What are the advantages of booking an event at The Venetian and/or Sands Expo?
There are a number of advantages to booking with us. First, We are a fully-integrated resort, meaning that we can meet all attendee needs under one roof. Our meeting space is very conveniently located and easy to navigate, and we have many non-traditional and configurable spaces that work well for smaller groups. For more information on the advantages of our resort, visit the "Why Us" area of this site.
What are some of the unique experiences you can create for my group?
We offer an interesting range of non-traditional spaces -- e.g., private dining rooms, hospitality parlors, and pool patios -- many of which are particularly well-suited to smaller groups. We can also offer innovative private events in conjunction with our restaurants, such as sushi preparation demos at SUSHISAMBA and dessert creation under the tutelage of a Bouchon pastry chef. In partnership with Canyon Ranch® spa, we also offer early-morning private yoga and breakfast events on our spacious pool patios.
What kinds of event branding opportunities are available?
We make a full, resort-wide range of physical and digital signage/branding opportunities available to our meeting and conference customers. Please consult our Signage Guide for more information, or contact your Sales Representative.
Do you have a donation program?
Yes, The Venetian and Sands Expo donation program is part of our Eco360 Green Meetings initiative. It supports a number of charitable organizations and gives meeting professionals, show managers, and exhibitors the opportunity to donate leftover materials post-event. Learn more about our Sustainability initiatives.
When can I expect to receive a response to my inquiry or RFP?
Does F&B spending in your restaurant count toward our minimum?
What are your standard meeting room amenities?
Meeting rooms adhere to our sustainable meeting standards and are equipped with pads, pens and recycling bins.
Are you able to re-key meeting rooms?
Yes. Meeting room key requests may be initiated using the Meeting Room Key Request Form in the Meeting Forms PDF.
What are some unique spaces we can use for general session or receptions?
We offer many unique and non-traditional spaces of all sizes. These include private dining rooms, hospitality suites, theaters, pool patios, and lounges. Your Sales contact or Event Manager can help you book events at most of these venues; to reserve at restaurants, bar, or lounges, you should contact the venue directly. Peruse our non-traditional spaces.
What are your floor load limits?
What is your maximum contiguous expo hall square footage?
Which of your services are exclusive, meaning that only The Venetian or Sands Expo supplier may be used?
Will vacuuming or damp mopping be included with my booth space?
Vacuuming and damp mopping is typically not automatically included in booth rental, but may be ordered online. Sands Expo is the exclusive provider of all custodial services, including vacuuming and show floor cleaning.
Is daily trash removal (during show hours) automatically included in the à la carte option for booth cleaning?
Does my audio/visual order include electrical service?
No - electrical service is not included in equipment pricing and must be ordered separately.
Do I need to be present when my audio/visual equipment is delivered?
What happens if I have to cancel all or part of my audio/visual service order?
What electrical services does Sands Expo provide?
When is power to my booth turned on and off?
What if I want 24-hour power at my booth?
How do I calculate the amount of power I'll need for my booth?
Can you guarantee a start time for my installation?
How much Internet bandwidth should I order?
What kind of support do you offer for hard-wired vs. wireless Internet access?
How up-to-date is your network technology?
How do ensure that my signage will be installed in the right location?
Are there rules about what signs can and cannot be hung?
May I bring food and beverages into the meeting spaces or onto the show floor?
What is your corkage policy?
Do you offer kosher or halal meals?
Do you offer in-booth dining?
Yes, we do. Simply visit our online ordering page to view and purchase daily offerings such as premade salads, sandwiches, hot entrees, snacks, and hot and cold drinks. Once your order has been processed, we’ll deliver it right to your booth.
May I distribute food or beverage samples at my booth?
Exhibitors may distribute samples of food and/or beverages only upon written authorization by Sands Expo. The Request to Distribute Samples form may be downloaded and submitted on the online ordering page.
When are guaranteed F&B numbers due?
Do you offer any unique services to groups?
What properties are you affiliated with?
Are you a non-union hotel?
I'm coming to a conference at The Venetian/Sands Expo. Where can I get information about the resort?
Visit our Attendee page for information and resources.
What percentage of your suites have one bed vs. two beds?
How many suites do I need to reserve in order to get a group rate?
Do you have a minimum or maximum number of suites that must/can be booked for groups?
Is the Venetian connected to Sands Expo?
Yes, The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo are connected via The Venetian Congress Center.
Does Sands Expo have free parking?
Yes, parking for Sands Expo is located at The Venetian and The Palazzo parking garages and is always free.
How big is the Sands Convention Center?
The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo offer a combined total of 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space. This includes the Congress Center, Sands Expo, theatres and hospitality suites.
How to get from The Venetian to Sands Expo?
Sands Expo is easily accessible from The Venetian and The Palazzo guest towers and parking garages. From The Venetian, walk through the casino into Restaurant Row. Turn right and walk past Starbucks and The Sands Showroom, into the Congress Center. Sands Expo is located at the end of this hallway. From The Palazzo, walk through the casino towards the Atrium waterfall, which leads to Restaurant Row. From Restaurant Row, turn left and walk past Starbucks and The Sands Showroom, into the Congress Center. Sands Expo is located at the end of this hallway. Digital way-finders are located throughout the property and provide on-site assistance.