Maybe it's the weather (300 days of sunshine a year), or the lifestyle and reasonable cost of living. Whatever the reason, desert communities in Nevada, Arizona, and California have become favorite places for business development, residential relocation, and, yes, medical meetings.
In a class by itself is Las Vegas, the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the U.S. The phenomenal growth in the city's hotel construction is set to continue through 1999. Indeed, by the middle of this yea