If It Matters in Hollywood, It Matters Here.
Entertainment Matters (EM) is the International CES program designed by and for Hollywood professionals to help navigate the world’s largest, most influential technology show. CEA has named Felicia Day, creator and star of the hit web series “The Guild,” as this year’s 2013 EM Ambassador at CES. Day will be a strong advocate for CES, helping to bridge the gap between the technology and content communities.
Entertainment Matters highlights the exhibits, sessions and events that are specially geared to inform your media convergence strategies—connecting you to technology insiders and entrepreneurs, and providing direct insight into the ever-changing relationship between technology and entertainment. The 2013 Entertainment Matters Program is sponsored by Variety. SAG-AFTRA is an associate sponsor of the program.
To learn more about Entertainment Matters, visit CESweb.org/EntertainmentMatters.
Get the Latest Innovation News from CEA
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®, owner and producer of the International CES®, is relaunching its flagship publication, Consumer Electronics Vision magazine, under a new name: It Is Innovation (i3). i3 will highlight all things innovation—the inventions and start-ups, the ideas, strategies and leadership skills that exemplify the industry and the technologies in the pipeline.
The inaugural edition will launch at CES in January, so be sure to grab your copy of i3 to stay up to date on the latest innovation news. For advertising opportunities, contact Dan Cole.
There’s More CES at the LVH
At the 2013 International CES, the LVH will host exciting exhibitors and some of the most popular CES TechZones. The PMA@CES TechZone has a new home in the LVH, showcasing digital imaging/photography technologies. The iLounge Pavilion will have an expanded location in the LVH where you can see the most innovative third-party accessories and software for all things “i.” And don’t miss the Brand Matters Keynote to be held at 11a.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Be sure to check out CES Keynotes for more information. Learn about everything happening at the LVH through our Venetian/LVH Preview or by visiting CESweb.org.
Smart Homes & Digital Consumers Workshop
1-4 p.m. Wednesday, January 9
LVCC, North Hall, Room N253
Join J.D. Power and Associates as they host a half-day workshop entitled Smart Homes & Digital Consumers. The event is dedicated to digital innovation, smart homes, and evolving consumer technologies. J.D. Power will also share key findings from their 2012 Digital Lifestyle Study released in Q4 of 2012.
Bringing together leaders from energy, telecommunications, technology and electric vehicle sectors, sessions will cover emerging trends in home automation, consumer preferences, technology advancements, and how digital home environments, communications and consumer lifestyles are evolving.
To register, visit Smart Homes & Digital Consumers - 2013 CES or email Ryan_Omilion@jdpa.com.
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Digital Photo Pro
EUROTRADE Media Co, Ltd
Global Trade Promotions Ltd.
HD Video Pro
Home Furnishing News
Performance Auto & Sound
Telecom Worldwide Magazine Ltd.
The Absolute Sound
Tyloon, Chinese Biz News
Wireless Dealer Magazine
Dozens of dedicated associations and publications roll up their collective sleeves to help make CES the world’s most fascinating technology event. Take a look at our 2013 CES Publication partners below, and view our Allied Association
CEPro@CES, produced by CE Pro Magazine, is the destination for custom electronics integrators within CES. Hosting a comprehensive offering of the newest consumer electronics, home automation, lighting and shade control, energy management and retrofit (wireless) control and security devices, CEPro@CES is where professional residential and light commercial installers will gather. In addition to leading products, CEPro@CES will host product demonstrations and hot topic panel sessions in the CE Pro Headquarters on the role, impact and opportunities of the latest technology advancements on dealer and installer revenue and profit potential.
Who’s Coming to CES
How would you describe CES in one word? We asked top executives and attendees to weigh in on how
they would describe the largest annual innovation event. See what they said.
Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards
6:30 p.m. Reception; 7:30 p.m. Dinner
Thursday, January 10
The Bellagio, Bellagio Ballroom
Launched in 1948, 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 Emmy® awards will be presented at CES for the seventh year in a row. For ticket information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-484-9414. For sponsorship information, contact email@example.com or 212-484-9414.
Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Showcase
The Venetian, Level 2, Venetian Ballroom, Booth #70425
The Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards provides consumer technology manufacturers and developers an opportunity to have their newest products judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers, and members of the trade press. The Showcase, sponsored by Microsoft, displays products from our honorees and Best of Innovations Award winners; it is the place to see, touch, feel and understand the future of consumer technology.
