The Las Vegas Convention Center (commonly referred to as LVCC) is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Being one of the largest convention centers in the world with 1,940,631 sq ft (180,290.5 m2) of exhibit space, it hosts shows trade shows, conventions, and sporting events for over 200,000 people. It is the largest single-level convention center in the world. The LVCC is serviced by a stop on the Las Vegas Monorail.
The LVCC currently hosts the Consumer Electronics Show, the largest trade show in the world with over 140,000 attendees. It has also been the host for over 30 USA Table Tennis events, most recently the 2014, 2016, and 2016 US National Championships and the 2015 and 2016 US Open. The 2017 US Open and US Nationals are also scheduled to be played at the LVCC.
The Las Vegas Convention Center will soon begin an $890 million expansion, the 14th in its history. The expansion is intended to increase the center's meeting space and improve the building's overall design. The 500,000 sq ft (46,000 m2) expansion includes 86,000 sq ft (8,000 m2) of dedicated meeting space.
The project is expected to add:
Year Built: 1959
Expansion/Renovations: 1971, 1990, 1998, 2002, 2017 (planned)
Total Space: 3,200,000 sq ft (300,000 m2)
Exhibit Hall Space: 1,940,631 sq ft (180,290.5 m2)