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  • LAS VEGAS, NEVADA | OCT . 31 - NOV . 4

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What is The Coalition for Tattoo Safety?

The Coalition for Tattoo Safety (CTS) is the first of its kind in the tattoo industry. Hosted by the world's leading tattoo ink manufacturers, the CTS will open to the public for the first time in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Planet Hollywood. Over 300 of the world's top tattoo artists will be in attendance and available for tattooing all weekend. There will be food, drinks, music, lots of tattoos to see, and various shopping venues to stop by. If you are in the Las Vegas area and are looking to get inked, come get tattooed at the CTS show this year!

What is The Coalition for Tattoo Safety?

The Coalition for Tattoo Safety (CTS) is the first of its kind in the tattoo industry. Hosted by the world’s leading tattoo ink manufacturers, the CTS will open to the public for the first time in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Planet Hollywood. Over 300 of the world’s top tattoo artists will be in attendance and available for tattooing all weekend. There will be food, drinks, music, lots of tattoos to see, and various shopping venues to stop by.

If you are in the Las Vegas area and are looking to get inked, come get tattooed at the CTS show this year!

When does the show start?

The show floor will open to the public on Saturday, November 3rd.

Can I get tattooed at your convention?

Yes. There will be many artists attending on the show floor tattooing people.

Do I need to book an appointment to get tattooed?

You can if you want to, and it’s a good idea, but it is not mandatory. You can either contact the artist directly in advance or come to the show and look around for available artists. Find an artist whose work you like and book some time with him or her.

Can I get tattooed for free?

Sorry, no. This is how the artists make a living.

How much does a tattoo cost?

Buying a tattoo is like buying a car only less painful and less expensive. Just like cars, tattoos come in all sizes, colors and prices. Artists charge different prices based on the complexity and time it takes to tattoo you. Tattoos can cost as little as $75 to as much as $1,000.

When do tickets go on sale?

Tickets are on sale right now! Go to this page to grab your tickets to the event and join the party!

How old do I have to be to get tattooed?

You must be 18 with ID to prove that. If you are under 18 you’ll need the consent of a legal guardian who must have proof that he/she is legally allowed to make this decision for you.

I don’t want to get a tattoo. What else can I do at your convention?

Good question! There is lots to do at our convention. You can shop for clothing and jewelry, watch others get tattooed and meet celebrities and generally be surrounded by many friendly people.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no ID requirements for the event.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

Since this is a family-friendly event, no illegal weapons, paraphernalia, etc. will be allowed.

Are there special discounted hotel rates for CTS?

Yes! Please visit this page for your discounted rate.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please visit our Contact page on the site.

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