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2019 CES in Las Vegas

CES Las Vegas

The 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES)

Considered the SuperBowl for global consumer electronics and consumer technology, The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, more commonly known as the International CES or CES (for short) 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 International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES), expect thousands of exhibitors, showcasing the latest in innovations and technologies across 2.6 million net square feet of exhibit space.

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 2018 CES in 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. The International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES) in 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 Las Vegas will also feature a conference program with 220 conference sessions.


*CES 2019 Dates: January 8 - 11, 2019 - (Tues-Fri)


Mark your calendars
2019 CES Exhibit Hours
Monday, January 7 Closed
Tuesday, January 8 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday, January 9 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday, January 10 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, January 11 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
2019 CES Media Days
Media Day 1 - Sunday, January 6, 2019
Media Day 2 - Monday, January 7, 2019
Location - Mandalay Bay
Upcoming CES Las Vegas Dates
Jan. 8 - 11, 2019 (Tuesday - Friday)
Jan. 7 - 10, 2020 (Tuesday - Friday)
Jan. 6 - 9, 2021 (Wednesday - Saturday)
Jan. 5 - 8, 2022 (Wednesday - Saturday)

Get notified about 2019 registration when CES announcements are made in June 2018.

Official Show Locations

CES Tech East
Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC),
Westgate Las Vegas (Westgate), Renaissance Las Vegas (Renaissance)
CES Tech West
Sands Expo/The Venetian (Sands/Venetian),
The Palazzo, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn (Wynn/Encore)
CES Tech South
ARIA, Cosmopolitan, Mandarin Oriental and Vdara

The 2018 CES Complementary Shuttle Service

Airport Shuttle

The 2018 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 8 - Friday, January 12, 1018

View Shuttle Bus Schedule & Pickup Locations

Note: The CES 2019 Detailed shuttle information will be made available closer to event dates.)

2018 CES Free Express Shuttle Service

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

Tech Express Boarding Locations
LVCC: Central Hall 2 entrance
Sands/Venetian: Curbside on Sands Ave.

C Space Shuttle
Route: 12 From the LVCC and Sands/Venetian to ARIA
Date Time Frequency
Tues, Jan 9 8am - 5:30pm every 15 minutes
Wed, Jan 10 8am - 5:30pm every 15 minutes
Thurs, Jan 11 8am - 2:30pm every 15 minutes

C Space Shuttle Boarding Locations
ARIA: Level 1 Convention Space, adjacent to the Bristlecone Ballroom
LVCC: Outside the Grand Lobby
Venetian: Underground shuttle area

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
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 9 8 am - 6:30 pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 10 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 11 8am - 6:30pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 12 8am - 4:30pm every 10 minutes
LVCC Golf Cart Service and Pedestrian Walkway
Route: Back of South Halls 1-2 & Central Hall 5
Date Time Frequency
Tues, Jan 9 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Wed, Jan 10 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 11 9am - 6:00pm every 10 minutes
Thurs, Jan 12 9am - 1:00pm every 10 minutes

Strip & Downtown Express The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) route will start service at 7 a.m. during CES 2018; - January 9 - 12, 2018

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. 10 from 10 am - 7 pm
  • Thursday Jan. 11 from 10 am - 7 pm
  • Friday, Jan. 12, from 10 am - 5 pm
Cost: $10 per person, one-way

Airport Shuttle Boarding Locations

LVCC: Outside the Grand Lobby
Venetian: Underground shuttle area

Rideshare at CES 2018

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

Rideshare Pickup Locations:

Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC): Gold parking lot or on Sierra Vista Drive
Sands Expo: Main porte-cochere
The Venetian: the valet area in the parking garage

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Top things to see at CES 2018

1. Self-Driving Tech Marketplace

Explore the road to driverless mobility through ride-and-drive experiences at the Self-Driving Technology Marketplace. Experience the latest in concept cars, self-driving tech and connected vehicles.
Location: Tech East
LVCC, North Plaza

2. Smart Home Marketplace

From basic security monitoring to smart appliances, lighting, window coverings, irrigation, entertainment systems and more, todays homeowners are enjoying increased convenience and comfort due to smart home technologies. Today smartphones and tablets are interacting with connected objects and devices like never before.
Location: Tech West
Sands, Halls A-D

3. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Marketplace

CES 2018 is the only place to see the latest and greatest virtual and augmented reality. See how brand marketers, content producers, sports technologists and healthcare professionals are using AR/VR to create immersive experiences.
Location: Tech East
LVCC, South Hall 1 and 2

4. Robotics

The Robotics Marketplace showcases intelligent, autonomous machines that are changing the way we live at work, at school, at the doctor's office and at home. Today, robots are connected to the cloud; controllable by mobile device; and capable of seeing, hearing and reacting to the environment in ways once thought impossible.
Location: LVCC, South Hall 2

CES 2018 Security Measures and Restrictions

CES 2018 Registration and Badge Pickup

CES badges will now include a photo ID for all attendees and media.
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 airport or select hotels before the show.

CES 2018 On-Site Security Measures

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

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 2018 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 2018 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. You may be able to deduct the conference fee if you undertake to (1) maintain or improve skills required in your present job; (2) fulfill an employment condition mandated by your employer to keep your salary, status, or job.

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