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Las Vegas Sands Expands Macao Management Team

19 May 2005

MACAO – (PRESS RELEASE) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS), and its subsidiary Venetian Macau Limited (VML), announced today that Wolfram Diener will join the organization in June 2005 as vice president of convention and exhibition for the convention and expo center being built at The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel Casino on the Cotai Strip(TM). Mr. Diener will also be responsible for trade show operations for the company in Macao.

Mr. Diener brings to the company twenty years of international convention center and marketing experience. During this time, Mr. Diener has held leadership positions with convention and trade show operators in Europe and Asia. Most recently, Mr. Diener was the general manager of Shanghai New International Expo Center Co., Ltd (SNIEC), one of the busiest venues of its kind in Asia-Pacific. Prior to his position at SNIEC, Mr. Diener was the managing director of the noted trade show organizer, Messe Frankfort.

Mr. Diener will oversee all operations of VML's Venetian Macao Convention and Expo Center as well as the overall planning and management of VML's trade show operations.

"Wolfram is an excellent addition to our world renowned management team and his knowledge and experience will be an important asset to our continued success. He brings a strong track record of success and in welcoming Wolfram to VML it is a clear signal of our belief in the potential of the Convention and Exhibition market in Macao," said Frank McFadden, chief operating officer of Venetian Macau Limited.

"It is extremely gratifying to be joining the world's premier resort and gaming company. The opportunities in Macao are extraordinary, particularly in the Convention and Exhibition arenas, and I very much look forward to helping VML capitalize on them," said Mr. Diener.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, resort and exhibition/convention company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company owns The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino and the Sands Expo and Convention Center, where it hosts exhibitions and conventions, in Las Vegas and the Sands Macao in the People's Republic of China Special Administrative Region of Macao. The company is also developing additional casino hotel resort properties in Macao, including The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel Casino.

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