Tony Hsieh is being honored Saturday evening on Fremont Road Expertise’s Viva Imaginative and prescient video cover. The Hsieh household has requested his fellow downtown Las Vegas visionary Derek Stevens and his spouse, Nicole, to take the lead on the tribute.
“They need a tribute and I’m blissful they reached out to Nicole and I this morning,” Stevens, co-owner of Circa, the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate hotel-casino, stated in a textual content message Saturday.
Particulars are nonetheless being sorted out, however Stevens stated plans are centered on an 8 p.m. present on the Viva Imaginative and prescient LED screens, with FSE because the gathering place.
Hsieh died Friday in a New London, Conn. hospital from accidents suffered in a home hearth on Nov. 18. He was 46.
Hsieh co-founded the Zappos attire firm, which was headquartered on the former Las Vegas Metropolis Corridor constructing since 2013. A beneficiant philanthropist, Hsieh’s investments modified the face of what would turn out to be the Fremont East district.
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