Las Vegas

October 13-14, 2012 | Mandalay Bay | Las Vegas, NV

The Research Summit provides participants with an opportunity to visit the city often referred to as the "Entertainment Capital of the World." Renowned for its gambling, shopping and fine dining, Las Vegas is close to enjoyable outdoor attractions such as Red Rock Canyon, Hoover Dam and Lake Mead.

Las Vegas

Attracting more than 38.9 million visitors a year by offering grand hotels, entertainment stars, the highest caliber of award-winning chefs and master sommeliers, spectacular fountains, and, of course, bright lights.  Las Vegas is also a shopper's paradise, it has drawn an influx of designers and upscale specialty boutiques, to a premium world-class shopping destination. Mandalay Place, The Fashion Show, the Forum Shops at Caesars, Miracle Mile Shops, Grand Canal Shoppes, Via Bellagio and the shops at Wynn Las Vegas are among the city's great retail showcases.

Golf players: The fifty-plus golf courses in Las Vegas, designed by the likes of Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Tom Weiskopf and Robert Trent Jones Jr., have put Vegas on the map for golf connoisseurs.  Each course is within a one-hour radius of the city, offering challenging play and beautiful desertscapes, flowing waterfalls, rolling greens and mountain views.

Relax and Recharge: No longer the exclusive domain of women, the spa experience has arrived in Las Vegas.  Now home to 4 Mobil 4-Star Spas, more than any other city in the country, Las Vegas resorts offer the most luxurious and varied spa experiences anywhere, from the sleek and modern BATHHOUSE (THEhotel at Mandalay Bay), the famous Canyon Ranch Spa (The Venetian), to the young, hip vibe of the Reliquary Spa (Hard Rock).