra joined Dean Martin for the first time on stage at the Sands, creating what would become the Rat Pack shows.Get the Facts
Las Vegas has been the number one convention destination in North America for 19 years in a row. 21,000 conventions with 5 million attendees last year alone.
Las Vegas has 150,000 Total Hotel Rooms, including 15,000 luxury suites.
Bon Appetit magazine declared Las Vegas as one of the nation’s top five restaurant cities.
Las Vegas could accommodate all the attendees from the 2012 Tampa Convention inside a one mile radius of the airport
Las Vegas has over 10.7 million square feet of exhibit and meeting space
There are over 900 retail stores to be explored on Las Vegas Boulevard.
Las Vegas is home to over 50 golf courses including some of the most acclaimed in the country.
Over 30% of the residents of Las Vegas are Hispanic.
No city in the nation is better matched to host the 2016 Republican Convention than Las Vegas, already one of the world's greatest tourist destinations.
"I think it is a tremendous opportunity to show the world that this Las Vegas is one of the greatest cities on the planet."
"Las Vegas is the number one convention destination in North America. We do it better than anyone else in the country. We believe this is a tremendous opportunity for Las Vegas and all of Nevada."