of Las Vegas To Throw 'The World's Biggest Birthday Party' in
VEGAS-- Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World,
today announced that throughout 2005, it will throw the biggest
and best 100th birthday bash ever - a live entertainment spectacle
on par with The Super Bowl, The Academy Awards and The Olympics.
known for its colorful history, over-the-top image and reputation
for delivering never-before-seen entertainment events and experiences
has captivated locals and tourists from around the world for
nearly 100 years. It has also created great anticipation for
its upcoming Centennial Celebration, which will reflect the
intrigue and allure of Las Vegas. Key business and community
leaders are currently working on the Centennial Celebration
Committee to plan a series of one-of-a-kind live events for
the community and the city's nearly 36 million yearly visitors,
commencing January 1, 2005 and continuing throughout the year.
Vegas is like no other city in the world and when we commemorate
our birthday it will be a blockbuster. Through our promotional
venture with Clear Channel Entertainment, we will host a birthday
party that's bigger and brighter than the neon lights on the
Las Vegas Strip!" said Oscar Goodman, Mayor of Las Vegas.
"The synergy between the city and Clear Channel will ensure
that Las Vegas will be the center stage of the world during
will hit a high note during the summer of 2005, when the city
ignites amid a major live concert featuring the music industry's
hottest acts on the famed Las Vegas Strip - a spectacular that
only Las Vegas could deliver to fans around the world. The exclusive
event, which also features Vegas superstars and other special
performances and appearances, will be broadcast nationally on
television and radio and webcast around the globe.
In an effort
to produce the most dazzling, memorable experience and capture
the grand spirit of the city, Las Vegas has called on Clear
Channel Entertainment to produce the Centennial events and experiences,
sell integrated sponsorship packages, handle merchandising and
licensing and develop Centennial-related television broadcast
rights and opportunities.