Top Summer Conventions Held In Las Vegas

June 6, 2016 5:00 AM

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Las Vegas is the premier spot for hosting conventions for industries and businesses all over the world. This summer is guaranteed to peak in record numbers, from the thermometer to tourists coming in and out of town. Las Vegas has some of the world’s most lavish and accommodating convention centers and exhibit halls.  What a great way to escape the scorching sun by attending one of the hundreds of conventions that are rolling into town this summer.
Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show
3655 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(866) 506-8571

June 2 – 5, 2016

Take a trip back in time with almost 400 exhibitors displaying the rarest and most fascinating collections of antiques in the estate jewelry and watch industry. Signature pieces from Cartier, Tiffany’s, Patek Philippe and more will be on the showroom floor at this convention. Brouse through delicate tennis bracelets, rings, brooches, gemstones, cameos, pendants and more that represent all eras of jewelry history throughout time.

Couture 2016
3131 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 770-7000

June 2 – 6, 2016

Every year, the most prestigious and exclusive line of luxury jewelry and timepieces in the market comes to Wynn Resort. This premier event connects, collaborates and conducts business of renowned heritage brands, design talent, retailers and award-winning media from all over the world. See the world’s top preeminent designers and brands like Bulagri, David Yerman, Stephen Weber and more in this diverse display of creativity and original designs under one roof.  Couture also caters to some of the world’s most luxury consumers and trade media with editors that seek the most innovative designs and trends to deliver up-to-the-minute editorial exposure during the entire event.

JCK Annual Trade Show 2016
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7777

June 3 – 6, 2016

Every year, the most impressive line of jewelry designers and brands come to Las Vegas for one of the largest jewelry tradeshow of its kind.  This year the roster of both LUXURY and JCK Las Vegas include Erica Courtney, Clara Williams and Saint Honore Paris, Swarovski, Stuller, Rio Tinto, and LUXURY Watch brands Bermont, Carl F. Bucherer, Frederique Constance, Movado and more.  Kids can dazzle in the new cool Kicstarter area designed for students.  The convention kicks off with a star-studded welcome party and fashion show hosted by Tous and the Evening of Design fashion fete honoring the talents of the Design Center at JCK Rocks the Beach with a special performance by Train of San Francisco singing their hit songs “Marry Me” and “50 Ways to Say Goodbye.”

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Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2016
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7777

June 21 – 23, 2016

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association sponsors the mega-convention that brings over 5,000 licensors, licensing agents, and licensees in industries from animation, apparel, fashion, art & design, video games, entertainment, food & beverage, inspirational, publishing, professional services and more. Rub elbows with owners, general managers, merchandising managers, licensing agents, publishers and more at this expo. If you’re looking for the next big thing, this is definitely where you can find it.

UFC Fan Expo 2016
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 892-0711

July 8 – 10, 2016

This summer, and for the first time in UFC history, the UFC Fan Expo will expand to three days off awesome access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, UFC Hall of Famers, celebrities, legendary fighters, Octagon Girls and more. Over 600,000 square feet is dedicated to this unique experience for fans to get up close and personal with record number of athletes who will be signing autographs and taking photos on-site.  UFC partners include Reebok, EA Sports, Bud Light, Harley Davidson, Toyo Tire, Monster Energy and UFC Gym.

MAGIC MARKETPLACE
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 892-0711

Aug. 15 – 17, 2016

Twice a year MAGIC, the world’s largest fashion convention, comes to town with apparel, footwear, accessories and manufacturers from all over the world to unveil men’s, women’s, junior’s and children’s latest trends.  MAGIC fuels the fashion industry and is comprised of PROJECT, THE TENTS, WWDMAGIC, FNPLATFORM, SOURCING at MAGIC, PROJECT WOMENS, THE COLLECTIVE, POOLTRADESHOW, WSA@MAGIC, Children’s Club, MAGIC and CURVENV@MAGIC all under one umbrella.

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