Las Vegas Convention Center Opens New Outdoor Space
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The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) opened a new outdoor parking and exhibition space the day before CES, January 4, Trade Show News Network reports. The new space, dubbed the Diamond Lot, represents the completion of Phase One of the LVCC’s expansion and renovation project, which is slated to cost $1.4 billion.
The Diamond Lot is a 20-acre outdoor exhibit area with more than 3,000 parking spaces, landscaped walkways, four vehicle access locations, power points and property-wide communications and surveillance capabilities, TSNN said. Built on the former site of the Riviera Hotel & Casino, the LVCC’s expansion will also add an additional 1.4 million square feet of convention space, the renovation of the existing 3.2 million square foot facility, as well as a new connector to allow all exhibit halls to be accessed internally. Once complete, the combined LVCC and outdoor space will be known as the Las Vegas Convention Center District.