1. The Maps are deceiving
While Google Maps shows everything packed together, the actual experience is very different. The Las Vegas Strip is 4.2 miles long and jam-packed with attractions to see, food to eat. So be sure to time yourself when going out and sightseeing.
2. Don’t get lost in time
Vegas is 24/7! The casinos don’t have windows or clocks on the wall, so it’s very easy to get lost in time. If you want to live the best life but also make the most of the Money20/20 show it’s always wise to keep track of time, have enough sleep and make sure you don’t miss your sessions and meet-ups. Our top tip? Make the most of your schedule with the Money20/20 Connect App features where you’ll be able to view the full agenda and keep track of your meetings and calendar.
3. Don’t lose your badge, we can’t reprint!
Your badge is your entry key to the show, content sessions, and any networking evening events or parties, so remember to have it on you at all times. No badge, no entry.
4. Stay hydrated
We recommend you pack a reusable water bottle to carry with you during the day. You’ll find water stations within the exhibition hall to refill your bottle and stay hydrated. If you forget to bring your own water bottle, fret not - simply walk up to a stand with freebies and snag a free water bottle.
5. Your coffee fix
Keep your energy levels up during the day! There will be an exciting variety of food and drink available throughout the show at the exhibition hall.
6. After show events
Drop off your laptop and bags in your hotel before heading to that exciting networking party. Why not make use of the pool, spa or gym facilities in your hotel to re-energise before heading out for the evening?
7. Bring cash
While there are ATMs everywhere, the casino/hotels charge to take out money so we encourage you to bring cash with you to avoid hefty withdrawal fees at the venue.
8. Create a schedule
You don’t have to strictly stick to it, but having a place to start will make all the difference. Ensure you allow for walking time between meetings and content sessions to avoid being late or missing out. Use our Money20/20 Connect App to build your customized schedule, in the App you’ll find an interactive map of the venue so that you can easily get from A to B.
9. Plan to walk...A lot!
For those of you in fitness challenges counting your steps, get ready to score big this October! You’re going to be doing a lot of walking and standing, so be comfort-conscious when selecting footwear. You may want to bring a change of shoes.
10. Dress to impress
Wear whatever makes you feel comfortable and reflects your brand best. It should be layered, as room temperatures can vary.
11. Connect to the WIFI
Complimentary wifi will be available to all delegates at the show. Check the screens throughout the venue or the back of your badge for details.
Las Vegas is on Pacific Time, which is eight hours subtracted from Central Universal Time.
USD. If you are coming from a European country ensure you check the conversion rate as this fluctuates daily.
Las Vegas uses the two main USA plug types; A and B. Plug A has two flat parallel pins and Plug B has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. If you are coming from European countries, you will need to bring an adaptor or buy one once you arrive.
Water delivered by the Las Vegas Valley Water District meets or surpasses all State of Nevada and Federal Safe Drinking Water Act standards. What does this mean? It’s safe to drink.
International telephone numbers
Emergency: 911 (for first aid, police, fire department). The Las Vegas area code is 702. Mental Health Hotline: 998
Temperature and weather
Las Vegas has a desert climate; the summer and fall seasons are sweltering, and the winters are mild but cold during the night. The average low temperature is 46 degrees Fahrenheit (8 degrees Celsius) while highs still reach into the 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius) range during the month of October. Don’t forget the aircon is always on in the resorts and event spaces so be prepared for a range of temperatures that can vary between the outside and inside.