2014 Pubcon Vegas Schedules You Need to Know

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7:30 AM – Monday-Thursday

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Bus Timesto and from Pubcon

One of the hardest things for people to remember is when the buses will be coming and going. Every year we see a lot of tweets about when the buses will be there. Here is the list of times, and please notice that the times vary depending on the day.

Monday, October 6:

7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Pubcon buses making a loop from Treasure Island to the Las Vegas Convention Center
4:40 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Pubcon buses looping from the Las Vegas Convention Center to Treasure Island

Tuesday, October 7 and Wednesday, October 8:

7:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Pubcon buses making a loop from Treasure Island to the Las Vegas Convention Center
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pubcon buses looping from the Las Vegas Convention Center to Treasure Island

Thursday, October 9

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Pubcon buses making a loop from Treasure Island to the Las Vegas Convention Center
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pubcon buses looping from the Las Vegas Convention Center to Treasure Island

Open Parties and Networking Events

There is always a group of folks at the Breeze Bar at TI every night. Don’t miss the great networking opportunities!

Monday, Oct. 6

Monday Night Kickoff Networking Reception  – 5:30-7:30PM

This is for Gold and Platinum passes and is held at the convention center, south hall. You will need to pick up your Pubcon registration info earlier so you can attend. This is a great place to network.

Epic Dinner – ONLY IF you signed up and are on the list!

Monday October 6th 8PM –  Carmine’s

Tuesday, Oct. 7

SEJ Open Bar in Expo Hall – 12-3PM

Stop by booth #201 for a free drink!

Networking Sponsored by Facebook  – 6PM

This will be at the convention center.

Señor Frog’s Restaurant & Bar at TI –  7-9PM

This is an informal networking event, all welcome.

Eighth Annual Purpose Inc. SEO Poker Tournament –  9:15PM

The Mirage Hotel and Casino poker room R.S.V.P. Required, register here.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

US Search Awards  – 6:30PM at TI

You have to pay for tickets to this event.

Thursday, Oct. 9

Pubcon Closing Keynote Happy Hour – 2:30-5:00PM

South hall keynote area for gold, platinum, or networking badge pass-holders.

Important Conference Events

The Session Grid / Agenda is Your Friend

You want to keep this session grid handy via mobile. It will be up in multiple places at the conference, but you need this handy so you know when you need to head out in the mornings (times may vary depending on your previous evening).

Pubcon Labs

Tuesday & Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Session Grid

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Tuesday 9:35 a.m.

You don’t want to miss going to the exhibit hall! There are lots of people to meet, networking to be done and swag to grab. Some of the activities you don’t want to miss:

  • Vendor Bingo – Tuesday & Wednesday 9:35 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble Author Book Signings  – Great writers to meet and books to see – Tuesday & Wednesday 9:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
  • Pubcon Exhibitor Demo Theater  – Learn about tools and companies that could help you in the future – Tuesday & Wednesday 9:35 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Exhibit Hall Breaks – Lots of networking happens here – Tuesday 9:35 – 10:15 a.m. & Wednesday 2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

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If we have missed any events and you would like us to add it to the list please let us know!

About Melissa Fach

AuthorityLabs Community Jedi - Melissa Fach is the owner of SEOAware, LLC that specializes in consulting and training businesses. She is also the Community Jedi at AuthorityLabs, the Social Community Manager for Pubcon, a past Editor of Search Engine Journal and a big cat volunteer. You can find her on Twitter @SEOAware.

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