City Information

City Information

Join us in Las Vegas!

ACI is excited to bring The Concrete Convention and Exposition to Las Vegas, NV, USA this fall. Las Vegas has many entertainment, dining, shopping, nightlife, golf, and spa options. Plan the perfect Las Vegas adventure by visiting www.visitlasvegas.com to learn about this awesome city!

Climate & Time Zone

The average daily high for Las Vegas in October is 82°F (28°C) and the average low is 58°F (14°C). Visit www.weather.com for the latest weather forecast.

Las Vegas is in the Pacific Daylight Time zone. All convention events are listed in Pacific Daylight Time. Be sure to create your schedule and appointments accordingly.

Dining

In Las Vegas, restaurants are everywhere. From featured celebrity chefs to unique dishes, everything is available. Find your perfect restaurant here.

Childcare

Need childcare services? Artsy Nannies, Love & Care Sitters, and Nanny's & Granny's all offer their services in Las Vegas Hotels. Visit the web page for each company to find more information.

Things to do in Las Vegas

There are hundreds (probably thousands) of things to do in Las Vegas. For things to see and do while in Las Vegas, go to visitlasvegas.com.

Transportation

The McCarran International Airport (LAS) is located 5 miles (8 km) from the Rio All-Suites Hotel.

Shuttles

There are a couple shuttle services available at the McCarran International Airport (LAS). Please click here to learn more about the options.

ShuttleFare is offering a $5 discount on airport shuttle transportation. To book a reservation, click here and use coupon code ACI2018.

Rental Cars

Hertz is the official car rental agency for the Concrete Convention. Receive discounts on upgrades, weekly rentals, and weekend rentals. To make advance reservations, call +1.800.654.3131 or visit www.hertz.com. Provide Group Code CV#022L5364 when making your reservation. For more information on the Hertz Meeting Services, please click here. Additionally, all major car rental companies have offices at the airports listed above.

Taxi

Taxi cabs are available at the McCarran International Airport.

Ride Services

Uber and Lyft are both authorized airport ride services at LAS. The estimated ride fare in a base level vehicle from LAS to the Rio All-Suites Hotel is approximately $15 each way depending on the time of day. Please note fares are an estimate and are subject to change, based on vehicle type and time of day. Download the Uber or Lyft app on your Apple or Android device.

Parking

Valet and self parking at the Rio All-Suites Hotel is complimentary.

Airport Parking

ACI has negotiated a special rate with parkingaccess.com, a national provider of airport parking reservations, for airport parking at your departure airport.  Enjoy a 5 percent discount when you book your airport parking reservation using the code “ACI2018” at checkout.

 

Visas

ACI is unable to offer any financial assistance to attendees from outside the United States traveling to the convention, but will provide a letter of invitation upon request. ACI strongly encourages attendees to request a visa letter 6 months prior to the convention. ACI staff does not communicate directly with consulates or embassies on your behalf. Please contact ACI Event Services at conventions@concrete.org to request a letter. Please include your complete contact information (name, address, phone number, and e-mail address) in your request. To determine if a visa is required for your trip, go to https://www.visahq.com/citizens/.

Individuals from certain countries should register on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Electronic System for Travel Authorization website and fill out an application before traveling by air or sea to the United States. If approved, this application is good for 2 years. You will not need to fill out the I-94W form before each trip. This program is designed to speed up the process for travelers, enable customs officials to screen passengers in advance and improve security. For more information and to verify if you need to complete this application, please visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/esta.html.

Convention News

Online convention registration for The Concrete Convention and Exposition in Las Vegas is now open, click here.

Convention Program Book

The Convention Program Book now available for download.
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Notable Concrete

Visit these places of interest in the vicinity of the ACI Convention.
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Convention Guest Program

The Convention Guest Program now available for download.
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First-Time Attendee Guide
This guide for first-time attendees will help you prepare and navigate your first ACI Convention.
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Upper Level Sponsors

ACI Las Vegas Chapter
Baker
BASF
Euclid Chemical
FiberForce
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