Registration Information

Join us in January as we reconvene the technology industry, stumble upon the latest products, and hear insights from industry experts. Don’t miss out on the excitement and serendipity of CES 2022. 

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Who Can Attend

CES is a trade-only event for individuals 18 years of age or older and affiliated with the consumer technology industry. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend CES in Las Vegas. CES will use CLEAR to administer proof of vaccination for U.S. based attendees. CLEAR’s free mobile app and Health Pass feature provide a simple and secure way for this information to be shared. For non-U.S. based attendees, we will use a similar, 3rd party platform to submit proof of vaccination. We will share more information on this in October.

Read our health protocols for more information. 

  • CES is not open to the general public.  

  • Friends, family and children under the age of 18 will not be granted access to the event.  

  • To attend CES, you must meet the registration requirements set for your individual registration type – industry attendeemedia or exhibitor


Physical Event in Las Vegas | Industry Attendees

Exhibits Plus Pass


  • Sept. 13-Dec. 8: $100 

  • Dec. 9-CES: $300  

What’s included: 

  • Access to in-person CES on Show Days, including: 

    • Exhibit floor 

    • Keynote addresses* 

    • Great Minds sessions* 

    • Select conference programming* 

    • Automatic upgrade to the extended Digital All-Access pass upon badge pick up 

  • Additional Digital Event benefits to be announced in December 


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Deluxe Conference Pass

(Available in October)

  • Oct.-Dec. 8: $700 

  • Dec. 9-CES: $850 

Get the most flexibility to attend a variety of sessions, live and on demand. 

What’s included: 

  • Access to in-person CES on Show Days, including: 

    • Four full days of conference programming, including 150+ sessions 

    • Exhibit floor 

    • Keynote addresses* 

    • Great Minds sessions* 

    • All conference programming * 

    • Automatic upgrade to the extended Digital All-Access pass 

  • Additional Digital Event benefits to be announced in December 

  • Post-conference complimentary access to the CES trends report

*Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Digital Event | Industry Attendees

Registration details for the digital event will be available in December.  


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Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Members save 25% on the Deluxe Conference Pass. At CES, CTA members also have exclusive access to member lounges with private meetings rooms, refreshments and seating, plus an invitation to the CTA member party.  

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Register for CES 2022

See the next generation of innovation at CES 2022. 

On-Site Badge Pickup

CES badges are never mailed in advance of the show. Whether you’re an attendee, member of the media or exhibitor, you’ll need to personally pick up your own CES badge.   

Individuals must pick up their own badges. You will not be able to pick up badges on behalf of anyone else. Group badge pick up will not be available.  

Details, including locations and processes for badge pickup, will be available closer to the show. 


Registration Requirements 

The following items will be required for all CES registrants. 

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend CES in Las Vegas. Read our health protocols for more information. 

  • Photo Identification: Badges will feature a photo ID. Please have a recent headshot ready to upload when you register.  

  • Unique email address: A unique, verifiable email address for each registrant is required.  
    Note: Those who created a CES Account in 2020 or prior years, may re-use their account to register for CES 2022. This is not the account ending in that you may have created for the all-digital CES 2021. 

  • Date of birth: In line with guidance from federal law enforcement and industry best practices, we require date of birth for all CES registrants. 

  • Proof of Industry Affiliation: In order for your registration to be approved to attend CES, you must submit current industry or media credentials to show your affiliation with the Consumer Technology industry. Please have this ready to upload when you register. 

Industry Attendee Registration

What You Get With Registration

CES Industry Attendee registration includes access to the CES 2022 exhibit floor, keynote addresses and select conference programming on a first-come, first-served basis, as well as extended access to the CES Digital Venue when you pick up your badge in Las Vegas. To attend additional conference programming, you may purchase the Deluxe Conference Pass or an individual conference track.  

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend CES 2022. Read our health protocols for more information. 

Proof of Industry Affiliation

CES will accept any of the following credentials as proof of your industry affiliation. Please do not submit any private or personal information.  

  • Business card that matches the name of the company you are representing.  

  • Verification of your employment on company letterhead.  

  • Link to your company website showing your name on an employee roster.  

  • Link to recent media article (print, digital, broadcast) that you wrote or in which you were quoted or cited as an industry professional; article must be published within the last year.  

CES will not accept credentials that do not associate you with the company you are representing. CES reserves the right to request additional business credentials if deemed necessary.  

Media Registration

What You Get With Media Registration

Media registration is complimentary and includes access to CES Unveiled Las Vegas, Media Days, the exhibit floor, keynote addresses and more than 150 conference sessions. Media will also receive complimentary lunch.  

Who Can Register as Media

Media registration at CES will be granted to working media that cover consumer technology (across any vertical).  

Media accreditation will not be granted to publishers, general managers, account managers, sales representatives, brand ambassadors, PR/marketing and non-editorial media professionals or anyone whose principal purpose for attending CES is for reasons other than covering the show as working news media.  
Proof of vaccination will be required to attend CES 2022. Read our health protocols for more information. 

