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BbWorld 2014 returns to Las Vegas, NV. The meeting space is conveniently located in the Sands Expo & Convention Center within the Venetian & Palazzo Resort.

Questions?

Please call the Venetian & Palazzo Reservations at 888-283-6423 or 702-414-4100.

Or if you need special assistance, please contact Blackboard Event Headquarters:
Email: BbWorld.US@aimia.com 
Toll Free: 1-888-839-8523
Direct Dial: 1-937-824-8338
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM ET

AIRPORT

Las Vegas is served by the McCarran International Airport (LAS).

Taxi Cabs

Queue lines for taxis are available outside of baggage claim at both Terminal 1 and 3, just look for signage. Taxi transfer to The Venetian & Palazzo Resorts averages $15-30 one-way, depending on traffic.

Shuttle Services

The one-way cost for a shuttle service is approx. $8 per person and departs from both Terminal 1 and 3.

Contact The Venetian & Palazzo Concierge Services at 877-264-1347 for information on their shuttles from the hotel to the airport.

Additional Hotel Payment Information

Company Check: If you are paying via company check, please follow the below steps:

  1. Print out this Check Calculation Form (PDF).
  2. Book your reservation online or via phone per the instructions above. If booking online, select “Non Credit Card” under the Payment Method options.
  3. Fill out the form completely and mail to the hotel with the company check, using the address provided on the form.
  4. Form with check must be received by the hotel no later than Friday, June 6, 2013. Your reservation will be automatically cancelled if the check is not received by this date.

Credit Card Other than Yours: If you are paying using a credit card other than your own (such as a department credit card), please follow the below steps:

  1. Print out this Credit Card Authorization Form (PDF).
  2. Book your reservation online or via phone per the instructions above. If booking online, select “Non Credit Card” under the Payment Method options.
  3. Fill out the form completely and either fax or mail to the hotel; details provided on the form.
  4. Authorization forms must be received by the hotel no later than Friday, June 6, 2013. Your reservation will be automatically cancelled if the form is not received by this date.
  5. Attendees should bring a copy of the completed form (with card holders signature) on-site for reference in case there are any questions at hotel check-in.

Suite Reservation Terms & Conditions

  • Choice of the Venetian Hotel or the Palazzo Hotel is subject to availability at the time of booking and confirming your suite. All reservations are confirmed on a space available basis.
  • Due to the unique nature of the Hotels, suite location, bed type and other special requests may not be available at time of check-in.
  • Deposit: Reservations require a deposit equivalent to the first night’s suite rate and tax. Taxes are currently 12%. The credit card used for this deposit will be charged immediately upon reserving a suite. The deposit is refundable if you cancel at least fourteen (14) days prior to your arrival date.
  • Confirmation: Once you submit your reservation, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with the charges to appear on your credit card (please use this confirmation as a receipt to submit credit card charges). If you do not receive this e-mail within 24 hours (be sure to check your spam and junk mail folders), please notify The Venetian & Palazzo Reservations at 888-283-6423 or 702-414-4100.
  • Cancellation Policy: If you are unable to honor your reservation with the hotel, please cancel at least fourteen (14) days prior to your arrival date or your first night’s suite and tax will be retained. Please call The Venetian & Palazzo Reservations at 888-283-6423 or 702-414-4100 to cancel.
  • Early Departure Fee: Please reconfirm your check-out date with the Hotel’s front desk upon check-in. If you choose to leave earlier than your confirmed check-out date, you will be charged an early departure fee of $75.00 plus applicable tax.
  • Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am.
  • Group rate is based on single/double occupancy; each additional adult is $35.00+ per night. Children 12 years of age and younger are free when occupying the same suite as their parents.
  • The maximum number of persons allowed in a suite is four (4) per fire code regulations.
  • At check-in a credit card is required. An authorization amount of $150 per day will be made so that charges to the suite can be made and the phone turned on for external calling. Any unused portion will be credited at check out. If a credit card is not available, a one-time $100.00 deposit by cash or debit card will be charged and is fully refundable at the end of the stay. The one-time charge will not allow for charges to be made to the suite.

HOTEL

The Venetian & Palazzo Resorts are now accepting reservations for BbWorld 2014. Rooms and rates are subject to availability and we encourage you to book your reservations well in advance. The hotel cut-off date is Friday, June 20, 2014.

The BbWorld group rate is $203.00 per suite, per night plus 12% local taxes (taxes subject to change), for single or double occupancy. Blackboard negotiated complimentary in-suite internet access for BbWorld attendees. At check-in you will be offered an optional resort fee of $20.00 plus tax nightly.

3 Ways to Make Your Hotel Reservation

  1. During Conference Registration – Click on the link in your completed meeting confirmation.
  2. Click on the Reservation Button Below – This button takes you directly to the BbWorld Hotel Reservation site where you may reserve a suite.
  3. Call The Venetian & Palazzo Reservations at 888-283-6423 or 702-414-4100. Be sure to indicate you are with the Blackboard/BbWorld group to get the preferred group rate.

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