First-Timer Resources

Each year, CES draws more than 150,000 attendees to Las Vegas, including more than 35,000 international visitors. Rest assured, you’re not the only first-time attendee.
We’ve collected the tips below to help you prepare for your first visit to the show. Have any additional questions? Connect with us on our social platforms and we’ll chat about it.



Official CES Venues

  • Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC)/the LVH

  • The Venetian

Hotel and Travel
Be sure to stay at official CES hotels, where you can receive discounts. You’ll also benefit from complimentary CES shuttle service between our official hotels and show locations.

Planning and Navigation
Create a MyCES account to start planning and organizing your CES experience. You can keep track of exhibitors of interest, as well as organize sessions and appointments with your own calendar.

Use the Official CES Mobile App to sync your MyCES account for on-site use. Not only will you have access to all of your preshow planning efforts but also will receive important show alerts, late-breaking CES news and real-time interactive floor maps.

Get Social
See news in real time, including celebrity sightings, product releases and inside info on where you need to be. Then contribute your own insights: What’s the hot product on the floor? What did you think of the keynotes? Join CES on our social media platforms. 

International Services
Access to translators, special networking receptions, dedicated work areas, meeting rooms and more are among the many benefits international attendees receive.

Show Floor

  • Official CES Venues – Spread across three official show venues, you’ll see technology come to life throughout the LVCC, the LVH and The Venetian.

  • TechZones – 20 uniquely themed exhibit areas group new technology markets together and feature up-and-coming products, services and companies for the industry.

Events and Awards
CES and prestigious partners host awards programs, inspiring keynote addresses and special events to honor both industry leaders and groundbreaking products and technologies. Check out what's in store for keynote addresses, awards and Events in store for the 2014 CES.

Conference Program
The International CES conference program covers all things groundbreaking, market-leading and pioneering in the consumer electronics (CE) industry. Search the full schedule, view the 2014 SuperSession lineup and purchase a conference pass. Then prepare to expand your knowledge and increase your inspiration.

Vegas First-Timers
If you’re visiting Las Vegas for the first time, we have tips you’ll want to read, like what you should wear, how should you pack, how much should you tip.

Coming soon, we'll also have a handy guidebook you can print or store on your tablet to bring with you for the trip.

And don’t forget to check out, the authority on travel to Las Vegas.