Rossi Ralenkotter. 2/3/09 President/CEO of LVCVALas Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority President and CEO Rossi Ralenkotter has received the Pinnacle Award from the International Association of Exhibitions & Events.

“I’m truly humbled to be in the company of an esteemed group of peers and industry icons who have received the Pinnacle Award in the past,” said Ralenkotter. “I share this prestigious honor with the talented team at the LVCVA and with all our resort and allied partners who work tirelessly every day to ensure Las Vegas remains the premier destination for leisure and business travel.”

The Pinnacle Award recognizes an individual whose hard work and dedication over the years has furthered IAEE’s objectives of advancing exhibition management, according to an LVCVA statement. This year’s award was presented during IAEE’s annual Expo! Expo! trade show, held in Houston.