October 5, 2021



Chief Creative Officer Michael Beneville speaks to Epic Immersive’s The Immersive Industry Homecoming Summit audience inside The Portal, August 2021.
(Photo Courtesy of Annie Lesser)


Panasonic PT-RQ35K Series Projector Installed in The Portal, Offers 4K Resolution and 30,000 Lumens of Brightness

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LAS VEGAS (October 2021) – AREA15 has emerged as Las Vegas’ most desirable new event venues, and its 7,000-square-foot indoor space, The Portal, recently added the industry’s most sophisticated projection system: the Panasonic PT-RQ35K Series Projector. AREA15 marks only the second venue to offer the state-of-the-art system; Panasonic introduced the world’s smallest and lightest projector in its class to a consumer audience for the first time during this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. Capable of delivering a transporting immersive experience, the system employs 4K resolution and 30,000 lumens of brightness to deliver unparalleled image quality and superior realism.

Currently used in the 360-degree, projection-mapped art exhibition, “Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,” the new system can project custom digital displays for performing artists, corporate groups and other organizations that book The Portal.

“Panasonic’s newest projection system represents the most recent addition to our best-in-class events capabilities, and we are gratified to be among the first venues to adopt it,” said Winston Fisher, chief executive officer, AREA15. “With a fast-growing number of DJ shows, music festivals, special events, weddings, sales meetings and more on our event calendar, we encourage anyone seeking an unforgettable location to check out our roster of venues and other distinctive amenities.”

AREA15 offers an incredible backdrop for any event, featuring spaces surrounded by festival-inspired art, innovative design, and ground-breaking technology. Whether it’s a concert, food festival, corporate conference, theater performance, or private party, the unique spaces are infinitely customizable for any type of event. AREA15 is also available for full buyouts offering a turnkey venue for large-scale events, including access to all of the complex’s experiences and activations.

AREA15’s full complement of event spaces includes:

AREA15 hosted the iHeart Daytime Stage Festival at The Grounds, September 2021.

The Grounds – Fully customizable, multi-use space suitable for festivals, carnivals, conventions, concerts and other large-scale events.

    • 190,000 square feet
    • Capacity – up to 15,000 people
    • Views of Las Vegas Strip
    • Optimized for concerts, festivals and other large-scale events

AREA15’s A-Lot is a versatile outdoor event space with sweeping views of the Las Vegas skyline.

A-Lot – An outdoor event space designed to be flexible in both layout and décor.

    • 32,454 square feet
    • Capacity – up to 3,500 people
    • 10-foot perimeter wall for privacy
    • Ability to tent completely or outfit with whole or partial sunshade

View of The Portal in September 2020.

The Portal – Indoor event space customizable for any configuration.

    • 6,584 square feet
    • Capacity – up to 900 people
    • Access to green room
    • Turnkey professional-grade audio and visual package
    • Lighting and sound package
    • 360-degree floor-to-ceiling projection mapping technology throughout entire room

View from inside the Sanctuary in August 2021.

  • Sanctuary – A circular bamboo volcano structure suitable to small, intimate gatherings
    • 1,963 square feet (50 feet in diameter)
    • Capacity – up to 150 people
    • Designed by Balinese design firm, IBUKU Studio. This intimate setting is perfect for weddings and receptions, providing a space like no other in Las Vegas – or the world.

View of Oddwood Bar inside the SPINE at AREA15 in February 2021.

  • Additional available event spaces:
    • The SPINE – AREA15’s backbone, filled with unique art installations and immersive activations
    • Art Island – A curated collection of outdoor, festival-inspired art installations just outside of AREA15
  • All AREA15 event spaces have access to:
    • State-of-the-art green room
    • Full-service catering kitchen
    • Ample back-of-house storage
    • More than 800 free parking spaces and easy ride-share access

To learn more or to book events, email or call (702) 846-1900.

AREA15 and all its experiences follow the latest recommendations of leading health experts and government authorities, including the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Masks are required for all guests while inside AREA15.

AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, is the world’s first purpose-built experiential entertainment district offering live events, immersive activations, monumental art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. With a growing collection of dynamic destinations including Dueling AxesEmporium Arcade BarLost Spirits DistilleryOddwood Bar, “Wink World: Portals Into The Infinite,” Museum FiascoRocket FizzFive Iron GolfThe Beast by Todd EnglishOZ Experience and anchor experience, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, AREA15 is an ever-changing art, retail and entertainment district attracting locals and tourists of all ages.

AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Best Immersive Art Experience” by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, one of “The 10 Most Innovative Urban Development and Real Estate Companies of 2020” by Fast Company, “Reader’s Choice—Best Attraction” by Las Vegas Weekly, “Best Arts Hub” by Vegas Magazine, and claiming the No. 1 spot in Blooloop’s “World’s Top 11 Immersive Art Experiences.”

AREA15 represents a collaborative venture between real estate development firm Fisher Brothers and creative agency Beneville Studios, both of New York.

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Desiree Webb/Erika Pope 
The Vox Agency,
(702) 569-0616, (702) 249-2977

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