Networking Opportunities

Whether an IECA sponsored event or one you plan on your own with colleagues, check out below for some great ideas of how to get your networking in!

IECA Conference Networking Receptions

Join us for some drinks and fare at the IECA sponsored receptions below, complimentary for all conference participants! Meet up with colleagues new and old alike. We can't wait to see you in person!

Early Bird Reception
Saturday, October 9
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Exhibits and Networking Reception
Sunday, October 10
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday Networking Dinner
Tuesday, October 12
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Haynes and Boone, LLP Reception After Hours Party

Sunday, October 10
8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom FG
*Complimentary for all conference participants

Haynes and Boone, LLP invites you to kick off your stay in Vegas with drinks and dessert after the networking reception. You might even run into Cher and enjoy a song or two!  We hope to see you there for a little late-night excitement!

IECA Wellness Initiative: Fitness Center Early Access

Monday, October 11
6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Location: Fitness Center, The Mirage
Fee: Free!

If you're an early riser, this will be a great way to start your day! Grab some friends or just head over solo to meet other early birds as The Mirage is opening their fitness center early, special for IECA attendees! The fitness facility includes various cardio equipment, strength equipment, and free weights.

Yoga with the Dolphins

Mornings: On Your Own, TBA
Fee: $70-75

Start your day in peace and relaxation with a 1-hour morning session of stretching, breathing, and guided poses. Find balance and serenity as you practice yoga with the dolphins in the underwater viewing area. Reservations are required. Currently not available but will be in October! Click here to learn more or contact the Spa & Salon at 702.791.7146.

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat

Purchase tickets here!
Open every day, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Last admission at 4:00 p.m.

Come face-to-face with some of nature's most exotic and majestic creatures at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. Explore, learn and play in an enchanting world of Bottlenose Dolphins, White Tigers, White Lions, and Leopards, right in our backyard.

Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat opened in 1990 with a focus on scientific research, education, and conservation outreach. The animals are ambassadors for their species and ecosystems, and every measure is taken to ensure their health and well-being. Be sure to visit the Sustainability Discovery Center featuring diverse interactive displays that engage and educate visitors on topics ranging from wildlife preservation and water conservation to ocean pollution.

Golf Options

We know there are a million things to do in Vegas, and golf is just one of them! The IECA is not offering an official golf tournament this year to open your possibilities for Monday afternoon, but if you need to get your golf fix in during the conference with fellow attendees, see below for our recommended golf clubs!

Recommended: Rhodes Ranch Golf Club
Fee: about $110.00/person
Rental Clubs: $50.00 before 2:00 p.m. | $30.00 after 2:00 p.m.
Click here to book or call 702-740-4114

Located just minutes from the World Famous Las Vegas Strip, Rhodes Ranch Golf Club has become a meaningful leader in golf in the Las Vegas valley. This Las Vegas Golf Course is in Great Condition! Masterfully designed by legendary architect Ted Robinson, Sr., the layout presents a one-of-a-kind mixture of challenge and playability to golfers of all levels. You will be faced with several risk/reward situations where you will need to really check your ego. Highlighted by a collection of par threes which Robinson calls the very finest that he has ever designed. This 6,582-yard course will envelop you in its rich tropical environment as well as providing you with a world-class golf experience.