Arena Team Names 1st Founding Partner

The new Las Vegas Arena project headed by a partnership between AEG and MGM Resorts International has its first “Founding Partner”. The development team on the project that aims to bolster the amount of high-profile events that take place in Las Vegas has a new name joining. Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management, and has entered a formal, multi-year agreement with the Las Vegas Arena Company. The contract calls for the company to design, install and operate numerous tech systems throughout the arena.


The Las Vegas Arena has found its first “Founding Partner.” Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has entered a multi-year agreement to design, install and operate systems throughout the $375 million project.

A partnership of AEG, MGM Resorts and the Las Vegas Arena Co., the facility is taking shape west of the Las Vegas Strip between the New York–New York and Monte Carlo complexes. The 20,000-seat arena will feature 50 luxury suites, 20-plus private loges and hospitality amenities.  Backers expect the facility to host around 100 events annually, ranging from sports and entertainment to awards shows.

Schneider Electric will handle lighting fixtures, electrical infrastructure, utility matters, HVAC, security, energy management and building automation. The company will implement its SmartStruxure solution, which monitors components and environmental parameters. As a “Founding Partner,” Schneider will receive a sponsorship package that will include permanent and digital signage both inside the venue and on its façade.

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