Reno-Tahoe: America's Adventure Place.Reno-Tahoe offers convention and meeting planners an unlimited selection of local attractions, day-trip excursions, and special events with one-of-a-kind meeting venues and facilities unique to the destination--not to mention more than 20,000 hotel rooms in close proximity, bountiful dining and entertainment options, unlimited outdoor recreation, plus 24-hour casino action. The ideal combination for any type of visit.
Summertime offers attendees customized golf tournaments, catered mountain picnic lunch, a group hike, Reno's new Truckee River The Truckee River is a river 140 mi (225 km) long in northern California and northern Nevada in the United States. It drains part of the high Sierra Nevada, emptying into Pyramid Lake in the Great Basin. Whitewater Kayak Park or either of Lake Tahoe's two authentic paddle wheelers for a customized off-site meeting on the water. During the winter, guests can ski or board at any of the 18 ski and seven cross-country resorts or explore the regions vast snow covered terrain by snowmobile, dog sled, snowshoe Snowshoe
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Reno features the Reno-Sparks Convention Center with 500,000 square feet of fully adaptable exposition and meeting space and the 116,000-square-foot Reno Downtown Events Center, scheduled for completion in January 2005, which is part of a $65 million two-phased project to develop a special events and convention and meeting venue in the heart of downtown Reno. The new facility includes 25,650 square feet of dedicated meeting space plus retracted re·tract
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2. , telescopic stadium seating that can be used for concerts, sporting events, large dinners, or small conventions and trade shows. The center also features 56,000 square feet of ground floor exhibits and 25 breakout meeting rooms. Total seating capacity Noun 1. seating capacity - the number of people that can be seated in a vehicle or auditorium or stadium etc.
commodiousness, spaciousness, capaciousness, roominess - spatial largeness and extensiveness (especially inside a building); "the capaciousness of Santa's is 7,500. For more information, visit www.visitrenotahoe.com/facilities/event_center.
Other meeting sites in Reno:
* The National Bowling Stadium, which is considered the only facility of its kind in the world, features 78 championship lanes, advanced pin setting, 30 mile-per-hour ball return, the world's longest video screen, stadium seating for 800 people, and a 172-seat 70mm giant-screen IWERKS theater, making the stadium an ideal location for off-site meetings, receptions, or a customized bowling tournament.
* The Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, home of the world-famous Reno Rodeo, is a versatile venue ideal for smaller shows, concerts, and event receptions with 35,000 square feet of exhibit space, a climate-controlled indoor arena to accommodate 6,200 guests, and a lighted outdoor arena that seats 9,000.
* The National Automobile Museum The National Automobile Museum, located just south of the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada, displays historic automobiles from the late 19th Century up to the 1960s and in some cases later. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late casino owner William F. sets a unique meeting scene displaying more than 220 vintage automobiles and a presentation theater--perfect for receptions or special events for groups up to 1,200.
* The new Nevada Museum of Art The Nevada Museum of Art, located at 160 West Liberty Street in Reno, Nevada, is the only American Association of Museums (AAM) accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. The museum is thematic, focusing on the growing interest in the protection of the land. , a four-level, 60,000-square-foot landmark building designed by internationally renowned architect Will Bruder Will Bruder (born in 1946 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American architect most active in the American southwest. His ability to address the requirements of site, user experience, craftsmanship, and energy conservation, while still producing formally accomplished and beautiful , accommodates groups from 30 to 500 people in a truly unique setting. The museum offers a main gallery, a Grand Hall that can be adapted for many uses, a rooftop perfect for group gatherings, an indoor/outdoor cafe, and a 185-seat theater with sophisticated audio and video presentation capabilities.
Incline Village/Crystal Bay
Nestled along Lake Tahoe's north shore only 40 minutes from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, is a place where planners will find first-class hotel rooms and condominiums and unbeatable lake view settings in addition to unique meeting sites, including Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Stage, a stunning theatrical setting located on the beach at Sand Harbor State Park, featuring a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, a 68-foot by 35-foot stage area, and space for up to 1,000 people; Thunderbird thunderbird
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For a comprehensive, one-stop-shop for meeting facilities in Reno-Tahoe, America's Adventure Place, visit www.visitrenotahoe.com/conventions where visitors can book an event, review available meeting facilities, make online requests for proposals, and download pertinent industry information 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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