The event is casually known as the “world’s biggest porn convention” has become an annual tradition in Las Vegas. The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo takes over the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino January 23-26. The event is put together by Adult Video News and welcomes around 25,000 attendees for both public and industry-only events. With hundreds of adult entertainers in attendance, it’s a unique opportunity for fans to meet their favorite stars.
What to Expect at the AVN Expo
On the business side, industry professionals can attend workshops, seminars and networking events. Meanwhile, everyone in attendance will enjoy sexy stage shows, autograph sessions and hundreds of vendors and exhibitors. The Lair is billed as a “kinky playspace” dedicated to bondage and other fetishes. The four-day expo wraps up with the AVN Awards. Frequently described as the “Oscars of Porn,” the gala is held January 26 inside The Joint at the Hard Rock. Visit adultentertainmentexpo.com for the complete expo schedule.
Nightclub & Strip Club Appearances
The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo isn’t just about the trade show, but also some of the wildest parties and after-parties around town. Clubs, bars and restaurants inside the Hard Rock are especially busy. You may catch your favorite porn star hanging out at Center Bar, eating dinner at MB Steakhouse or taking in the entertainment at Magic Mike Live. Vanity nightclub, Culinary Dropout and 35 Steaks & Martinis (a shuttered steakhouse that’s now used as a private event space) will all throw official AVN parties. Those eager to spend extra can purchase tickets for parties in private suites.
Stars will make special appearances at Vegas’ biggest and best strip clubs. Crazy Horse 3, Sapphire, Treasures and Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club are usually the hottest spots. Book a free limo and skip the cover charge by clicking here. Stars, fans and industry bigwigs are also known to pack Centerfolds Cabaret, which is right across the street from the Hard Rock.
The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo has a Home in Las Vegas
In addition to gaming, dining, and entertainment, trade show conferences are a driving force in the Las Vegas economy. The sheer number of attendees at big events like the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo is reflected in the hotel business, restaurant reservations and VIP treatment at nightclubs. To reserve a table, enjoy bottle service and watch the world’s biggest DJs take the stage. The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo is a time for celebration, excitement and exploring your naughty side.