The International Watch and Jewelry Guild Announces "Extravaganza 2011"

The International Watch and Jewelry Guild (IWJG) Premier Event to be held on May 30th and 31st at the Exciting Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada

Houston, TX - May 17, 2011 - The International Watch and Jewelry Guild (IWJG) would like to announce "Extravaganza 2011," to be held on May 30th and 31st at the exciting Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be the largest Las Vegas show in 2011, for IWJG members and guests in the organization's 25-year history.

This prestigious IWJG show, exclusively for members and guests, has reached the highest level of attendee and exhibitor reservations in the shortest time period on record for the organization.

Joseph P. Nelson, Executive Director of the International Watch and Jewelry Guild said, "Our registrations have set consecutive attendance records for all of our shows since September 2010. Given that fact, Las Vegas was a pleasant surprise for our staff. We believe a combination of factors contributed, including the improving economy, strong international dealer participation, the quality of our members and their inventories, plus the excitement of Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino as our host hotel and event site. It just doesn't get any better than this if you are in the watch and jewelry business."

"We are excited to be the host event site for the IWJG's Extravaganza 2011," said Michael Massari, Vice President of Meeting Sales and Operations for Las Vegas Meetings by Caesars Entertainment. "Las Vegas is a great city for events and increasing attendance and we are confident that Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will prove to be the perfect location for such an amazing event."

Jewelry week in Las Vegas kicks off with the IWJG show on May 30th and 31st and concludes one week later with the closing of the world-renowned JCK show. In between the IWJG show and the conclusion of the JCK Event, is the largest collection of watch and jewelry events in the United States. If you are a buyer, seller or collector of fine watches and/or jewelry, Memorial Day and the week that follows in Las Vegas Nevada is a "Must Be There" destination for you.

About the International Watch and Jewelry Guild (IWJG)
Since 1985, the IWJG has been conducting 12 to 14 annual cash and carry trade show events throughout the US. The members only shows are supported by over 8,200 of the world's foremost professional watch and jewelry dealers from 75 countries. The IWJG members and shows stake claim to hundreds of millions of dollars in watch and jewelry inventory. For general questions or information on becoming a member visit our website at or call us toll free at 800-554-4992. You can also visit us on Facebook at for more information or Twitter at

About Las Vegas Meetings by Caesars Entertainment
The 2005 merger between Harrah's Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment launched a ground-breaking philosophy aimed at offering more choices to meeting planners by unifying the meeting sales and operations of eight distinctive Las Vegas properties into a single city-wide operation under one leadership umbrella. This unique concept led to the creation of Las Vegas Meetings by Caesars Entertainment, which comprises some of Las Vegas' most notable properties: Bally's Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Imperial Palace Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The combination offers over 1 million square feet of cumulative meeting space, 24,000 guest rooms and suites, and countless options for dining, entertainment and leisure. The distinct advantage for the planner is the convenience and leverage of one contact and one contract, combined with the access and freedom to enjoy the wide variety of venues and amenities across all eight Las Vegas properties.

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