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CES 2020 Las Vegas

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Considered the Super Bowl for global consumer electronics and consumer technology, CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. This tech tradeshow takes place every January in Las Vegas.

At the upcoming CES 2020 Las Vegas, expect thousands of exhibitors, showcasing the latest in innovations and life-changing technology across 24 product categories on over 2.6 million net square feet of exhibit space. Yes, you will be walking a lot, so wear the most comfortable shoes you can find.

As an attendee, you will be awed at a floor space filled with smart phones, smart watches, drones, televisions, home entertainment systems, washing machines and a sea of people trying to see it all.

Breaking attendance records year after year, the CES 2018 Las Vegas saw more than 182,000 attendees. A record international presence with more than 58,000 attendees from outside the U.S. representing 150 countries. CES 2018 hosted more than 4,400 exhibiting companies, showcasing the latest in innovations and technologies, in addition to hosting more than 600 startups at the Eureka Park Marketplace. Among them are manufacturers, suppliers of consumer technology hardware, developers, lots of techies and more.

CES 2020 Las Vegas will also feature a conference program with 220 conference sessions.


*CES Las Vegas 2020 Dates: January 7 - 10, 2020 - (Tues-Fri)

Things you should know about CES 2020 attendance

CES is a trade-only event and not open to the general public.
You must be 18 years of age or older and affiliated with the consumer technology industry to attend.
To attend CES, you must submit business credentials in advance to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the host of CES, so they can verify your affiliation with the consumer technology industry.
If you are a returning show attendant from a previous year, you must create a new registration account for CES 2019. Your old login credentials is invalid.
Entry approval will not be granted on-site.

2020 CES Registration

Registration for CES 2020 will be available September 2019.

CES 2020 Badge Pickup / Customer Service

CES 2020 registration hours and badge pickup locations will be announced in fall 2019

CES 2019 Media Days

Sunday, January 6 – Monday January 7, 2019 Media Days Schedule

CES 2019 Media Days FREE Shuttle Services (Sunday, January 6 – Monday January 7, 2019)

Media Days Shuttle Schedule
Mark your calendars
CES 2019 Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, January 8 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 9 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 10 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Friday, January 11 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
CES 2019 - C Space Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, January 8 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 9 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday, January 10 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CES 2019 Badge Pickup and Registration Location / Hours

Use the link below to find:
CES 2019 Badge Pickup Locations / Hours - For all pre-registered and approved registrants only
CES 2019 Attendee Registration Locations / Hours - For all new on-site attendee registrations, incomplete registrations or customer service needs
CES 2019 Conference Registration Locations / Hours - For all new on-site registrations, incomplete registrations or customer service needs
CES 2019 Exhibitor Registration Locations / Hours - For all new on-site exhibitor registrations, incomplete registrations and customer service needs
CES 2019 Media Registration Locations / Hours - For all new on-site registrations, incomplete registrations and customer service needs
CES 2019 Exhibitor Temporary Badges Pickup Locations / Hours

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CES 2019 Marketplaces

CES Marketplace Map Las Vegas

Tech East

Tech East comprises of Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC), the Westgate Las Vegas (Westgate) and the Renaissance Las Vegas (Renaissance)

Location: Las Vegas Convention Center

Tech East Hours / Days:
Tuesday Jan 8th - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday Jan 10th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday Jan 11th; - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tech East will feature innovations in audio, vehicle technology, drones, augmented and virtual reality, gaming, video, wireless devices, wireless services, and digital imaging/photography. This is also where you will find many international exhibitors.

