How Vegas Hotels & Resorts are Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Expovision, The Hotel Reservation Office for PACK EXPO Las Vegas, has reached out to its hotel partners for the latest information on their cleaning and safety protocols during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Each of the hotels in the official event hotel block have launched stringent practices that follow guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Nevada Governor and the city of Las Vegas.

Face coverings that cover the nose, mouth and chin are required in all indoor public areas. Amenities such as valet parking, complimentary breakfast and concierge may be reduced or currently not available. The major hotel brands and boutique properties share these similarities on ensuring employees’ and guests’ safety during COVID-19:

The City of Chicago’s Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

On August 5, 2020, PMMI announced that PACK EXPO International 2020 will be a live web-based event: “After thoughtful consultation with the PMMI Board of Directors, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago this year.  The PMMI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current state and local regulations, it was not possible to have a safe and productive event for attendees and exhibitors.” Learn more

The city of Chicago is diligently following COVID-19 guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This includes Illinois state leaders, the Chicago Convention Bureau, McCormick Place and the Chicago Department of Aviation.

Renovated hotel guest rooms in Chicago

On August 5, 2020, PMMI announced that PACK EXPO International 2020 will be a live web-based event: “After thoughtful consultation with the PMMI Board of Directors, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago this year.  The PMMI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current state and local regulations, it was not possible to have a safe and productive event for attendees and exhibitors.” Learn more

2 New Chicago Hotels to try for PACK EXPO International 2020

On August 5, 2020, PMMI announced that PACK EXPO International 2020 will be a live web-based event: “After thoughtful consultation with the PMMI Board of Directors, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has made the difficult decision to cancel its in-person PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO in Chicago this year.  The PMMI Board determined that due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the current state and local regulations, it was not possible to have a safe and productive event for attendees and exhibitors.” Learn more

Renovated Caesars Entertainment guest rooms in Las Vegas

The only constant in Vegas hospitality is that properties are always changing and reinventing themselves. Many Caesars’ Entertainment hotels have updated their guest rooms in time for this year’s PACK EXPO Las Vegas! The event will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center on September 23-25.

Hotel Reservation Scams in the Convention Industry- PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019

2018 marked the fifth annual Exhibitors Day and one of the major issues discussed was housing poachers. In June 2018, convention industry members went to Capitol Hill to bring to light that there are “15 million fraudulent online bookings scams” every year. That’s $1.3 billion in booking scammers’ pockets!