Say Las Vegas, and it immediately paints a picture for everyone. For most it is Sin City, a place to party and gamble, and a place to have fun. For me, Vegas is synonymous with events and conferences. I must have attended hundreds of conferences and events, and I have organized my fair share of them too. 

But, just putting up a booth or organizing an event and inviting people is not enough. There are some simple, but effective tricks to ensuring an event you attend or organize gives you the most bang for your buck. 

I realize I am in a unique position of having put together and attended different types of events. I wanted to share some tips on how to get the most value out of the conferences you attend. Here they are: