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Kid Rock to Headline Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas

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Las Vegas – August 7, 2015 – One of the biggest weekends in running just got bigger. American rock star Kid Rock will headline the 2015 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon on Sunday, November 16. The five-time Grammy nominated artist will perform at the Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series during the pre-race concert powered by iHeartRadio starting at 3:00pm. The marathon and half-marathon begin at 4:30pm, running on both sides of the Las Vegas Strip at night.Known for his hit songs, including ‘Cowboy,’ ‘Bawitdaba,’ ‘All Summer Long,’ ‘Picture’ and ‘Born Free,’ Kid Rock recently released his tenth studio album “First Kiss” earlier this year. His popular mix of Southern rock, hip‐hop, blues‐and-country‐tinged ballads has sold more than 25 million records during his career.

“Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas has become one of the most anticipated running events of the year and nothing says Rock ‘n’ Roll like a Kid Rock concert in Las Vegas,” said Josh Furlow, President of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. “With the energy of running down the Las Vegas Strip at night and to have a true rock star like Kid Rock take over the main stage, this is guaranteed to be an unforgettable event runners won’t want to miss.”

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas returns to Sin City the weekend of November 12-15 as the only private event that exclusively shuts down the Las Vegas Strip at night. Featuring an expanded race weekend illuminated by the Strip’s neon marquees, the race highlights the must-see Vegas sights from the iconic ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign to the Fountains of Bellagio. Both of the marathon and half-marathon routes finish at the base of the Mirage Volcano on the most famous street in the world.

The nighttime race attracts runners of all abilities to experience the one-of-a-kind event with live bands at every mile, a Run-Thru Wedding for couples to elope on-the-go, the infamous group of Running Elvi, along with pre- and post-event parties throughout the weekend at Vegas’ top nightlife venues.

Las Vegas weekend activities begin with a free three-day Health & Fitness Expo where all participants go to pick up their race number, gear bag and t-shirt. This ultimate running showcase will kick off Thursday, November 12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center featuring more than 100 fitness retailers, exhibits, free samples and interactive clinics.

Among the event weekend highlights returning in 2015 is the Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K presented by SLS Las Vegas, which will take place at 6:00 pm Saturday, November 14. The 5K allows runners to earn the Las Vegas ‘Remix Challenge’ medal by completing two nights of running.

In true Las Vegas fashion runners have the option of purchasing a VIP package to add to the ultimate Las Vegas experience. VIP packages provide options for runners to gain exclusive marathon access throughout the weekend, including perks such as private packet pick up at the Expo, Start and Finish Line VIP hospitality, upgraded refreshments and more. Limited VIP packages are available at StripAtNight.com. For more information or to register for the event, visit StripAtNight.com and follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

About Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon will take over the world famous Las Vegas Strip on Sunday night, November 15, 2015. Since 2009, more than $20 million has been raised by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America at the Las Vegas event, which annually generates $165 million in annual economic impact to the region. Race participants enjoy the sights and sounds of lavish hotels, world-class entertainment and some of Vegas’ hottest music sensations performing on the course.

In addition to live bands performing along the course, the Las Vegas event is renowned for hundreds of people running dressed as Elvis, known as the Running Elvi. Every year the event also includes a Run-Thru Wedding Chapel where runners in love can tie the knot or renew their vows on the race route. The finish line venue in front of the Mirage Volcano is conveniently located less than one mile from more than 15 resorts, offering runners a nearby walk back to their respective hotel after completing the race. For more information about Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas, visit StripatNight.com and follow @RunRocknRoll on Twitter.

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Pack it up

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Pack Expo is known worldwide for Engineers, Plant managers, Sales personnel, Quality controllers, Production supervisors and people in important decision making positions come to this event to gain an insight into the future of the packaging industry as well as strike profitable deals with suppliers from all across the globe. While the fair already attracts professionals from the food, beverage, volume printing, toys, chemical as well as household industries, the co-located Pharma Expo adds to the count of pharmaceutical professionals coming to this mega trade fair.

This year at at Pack Expo you get:

1. INSIGHTS–PACK EXPO Las Vegas offers valuable, hands-on and convenient learning opportunities right on the show floor. The industry’s most recognized experts share knowledge of breakthrough technologies, the latest regulations…everything you need to know to keep your projects moving forward.
2. INTERACTION–We’re not talking top-level-only networking events. There’s camaraderie and idea-sharing going on everywhere at PACK EXPO. You’ll connect with fellow professionals in industry-specific lounges and pavilions, strike up conversations at booths and plug in to the energy that comes from walking the show floor with 30,000 forward-thinking peers.
3. INSPIRATION–It takes more than “business as usual” to stay ahead. At PACK EXPO Las Vegas, you’ll gain the outside perspective you need to solve tough problems, identify best practices, exceed demands, guide your organization into the future and develop a competitive edge.
4. INNOVATION– You’ll see the most advanced technologies for enhancing production from beginning to end—and of course the most creative packaging ideas imaginable—from 1,800+ vetted, top-tier suppliers of processing and packaging solutions.
And because it wouldn’t be Vegas without it…
5. ENTERTAINMENT–The fun and thrill of Vegas doesn’t stop at the door of the convention center. At this year’s PACK EXPO, you’ll feel like a VIP in our expertly designed industry-specific pavilions and lounges. Relax, unwind, and talk shop with tantalizing food and beverages served right on the show floor. Plus, this year’s PACK gives BACK™ charity event will feature an unforgettable performance from the legendary rock band, Chicago! So get ready for PACK EXPO, Vegas-style!

