Gaming to get look at tourism conference
Current trends in gaming across the
nation and the economic outlook for
tourism are among highlights of the 19th
Annual Governor’s Conference on
Tourism in Reno Dec. 9-11. The Reno-
Sparks Convention Center will be the site
of most conference events.
Lt. Gov. Lorraine Hunt will present
the annual Tourism Development Awards
Dec. 10 to Nevada businesses that have
created new or expanded tourism facilities.
Frank Fahrenkopf, a Reno native and
president and CEO of the American
Gaming Association, will deliver his annual
State of the Gaming Industry address to
the conference Dec. 11.
Economics Professor William
Eadington of the University of Nevada
Reno, an expert on the economic impact
of Indian-owned casinos, also is scheduled
to speak and lead a panel.
Concerned that a spate of COVID-19-related lawsuits could bankrupt businesses, members of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce implored the state’s congressional delegation during the chamber’s annual D.C. retreat to pass a federal liability protection measure.