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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 2021 Las Vegas, expect more than 4,500 exhibitors, to showcase nearly 20,000 new transformative tech products to more than 170,000 attendees in over 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space.

Expect to see the latest in innovations and life-changing technology, encompassing 5G connectivity, smart assistants, smart cars, smart cities, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, and resilience, giant TVs, sports, robotics and for the first time this year, tech-based sexual products.

As an attendee, you will be awed at a floor space filled with all sorts of gadgets and a sea of people trying to see it all. Yes, you will be walking a lot, so wear the most comfortable shoes you can find.

Breaking attendance records year after year, CES 2020 featured new and expanded exhibit areas and host more than 4,500 exhibiting companies, showcasing the latest in innovations and technologies, in addition, CES 2020 will feature more than 1,200 startups from 45+ countries 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 300 conference sessions with 1,100 speakers.

*CES 2021 Dates: January 6 - 9, 2021 (Wed-Sat)

Registration for CES 2021 will open in the fall

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 2020. Your old login credentials is invalid.
Entry approval will not be granted on-site.
CES Badges are never mailed in advance of the show.
Check out our Top 10 Tips for CES 2021 Attendees

Note: Badge pickup at McCarran Airport is for registered attendees only. If you are not yet registered, please find a location with on-site registration

Mark your calendars
CES 2020 Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, January 7 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 8 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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

Friday, January 10 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Tech East and Tech West

CES 2020 Keynotes & Conference Program
Tuesday, January 7 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 8 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 9 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 10 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Tech East, Tech West and Tech South

CES 2020 - C Space Conference Program & Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, January 7 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Wednesday, January 8 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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

Location: ARIA

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CES 2020 Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

All attendees must have an official CES badge and government-issued photo ID to enter any CES venue. Have both handy and ready to show as you enter CES official show venues.
All bags will be searched at the entrance to all show venues and show attendees will be subject to metal detection screening upon entering show premises.
Attendees may carry two small bags, each smaller than 12"x17"x6" into show venues
Rolling bags of any size are prohibited including luggage, carry-ons, laptop and computer bags and rolling luggage carts.
Do not bring your luggage to show venue on your last day in Las Vegas. It's recommended that you check your bags at your hotel bell desk before coming to the show.

What to expect

Expect delays entering show venues. Simply build time into your schedule for screening delays.
Expect heavy security and law enforcement personnel both inside and outside of show venues.

Helpful Tips

You are encouraged to pre-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.
Save yourself the hassle and leave your bags and luggage at your hotel.
If you must carry a bag, use clear, vinyl or mesh bags to expedite bag search process and make sure your bag fits the size requirements.

More CES 2020 Survival Tips

CES 2020 Attendee Resources

CES 2020 Schedule - Explore your options to connect, learn and be inspired at CES

Featured Speakers - See some of the 1,100 industry visionaries slated to speak at CES 2020

Product Launch Page - Browse through the latest products unveiled at CES

CES Livestream – Watch conference programming live from CES 2020

CES App - Everything you need to plan for and navigate CES 2020

CES Tech Talk Podcast - Download or subscribe for the top trends at CES 2020

CES 2020 Marketplaces

CES Marketplace Map Las Vegas

Tech East

Tech East Hours / Days

Tuesday Jan 7th - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Jan 8th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday Jan 10th; - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tech East Marketplaces:

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

Tech West

Tech West Hours / Days

Tuesday Jan 7th - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Jan 8th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday Jan 10th; - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tech West Marketplaces:

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

Tech South

Tech South Locations
Tech South Hours / Days

Hours / Days for C Space Conference Program & Exhibits at ARIA:
Tuesday Jan 7th - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday Jan 8th; - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday Jan 9th; - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Sports Technology - ARIA, West Level 3


C Space Conference Program & Exhibits at ARIA

CES 2020 Media Days

Sunday, January 5 – Monday January 6, 2020 Media Days Schedule

CES 2020 Media Days FREE Shuttle Services (Sunday, January 5 – Monday January 6, 2020)
CES will offer free shuttles for media only from official CES hotels to Mandalay Bay, the Las Vegas Convention and the Sands/Venetian throughout Media Days.

Navigating CES 2020 - Tips & Tricks

Top 10 CES Tips

With 11 official venues, CES 2020 spans more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space. Understanding how to work the exhibit floor and how to get from point A to B efficiently is important. Follow these steps for some time saving and money saving tips and tricks.

CES 2020 Survival Tips

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The CES 2020 Las Vegas Complementary Shuttle Service

The 2020 CES will offer split-day and full-day complimentary shuttle bus service between the Las Vegas Convention Center(LVCC) and official hotels.

From Monday, January 6 through Friday, January 10, 2020

Route# Hotel Boarding Location
Route 10 Alexis Park Front Entrance
Route 8 Aria Las Vegas Tour Bus Area
Route 5 Bellagio Tour Bus Area
Route 7 Circus Circus Hotel Las Vegas Blvd. Entrance
Route 2 Delano Las Vegas At Mandalay Bay, Shark Reef entrance
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 10 Elara North Convention Pickup Area
Route 9 Encore at Wynn At Wynn, South Gate Bus Area
Route 3 Excalibur Tour Bus Area / Rotunda Entrance
Route 11 Golden Nugget Carson Tower Entrance
Route 3 Luxor Hotel and Casino Tour Bus Area
Route 7 Hilton Grand Vacation Suites Curbside on Karen Ave
Route 7 Hilton Grand Vacations on the Strip Front Entrance, Outer Driveway
Route 2 Mandalay Bay Shark Reef entrance
Route 4 MGM Grand Grand Garden Entrance
Route 6 Mirage Hotel Casino Tour Bus Area
Route 4 New York-New York Valet Entrance
Route 8 Park MGM Tour Bus Area
Route 11 Plaza At Golden Nugget, Carson Tower entrance
Route 6 Treasure Island Tour Bus Area
Route 4 Signature at MGM Grand Walk to MGM Grand Garden Entrance
Route 2 Tropicana Las Vegas North Entrance
Route 8 Vdara Hotel and Spa Walk to Aria Tour Bus Area
Route 5 Westin Las Vegas Valet Entrance
Route 9 Wynn Las Vegas South Gate Bus Area
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

2020 CES Free Express Shuttle Service

Tech Express

Route: 12 Between the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Sands/Venetian

Date Time Frequency
Mon, Jan 6 8:00am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Tues, Jan 7 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 8 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thur, Jan 9 7:30am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 10 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 Tour Bus Area

Walking Las Vegas BlvdC 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

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 7 8 am - 6:30 pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 8 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 9 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 10 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 7 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 8 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 9 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Fri, Jan 10 9am - 1:00pm every 10 minutes

Strip & Downtown Express The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) route will start service at 7 a.m. during CES 2020; - January 7 - 10, 2020

Las Vegas Free Tram

Aria Las Vegas Tram

Airport Shuttle Service to McCarran International Airport

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 2020

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.

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 2020 Facilities at Las Vegas Convention Center

CES 2020 Lost and found

Lost and Found at CES 2020 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

CES 2020 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.

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