Get ahead and buy your DISCOUNTED MONORAIL TICKETS NOW!

PACK EXPO Las Vegas attendees can reap the rewards of the show’s 20 years of growth and innovation! Watch this video to see what makes PACK EXPO Las Vegas the highest-quality, largest processing and packaging event of the year.

 

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Where MAGIC Happens

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Twice annually, 60,000+ people meet in Las Vegas to shop and celebrate style. The Magic Show Las Vegas is the prominent event of the Apparel & Clothing industry.

The event will be hosting global buyers and sellers of men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear, accessories and sourcing resources.
MAGIC is where new trends surface and develop into what will be seen on the consumer. The show’s goal is to connect and inspire the fashion community, fuse diverse trends, while offering unbeatable service to its customers.

MAGIC will take place from August 16, 2015 – August 19, 2015 at the Las Vegas and Mandalay bay Convention Center.

Don’t be fashionably late! Travel to the MAGIC show quickly and save by purchasing tickets HERE

Check out this video to learn more about MAGIC

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LAS VEGAS MONORAIL, UFC® ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

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Monorail Named ‘Official Las Vegas Transportation of UFC’

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Monorail today announced a partnership with UFC® to provide fight fans discounted fares as they ride trains to attend upcoming UFC events. Fight fans will have the exciting opportunity to ride two UFC signature wrapped trains that are currently promoting the 4th Annual UFC International Fight Week™, which takes place from July 7-12. Discounted fares and custom designed tickets will debut in conjunction with the Monorail’s two signature trains, which have already begun running along the famous Las Vegas Strip.

“The Las Vegas Monorail Company is very excited to partner with UFC. Our two organizations are intimately tied to Las Vegas and what our community offers and this partnership just makes sense. UFC will continue to deliver exciting events at outstanding venues throughout the city, while the Las Vegas Monorail physically delivers fight fans to the heart of the city on UFC-branded trains,” said Ingrid Reisman, VP and Chief Marketing Officer for the Las Vegas Monorail. “Our seven stations connect the Las Vegas Strip and everything it has to offer including world-class sporting events. We are thrilled to be in such elite company with UFC as their official Las Vegas transportation choice.”

This partnership is for one year and designates the Las Vegas Monorail as ‘The Official Las Vegas Transportation of UFC.’

UFC International Fight Week features a UFC Fan Expo®, the 2015 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, a UFC Reebok experience, the Ulti-man 5k, UFC Gym® Fitness Challenge, the Fremont Street Experience Concert and various martial arts tournaments. UFC International Fight Week will be capped off with two highly anticipated events in UFC® 189: ALDO vs. MCGREGOR on Saturday, July 11 and The Ultimate Fighter® Finale on Sunday, July 12.

UFC fans can purchase discounted Monorail tickets by visiting this link tickets.lvmonorail.com/UFC2015/ or by using the discount code: UFC15 at Las Vegas Monorail customer service ticket offices (open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)  located at the following seven stations: MGM Grand, Bally’s/Paris, Flamingo, Harrah’s/The LINQ, Las Vegas Convention Center, Westgate and SLS Las Vegas.

Customers are encouraged to follow the Las Vegas Monorail on Facebook and Twitter @LVMonorail for all the latest updates and special deals. For additional information on UFC, please visit UFC.com and follow UFC Fight Week on Twitter @UFCFightWeek.

UFC Media Contact
Brian Smith
bsmith@ufc.com
702-956-6566

Las Vegas Monorail Media Contacts
Ingrid Reisman
Ingrid@lvmonorail.com
702-699-8219

Matthew Driscoll
R&R Partners for Las Vegas Monorail
Matthew.driscoll@rrpartners.com
610-416-9115

About The Las Vegas Monorail

The Las Vegas Monorail is a quick and convenient connection to the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to the city’s world-class restaurants, shows, shops, clubs, hotels and casinos. In just minutes, Monorail riders can travel the legendary Las Vegas Strip in a safe, clean and climate-controlled environment – without the hassles of traffic or wasted time. The private Monorail system has seven stations: MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/The LINQ; Las Vegas Convention Center; Westgate Resort & Casino; and SLS Las Vegas. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail, call (866) 4-MONORAIL / (866) 466-6672; visit www.lvmonorail.com; or pick up a Monorail Magazine, available at all Monorail stations.

