Frequently Asked Questions

General Insights for Business Events or Meetings in Las Vegas 
  • What convention centers and trade show venues are in Las Vegas?  

  • Las Vegas has many venues to choose from, including the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), Mandalay Bay Convention Center and The Venetian Expo, all of which are used for most large-scale events.  

  • Which conventions and trade shows are regularly held in Las Vegas? 

  • Las Vegas is recognized as the No. 1 destination for trade shows, and for good reason as there are many benefits to hosting events in the destination. Las Vegas is host to hundreds of conventions each year. Some of the biggest flock to the destination each year, such as Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Men’s Apparel Guild of California (MAGIC), World of Concrete, Global Gaming Expo and many others.  

  • What can conference attendees do in Las Vegas? 

  • From shows and live entertainment, to attractions and world-class dining, there is plenty of fun things to do in Las Vegas. Between sessions, dine at one of many ideal restaurants for groups and see a show. For more recommendations of things to do, see our attendee guide.  

  • What kinds of team-building activities are in Las Vegas?  

  • Las Vegas has many great team-building activities where you can collaborate while having some friendly competition. From excavation exercises at Dig This Las Vegas, to a scavenger hunt and search at The Mob Museum, a round of golf at Topgolf Las Vegas and much more, you’re sure to find something fun to do for every group! See our guide to planning team-building activities in Las Vegas here

  • What transportation options are available for attendees of business events in Las Vegas?  

  • There are many transportation options that make it quick and easy for attendees to get to their destination. With stops at six of the major casinos, including Horseshoe/Paris Las Vegas and Flamingo/Caesars Palace, the Las Vegas Monorail is one of the most convenient ways to travel on the Strip. The Vegas Loop at LVCC provides fast transportation across the campus for convention and trade show attendees. The Downtown Loop and the ARIA Express Tram are also some free options to get around. Learn more on how to get around Las Vegas.  

Hosting an Event or Meeting in Las Vegas  
  • Why should I host an event in Las Vegas?  

  • With its state-of-the-art convention centers, groundbreaking transportation, leading technology, world-class accommodation and dining, Las Vegas is truly a one-of-a-kind destination for meetings and conventions. See additional reasons and benefits of hosting in Las Vegas here.  

  • Where should I host an event in Downtown Las Vegas? 

  • There are tons of places to host an event in Downtown Las Vegas, such as The Beverly Theater, Swim Stadium at Circa Resort & Casino, banquet rooms at Four Queens Hotel and Casino, The Neon Museum, Downtown Container Park and many others.  

  • Where should I host an event on the Las Vegas Strip? 

  • The Las Vegas Strip has a variety of venues perfect to host a meeting. In addition to its convention centers, Las Vegas has many nontraditional, unique event and meeting spaces, such as The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod and Hyde Lounge at T-Mobile Arena. The Strip is also home to world-class restaurants with private dining available for groups.   

  • Where can I find event services in Las Vegas?  

  • For help planning vendors, suppliers, registration, and permit applications for your next event, please refer to our event services info page. And for nontraditional meeting venues, Las Vegas has many incredible restaurants with private rooms available.  

  • How can I ensure that my meeting or event is within my budget in Las Vegas?  

  • With hotel rooms and venues to fit any budget, and convenient, free or low-cost transportation, Las Vegas is a cost-effective destination to host your meeting or event. Booking early and during the off season will help maximize your budget.  Learn more about how a meeting in Las Vegas is budget friendly.   

  • What are the local regulations and permits required for hosting meetings or events in Las Vegas? 

  • Events and meetings may require special events permits based on various factors including, but not limited to, using tents, event signage, and serving food and/or alcohol. Meeting planners may also wish to apply to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority basic vendor general listing, allowing them to find and compare vendors and services for upcoming meetings. Learn more about event services, vendors and supplier applications here

The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) 
  • What is the largest convention center in Las Vegas?  

  • With 2.5 million square feet of exhibit space and 225 meeting rooms, the Las Vegas Convention Center is the largest convention center in Las Vegas and one of the busiest facilities in the world. It has two grand-lobby registration areas – one in the West Hall and another in the Central Hall.  

  • How many seats are in the Las Vegas Convention Center? 

  • The Las Vegas Convention Center can accommodate 19,000 seated guests in its entirety. Located in the West Hall on Level 2, rooms 203 to 212 have the largest capacity of the facility at 18,727 square feet and can accommodate 1,100 seated guests.  

  • How far is the Las Vegas Strip from the Las Vegas Convention Center?  

  • The Las Vegas Strip is roughly 0.7 miles away from the LVCC. 

  • Does the Las Vegas Monorail go to the Las Vegas Convention Center?  

  • Yes, the monorail stops at the Boingo Station at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Another transportation option is the Vegas Loop, which runs underground of the Las Vegas Convention Center; it’s a quick and convenient option to get from hall to hall of the facility and to a few connecting resorts.