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THE GAME


When it was built 30 years ago, the Thomas & Mack Center was a game changer for UNLV – and for Southern Nevada.

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LARGER-THAN-LIFE BEGINNINGS • Opened in November 1983 • Opening gala featured Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Diana Ross • First rock concert was Loverboy in December 1983 • First National Finals Rodeo appearance was in December 1985 • World Wrestling Federation debut was April 1986 • The multipurpose Cox Pavilion opened in 2001 • Mendenhall Center basketball training facility opened in 2012

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LARGER-THAN-LIFE ENTERTAINMENT


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$200 MILLION Thomas & Mack Center’s contribution to the Las Vegas economy in fiscal year 2012

#1 TOP GROSSING college arena for hosting concerts and events in the U.S. according to Venues Today Magazine

22 MILLION Number of attendees since 1983

LARGER-THAN-LIFE IMPACT

54,345 Number of people who attended high school graduations at the Thomas & Mack Center in 2013

830,709 Number of event attendees in 2013 UNLV | 11


LARGER-THAN-LIFE OPPORTUNITIES UNLV | 13


TRANSFORMATIVE RENOVATIONS WILL KEEP THE THOMAS & MACK CENTER COMPETITIVE IN SOUTHERN NEVADA’S EXPANDING ENTERTAINMENT SECTOR. • Maximize fan, athlete, and student game-day experience • Integrated on-campus athletics complex • Panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip from new 11,500-square-foot premium club lounge • New, state-of-the-art UNLV Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame • Exciting possibilities for pre- and post-event receptions, meetings, and celebrations in proposed new 51,775-square-foot wing • Expanded, updated concourse • Marquee signage will provide 38 million impressions a year • Ensure that the Thomas & Mack Center remains the #1 collegiate event venue in the U.S.

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FOR INFORMATION CONTACT

BE A GAME CHANGER

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SCOTT ROBERTS Associate Vice President for Development 702-895-2816 scott.roberts@unlv.edu UNLV Foundation University of Nevada, Las Vegas 4505 S. Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89154

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