Expanded CES 2017 Media Day Schedule Announced: Exhibitor Press Conference Programming Now Spans Two Days to Accommodate Demand
Mandalay Bay hosts extended series of preshow media events January 3-4
Arlington – 11/03/2016
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced the schedule for the official Media Days at CES® 2017. This year, the schedule has been expanded to cover two days to help meet demand for preshow media events and exhibitor news conferences. Media Day 1 also features presentations by CTA analysts exploring Tech Trends to Watch in 2017 and an overview of the global consumer technology industry, along with CES Unveiled, the official media event of CES. CES Unveiled Las Vegas features tabletop displays from over 100 local and global tech companies and CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Honorees.
Open exclusively to registered CES media, events will kick off at noon on Tuesday, January 3 at Mandalay Bay and run through 5:45 PM on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The new two day format allows 23 percent more exhibitors to break major pre-show news at CES.
Registered CES media are encouraged to save the date for the following Media Day events:
Media Day 1 - Tuesday, January 3 - Noon-2:45 PM
Noon-12:45 PM – Exhibitor Lineup TBD
1-1:45 PM – Exhibitor Lineup TBD
OTHER PRESHOW MEDIA DAY 1 EVENTS
CES media are also encouraged to coverthe following events at Mandalay Bay:
2017 Tech Trends to Watch
3-3:45 PM, Oceanside Ballroom B
Exploring the Global Consumer Tech Industry
4-4:45 PM, Oceanside Ballroom B
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
5-8:30 PM, South Pacific Ballroom
Media Day 2 - Wednesday, January 4 – 8 AM – 5:45 PM
ZF Friedrichshafen AG
LVCC, Central Hall, Booth #17300
ADDITIONAL MEDIA DAY EVENTS
Media Day 2 also will feature a full line-up of exhibitor Power Sessions: 30-minute news conferences for companies looking to share their news quickly.
Running from 9 AM–1 PM, Power Sessions will take place at Mandalay Bay, Level 3, Palm Ballroom A. A full schedule of Power Sessions will be posted to the Official Media Events section of CES.tech.
Following Media Day 2 events at Mandalay Bay, the CES Preshow Keynote will feature an address from Jen-Hsung Huang, founder, president and CEO, NVIDIA on January 4 at 6:30 PM in the Venetian Palazzao Ballroom.
A complimentary shuttle bus service will run from select official CES hotels to Mandalay Bay on both Media Days.
Lunch is available to registered CES media beginning at 11:30 AM on Media Day 2 (January 4) in the Mandalay Bay Press Room (Level 2, Breakers Ballroom).
All CES 2017 press room locations and hours are available online.
CES 2017 exhibit halls will open 10 AM Thursday, January 5, 2017. Visit CES.tech for more information on CES.
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.