Steve Hill

Chief Executive Officer/President 

Steve Hill Portrait - Day

Steve Hill is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), the destinationmarketing organization that promotes and attracts tourism, conventions, meetings, sports, and special events to Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. The LVCVA also owns and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), the premier destination for meetings and conventions in the United States.

Mr. Hill also serves as chair of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority, the entity that owns and has oversight of the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders. The Stadium Authority also has the responsibility for the A’s move to Las Vegas and the construction of the new ballpark.

Under Mr. Hill’s leadership, the LVCC unveiled its $1 billion West Hall expansion in 2021 and initiated a $600 million renovation of the legacy campus in 2023. He also brought Elon Musk’s innovative underground transportation system, the Vegas Loop, to the LVCC in 2021. He is actively involved in expanding The Boring Company’s 65-mile tunnel network throughout the Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, and Allegiant Stadium. Mr. Hill also oversaw the LVCVA’s acquisition of the 3.9-mile Las Vegas Monorail in 2020.

Mr. Hill, together with resort partners and community leaders, has secured marquee events including Super Bowl LVIII, the NFL’s Pro Bowl and 2022 Draft, the NCAA Final Four in 2028, and the annual Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, leading to Las Vegas becoming known as The Sports and Entertainment Capital.

Mr. Hill serves on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Travel Association, the national advocacy association that represents the travel and tourism industry. He is also a member of the National Football Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Hill moved to Las Vegas in 1987 to start Silver State Materials. He owned the company until its purchase by CalPortland in 2008. In 2011, he helped form and was later appointed director of the newly established Governor’s Office of Economic Development by Governor Brian Sandoval where during his tenure he assisted in bringing numerous businesses to the state, including Tesla, Apple, Barclaycard, and Take Two Interactive.

The LVCVA is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide and with operating the 4.6 million-square-foot Las Vegas Convention Center. With nearly 155,000 hotel rooms and more than 15 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space in Las Vegas alone, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting leisure and business visitors to the area. The LVCVA also owns the Las Vegas Convention Center Loop, an underground tunnel designed by The Boring Company and the Las Vegas Monorail, an elevated 3.9-mile system with seven stops throughout the resort corridor.