Planning a meeting in Las Vegas or attending a convention in Las Vegas and having to organize satellite events?
Destination Mesquite
Sometimes the middle of nowhere is a pretty good place to be. Just ask the developers who in the last decade have put little Mesquite, Nevada on the map as a refreshing getaway from the bustle of raging civilization.

Situated near the remote borders of Nevada, Utah and Arizona, just 37 miles south of St. George and 80 miles north of Las Vegas, this quaint hamlet has in the last decade become one of the fastest growing cities in the country and an irresistible lure for golfers, amateur athletes, recreation enthusiasts and endless sightseers.

The Golf Vacation Destination
Winding through the hills and canyons of Northwest Mesquite lays a variety of the most picturesque golf venues in all of Nevada. With seven courses to choose from all your golf desires will be met.

Mesquite boasts the best get-a-way in southern Nevada. Beautiful resorts with luxurious pools, spas and action packed casinos. Gourmet food can be found at Katherine’s in the CasaBlanca or Gregory’s at the Eureka. There are more than 3,000 rooms available to accommodate your individual or group needs. From golf to bowling you will find it all at Mesquite’s finest resorts.

Whether it’s a quiet room, a night on the town, or the 24-hour excitement of gaming, Mesquite has it all. Choose from a variety of non-gaming hotels and motels, as well as resort casinos to sit back and watch the world go by.

The Arts
The Mesquite Fine Arts Center activities include free-to-the-public artist receptions, competitions, guest lecturers and art classes. The Center includes a gallery and exhibition room, gift shop and classroom. The  Center provides local artisans a beautiful venue to display and sell their paintings, jewelry, pottery, stained glass, sculptures and more. The Center also plays host to a number of traveling exhibitions throughout the year.

The Mesquite Arts Council spotlights the performing arts and invites the community to experience the thrill of live performance with its many concerts. The Council’s outreach program has been successful in hosting the Missoula Children’s Theatre, sponsoring community specialty acts and performers for the entertainment of local residents. Each November, the Council hosts the Annual Festival of Trees, a time-honored family event that helps welcome in the holiday season.

Events and Meetings
Eureka Casino Resort’s 3,600-square-foot Grand Canyon Ballroom is highly flexible and can be configured for theater-, banquet hall-, classroom-, reception-, or hollow square-seating. Without partitions, the Grand Canyon accommodates up to 200 guests for a reception, banquet, or theater-style presentation. The Ballroom can also be partitioned to suit smaller meetings, breakout sessions, or to create a more intimate setting.

CasaBlanca Resort specializes in delivering first-class accommodations, facilities, and onsite catering for groups that range from 20 to more than 3,000 guests. Packages include up to nine breakout rooms and up to 8,990 square-feet of meeting space, with main events and banquets hosted in the modular meeting space or grand ballroom. Upon request, meetings and gatherings can also be held in a 26,000 square-foot event center, which is the largest meeting and event space in Mesquite, Nevada.

Virgin River Hotel and Casino takes the guesswork out of event planning. With 1,980 square-feet of meeting space, Virgin River can accommodate up to 56 guests in a classroom setting.

In addition to having an on-site meeting space for conferences, weddings, and banquets, the dedicated staff at the Virgin River are regional event specialists. They frequently help event coordinators develop activities that take advantage of the area’s natural amenities and activities.

Submit an Article
If you have expertise in a particular area relevant to planning meetings and or events, you may submit a 400 to 750 word "how-to" article for possible inclusion in any of our magazines and/or our websites.

If accepted, your submission will be edited for length and clarity. There is no monetary payment if your item is used; instead, you can publicize yourself through a five-line biography with your contact information that will appear at the end of the article.

Send submissions to We will contact you if your submission is chosen.