Andrew Simon, president and CEO, Fremont Street Experience, who began his job at this hugely popular Las Vegas attraction at the start of the pandemic, goes undercover to discover and address problems that may be sparking the labor shortage causing significant lost profits. Will the boss "see the light" while perched 100 feet off the ground to help change light panels on its enormous $50 million canopy? How does he handle the sticky situation of scraping gobs of gum from the mall floor for hours at a time? Does he leave anyone hanging during a physically demanding shift at the Slotzilla zip line?
The Fremont Street Experience, designed in 1995 as a must-see six-block entertainment district built to reenergize Las Vegas' downtown area, now attracts over 24 million visitors annually. The iconic destination is featured in countless television shows, music videos and films and helps generate over $800 million annually in gaming revenue. The area is known for its unparalleled offering of entertainment, featuring live music on three permanent stages 365 days per year; the "Viva Vision" canopy, the largest digital display in the world; and the urban-based thrill ride "Slotzilla" Zipline.