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Venetian Las Vegas IFT

We want to make sure that everything about your IFT17 experience is exceptional. This is why we have secured room blocks and discounted rates at three of Las Vegas’s premiere hotels: The Venetian/Palazzo*, Harrah’s and The LINQ.

Special IFT17 rates at Harrah’s and The LINQ start at $69 and $79 respectively. Special rates at the Venetian/Palazzo*, IFT’s headquarters hotel, start at $179. It is recommended you book early to secure the lowest possible rate.

In order to receive these discounted rates, reservations must be through our Experient reservation site by:

  • The Venetian/Palazzo*: June 1, 2017
  • The Linq and Harrah’s: Due to popular demand, this date has been extended to May 30th!

*The Venetian and Palazzo hotels are both attached to and flank the Venetian/Sands meeting space; the Venetian being on the south side of the complex and the Palazzo being on the north side of the complex.  All rooms at the Venetian and Palazzo hotels are suites and are nearly identical to each other.

View our friendly hotel and venue online map to view preferred hotel and Sands Expo & Convention Center locations and directions.

Housing Reservations

Spaces are limited. Secure your special hotel booking today. You must register for IFT17 or a Pre-Annual Meeting Short Course in order to make your housing reservation. IFT has secured room blocks and discounted rates at The Linq, Harrah’s, and the Venetian/Palazzo, IFT’s Headquarter Hotel, in Las Vegas, NV for IFT17. Rates at the Harrah’s and The Linq start at $69 and $79 respectively. Rates at the Venetian/Palazzo, IFT’s Headquarter Hotel, start at $179. It is recommended you book early to secure the lowest possible rate.

Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitors

Experient is IFT's Official Housing ProviderExperient is the only housing company affiliated with IFT17. No other housing company or travel agent is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of IFT. Reservations made through any other agency cannot be guaranteed by IFT, and may result in a loss of deposit, additional charges, incorrect placement, or inflated room rates for conference participants. Please use the online hotel reservation system or official housing forms on this website to avoid confusion, additional charges, and unsatisfactory service.

Special rates are available in select hotels through IFT Housing. Hotels will not accept reservations directly. Reservations are processed on a first come, first served basis and a credit card valid through June 2017 is required to guarantee each hotel reservation. Hotels may charge a single night’s room and tax (currently 13.38%) deposit to your credit card after May 19, 2017. Please be aware of housing poachers that have been reaching out to exhibitors regarding booking hotel rooms at IFT17 and we apologize for the inconvenience. We are NOT working with any other outside companies for housing. Please ignore these pirating emails and/or calls. Here is a list of known housing poachers to look out for:

  • Diamond Housing Associates
  • Global Travel Association (GTA) – Steve Hunter

Attendee Housing

Hotel reservations must be made by May 30, 2017 for the Linq and Harrah’s hotels and by June 1, 2017 for the Venetian/Palazzo hotel to receive special rates.

Phone: Toll-Free: 800.462.9440 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)
International: +1.847.996.5848 (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST)

Exhibitor Housing

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The Venetian
Set on the Las Vegas strip, The Venetian offers a lavish, Italian-themed, all-suite casino hotel conveniently located across the street from IFT17’s Sands Expo Center location. In addition to its buzzing casino, the hotel has shops, restaurants, a nightclub, theater and gorgeous artificial canals with gondola rides.
The LINQ Hotel presents a collection of rooms and suites renovated with contemporary design touches and high-tech features plus a casino with celebrity impersonator dealers, several restaurants and bars, a great outdoor shopping district featuring shops, restaurants, and entertainment experiences crowned by the High Roller attraction.
Located in the center of the Las Vegas strip, this Mardi Gras-themed casino hotel offers a bustling casino, live comedy and music performances, a nightclub and piano bar and more. It is also a stop on the Las Vegas Monorail making it easy to travel the Las Vegas strip.
If you’re serious about advancing your career, business, research, or the science of food and technology, then you can’t afford to miss IFT17.