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What is the World Tattoo Industry Trade Show?

All of the biggest tattoo manufactures and artists are gathering Nov. 1st - Nov. 4th in Las Vegas. Come to the entertainment capital of the world and enjoy everything body Art has to offer. Industry professionals and distributor come and make deals with the biggest brands and give your brand an advantage. Tattoo enthusiasts get tattooed by one of the best tattoo artists in the world (they're almost all here! Plenty to chose from!). Parties, music, tattooing, new products, exclusive deals, you'll find it all here! Don't miss the biggest tattoo event of the year!

What is The Coalition for Tattoo Safety?

The Coalition for Tattoo Safety is an organization founded in 2011 to give tattoo manufactures and artists a voice in the ever growing regulatory changes across Europe and the United States. This group of the industries biggest names lobby’s for tattoo professionals and their customers. Helping to institute common sense self regulation for the betterment of the Industry. The coalition welcomes all to become a member and make your voice heard!

Where is the show located?

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109, US

What are the Trade Show hours?


Thursday, Nov. 1st: 10 AM – 8 PM

Friday, Nov. 2nd: 10 AM – 8 PM

Saturday, Nov. 3rd: 10 AM – 10 PM

Sunday, Nov. 4th: 10 AM – 8 PM

What does the FREE Trade Show registration get me?

The Trade Show is always free to everyone. We ask you to register to get your name on the list for entry. This will speed your entry into the event. The Trade Show access gets you into the Mezzanine area of the event. This area will be where all of the Vendors will be show casing their latest tattoo innovations, making huge deals, and doing giveaways. Everyone is welcome to come in and see what the tattoo industry has to offer. Registration gets you access all FOUR days of the event.

Can I still be a vendor in the Trade Show?

Yes. We have very few booths left but if you still want to be a part of this Trade Show please email [email protected] for more information on price and what is offered. This event will give your brand access to the movers and the shakers in the tattooing world.

What are the Live Tattooing hours?

Live Tattooing Hours:

Saturday, Nov. 3rd: 10 AM – 10 PM

Sunday, Nov. 4th: 10 AM – 8 PM

Entry cost for Live Tattooing portion of show:

The live tattooing portion of the show costs $30 per day for entry. This gives you access to all the worlds greatest artists. Come and get tattooed by a legend!

Is there a local discount?

Yes, we want all Vegas locals to come and enjoy this amazing event! We love our locals and to show our respect and thank you for welcoming this convention to your great city we are offering Locals Free entrance into the live tattooing portion of the show with your FREE Trade Show registration. (Value = $30) Register and show your Nevada ID at ticketing to claim.

What are the Artist Workshops?

This show is unique for many reasons, one of the biggest is the workshop circuit offered to Artists and Industry Professions. This legend studded workshop schedule will teach you everything you ever needed to know from your favorite artists. Don’t miss this chance! The UNLIMITED PASS gives you access to the workshops! ($600)

How do I register for my seminar group?

Once you complete your workshop payment you will receive an email confirmation with a link to register for your seminar group (A or B). Each group is slightly different but there are some seminars shared between groups. We urge you to look at our workshop page for more information on workshop schedules.

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.

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.

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.

What hotel are all artists and vendors staying at?

Planet Hollywood is the official host hotel for this event. We urge everyone to book at the link in the header. We have secured a special event price for everyone! Take advantage of this!

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please shoot us a message at:

[email protected]