Exciting Adventures Highlight Asembia 2019
During the week of the summit, youâ€™ll find shows unique to the city that are sure to make lifelong memories.
Welcome to Asembia's annual Specialty Pharmacy Summit! Thousands of key thought leaders and industry professionals have gathered at the Wynn and Encore in Las Vegas, Nevada, for workshops, exhibits, continuing education sessions, and more. But what’s work without some play? Las Vegas is home to so many casinos, live events, and attractions that there’s never a short supply of fun. If you nd yourself with some spare time between meetings or events, check out a few of the activities and attractions.
Millions flock every year to this city for its variety of must-see concerts and comedy, magic, and dance acts. During the week of the summit, you’ll nd shows unique to the city that are sure to make lifelong memories, including the world-famous Cirque du Soleil.
Inspired by the concept of infinity and the elegance of water, “O” by Cirque du Soleil brings together world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, and divers to create a magical, ethereal experience at the Bellagio hotel and casino. High-dive leaps, a dance of fire and water, and powerful choreography are only the beginning for “O,” which is performed in, on, and above water. You can purchase tickets for the 7 and 9:30 pm shows at cirquedusoleil.com/usa/las-vegas/o/buy-tickets.
If dancing and singing is your favorite way to spend the night, you might find yourself in good company. Bruno Mars is set to bring his “24K Magic” to Las Vegas on April 30 and May 3 at the Park Theater at Park MGM. The Grammy award—winning artist is known for hit songs such as “Uptown Funk” and “Finesse.” You can purchase tickets in advance (recommended) at mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/ park-mgm/park-theater/bruno-mars.html.
Although you’ll find plenty of other options at lasvegas.com/shows, the city also offers many more attractions, including exhibits, landmarks, and even thrill rides that may add something extra for attendees—including the magical creations at Madame Tussauds.
Madame Tussaud's work of lifelike models dates to 1780, but her legacy lives on through modern creations of famous stars. The museum has more than 23 locations in cities such as New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and (you guessed it) Las Vegas. Hang out with actors such as Dwayne Johnson, Brad Pitt, and Bradley Cooper between sessions, or sing with artists such as BeyonceÌ and Stevie Wonder. With exhibits ranging from the exclusive Club Tussauds to the Marvel Super Heroes experience, this museum is sure to leave you speechless. Purchase tickets at madametussauds.com/las-vegas/en/tickets/.
The next best thing to meeting the stars is being one. Think you have what it takes to solve a murder? Play the role of crime scene investigator in CSI: The Experience at the MGM Grand. This interactive, hands-on attraction will put you center stage at a crime scene. Investigate the area, analyze the evidence, and see whether you can crack the code. Find tickets at vegas.com/attractions/on-the-strip/ mgm-csi/.
Are you a history buff? Then look no further than Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. The 25,000-square-foot exhibit features more than 250 artifacts from the Titanic, including luggage, the ship’s whistles, a window frame from the Verandah CafeÌ, and an unopened bottle of champagne with a 1900 vintage. Experience the wonder and tragedy of the world’s most famous ocean liner by purchasing tickets at luxor.com/en/entertianment/ titanic.html.
If a perfect afternoon to you involves a pleasant stroll in a garden, visit Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Garden. Enjoy a 14,000-square-foot celebration of spring, featuring tens of thousands of owers, trees, and plants maintained by more than 120 horticulturalists. While at the Bellagio, stop in at award-winning chef Michael Mina’s restaurant of the same name, which boasts a timeless menu of seaside classics. The gardens are open daily 24 hours a day and are free to the public.
If you’d rather be in the sky than walking around a garden, try a Vegas Balloon Ride. This once-in-a-lifetime flight will take you up at the crack of dawn to witness a spectacular sunrise over the cityscape. While the rest of the city is sleeping, you’ll be getting a bird’s-eye view of the casinos, hotels, and attractions. Purchase tickets at vegasballoonrides.com.
If you’re not keen on flying (or waking up early), the High Roller Observation Wheel is the next-best way to see the city from above. You’ll soar 550 feet above the center of the Las Vegas Strip on the world’s tallest observation wheel, which includes 360-degree views of the valley and the strip. The best part? The wheel takes only 30 minutes, so you can be in and out during your lunch break. Purchase tickets at caesars.com/linq/ high-roller.
Whether you’re flying high in the sky or enjoying the Las Vegas Strip by foot, the Asembia summit will offer the adventure of a lifetime.