Tech East Marketplaces:

Marketplace Location
3D Printing Tech East, LVCC, South Hall 3
Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Tech East, LVCC, South Hall 2
AR/VR & Gaming Tech East, South Hall 1
Design & Source Showcase Tech East, LVCC, South Plaza
Drones Tech East, LVCC, South Hall 2
Enterprise Solutions Tech East, Westgate, Paradise Center
High-Tech Retailing Tech East, LVCC, South Hall 3
IoT Infrastructure Tech East, Westgate, Ballroom
iProducts Tech East, LVCC, South Hall 3
Resilience Tech East, Westgate, Paradise Center
Self-Driving Technology Tech East, LVCC, Platinum Lot
Smart Cities Tech East, Westgate, Pavilion & Paradise Center
Tourism Tech East, Westgate Paradise Center
**LVCC = Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center

Tech West

Location: Sands Expo (Sands), The Venetian, The Palazzo, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn

Tech West Hours / Days:
Tuesday Jan 8th - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday Jan 10th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday Jan 11th; - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tech West will feature leading companies and the newest innovations in lifestyle technologies, including revolutions in fitness and health, the Internet of Things, sensors and other high growth technologies changing the way we live, work and play. CES Tech West will also be home to Eureka Park, the startup community.

Tech West Marketplaces:

Marketplace Location
Accessibility Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Baby Tech Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Digital Money Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Eureka Park Tech West, Sands, Level 1
Family & Kids Technology Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Fitness Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Health & Wellness Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Sleep Tech Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Smart Home Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Sports Technology Tech West, Sands, Level 2
Wearables Tech West, Sands, Level 2
**Sands = Sands Expo / The Venetian
Tech South

Location: ARIA, Park MGM / Park Theater and Vdara

Hours / Days for C Space Conference Program & Exhibits at ARIA:
Tuesday Jan 8th - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday Jan 10th; - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tech South is the location for the advertising, content, marketing and entertainment creative communities. Tech South will also host a variety of C Space activities, including conference sessions, networking events, exhibits and hospitality suites.

ARIA Las Vegas
CES Sports Zone Location: ARIA, Mariposa 1, 2, and 3


C Space Conference Program & Exhibits at ARIA

Las Vegas Free Tram

Aria Las Vegas Tram

Navigating CES 2019 - Tips & Tricks

With 11 official venues, CES 2019 spans more than 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space. Knowing how to work the exhibit floor and getting around is important. Follow the steps below for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks

1 Wear comfortable walking shoes
The average CES attendee will clock in approximately 2 - 3 miles walking the exhibit space alone. Plan to arrive in Las Vegas with the most comfortable walking shoes you can get. (Your feet will thank you later)

2 Pick up your badge off-site
Save yourself some time and pick up your badge at the airport or one of the selected hotels before arriving at the show.

3 Allow extra time for everything
Plan ahead and allow extra time for everything. Expect long lines when entering show venues, arriving at meetings, keynotes and events. Also be prepared for long cab lines or rental car check-in lines.

4 Download the CES 2019 App

Google Play Store
Apple App Store
The official CES app has everything you need at your finger tips to make the most out of your CES experience. The CES App features
The complete exhibitor list,
Full CES schedule and personal agenda
Show floor navigation and mapping,
LinkedIn™ networking,
Personalized attendee and session recommendations,
Transportation information and
CES security tools.

5 Bag Search and Restrictions
You are only allowed to carry two small bags, each smaller than 12 inches by 17 inches by 6 inches into show venues.(Rolling bags of any size are prohibited). Save yourself the hassle and leave your bags at your hotel.

6 Take the FREE Shuttle
The 2019 CES offers complimentary shuttle bus service between the Las Vegas Convention Center(LVCC) and official hotels from Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 11. Take advantage of these FREE shuttle buses when you can. (See hotel list below)

7 Take the FREE Tram
For Tech South attendees, The ARIA Express tram is a three stations FREE tram with stops at Park MGM, Crystals retail and entertainment district / ARIA/ The Cosmopolitan and Bellagio / Vdara Hotel & Spa. Save some money and time by riding the free tram.

8 Expected traffic delays
The Vegas Golden Knights (hockey team) have three games at the T-Mobile Arena (located on the Strip) during CES 2019. Game days are Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Expect traffic delays in the city on those days and plan accordingly.