Proof of Media Affiliation 

CES will accept any of the following credentials as proof of your media affiliation. Do not submit any private or personal information. If you do not meet these specific media requirements, please register as an Industry Attendee.  

  • Employed by Media Company  

    • Three articles published within the last nine (9) months with your byline.   

    • Letter from editor or producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering CES on assignment.  

    • An about page or masthead from newspaper, publication or blog listing you as an editorial contributor.   

  • Industry Analyst  

    • Article published within the past nine (9) months with your byline.  

    • ​Article published within the past nine (9) months quoting you as an industry analyst. 

    • Cover of a market research report from the past nine (9) months listing you as a contributor. 

      Reports must be made independently and not solicited by exhibiting companies.  

  • Social Media Influencer 

    • A recent monthly traffic/follower report from the social platform verifying your account and traffic activity AND 

    • 50,000 or more monthly views on YouTube; OR 

    • 35,000 or more Instagram followers; OR 

    • 30,000 or more Twitter followers; OR 

    • 10,000 or more monthly podcast streams.  

  • Freelancer  

    • Three articles published within the last nine (9) months with your byline. 

    • Letter from editor or producer on station/network letterhead or from a company email address that states you are covering CES on assignment. 

    • An about page or masthead from newspaper or publication listing you as an editorial contributor.  

      Communities, forums, newsletters and user groups will not be considered for media accreditation.  

  • Blogger  

    • An article or blog post published within the past nine (9) months with your byline.  

    • Online Media must also provide a recent monthly traffic report from an external web analytics service like Google Analytics (or its equivalent), verifying the online publication get 10,000 or more unique visitors monthly (UVM). 

  • Production/Contractor 

    • Letter from editor or producer on station/network letterhead stating that you are working at CES.  

Exhibitor Registration

Interested in being an exhibitor at CES 2022? Apply to exhibit or learn more

The standard badge associated with exhibitor registration is an Exhibitor Personnel badge. This badge includes access to the exhibit floor during exhibitor move-in and show hours. The Exhibitor Personnel badge also includes access to keynote addresses, Great Minds sessions, and select conference programming on a first-come, first-served basis.  

To attend additional conference programming, you may purchase the Deluxe Conference Pass or an individual conference track  

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend CES 2022. Read our health protocols for more information. 

For confirmed CES 2022 Exhibitors

You must work directly with the individual managing registration for your company to receive an Exhibitor Personnel badge. If you will be registering as an exhibitor, contact the person responsible for your space to initiate your registration.

Exhibitor Personnel Registration Process for Primary Contacts

As the Primary Contact, you may assign the role of Registration Coordinator to someone else if you will not be managing your company’s registration. If a Registration Coordinator is not assigned, you will be responsible for registering your exhibitor personnel. The Primary Contact and/or assigned Registration Coordinator will have control over the company badge allotment distribution. Primary contacts/ Registration Coordinator must initiate the registration for each exhibitor personnel so that individuals may complete their own registration. Anyone who needs access to the show floor, during show hours, must have a CES badge and meet the health protocols.  

All Primary Contacts received or will receive an email with instructions on how to access your Exhibitor Dashboard. Once you have accessed your Exhibitor Dashboard, click on the “Register Exhibitor Personnel” tile to access the registration page. Only the Primary Contact or the assigned Registration Coordinator will have access to this section of the Exhibitor Dashboard.  

Once in the registration page, you can invite your exhibitor personnel to register. You will have the ability to enter their first name, last name, business job title and email address to initiate the registration process. An email will be sent inviting the exhibitor personnel to complete their registration.  

All completed registrations will receive a confirmation email. Registrations without a photo will not be printed on-site. 


Badge Photos

Everyone in attendance must upload a photo to be printed on your CES badge. Badges will not be printed without a recent photo headshot.  

Having Trouble Uploading A Photo?

Make sure the photo you’re attempting to upload is a recent headshot. Offensive or obscene photos will be declined and will not be printed on-site. Photos of cartoons, caricatures or avatars will not be accepted.  

  • Make sure the photo is an approved format type - .jpg, .png, or .bmp and below the maximum size of 2mb or smaller square photo.  

  • Use a clear, color image of your face. Do not use filters.  

  • Photos of cartoons, caricatures or avatars will not be accepted.  

  • Zoom in to your face, especially if there is a busy or distracting background.  

  • Wearing hats or sunglasses are discouraged and may cause your photo to be declined.  

If you are still having trouble uploading your photo to your CES registration, submit your inquiry to Be sure to include your name and registration ID for assistance.  

Do not upload sensitive personal information in the photo or proof of industry affiliation section of registration. More details will be available soon on where and how to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. 

Warning About Registration Scams

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, as the owner and producer of CES, has designated CompuSystems, Inc. as the ONLY official registration vendor of CES 2022.

All registration communication will be sent directly from CES. CompuSystems will not solicit registration services.

CES 2022 Cancellation Policy

Cancellations for paid registrations received in writing through December 14, 2021 are refundable, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made or received after December 14, 2021. If you do not cancel by December 14, 2021 and do not attend the Event, you are still responsible for payment. All cancellation requests should be sent to

Substitutions will not be granted.