will feature Hollywood stars, professional athletes, TV personalities and celebrity chefs discussing and promoting technology that is revolutionizing the way consumers live, work and play. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ – formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® – CES 2016 is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and will run January 6-9, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV.
YouTube vloggers turned entrepreneurial powerhouses, Justine Ezarik
, aka iJustine, and Joey Graceffa
, will serve as Ambassadors for the Entertainment Matters
Program at CES. Presented by Variety
, Entertainment Matters is the CES program designed to help the Hollywood community navigate the most influential technology show in the world.
TV/ radio host, producer and entrepreneur Ryan Seacrest
will participate in a headliner conversation with Bob Pittman
, chairman and CEO, iHeartMedia during the Entertainment Summit
, presented by Variety
, on Thursday, January 7, from 2:15-2:45 PM in the LVCC, North Hall, Room N258.
The C Space Storyteller
conference track features actor, entrepreneur and radio/ TV personality Nick Cannon
on Wednesday, January 6 from 4-4:30 PM to reveal how digital media has influenced his brand and enabled career-changing opportunities. Event will take place in ARIA, Level 1, Pinyon 5.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban
, and studio analyst for Turner Sports Shaquille O’Neal
, will participate in the Tech Investing in Sports
conference as part of the Sports Business Forum
, presented by Turner Sports. The session will be moderated by CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin
on Thursday, January 7, from 11:30 AM-12:10 PM in Venetian, Level 2, Hall D. O’Neal will also participate in the NBA on TNT Live Broadcast
with host Ernie Johnson
, and fellow analysts Charles Barkley
and Kenny Smith
. The broadcast will take place on Thursday, January 7, from 4-5 PM in Venetian, Level 2, Hall D and is open to all CES attendees.
The Sports Business Forum
also will host The Commissioner’s Panel on Sports and Technology
. Robert Manfred
, commissioner of the MLB, and Adam Silver
, commissioner of the NBA, will participate in a discussion moderated by Turner Sports studio host Ernie Johnson
on Thursday, January 7, from 9-9:40 AM in Venetian, Level 2, Hall D.
will host a plethora of athletes and Olympians at their booth (Sands, Hall C, #74316) including: Tony Romo
, Michael Phelps
, Buster Posey
, Cal Ripken Jr
., Georges St-Pierre
, Deion Sanders
, Nastia Liukin
, Jake Dalton
and Brandon Wynn
The founder of The Chopra Foundation, Dr. Deepak Chopra
, M.D., will participate in Harnessing the Power: Precision Medicine and Genomics,
part of the Digital Health Summit, presented by Living in Digital Times. The session runs Thursday, January 7, from 1:45-2:45 in Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303.
ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO, FUBU and Shark Branding Daymond John
is among the panelists in the Making Disney Magic: Connecting Digital and Physical Worlds
SuperSession, presented by the Consumer Technology Association, on Thursday, January 7, from 1-2 PM in LVCC, North Hall, Room N257.
Actress and singer Christina Milian
will be at Monster’s booth
(LVCC, Central Hall, #9405) on Friday, January 8, from 12-3 PM to discuss her relationship with Monster and her latest endeavors.
Retired NBA players Larry Johnson
and Larry Nance
, and retired Vincentian-American NBA player Adonal Foyle
will all make appearances at ZTE’s booth
(LVCC, South Hall 3, #31706) between Wednesday, January 6 and Friday, January 8. The NBA National Championship trophy will also be on display at ZTE’s booth all day Thursday, January 7.
Celebrity magician Penn Jillette
is partnering with Withings
to discuss his recent weight loss – not with any of his famed magic tricks but with a strict diet, exercise and use of several smart, connected devices from Withings. Jillette will reveal his secrets at Withings’ booth (Sands, Hall C, #74300) on Wednesday, January 6, at 11 AM.
Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist Chef Dana Cohen
will present a cooking demonstration at Haier America’s booth
(LVCC, Central Hall, #12814) every hour from 10 AM-4 PM Wednesday, January 6-Friday, January 8.
NFL legend and FitStar personal trainer Tony Gonzalez
will be at FitBit’s booth
(Sands, Halls C, #74108) for photo opportunities on Wednesday, January 6 from 1:30-2:30 PM.
Actress, best-selling author and activist Jenny McCarthy
will conduct a live broadcast of her Sirius XM show followed by an autograph session at FCA’s Uconnect booth
(LVCC, North Hall, #3534) on Thursday, January 7, from 1-3:30 PM.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “CES®.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” or “International CES” to refer to the event.