About UFC®

UFC® is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 134 countries and territories to over 700 million TV households worldwide in 21 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT® (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTSUFC Fight Club®UFC Fan Expo®UFC branded apparel, DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFCTwitter and Instagram: @UFC.

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Where to watch Mayweather vs. Pacquiao in Las Vegas

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Watch Mayweather vs. Pacquiao in Las Vegas

The countdown continues and Las Vegas is gearing up for The Fight of the Century as Floyd Mayweather finally takes on Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2nd LIVE at MGM Grand Garden Arena! Even though fans will be hard pressed to find tickets to the live event, MGM Grand and MGM Resorts International has planned many closed circuit viewings:

Where to watch the big fight

MGM Grand Closed Circuit Viewings:

MGM Grand Ballroom– 866-740-7711 to purchase
$375 (excludes tax and gratuity)
Includes $150 per ticket for closed circuit admission
An Open Bar from 5:00pm-8:00pm featuring Well Cocktails, Domestic Beer, Tecate, Soda, Juice & Water.

CRUSH – 702-891-3222 to purchase
$1,000 per person (excludes tax & gratuity)
Includes $150 per ticket for closed circuit admission
Five-course dinner with steak & lobster
Includes premium open bar with Sommelier selection of wine

Beacher’s Madhouse– SOLD OUT

Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club– SOLD OUT

KA Theatre– SOLD OUT

TAP Sports Bar
Bar Top Seating – SOLD OUT
Dining Table Seating – SOLD OUT
Bar Table – SOLD OUT

SIGNATURE at MGM Grand
Must have a MGM Grand Hotel or Signature at MGM Grand reservation for May 2 to purchase closed circuit tickets. Call 702-797-6016 to purchase.
Lounge – SOLD OUT

MGM Resorts International Closed Circuit Viewings:
Mandalay Bay
Luxor
Excalibur
New York New York
Monte Carlo
ARIA
Bellagio
The Mirage
Circus Circus

General admission tickets for closed circuit viewing will be $150, not including handling fees, and will go on sale Thursday, April 23 at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT. Tickets will be available for purchase at the individual property’s box office outlets, by phone with a major credit card at (866) 799-7711 or through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000.
Closed Circuit tickets are limited to four (4) per household.

More information on Fight Week at MGM Grand can be found HERE

Now that you’ve decided WHERE you are watching the fight, how are you getting there?!?

Click Here to purchase Monorail tickets and zip the strip to your fight viewing party!

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Inaguraral Wizard World Comic Con hits Las Vegas!

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STAR-STUDDED LINEUP AT INAUGURAL WIZARD WORLD COMIC CON LAS VEGAS, APRIL 24-26 AT LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER

Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) is celebrating its first trip to Las Vegas for Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas, April 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the seventh event on Wizard World’s calendar of Comic Cons in 2015.. Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Show hours are Friday, April 24, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Q&A sessions with Robert Englund (The Nightmare on Elm Street), Tom Mison (“Sleepy Hollow”), James Marsters (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy), Milo Ventimiglia (“Gilmore Girls,” “Heroes”), a concert by videogame tribute band “Critical Hit,” costume contests, comics creator panels and more are among the programming highlights scheduled throughout the weekend. Programming is free and included as part of the standard event admission, unless otherwise noted.

Wizard World Comic Con is also the home of the most creative comics artists and writers on the planet. Artist Alley at Las Vegas Comic Con will feature Salvador Larroca (“Avengers vs. X-Men,” “Captain America”), Neal Adams (“Batman,” “X-Men”), Clay Mann (“Harley Quinn,” “Hulk”), Ethan Van Sciver (“Green Lantern,” “Justice League”), Arthur Suydam (“Marvel Zombies,” “Army of Darkness”), Mike Zeck (“Superman,” “JLA”), Ken Lashley (“Action Comics,” “Black Panther”), Steve Lieber (“Detective Comics,” “Hawkman”) and many others.

In addition, all full-price Wizard World Las Vegas Comic Con attendees (weekend 3-day, VIP and single-day admissions) will receive a limited edition exclusive variant cover, “The Walking Dead” comic, drawn by Lieber. Comics will be issued at registration while supplies last and VIP attendees will receive an additional black & white sketch version.

Las Vegas Comic Con is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor. The famed Wizard World Las Vegas Comic Con Costume Contest will take place on Saturday, April 25, at 7 p.m. The Kids Costume Contest will be held on Sunday, April 26.

Purchase discounted Monorail tickets HERE for the quickest way to and from the events!

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