Are you a gadget freak? Do you love to stay updated about the latest gadgets that are available in the market? Do you prefer to know some inside information about the latest electronic gadgets that are going to hit the market in 2011? If your answer to all these questions is yes then you should be present at the Consumer Electronics Show 2011 in Las Vegas.
The show has received a phenomenal response by the world audience for the last four decades. CES is organized by the Consumer Electronics Association also known CEA which promotes growth in consumer electronics industry. This time the show is held in Las Vegas from January 6th to January 9th, 2011.
However, the show is not just about presenting some of the best and latest consumer electronic items and gadgets. There are many events that take place during the CES. This time Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft will deliver the preshow keynote address at the show. The show will immediately kickoff after the speech is delivered and there will be different events and shows happening to make CES 2011 better than ever before. A day before the CES 2011 takes off the organizers have arranged a Press Day for all the CES media as major corporates make their announcements about the latest products and gadgets that they will showcase during the show.
For the second time in the history of Consumer Electronics Show, organizers have decided to provide certain time period for people who love to tweet and therefore many twitter followers and friends are allowed and invited to meet the CES Social Media Team who will provide all the vital information to the online social community. This event will be known as CES TweetUp and apart from the information tweeters can enjoy CES News by using the hash tag #CES.
Celebrities are the part of the show to add more glamour to the show and this time many celebrities will make their appearance at the CES 2011. Some of the well known celebrities that will make their appearance at the CES 2011 are Tim Kring, Gale Anne Hurd, Jeff Ross, Conrad Green, and 50 Cent, Bill Walton, Aiden Turner, Adrian Grenier, Piers Morgan, David Garibaldi, Rick Fox, Kevin Pollack and many more.
Consumer Electronics Show is all about presentation and recognition and therefore they also provide with some awards that recognizes the best in the business. The CES Innovation Awards will be given to some of the most innovative products in the CES 2011. Apart from this award there is CNET Best of CES Awards, Tech and Engineering Emmy Awards, Hot Stuff Awards and Mashable Awards. If you are crazy about mobile applications then you must not miss out the Mobile Apps Showdown where some of the best mobile apps fight for the number one spot in CES 2011.
The official party for the CES will begin on Friday, January 7 at one of the hottest night clubs in Las Vegas, TAO. The party is by invitation only and will be available to all the CES attendees. TAO is located in The Venetian. However, CES attendees will also receive a complimentary admission to LAVO located in The Palazzo on the Sunday night when the CES event ends. There will also be a private event happening at the CES in Las Vegas where some of the top innovators and manufacturers and technologist will come together for the LIT Dinner. The Leaders in Technology Dinner event will be held at The Wynn and will also provide some kind of information to the officials to evaluate their federal policies that might affect the consumer electronics industry in the future. However, the admission is strictly through invitation.
If you are really interested in the digital technology and how it affects our lives now and in the future then you need to keep your ears open for some interesting conversations that will happen at The Venetian V Bar on Friday. Here you will find top Wall Street Journal editors Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher talking to some of the top technologist about the impact of digital technology on our lives and what might be the next wave of innovation.