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
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
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.