The first thing to do is study the program like you are cramming for an exam! Know which companies you want to visit, where they are located and formulate a plan to hit them in a consecutive order, so you will not need to back track!
Try to take part in a SuperSession. These thought-provoking panels allows you to get the latest tech news from those that are big players in the game. CNET, The Verge and Techonomy are just some popular companies that will be hosting sessions. Remember, it is on a first-come, first-serve basis so be sure to get there early to get a seat.
Enjoy Las Vegas! This town has so much to offer from architecture (you can enter every hotel for free just to see what it looks like!) to nightclubs, show, bars, hiking and, of course, gambling. "Sin City" was not named the Top Fall 2012 travel destination in the US by Travel Leaders Group for nothing.
Most importantly, bring a bodyguard! With over 150,000 attendees, this bodyguard can be helpful in getting a seat at any of those SuperSessions!