Las Vegas, NV – Caesars Entertainment Corporation broke ground on its newest development, Caesars Forum, a $375 million, 550,000sf conference center in Las Vegas.
Within walking distance to more than 20,000 Caesars Entertainment hotel rooms, connected to 5,000 Caesars Entertainment hotel rooms and adjacent to the LINQ Promenade retail district, this state-of-the-art and LEED silver rated facility provides a unique option for meetings and events.
Redefining the offerings for meetings and events in Las Vegas, CAESARS FORUM will be the first facility of this size built on one level and will feature the two largest pillarless ballrooms in the world, equivalent to twenty-seven tennis courts or three ice hockey rinks. It will also feature FORUM Plaza, the first 100,000sf dedicated outdoor meeting and event space in Las Vegas.
The conference center will create 1,000 local construction jobs and more than 450 permanent jobs upon opening in 2020. It will also be globally recognized for its sustainability with a LEED Silver rating and opening in 2020, Caesars Forum will.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place on the future site of the conference center, located directly behind The LINQ Promenade. For the first time, Caesars Entertainment shared a 360 fly-through experience of the conference center.
President and CEO, Mark Frissora was joined on stage by Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani and other Caesars Entertainment executives for the official groundbreaking.