9 Sleep
Get some sleep whenever you can.

The CES 2019 Las Vegas Complementary Shuttle Service

The 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show offers split-day and full-day complimentary shuttle bus service between the Las Vegas Convention Center(LVCC) and official hotels.

From Monday, January 7 - Friday, January 11, 2019

Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route 2 Delano Las Vegas At Mandalay Bay, Shark Reef entrance
Route 2 Mandalay Bay Shark Reef entrance
Route 2 Tropicana Las Vegas North Entrance
Route 3 Excalibur Tour Bus Area / Rotunda Entrance
Route 3 Luxor Hotel and Casino Tour Bus Area
Route 4 MGM Grand Grand Garden Entrance
Route 4 New York-New York Valet Entrance
Route 4 Signature @ MGM Grand Walk to MGM Grand Garden Entrance
Route 5 Bellagio Tour Bus Area
Route 5 Westin Las Vegas Valet Entrance
Route 6 Mirage Hotel Casino Tour Bus Area
Route 6 Treasure Island Tour Bus Area
Route 7 Circus Circus Hotel Las Vegas Blvd. Entrance
Route 7 Hilton Grand Vacation Suites Curbside on Karen Ave
Route 7 Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip Front Entrance, Outer Driveway
Route 8 Aria Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 8 Park MGM Tour Bus Area
Route 8 Vdara Hotel and Spa Walk to Aria
Route 9 Encore at Wynn At Wynn, South Gate Bus Area
Route 9 Wynn Las Vegas South Gate Bus Area
Route 10 Alexis Park Front Entrance
Route 10 Elara North Convention Pickup Area
Route 11 The D Las Vegas NE Corner of Carson Ave & 3rd Street
Route 11 Downtown Grand NE Corner of Carson Ave & 3rd Street
Route 11 Golden Nugget Carson Tower Entrance
Route 11 Plaza At Golden Nugget, Carson Tower entrance
Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route Walk to LVCC Westgate Walking distance to the LVCC
Route Walk to LVCC Renaissance Walking distance to the LVCC
Route Walk to LVCC SLS Walking distance to Monorail and LVCC
Route 11 on property Venetian / Palazzo LVCC - C2 shuttle area and S1 shuttle area
Sands/Venetian - Venetian underground shuttle area

View Shuttle Bus Schedule & Pickup Locations

2019 CES Free Express Shuttle Service

Tech Express
Route: 12 Between the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Sands/Venetian
Date Time Frequency
Tues, Jan 8 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 9 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thur, Jan 10 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 11 7:30am - 4:30pm every 10 minutes

Tech Express Boarding Locations
LVCC: Curbside near C2 entrance
Sands/Venetian: Curbside on Sands Ave.

C Space Shuttle
Route: 8 From the LVCC and Sands/Venetian to ARIA
Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route 8 Aria Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 8 Park MGM Tour Bus Area
Route 8 Vdara Hotel and Spa Walk to Aria

C Space Shuttle Boarding Locations
ARIA: Tour Bus Area
LVCC: Curbside near C2 entrance
Sands/Venetian: Curbside on Sands Ave.

Do you know .... You can take the C Space shuttle to CES keynotes taking place at the Park Theater at the Park MGM on Wednesday. Service to this location will begin one hour prior to the keynote start time.

Getting Around the Las Vegas Convention Center

Las Vegas Convention Center Shuttle Loop - Route 1
To help attendees get around the Las Vegas Convention Center, a complementary shuttle service will be provided to
Route 1 Five key locations around the Las Vegas Convention Center perimeter
Date Time Frequency
Tues, Jan 8 8 am - 6:30 pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 9 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 10 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 11 8am - 4:30pm every 10 minutes
LVCC Golf Cart Service and Pedestrian Walkway
Route: Back of South 1 near Booth #20258; South 2 near Booth #25352; and Central Hall near Booth #16744
Date Time Frequency
Tues, Jan 8 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 9 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 10 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 11 9am - 1:00pm every 10 minutes

