AVN Awards, Vegas’ porn expo, latest to go digital for 2021

Wade Vandervort

Attendees get at the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo at the Challenging Rock Resort Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

A well known adult enjoyment awards present became the most current Las Vegas conference to announce an all-electronic structure for 2021.

AVN Media Network stated in a news release Friday that the AVN Awards Show, which was scheduled to take put in late January at Virgin Inns Las Vegas, will go on as a virtual plan mainly because of issues above the coronavirus pandemic.

Virgin Inns Las Vegas is the former Challenging Rock Resort home, which is going through a facelift below new possession.

“The well being and safety of our attendees and exhibitors is our major priority, so we have made the tricky conclusion to not keep our January occasions in particular person,” stated Tony Rios, CEO of AVN Media Network, in a statement.

Earlier this week, organizers of the once-a-year CES gadget present, just one of the most effective-attended trade shows in Las Vegas, also canceled their in-particular person occasions.

In 2019, in accordance to the Las Vegas Convention and Readers Authority, the metropolis welcomed a lot more than forty two million website visitors. About just one-sixth of all those website visitors arrived for a conference.

Mainly because of coronavirus-connected travel issues and fear about substantial gatherings, visitation quantities for Southern Nevada will nearly undoubtedly be drastically decreased for 2020.