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Venue & Travel

The 27th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference returns to Las Vegas in 2016. The conference will be held at the ARIA Resort & Casino, conveniently located in CityCenter on the Vegas Strip.

Aria Resort & Casino Las Vegas
3730 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89158
Phone: (702) 5907757
www.aria.com

ARIA Resort & Casino is a fusion of energy, inspiration and vision. The centerpiece of CityCenter, ARIA has refined and redefined the Las Vegas Strip with an unprecedented combination of striking architecture, sustainable design, high-end service and spectacular amenities. Guests are swept away by its breathtaking beauty, stunning innovation and the refreshing level of consciousness found in every detail. Even in a city such as Las Vegas, with an extraordinary history of dynamic cutting-edge developments, ARIA creates a new generation of resort experiences, unlike anything Las Vegas has ever seen. Recognizing the remarkable nature of this resort, AAA awarded ARIA its prestigious Five Diamond award in its first year of operation and one year later bestowed a second Five Diamond upon the ARIA Sky Suites. 

Book your room at the attendee rate of $189* through May 11, 2016 or until the room block is sold out. Book your room online or contact ARIA directly at (866) 359-7757 or +1 (702) 590-7757. Rooms at the government rate are sold out.                     

ARIA offers the following amenities for your convenience during the ACFE Global Fraud Conference:  

  • Internet access in-suite and campus wide (this includes the conference area)
  • Local and 800 number phone calls
  • Access to The Spa at ARIA Fitness Center
  • Daily newspaper
  • Airline boarding pass printing 

*Hotel Reservation Policy: Attendee must submit a credit card or deposit equal to the first night’s room rate, plus tax as a guarantee, at the time the reservation is made. Attendee’s credit card will be charged the (1) night’s room rate plus tax at that time. Deposits are only refundable for cancellations received by ARIA at least (48) hours in advance of the confirmed arrival date. Hotel Resort Fee Policy: A $10.00 daily resort fee will apply.

The ACFE Global Fraud Conference is the world’s largest gathering of fraud fighters, with more than 3,000 attendees representing more than 60 countries. For attendees traveling from outside of the U.S., the following information may be helpful in planning your visit.

Visa Information

You may need a visa to enter the U.S. Because of world events, visa applications are subject to a greater degree of scrutiny than in the past. The greater scrutiny means a longer waiting period, the State Department recommends that you begin your visa application process well in advance of your travel dates.

Visa requirements vary from country to country. Contact the U.S. embassy or consulate in the country where you live to determine if you will need a visa and/or a visa support letter to visit the U.S. (You may apply for a visa at any U.S. consular office, but it may be more difficult to qualify if you apply from outside your country of permanent residence.) Locate a consular office.

The decision to grant visas belongs solely to the embassy/consulate. The ACFE cannot promise that you or your colleagues will receive a visa. Likewise, the ACFE cannot change the decision of the governmental agency should your application be denied. For more information on applying for a visa, visit the U.S. State Department website.

If you are denied a visa or you do not receive your visa in time to attend, your registration fees will be refunded provided that you notify us prior to the cancellation period as defined in the cancellation policy.

Letter of Invitation

Some countries require a letter of invitation to be submitted as part of the visa application process. The ACFE will only issue letters for persons who have registered and paid for the event or conference. The ACFE can send the invitation letter by the following options:

  • Send a PDF of the letter to support your visa application via email. The letter will be in color, so it can be easily printed with a color printer. You will receive it within 1-2 business days of your request.
  • Mail the letter via USPS First Class Priority Mail International. USPS states that it typically takes 6-10 business days to be received, however, delivery is not guaranteed within this time. The shipment can be tracked.
  • Send the letter via Express Mail International. By shipping by this method, you should receive your invitation letter in 3-5 days, however delivery is not guaranteed within this time. The shipment can be tracked. The fee for shipping by Express Mail International can be up to $30 (cost varies by country). This cost will have to be paid prior to the letter being mailed.

If you need an invitation letter, email the ACFE Events Department at Events@ACFE.com with your request. Because of the number of requests received for visa support letters, please submit your request as soon as possible.

Getting Around in Las Vegas


Conveniently located at CityCenter in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, ARIA Resort & Casino is less than two miles from McCarran International Airport.

Airport Shuttle

A variety of commercial shuttles are available at McCarran International Airport and are located on the west side of the baggage claim area, outside door exits 7 – 13. These shuttles offer shared van service to the Las Vegas Strip for less than $10 one-way. Reservations are not required from the airport, but you will need to make arrangements for your return trip.

Car Rentals

The average price for an economy car in Las Vegas is around $25 to $30 per day.

CityCenter Tram

Available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily, the CityCenter Tram is on an elevated electric track connecting ARIA, Vdara, Bellagio and Monte Carlo.

Limousine Services

The Concierge at ARIA can arrange sedan and limousine services to and from the airport. You can reach the Concierge at ARIA at (877) 347-2742 or +1 (702) 590-9520.

Parking

There is a complimentary parking garage accessed by turning onto CityCenter place from Las Vegas Boulevard. In addition, complimentary valet service is available at both the Main Valet, off of Las Vegas Boulevard, as well as North Valet, off of Harmon Avenue.

Taxis

Fares start with $3.30 on the meter, and $2.65 is then added for every additional mile. Average fare from McCarran International Airport to the ARIA is $15 before gratuity.

Las Vegas Monorail

The Monorail travels from Sahara Ave. to the MGM Grand 7 days per week from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday and until 3:00 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Visit  lvmonorail.com for location stops and ticket prices. 

Rates and hours of operation subject to change.