Internext Expo Moves To Mandalay Bay

CHATSWORTH, CA – Show management announced today that it is moving its largest Internet-based show to the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The show is scheduled for January 4-6, 2005. The Internext Las Vegas show was previously held at the Sands Expo Center and Venetian Hotel.

Mandalay Bay, at the south end of the strip, is a $950 million dollar facility offering 3,222 luxurious rooms & suites, 16 restaurants with world renowned chefs, a 12,000-seat special events center, a 1,600-seat state-of-the-art theatre, the legendary House of Blues, a 135,000 square foot casino, an 11-acre tropical lagoon, a wave pool, the Lazy river ride, a 30,000 square foot spa and fitness center, a wedding chapel, upscale retail shopping, the shark reef, and most importantly, a full-service convention center that has over 1 million square feet of flexible exhibit and meeting space.

"We felt that we needed to reinvent and relocate the show within Las Vegas at a facility that is more conducive to our new strategic business objectives and that addresses the needs of our attendees and exhibitors," stated Renee Johnson, Show Manager for Internext.

"With changes to the show including an expanded show floor, new networking events, show floor traffic building events, an applied technology showcase, a state of the industry keynote speaker, an expanded seminar series and separate application workshops, the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is the perfect fit for our new January event," stated Chad Beecher, VP of Marketing & Operations for Internext.

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