Rossi Ralenkotter, Commissioner

As president/CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), Rossi Ralenkotter is responsible for marketing Las Vegas and southern Nevada as the world’s most desirable destination for leisure and business travel. Under his leadership, the LVCVA launched the most successful branding campaign in tourism history, the famous “What happens here, stays here” campaign. Mr. Ralenkotter’s work in the Las Vegas tourism industry spans more than 37 years. He is the Chair of the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board and serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the U. S. Travel Association.