Las Vegas, here we come!
Solar Power International heads west to Las Vegas Nevada, October 20-23, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Why Las Vegas?
Las Vegas is an obvious choice for Solar Power International. It is one of the most dynamic cities in the world and is a gateway to the west coast and international solar markets:
- Las Vegas, located in the great state of Nevada, is fifth in the U.S. State Ranking by Cumulative Solar Capacity with 450 MW, surrounding states California and Arizona take the first and second spots with 5560MW and 1,822MW.
- In 2013, $108 million was invested in Nevada to install solar for home, business and utility use.
- The globally recognized, iconic Las Vegas sign recently installed solar panels and is now 100% solar powered.
- There are currently more than 80 solar companies at work throughout the value chain in Nevada, employing 2,400.
In addition to the thriving solar market, Las Vegas greets millions of visitors annually with an array of hotels, resorts, bistros, brasseries, bars, and endless entertainment options. With the sun shining throughout the day and the strip shining at night, this city is illuminated all day, every day. Las Vegas is where people come together. With nearly 40 million visitors each year, including a growing international presence, 22,000 conventions being held and more than 150,000 rooms up for grabs in the city, Las Vegas is primed and ready for the business of solar. And it shouldn’t be hard to find a flight into the city, there are more than 900 inbound and outbound flights available daily! But big numbers, don’t mean big prices; Las Vegas is a wallet-friendly city with lower costs for travel accommodations in comparison to other major cities.
Come and share the 3.2 million square foot convention center with your closest friends and peers in the industry and book your room today!