As you gear up for the upcoming show, you're probably tailoring your schedule depending on what interests you. Into brands? Well, there's a program for that. Into Web TV? There are some great awards for that. And most importantly, are you into CES? Well, there's an app for that.
Learn about it all in this edition of CES Up to the Minute.
A New Program for People Who Know Brands Matter
For years CMOs and CEOs from names like Coca-Cola, Unilever, IPG and Facebook have come to the International CES® to connect, which is why we’re proud to announce Brand Matters, sponsored by MediaLink, for the 2013 show. Designed exclusively for marketing and advertising agency executives, Brand Matters highlights the conference sessions, exhibits and events that matter to them at the world’s largest, most influential technology show. This new program provides essential insights into the changing technologies, platforms and touch points that will be critical to the future of advertising and media. Visit CESweb.org/brandmatters to learn more and to register for CES and the Brand Matters program.
NEW: CloudBase3 Apps TechZone
As businesses -- small and large -- flock to cloud computing, Cloudbase3 Apps offers a showcase center for demonstrations, education and information. It's an opportunity to see emerging products in this rapidly growing market and learn who can benefit -- and how you can communicate the ins and outs of it - to your customers and co-workers. Take time to visit this brand new TechZone at the 2013 International CES, and stay tuned for its companion online directory -- coming soon. The Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom, Sponsored by Living in Digital Times.
Secure Your Hotel & Travel Reservations!
Hotels are selling out fast! Book your room now to avoid the sold out signs at your favorite CES hotel! CES rates are still available at great hotels like Circus Circus, Excalibur, Luxor and many more.
You can also get around Las Vegas for free! Save time and money by staying at an official CES hotel and hopping on the free shuttles between the official CES hotels and the LVCC.
Need help on deciding what do to for fun at CES? Let us help! Local restaurants and attractions are offering discounts to CES exhibitors and attendees. Check out our travel tips page often and regularly to see what’s new!
Rolling Out the Red Carpet
The red carpet rolls out at the 2013 CES, thanks to the International Academy of Web Television Awards. The IAWTV Awards is the first award show within the Web television industry to be presented by content creators, for content creators. From studio content producers to YouTube celebrities, those successfully creating entertainment for digital platforms are celebrated via 33 categories honoring web series and online talent, in front of the camera and behind the scenes. It's time to submit your nominations for IAWTV Awards.
The Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards
The Technology and Engineering Emmy® Awards honor development and innovation in broadcast technology and recognize companies, organizations and individuals for breakthroughs in technology that have a significant effect on television engineering.
The 2013 CES Mobile App is Now Available!
CES Mobile is a great planning tool for CES. If you have a tablet, smartphone, or any other handheld web-enabled device, you can build your schedule and plan your time at CES on the go – anywhere, anytime!
CES Mobile provides attendees with easy-to-use interactive capabilities to enhance your show experience:
The Dashboard keeps you organized with up-to-the-minute exhibitor, speaker, and conference program information
Sync MyCES to create your schedule with one click
Alerts allow you to receive important real-time communications
Keep up with International CES News
Follow and join in on the show chatter with the built-in Twitter feed
Rate the conference sessions you attend and comment on them, too
Locate exhibitors you want to visit on the interactive show floor maps
Connect with your colleagues using the Friends feature
Share your event photos and experiences with the Photo Gallery
Watch CES Mobile videos
Find Las Vegas Hotel and Travel accommodations
And so much more!
to learn more!
Downloading CES Mobile is easy! For iPhone (plus iPad & iPod Touch) and Android phones, visit your App Store or Google Play on your device and search for 2013 CES
For all other phone types (including BlackBerry and all other web browser-enabled phones) while on your smartphone, point your mobile browser to http://m.core-apps.com/2013ces
or scan the QR code. From there you will be directed to download the proper version of the app for your particular device, or on some phones, bookmark this page for future reference.
Business Insider is at the heart of the conversation when it comes to the latest developments in business news. With its roots firmly set in tech and digital media, Business Insider is your first stop for the latest news and rumors: from Apple and Google to Facebook and Twitter.
Five Reasons You Can't Miss the 2012 CEA Industry Forum
First, get prepared for the 2012 holiday season with the CE Holiday Sales and Forecasts and Five Technologies to Watch presentations. Next, learn from industry experts such as John Gerzema , Peter Leyden, Dean Kamen, Colin Dixon and Jake Sigal during keynote addresses and panel discussions. Take the opportunity to participate in special educational and networking opportunities for retailers, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Join us in honoring consumer electronics (CE) legends such as Richard Citta, Charlie Ergen and Bjorn Dybdahl at the CE Hall of Fame dinner. Hear the latest updates on CEA initiatives at member division meetings and attend Technology & Standards programming. Reserve your space and see the full schedule for this year’s Industry Forum on CE.org.
Good Advice for International Travelers
With 35,000 industry professionals from 150 countries expected to attend the 2013 show, it’s best to start the process of obtaining your visa now! You’ll need to register for the show, request your letter of invitation and make your appointment for a visa interview early. Wait times for a visa interview can be several weeks or more in many countries, especially during peak travel periods. Find important visa related information here.
You can also learn more about the services we provide our international attendees, tips for obtaining a visa and information about our delegation program.
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