Las Vegas is “on the clock” as the city prepares to host the Super Bowl for the first time

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – The countdown has begun.

Las Vegas is the host city of Super Bowl LVIII. During a press conference in the Super Bowl LVII Media Center at the Phoenix Convention Center on Monday, the Las Vegas Super Bowl Host Committee was presented with the first official Super Bowl LVIII football, marking the transfer from Phoenix to Las Vegas.

Those who gathered on stage to celebrate a successful Super Bowl LVII and kick off Super Bowl LVIII a year later included:

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
  • Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo
  • Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee President CEO Sam Joffray
  • Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Executive Committee Steve Hill, President/CEO of LVCVA
  • Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Executive Committee Chairman Maury Gallagher, Executive Chairman of the Board, Allegiant Air
  • Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Executive Committee Co-Chair Sandra Douglas Morgan, President, Las Vegas Raiders
  • Arizona Governor Kathy Hobbs
  • Jay Parry, President and CEO of the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee
  • Michael Bidwell, Owner of the Arizona Cardinals
  • David Russo, Board Chair, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee
  • Larry Fitzgerald, Chairman of the Executive Board, Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

“Las Vegas knows how to put on big events,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “A year ago we were in the 2022 NFL Draft and just a week ago we had the Pro Bowl. They did an extraordinary job of understanding how we want to represent the NFL in this community and, most importantly, how to do it in Las Vegas style. let’s do it.”

“We are very aware that we have an opportunity to get the first Super Bowl in Las Vegas right,” said Steve Hill, President/CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “We work very hard and we have an exceptional team. We’ve been working to do this for 60 years, so we’re very excited about the opportunity and the team we’ve assembled in Las Vegas to make it happen.”

After the unveiling, the Super Ball began its journey from Phoenix to Las Vegas, where it will be featured in events and celebrations around the venue leading up to Super Bowl LVIII on February 11, 2024 at Allegiant Stadium.

The LVCVA and the Las Vegas Raiders have been invited by the National Football League to collaborate on a bid to host Super Bowl LVIII and have been approved by 32 clubs in 2021.

With an estimated economic impact of more than $500 million based on previous Super Bowls, Super Bowl LVIII will significantly benefit the greater Las Vegas area and the entire state of Nevada through direct spending, additional tax dollar generation, room occupancy and job creation. .

In addition to hosting Super Bowl LVIII, Las Vegas will host the NFL Pro Bowl and NFL Draft in 2022 and the NFL Pro Bowl Games in 2023.

Additional facts about Super Ball can be found here Here.

A complete list of members of the Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee can be found here Here.

For more information on Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas and opportunities to attend, Click here.

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