201502091401PR_NEWS_USPR_____LA26848 20150209T140100-0500 prnewswire.com 20150209 LA26848 1 urn:newsml:prnewswire.com:20150209:LA26848:1 20150209T140100-0500 20150209T140100-0500 MimeType/@FormalName Elvis Presley's Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino to Announce Details of Partnership to Include Unprecedented Exhibition and Live Performances that will bring Elvis back in the Building Press conference to take place on 46th Anniversary of Elvis Presley's contract signing at the property when it was the International Hotel Feb. 9 WESTGATE-partner 201502091401PR_NEWS_USPR_____LA26848.xml Elvis Presley's Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino to Announce Details of Partnership to Include Unprecedented Exhibition and Live Performances that will bring Elvis back in the Building

Elvis Presley's Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino to Announce Details of Partnership to Include Unprecedented Exhibition and Live Performances that will bring Elvis back in the Building

Press conference to take place on 46th Anniversary of Elvis Presley's contract signing at the property when it was the International Hotel

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WHAT:       

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino and Elvis Presley's Graceland will hold a press conference to reveal details of a new permanent property attraction and live entertainment presentations that celebrate the life and legacy of Elvis Presley, showcasing the man, the performer and the music that revolutionized popular culture.




Presley performed for millions of guests at the Westgate property, originally the International Hotel, later the Las Vegas Hilton, when the property first opened in 1969. Throughout his epic seven-year stint, Presley performed 837 consecutive sold-out shows. More people saw Presley perform at the property than anywhere else in the world.



WHEN:      

Thursday, February 26, 2015


11:00 a.m.


Interview opportunities to follow



WHERE:     

3000 Paradise Road


Las Vegas, NV 89109


Inside of Pavilion Center



VISUAL:   

Authentic artifacts from the Graceland Archives which have never before been displayed in Las Vegas.



WHO:      

David Siegel, Founder & CEO of Westgate Resorts


Joel Weinshanker, Managing Partner of Graceland Holdings LLC

 

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

ABOUT WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, a legendary world-class destination adjacent to the Convention Center, offers a unique blend of entertainment, excitement and amenities.  The property hosts more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space amid an iconic casino featuring the world's largest race and sports SuperBook®, eight restaurants and the entertainment mix of the main theater and Shimmer Cabaret.  Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is currently undergoing a property-wide $100 million renovation starting with 300 timeshare units, the International Bar and 1,200 signature rooms. For more information or to book accommodations, contact us toll free at (800) 732-7117 or online at www.westgatevegas.com.

ABOUT GRACELAND AND ELVIS PRESLEY ENTERPRISES, INC.
Elvis Presley's Graceland, in Memphis, is music's most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year.  Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland, its related properties, including the recently-announced Guest House at Graceland 450-room hotel to be built in Memphis, as well as the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis' home and career.  EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE.  In 2013, Graceland was voted the #1 Iconic American Attraction by USA Today and 10Best.com readers.  For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit graceland.com.

Media contacts for security clearance:


Gina Yager at 702-480-8980     

Tana Shivers at 702-526-4788

gina@preferredpublicrelations.com     

 tana@preferrredpublicrelations.com



Media contacts for Elvis Presley's Graceland:


David Beckwith at 323-845-9836    

Kevin Kern at 901-344-3127

david@thebeckwithcompany.com      

kkern@graceland.com

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SOURCE Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino