Groups bestow accolades on LVCVA

LAS VEGAS -- For the third year in a row, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award from the National Purchasing Institute.

The institute annually honors organizations that demonstrate excellence by obtaining a minimum score on a rating of standardized criteria, including the innovation, professionalism, productivity and leadership attributes of the procurement organization.

The LVCVA also received a first-place award in the 1998 Guide Awards contest conducted by the American Bus Association's Destinations magazine.

The LVCVA, which received its award for its promotional video, was recognized for its efforts and creativity in attracting group tour business to the region.

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