by Matt Alderton | August 08, 2018
Las Vegas already is one of the most popular destinations in the world for large meetings and conventions. Its newest meeting venue, however, is designed to make it attractive for small meetings, too.
Located at Park MGM -- which previously was the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino -- the Madison Meeting Center opened last month and is the first executive meeting center in Las Vegas, according to MGM Resorts International, which designed the venue to cater to meeting groups of 10 to 50 people. Totaling 10,000 square feet, it features 10 meeting rooms that can accommodate a variety of events and formats, including classroom-style trainings, certifications, product seminars, workshops and more.

Other highlights include two self-service lounges, ergonomic furniture with integrated power, built-in A/V equipment and rolling whiteboards.

"The Madison Meeting Center was thoughtfully developed using research and science as a guide in designing productive work spaces," said Shelly Cruz, vice president of sales for Park MGM. "We look forward to helping groups maximize their time together by creating environments that lead to greater conversation and creativity."

Just as innovative as the Madison Meeting Center's facilities is its pricing: According to MGM, the venue offers the first all-inclusive Daily Meeting Package (DMP) on the Las Vegas Strip, allowing meeting groups to pay a flat rate per attendee.

"With 80 percent of MGM Resorts' convention groups at 100 guest rooms or less, the DMP and Madison Meeting Center reflect the company's commitment to providing small groups with options that suit their needs," MGM stated in a press release.

Later this year, Park MGM will enhance its offerings for small meeting groups even further when it opens the Ideation Studio, a high-tech space designed to facilitate strategic collaboration for groups of six to 24.

The resort hasn't neglected large groups, either: Park MGM recently opened 58,600 square feet of traditional meeting space -- including a large ballroom and 29 meeting rooms -- as well as the 30,000-square-foot Park Theater, which can accommodate groups of up to 5,200 people.