First Financial Security is heading back to Las Vegas, NV for Leaders Convention 2017 (LC17). The Norcross, GA-based national brokerage agency will stage the event at Red Rock Resort, a short drive from the Vegas strip. LC17 is scheduled for Aug. 3-5, 2017.
Leaders Convention is one of the most important, annual events on the FFS calendar. This year’s convention promises to be one of the largest in the organization’s 10-year history. It will also set the tone for the company’s second decade of business excellence.
In addition to three, jam-packed days, LC17 will begin Aug. 2 with the Field Leadership Council and Champions Club meetings. Both events will be by invitation only. The LiSA Initiative meeting will round out the afternoon. There also is the potential for training opportunities offered on Aug. 2.
LC17 attendees will be treated to “the ultimate Las Vegas resort experience,” while staying at the Red Rock Resort. The resort’s tower stands as a dazzling counterpoint to nearby, majestic Red Rock Canyon.
The resort positions itself as “an idyllic getaway resort hotel.” Red Rock is conveniently located a short 10-min. drive from the strip. If you prefer communing with nature to hitting the slots, the resort is a quick 5-min. drive to the entrance of Red Rock Canyon National Recreation area. Here you can enjoy everything from walking trails to mountain climbing, as well as other outdoor activities, including:
- Horseback riding
- River rafting
- Soaking in the area’s hot springs
Recover from your adventures by visiting Red Rock’s innovative Spa & Health resort. You can schedule any number of personalized programs and treatments that provide “a fusion of spa and wellness.”
There is a wide range of dining options located throughout the resort. Enjoy a delicious steak at the resort’s fine dining establishment, T Bones Chophouse. If you want the famous Las Vegas buffet experience, be sure to check out Feast Buffet. There are also 11 casual eateries offering an amazing assortment of dining options, including:
- The Grand Café – Red Rock’s 24/7 restaurant offering American classics for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and more
- Hearthstone – rustic American cuisine
- Libre Mexican Cantina – traditional Mexican fare
- Salute – an Italian trattoria
- Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que – barbecue and the Blues
- 8 Noodle Bar – Asian fusion
- Yard House – American fusion cuisine and 130 taps of imported craft and specialty lagers and ale
If you need coffee, snacks or pastry, hit up one of the resort’s many spots for a quick bite. Also, you may want to check out, Taste the Rock. Monday through Friday from 5 to 7 p.m., you can sample dishes from participating restaurants, starting from $5. Among the restaurants that are a part of Taste the Rock are:
- Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
- T Bones Chophouse
- 8 Noodle House
Most of these restaurants are offering appetizers and their signature drinks. There are a few who have pizza and pasta on this special menu. If you are looking for an early dinner or a quick bite between LC17 sessions, this may work for you.
Red Rock Resort offers lots of options for fun on property. For starters, they have a 72-lane bowling alley. There’s a full-service Pro Shop, certified coaches, snack bar and lounge with lane service, game room, pool tables, and darts. There’s a separate 12-lane VIP suite outfitted with 65-in. plasma flat screen TVs and “night club-quality” electronics and furnishings. Catch the latest blockbusters at the resort’s 16-screen Regal Cinemas and IMAX complex. Cool off in Red Rock’s Backyard Pool that’s complete with 19 private cabanas, swim-up gaming and a waterfall island.
Within walking distance of the resort is world-class shopping at Downtown Summerlin, a mixed-use complex. There are 75 shops, including two anchors – Macy’s and Dillard’s – as well as designer boutiques, specialty shops, outlets and more. There are around 30 restaurants, featuring the cuisine of well-known chains and local eateries.
Like First Financial Security, Red Rock Resort celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016. Throughout the years, the resort’s owners, Station Casino Properties, have been building an upscale, luxury brand in Red Rock Resort. Today it’s the crown jewel among their many properties. It’s an exciting location for First Financial Security to host its first Leaders Convention of its second decade of business excellence.
FFS’ field force is encouraged to take advantage of Early Bird pricing and register for Leaders Convention 2017. They can register through the company’s Intranet site, FFS Agent Back Office (AB0).