CEA’s new book by Gary Shapiro, Ninja Innovation
What does it take to succeed in business? Discipline. Mission-oriented strategy. Adaptability. Decisiveness. And a will for victory. In short, today’s most successful businesspeople embrace the same qualities that defined the historical and mythical ninja clans. They have become “ninja innovators.” Drawn from Gary Shapiro’s three decades of experience as a leader in the consumer electronics industry, Ninja Innovation takes readers behind the scenes of today’s top enterprises, uncovering their ten essential strategies for success. Pre-order your copy today!
Get the Most Out of CES and Save Up to $200!
CES Floor Tours have been created so that you can get the most out of 2013 International CES. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® in partnership with Shelly Palmer Digital Leadership™, you can take an official two-hour guided floor tour of the most relevant and exciting exhibits – there are five different tours to choose from! Shelly Palmer and his team of experienced tour guides will help you identify and understand key technologies and services, differentiate offerings and create action items and strategic take-aways from the show. Sign up by December 8th and save up to $200! Sign up today!
Check out the Innovation Policy Summit and CEPro Forum at the 2013 CES
If keeping up with government policy and how it impacts your business is important to you, don’t miss the Innovation Policy Summit where you’ll hear top innovators, policymakers and regulators discuss hot-button topics that impact and drive innovation. And the best news is these sessions are FREE.
Editors, analysts and business and industry leaders discuss new opportunities that can take your business to new heights in the CEPro Forum at CES conference tracks. Gain invaluable insights on technology and business operations trends for custom integration and retailing companies from the #1 media brand in custom electronics. If you’re in the custom installation business, you’ll want to add this track to your shopping cart.
Shop for Your Favorite CES Conference Sessions
It’s fast, it’s frenzied and it’s all here at the world’s largest convergence of the best, brightest and most innovative. Explore emerging markets, hot new content, disruptive technologies, the latest in connectivity at home and for enterprise, or solutions to privacy and piracy…what you can learn in these conference sessions is virtually endless. Shop for your favorite session or track and come away recharged! Look for the “Add to cart” button as you browse the 2013 CES Conference Program, and add the sessions or tracks you want to attend this January. When you’re ready to check out, we’ll tabulate the best purchase options based on your choices.
Global Entry Program at CES
Are you a U.S. citizen who frequently travels abroad? If so, apply for the Global Entry Program and schedule your interview at CES! Global Entry is a program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States. Though intended for frequent international travelers, there is no minimum number of trips necessary to qualify for the program. Participants may enter the United States by using automated kiosks located at select airports. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency will be at CES January 8 and 9 to conduct interviews. To participate you must complete the application, schedule your interview at FOLA January 2013 and pay the application fee by December 12. Click here for complete details.
Churchill Club is Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum. The 7,000-member, 27-year-old, 501(c)(3) non-profit has earned its international reputation for dynamic, in-the-news programs where global business and thought leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. The organization presents up to 40 programs each year in support of innovation, economic growth, and societal benefit. Visit www.churchillclub.org for more information.
New T3 Terminal at McCarran Airport
McCarran has a new terminal, known as T3. What does this mean for you? T3 now services over 20 domestic and international carriers. Terminal 1 continues to be open and operational but Terminal 2 is permanently closed. Visit https://www.mccarran.com/Fly/WhichTerminal.aspx
for more details.
Some new features in the 1.9 million square foot expansion include space for two Transportation Security Administration checkpoints with up to 31 lanes, more than a dozen stores and restaurants, and on-board Wi-Fi for those passengers that are parked at any of T3’s gates. Further, international travelers will experience an expanded US Customs and Boarder Protection port of entry that uses multiple Global Entry kiosks to expedite entry into the United States.
Free shuttles: CES foots the bill
Save time and money and let us do the driving. CES offers service from all official hotels to the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC). We also offer Express Service between the LVCC and The Venetian. On the last two days of the show, we provide $5 shuttle rides to McCarran from the LVCC and Venetian. See www.CESweb.org/travel
for a full schedule and to download a shuttle flyer.
Hotel Spotlight: The New Tropicana Las Vegas ((CES 570)) ((must be written exactly as shown, per hotel’s style guide)
DoubleTree by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s fastest growing full-service brand, and the New Tropicana Las Vegas announced a strategic franchise agreement that marks the return of Hilton Worldwide to the Las Vegas Strip after an almost 14-year absence. Under the terms of the franchise agreement, Tropicana Las Vegas will continue to own and operate all 1,600 guest rooms in the 35-acre resort, which recently completed a $200 million comprehensive transformation.
When the hotel becomes the Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton in January 2013, guests will be able to earn and redeem Hilton HHonors points and airline miles at the award-winning Strip resort, which features four restaurants, a spa, a nightclub and beach club, an entertainment complex, and a state-of-the-art conference center and exhibition hall.
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