RSCVA President & CEO Phil DeLone
Joining the RSCVA in 2017, Phil DeLone has hit the ground running to get initiatives in place that will build momentum for travel and events in the Reno Tahoe area. The revitalization of our region has seen 400 to 500 new companies move to northern Nevada over the past several years, creating a vibrant new business climate that the RSCVA will continue to leverage to attract new events and visitors.
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Visitors to Reno Tahoe Area in 2017
More Visitors to Reno Tahoe in 2017
Increase in Room Revenues
More Occupied Room Nights
During its July 26th meeting, the RSCVA Board of Directors received the organization’s annual report on the state of tourism for Fiscal Year 2017–2018. Visitation trends have continued climbing.
At its September 27th meeting, the RSCVA Board of Directors received a recap on Interbike MarketWeek – the 66th-largest trade show in North America – which took place in multiple locations throughout the destination from September 14th through the 20th.
The results of a months-long feasibility study on the impacts of potentially expanding the Reno-Sparks Convention Center (RSCC) were presented to the RSCVA Board of Directors at its June 28th meeting. Johnson Consulting of Chicago detailed how a future expansion of the center would help diversify demand in the economy, acting as a powerful hedge against economic downturns and drive higher room rates in the Reno Tahoe area.