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American Gem Society Accepting RFPs for Breakout Speakers at Conclave 2021

It will be on April 26–28, 2021. LAS VEGAS — The American Gem Society (AGS) is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to present at the annual Conclave in Louisville, KY, April 26–28, 2021. The AGS is looking for presenters on a variety of topics: AppraisingBusiness managementEthicsGemologyIn-store eventsRetail innovationDiversityMarketing and salesSecuritySourcingSuccession planningSustainabilityTechnologyHuman resources Conclave will feature panel discussions, insider insights, and sessions ...

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Las Vegas Sands Could Reenter Japan Integrated Resort Casino Race

Japan’s forthcoming commercial gaming industry was dealt a serious blow when Las Vegas Sands -– considered the world’s preeminent casino operator -– announced in May it would no longer be making a bid for one of the three integrated resort (IR) licenses. Billionaire Sheldon Adelson might not be completely out of the Japanese casino discussion. Joji Kokuryo, managing director of ...

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Las Vegas’ ad agency awarded $110M contract extension

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, through advertising consultant R&R Partners, is promoting last week’s reopening of casinos with an ad that shows the Las Vegas Strip lights coming back to life. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Tuesday approved a multimillion-dollar one-year contract with a possible six-month extension to R&R Partners to continue as the organization’s ...

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Carson City schools replace food services manager

The Carson City School District will be changing its nutrition services vendor come July 1 after the Board of Trustees approved a new contract with Chartwells as its food service management consultant, ending a decade-long relationship with Aramark. The school district’s request for proposal process for a new vendor began in January. The U.S. Department of Agriculture requires districts that ...

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Yokohama unfazed by Las Vegas Sands withdrawal, blames COVID-19 pandemic

Yokohama mayor Fumiko Hayashi has stated her belief that the global COVID-19 pandemic was behind the decision by Las Vegas Sands to withdraw from Japan’s IR race, stating at a press conference on Wednesday, “I am not particularly surprised.” While LVS Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson suggested in the company’s shock announcement on Wednesday that restrictive regulatory requirements were the primary ...

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Las Vegas Sands unlikely to return to Japan despite potential Tokyo lure

Las Vegas Sands is highly unlikely to reenter the race for a Japanese IR license unless there is a dramatic shift in the regulatory and locality landscape, according to brokerage Sanford C Bernstein. The global casino giant, which until this week had been considered the favorite to develop an integrated resort in Yokohama, announced its shock withdrawal from Japan on ...

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Nevada Wants A Digital Media Agency To Be Seen As Digital Media Gurus

The Nevada County Economic Resource Council (NCERC) is looking to hire a digital media and social media company for a variety of assignments, including to refresh both the www.gonevadacounty.com and www.ncerc.org web sites. The NCERC is looking to enable Nevada County to become a front-runner and establish market leadership in the digital media arena. The NCERC’s vision is to position ...

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