Contact: Stacey Welling
Phone: (702) 455-3201
1/17/2020

Annual `State of the Wedding Industry' Event Being Held Jan. 21

​The Clark County Clerk's Office and Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce are hosting the "2020 State of the Wedding Industry" event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Bootlegger Italian Bistro, 7700 S. Las Vegas Blvd.

Clark County Clerk Lynn Goya, who oversees the Marriage License Bureau, and Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft are featured speakers, along with Jodi Harris, Las Vegas president of the Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce, Ramon Montez, advertising manager for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and Las Vegas City Councilwoman Oliva Diaz. Doors open at 6 p.m. for hors d'oeuvres and a no-host bar, with presentations scheduled to begin at 6:45 p.m.

"Las Vegas continues to be the most popular destination in the world to get married and we aren't resting on our laurels," Goya said. "We have a lot of exciting efforts under way this year to continue making our destination the place to celebrate one of the most important milestones in a couple's life together."

"The Las Vegas wedding industry is an important part of our tourist economy, and Clark County is committed to ensuring our place as the Wedding Capital of the World," Commissioner Naft said.

Wedding tourism generates an estimated $2.5 billion in economic activity for the local community including lodging, entertainment and dining. In 2019, nearly 72,000 couples tied the knot in Las Vegas. A directory of local wedding services and vendors is available at  www.WeddingChamber.Vegas

Who:The Clark County Clerk's Office and Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce
What:"2020 State of the Wedding Industry"  
When:Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Speaker remarks begin at 6:45 p.m.
Where:The Copa Room at the Bootlegger Italian Bistro, 7700 S. Las Vegas Boulevard.
Tickets are $20 before Jan. 20 and $30 after Jan. 20.

 

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