• Nevada is ranked as one of the top five states that Americans relocate to.

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  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are based at Nellis Air Force Base in Southern Nevada.

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  • Las Vegas sees 320 days of sunshine per year.

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  • Las Vegas has hosted the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) since 1978. Last year's attendance topped 150,000 over a four day period.

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  • 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.

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The #1 Convention Destination

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.

Accomodations, Covered

Las Vegas has 150,000 Total Hotel Rooms, including 15,000 luxury suites.


World-Class Dining

Bon Appetit magazine declared Las Vegas as one of the nation’s top five restaurant cities.

No Commuting

Las Vegas could accommodate all the attendees from the 2012 Tampa Convention inside a one mile radius of the airport

Think Big

Las Vegas has over 10.7 million square feet of exhibit and meeting space

Shopping Heaven

There are over 900 retail stores to be explored on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Hit The Links

Las Vegas is home to over 50 golf courses including some of the most acclaimed in the country.

Diverse Population

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.

    Senator Dean Heller, R-Nev.
  • "I think it is a tremendous opportunity to show the world that this Las Vegas is one of the greatest cities on the planet."

    Governor Brian Sandoval, R-Nev.
  • "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."

    Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki, R-Nev.