Strip & Downtown Express The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) route will start service at 7 a.m. during CES 2019; - January 8 - 11, 2019

Airport Shuttle Service to McCarran International Airport

Flights to Las Vegas Shuttle service to McCarran International Airport (LAS) from the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and Sands/Venetian will be available every 30 minutes on

  • Wednesday Jan. 9 from Noon - 7 pm
  • Thursday Jan. 10 from Noon - 7 pm
  • Friday, Jan. 11, from Noon - 5 pm

Cost: $10 per person, one-way

Airport Shuttle Boarding Locations

LVCC: C2 shuttle area and S1 shuttle area
Venetian: Venetian underground shuttle area

Rideshare at CES Las Vegas 2019

If you plan to use Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies during the show, below are the designated pickup locations to meet your driver.

CES rideshare pick-up/drop-off location

Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC): Bronze Lot
Sands Expo: Main porte-cochere
The Venetian: the valet area in the parking garage
ARIA: North Valet

Note: There are also other nearby options that riders may select near the LVCC including the Westgate, Renaissance and surrounding hotel and restaurants.

Las Vegas Strip Maps

Las Vegas Strip 3D Map

Use this 3D Map of the Vegas Strip to get a birds eye view of the Hotels and their proximity to each other.

Las Vegas Strip Map of Hotels & Casinos

Download 3D Las Vegas Strip Map of Hotels & Casinos PDF

Download 3D Las Vegas Monorail Map PDF

CES 2019 Security Measures and Restrictions

2019 CES Las Vegas Registration and Badge Pickup

You will be required to provide your date of birth when you register
You also will be required to provide a unique, verifiable email address
You must present a government-issued photo ID to pick up your badge on-site
You are encouraged to register online in advance of the show and pick up your badge at the McCarran Airport or one of the select hotels before the show.

CES 2019 On-Site Security Measures

All attendees must have an official CES badge and government-issued photo ID to enter CES.

CES badges now include a photo ID for all attendees and media.

Bag Search & Restrictions
All bags will be searched at the entrance to all show venues. In addition:
Attendees may carry two small bags, each smaller than 12"x17"x6" into show venues
Attendees are encouraged to consider their bag type and use clear bags (mesh, plastic, vinyl, etc.) to expedite entry
Rolling bags of any size are prohibited including luggage, carry-ons, laptop and computer bags and rolling luggage carts.

CES 2019 Media Restrictions

Media with an official media badge are permitted to hand carry equipment onto show premises in excess of the two bag restriction. This equipment is subject to search and tagged as approved for entry.

CES 2019 Bag Check Facilities

You are encouraged to leave your bags at your hotel. However if you must bring bags, bag check facilities are located at the LVCC Central Plaza next to the main Registration tent, Sands Level 1 Lobby and the Venetian Ballroom Foyer.

Do you know ....
Your Las Vegas conference attendance may be tax deductible. Travel expenses for conventions are deductible if you can show that your attendance benefits your trade or business.

Scooters, Wheelchairs and Segways

Scooters and wheelchairs are permitted at CES venues and are available for rent at the LVCC and Sands/Venetian.

Segways are permitted at the LVCC and Sands/Venetian for ADA use only.
Segways are not permitted at other show venues, ARIA, Mandalay Bay or Westgate for any purpose.

Personal mobility devices - this includes hoverboards, skateboards, uniwheels and all similar products are not permitted at any CES venue.

CES 2019 Lost and found

Lost and Found at CES 2019 is located in the CES Security Offices at the following locations:
Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) - North Hall Room 252, Phone: 702-943-3532
Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) - South Hall Connector, Room S219, Phone: 702-943-4080
Venetian, Level 4, Murano 4502, Phone: 702-691-8621

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You can pick up your badge when you arrive at the McCarran Airport and various other hotel locations. Check the full schedule of the badge pickup and registration locations.

CES attendees are permitted to bring camera equipment onto the show floor. Exhibitors however retain the right to restrict photography of their products or displays.

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