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Palms Las Vegas Partners with PSAV to Orchestrate
Event Technologies and more
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National leading audiovisual and event-technology company is selected as sole provider
for high-speed Internet access, wired and wireless client/guest networks and
business center solutions for the destination resort

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LONG BEACH, CALIF. — February 11, 2008 - The Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas' hippest destination venues, has recently named PSAV® Presentation Services its sole audiovisual and event technology partner. 

Support will come by way of providing high-speed client-network services throughout the property’s more than 60,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, and audiovisual / event technology services for corporate, social and association events. The company also is in the process of transitioning the Palms’ business center to a PSAV event-technology center – a new concept that blends private meeting rooms, high-tech workstations and a technology concierge with soft seating in a more public setting, such as an Internet café. In addition, resort-wide shipping and receiving will be orchestrated by PSAV.

As the leading supplier of audiovisual and event technology to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners, PSAV provides presentation services and support to more than 800 luxury hotels, resorts and conference centers worldwide.   

“The Palms Casino Resort boasts one-of-a-kind amenities and facilities unique to meeting planners worldwide,” said Richard Pabst, PSAV Regional Vice President for the Las Vegas market. “No matter where you turn, the atmosphere is one of fantasy – and fantasy is something that PSAV knows a lot about. As experts in client-network services (high-speed Internet access), high-definition production, and an array of sophisticated event technologies, we can make any space, large or small, come to life.

“We are delighted to have been selected as the event technology partner for The Palms, as we consider it to be one of the pre-eminent casino resorts in Las Vegas,” he added. “PSAV is committed to making every event an unforgettable experience – and at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, the sky is the limit.  We look forward to our new relationship and mixing creativity with the right technology to guarantee an exciting, stress-free and effective experience for visitors around the world.”

Bill Kairis, The Palms director of sales who has been instrumental in coordinating the network and equipment installation, said the company’s ability to serve as a true one-stop-shop on-site technology provider and its commitment to customer service are two of the main reasons The Palms decided to partner with PSAV.

“We were very impressed with PSAV,” Kairis said. “The company’s commitment to customer service really opened our eyes.”

When meeting planners or celebrities visit The Palms, they expect to host one-of-a-kind events that can only be experienced in Las Vegas. That typically involves an array of behind-the-scenes technologies networked and converged together to make the event truly unforgettable experience. No company is more skilled at making this happen than PSAV.

Kairis said that PSAV’s on-site experts ensure that technology support is seamless throughout an event planners’ stay. PSAV recently completed a complex $100,000-plus rigging system in the new Fantasy Tower ballroom, and is utilizing new line-array sound systems, 12K high-output projectors for ballroom functions, and Bose tower speakers in select guest suite functions. 

“Network services provide the backbone for all communications applications, whether it takes place in meeting rooms, lobby or poolside,” PSAV’s Pabst said. “There is no event too large for our nationwide network of resources to handle. We are proud to support The Palms in creating and delivering a truly one-of-a-kind Las Vegas experience.”

For more information on hotel reservations, visit www.palmsplace.com.

About PSAV® Presentation Services

PSAV is the leading supplier of audiovisual and event technology to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide.  With over 800 luxury hotels, resorts and conference centers worldwide, PSAV is totally committed to making every live event an unforgettable experience.  PSAV’s goal is to turn ordinary meetings into memorable experiences so the message lasts. www.psav.com.

About The Palms

The Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas' hippest resorts, is an all-encompassing, one-stop resort destination. Owned by the Maloof family, the 703-room property boasts a diverse mix of bars and restaurants and a 95,000-square-foot casino. Amenities include the legendary Playboy Club - the first and only club of its kind to open in 25 years; Moon Nightclub; Nove Italiano; The Palms Pool & Bungalows; Palms Spa and AMP salon; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; Rain Night Club; ghostbar; Hart and Huntington Tattoo Company; and over 60,000 square-feet of meeting space. The Palms is home to the Real World: Las Vegas and Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown, as well as E!’s Party at the Palms, hosted by Jenny McCarthy, and A&E’s Inked. The resort features the hottest collection of Fantasy Suites including the Erotic Suite with its trademark Show Shower, the Real World Suite, as seen on MTV, and the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court. E!’s Girls Next Door, VH1, MTV and CSI feature the Palms on a regular basis and the Victoria’s Secret Angels made the Palms a featured destination on their “Angels Across America” tour. The Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15 on Flamingo Road. For room reservation information, call toll free at (866) PALMS-RES, (866) 725-6773, or visit www.palms.com. For groups of 15 rooms or more, contact the Sales Department at (866) PALMS-MTG or (866) 725-6768. 

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Contact:

For PSAV:
Barb Worcester
President/Principal
PRPro
Tel: (440) 930-5770
barbw@prproconsulting.com

For The Palms: 
Larry Fink, Director of PR
Palms Casino Resort
(702) 942-6843
larry.fink@palms.com
 

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Also See: PSAV Relocates Its Event Technology Warehouse in Dallas; With a new 87,000 square-foot warehouse PSAV® Presentation Services is better equipped to showcase and store its state-of-the-art event equipment while supporting its growing customer base in Texas / November 2007
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