About the Elko Convention & Visitors Authority

The Elko Convention & Visitors Authority has been serving the Elko area since 1975.

In addition to promoting the Elko area as a business and leisure tourism destination, the ECVA is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Elko Convention & Conference Centers.

For tourists, visitors and Elko community residents and businesses, the mission of the Elko Convention & Visitors Authority, as a public asset, is to provide quality facilities, market the community and area, and support events and activities which improve the community’s overall quality of life and adds to economic development and vitality.

Organization of the ECVA

The Elko Convention & Visitors Authority (ECVA) was created by Nevada Revised Statute Chapter 227 in 1975 as the Elko City – County Civic Auditorium Authority. The ECVA is governed by a five-member Board of Directors comprised of one liaison representing the Elko City Council and Elko County Commissioners respectively, two at-large elected members who reside within Elko City limits and the Authority District, and one at-large elected member who resides outside Elko City limits but within the boundaries of the Authority District.

ECVA Board & Staff

ECVA Vision & Values

In the continued advancement of the organization’s mission, the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority commits itself to the further development of competitive facilities, the positive marketing of our community and area, and events serving current and future community needs. The Elko Convention and Visitors Authority is dedicated to building a positive community identity, creating quality future employment opportunities, wealth creation and economic vitality, and future value for everyone the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority serves.

In order to ensure its employees and representatives anticipate the needs of conventioneers, facility users, visitors and guests, the Elko Convention and Visitors Authority values:

Accountability, Dedication, Excellence, Integrity, Partnerships, Pride, Respect and Trust

By living up to the expectation of each of these core values, we will provide an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment where people can rest, relax and recreate.