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Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas

Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas

Sands Expo & Convention Center
201 Sands Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89169
Sands Expo Phone Number (702) 733-5556
Sands Expo Emergency Number (702)733-5195

Sands Expo & Convention Center is adjacent to The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas right off the Vegas Strip. Combined with the Congress Center at the Venetian and Palazzo, the Sands Expo Center boasts 2.25 million square feet of flexible combined meeting and event space. Sands Expo puts you at the center of everything and is the site of numerous Las Vegas conventions and events throughout the year.

Sands Expo is 4.5 miles from McCarran International Airport, about a 15-minute drive.
Sands Expo is 1.5 miles from the Las Vegas Convention Center
Taxi Fare from McCarran Airport to Sands Expo is $27

Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas

Navigating the Sands Expo Center

One of the great benefits of Sands Expo Center's prime location is its several enclosed pedestrian footbridges and walkways that connect various neighboring resorts. This network of walkways makes it possible to get from place to place without stepping a foot on the street.

The Venetian | The Palazzo
The Venetian and The Palazzo are located under the same roof as the Sands Expo conference center and are all connected. Allow 10 minutes to walk from the entrance of either The Venetian or The Palazzo to the Sands Expo Center.

Treasure Island (Ti)
Treasure Island (TI) is located across the Strip and connected by pedestrian bridges to Palazzo / The Venetian and Sands Expo (on the east - approximately 10 – 15 minute walk). TI is also connected to The Mirage Hotel and Casino by a free tram (on the south), and The Fashion Show Shopping Mall (on the north).

Wynn Las Vegas | Encore at Wynn
Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn are located directly next door to The Palazzo and Sands Expo Center. Guests can easily walk to conference events at Sands Expo Center using the pedestrian bridge that directly connects the two hotels across Sands Avenue.

Caesars Forum (slated to open March 18, 2020)
Caesars Forum is located directly behind The LINQ Promenade and next to the High Roller and will be connected to the Sands Expo Center via a custom-built pedestrian sky bridge.

Caesars Forum will also have a direct access via skybridge to Harrah's Las Vegas and The LINQ Hotel and Casino. Another pedestrian bridge will connect Caesars Forum to LINQ Promenade and Flamingo Las Vegas.

Sands Expo & Convention Center Map

Sands Expo & Convention Center Important Numbers
Business Services
FedEx Office Business Center 702-836-4400/4489 Fax 702-414-1100
SES Services/Convention Services Center 702-733-5070/5577 Fax 702-733-5127
Hotel Operator
The Venetian 702-414-1000
The Palazzo 702-607-7777
Hertz Luxury Car Rental 888-932-7251
The Venetian 702-414-4300
The Palazzo 702-607-4300

Parking at Sands Expo Las Vegas

Sands Expo parking is located in the four level free underground parking garage of The Palazzo (enter the parking structure from Sands Ave.) and the above-ground 11-story parking structure at The Venetian (enter the parking structure from the "Strip" (Las Vegas Blvd) and follow signs to the parking garage.

Parking at The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo is offered free for all attendees. Free valet parking is available at both The Venetian and The Palazzo porte cochere locations. Enter valet parking for both resorts from Las Vegas Blvd, the "Strip"

Limited oversized vehicle parking is available on the first level of The Venetian parking garage, and may be accessed from either the Las Vegas Blvd or Koval Lane entrances. Curbside loading and unloading is prohibited.

Taking the Bus to Sands Expo Center

Sands Expo & Convention Center is accessible via the "Deuce" double-decker buses that run along the "Strip". Get off at The Venetian when coming from the South and at TI (Treasure Island) when coming from the North.

The following buses will also pick-up and drop-off directly at the Sands Expo Center, located off Sands Ave.
Route 119 - Simmons / Koval
Route 203 - Spring Mountain / Desert Inn / Lamb

Taxi/Lyft/Uber Services

Taxi fare from McCarran Airport to the Sands Expo Center is a flat $27. Taxi and Lyft/Uber lanes are located immediately outside of Sands Expo's front entrance. Personally owned vehicles that are not "for-hire" may unload passengers when such stopping does not interfere with any transportation services that are lawfully entitled to occupy this area. Except for authorized emergency vehicles, no other vehicles are permitted to stop, stand, or park in these lanes.

Sands Expo & Convention Center Rideshare pick-up/drop-off location

Lyft/Uber lanes are located immediately outside of Sands Expo's front entrance. Due to limited space for car pickups in the front driveway of the Sands Expo Center, it's important that cars arrive only once a reservation is made. No one is permitted to park in front of the building to wait.

Hungry and need a quick bite to eat?

At the Sands Expo & Convention Center, there are two food courts in Hall G on Level 1.
At the Venetian, there are two food courts which offer quick bite options. The first is located on Level 3 (Grand Canal Shoppes level) adjacent to the parking garage ramp. The second is located on Level 2 (Casino Level) diagonally from the Grand Lux Café.

Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas

2021 / 2022 Sands Expo & Convention Center Event Calendar

Convention Dates
Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) January 18 - 21, 2022
International Security Conference - ISC West 2021 7/19/2021 - 7/21/2021
Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS21) 8/9/2021 - 8/13/2021
Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) 8/22/2021 - 8/26/2021
JCK Annual Trade Show 2021 8/27/2020 - 8/30/2020
IMEX America 2021 November 9 – 11, 2021
International Vision Expo West 2021 September 22 - 25, 2021
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2021 October 4 - 7, 2021
AAPEX 2021 November 2 – 4, 2021
Motorized and Wheeled Transportation

IMEX America Hoverboard and segway use by disabled guests is permitted within Sands Expo upon request and under the following conditions:
1. It may not exceed the speed of walking pedestrians or pace of traffic.
2. It may not be operated in the casino or gaming areas/floor within The Venetian and The Palazzo.
3. It must yield to pedestrians.
4. It may not be operated while under the influence of alcohol/drugs or anything that would impair safe operation.
5. It may only have one (1) operator and no passengers.
6. It may not be operated on the escalators.

Hoverboards, segways and other wheeled transportation (i.e., rollerblades, bicycles, skateboards) not being used within ADA guidelines are strictly forbidden.

If a motorized scooter or wheelchair is needed, an on-site vendor (located inside the Exhibit & Business Service Center) rents out a limited quantity. Please call 702.733.5070 for assistance.

Smoking/Vaping/Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act

The Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in indoor public spaces. As a result, smoking/vaping is not allowed within Sands Expo and the Congress Center; it is only permitted at the Designated Smoking Area near the front of Sands Expo.

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Things to do around Sands Expo & Convention Center
Attractions / Activity Distance
Grand Canal Shoppes Short Walk
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum Short Walk
Fashion Show Mall Short Walk
Mystère by Cirque du Soleil Walking distance 1.0 block
Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Walking distance 1.0 block
The Mirage Volcano Walking distance 1.0 block
Siegfried & Roy Secret Gardens Walking distance 1.0 block
Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage Walking distance 1.0 block
The Linq High Roller Walking distance 4.0 blocks
The Linq Promenade / FlyLINQ Walking distance 4.0 blocks
Bellagio Fountains 1.5 miles
Bellagio Conservatory 1.5 miles
Circus Acts & Adventuredome 1.5 miles
Las Vegas Convention Center 1.5 miles
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