Highlighting top destinations for meeting, event and incentive planners.

IMEX America 2020 Cancelled

IMEX America 2020, due to take place at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas from September 15-17, has been canceled, chairman Ray Bloom and CEO Carina Bauer said in a letter. It would have been the 10th anniversary of IMEX America.

There are three main reasons why IMEX Group leadership made the decision to cancel IMEX America 2020:

MGM Resorts Announces June 11 Opening Date For Excalibur Hotel & Casino

MGM Resorts International announced it will reopen Excalibur Hotel & Casino Thursday, June 11 following its closure earlier this year amidst the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. Excalibur joins MGM Resorts’ Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Signature, which all opened their doors in Las Vegas June 4.

Caesars Palace and Flamingo Las Vegas to Reopen June 4

In accordance with directives from Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Caesars Entertainment Corporation says it will resume gaming and hospitality operations in Las Vegas at its Caesars Palace and Flamingo Las Vegas properties on June 4. Additionally, the Caesars Entertainment anticipates that several retail and dining outlets along The LINQ Promenade, as well as the High Roller Observation Wheel, will reopen.

Wynn Las Vegas Announces June 4 Reopening Date

Wynn Las Vegas has announced a reopening date of June 4, under Phase Two of the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery plan from Governor Steve Sisolak. Wynn Las Vegas says it plans to open every amenity and outlet available. Both hotel towers and the casino as well as all restaurants will reopen on June 4, followed by the resort's newest restaurant, Elio, later in the month. 

Guests can expect the following to be open:

MGM Resorts Announces Opening Dates for First Las Vegas Properties

MGM Resorts International announced its planned June 4 reopening of BellagioNew York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Signature, following the closure earlier this year of all of its U.S. properties amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. At opening, amenities at all properties will be limited. As demand for the destination builds, additional venues within these resorts will open and other MGM Resorts properties on The Strip will reopen.