6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 8
The Venetian, Level 2, The Venetian Theatre
Celebrities, glitz, glam and the best of Web video will be celebrated during the 2nd annual International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards. The IAWTV Awards is the official Web television industry awards celebration established for digital content creators, by digital content creators, and voted on by the organization's membership comprised of accomplished digital entertainment industry professionals. At the gala, event producers, directors, talent, studios and networks will present awards honoring the best in Web video and talent, both in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. Visit iawtvawards.org to find out more about the 2013 IAWTV Awards.
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 9
The CEA MoDev Hackathon is where developers compete on the world's technology stage at the International CES. This special event will be a live competition to see who's got the best idea and the skills to bring it to life in just one day. Twenty-five teams of up to four people will compete for glory and over $25,000 in cash and prizes. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
4 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 9
The Venetian, V Bar Nightclub
Calling all Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram followers and friends! You are invited to meet the CES Social Media Team and other members of our online community at the Official CES Social Hour. Meet social media mavens, talk tech and all things CES at V Bar, located in The Venetian. Follow @intlCES for more information.
5:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 9
The Venetian, Level 1, Casanova Ballroom 501
CES will once again play host to the Stars of CES – the Awards scheme from What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, the world's leading home entertainment buyer's guide, showcasing the music- and movie-boosting heroes of the world’s greatest technology show. Centered on the high-performance audio exhibits in The Venetian, Stars of CES will highlight the show's most impressive debuts, from the latest high-tech streaming solutions to the very best in traditional hi-fi and AV. Potential Stars of CES winners don't need a big booth to impress our expert judges – just a superb new product that will excite our global readership of enthusiasts. What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision has been sharing its passion for the very best in audio and video for more than 36 years. In January 2013, we'll have even more to shout about. Early product submissions can be sent to StarsofCES.email@example.com. Please include any embargo details clearly.
10 p.m.- close Friday, January 11
The Venetian, TAO Nightclub*
Join us at one of Vegas' hottest nightclubs, TAO, for the Official CES Closing Party on the last night of CES. TAO Nightclub is a 10,000-square-foot nightclub at The Venetian. Enjoy complimentary admission from 10 p.m. to close and an exclusive wristband for service to their open bar from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. For bottle service/table reservations in advance, call 702-791-1818.
* All guests must be 21+ w/ ID and compliant with dress code, including no shorts, sneakers, flip flops, T-shirts or hats permitted. Slacks/jeans, collared shirt and closed-toe dress shoes for gentlemen are required. TAO cannot admit patrons if the facility is at an admission hold due to capacity issues. All entry is at doorman discretion.