CES Press Release

Las Vegas Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Their Business Ideas at CES 2018

CTA, EVERFI digital learning program teaches local students entrepreneurial skills

Las Vegas, NV – 01/08/2018 – 

Three teams of Las Vegas-area student entrepreneurs will compete at CES® 2018 – owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – pitching their original business ideas to three expert technology innovators, who will serve as judges and select a winning team. 

The high school students successfully completed the CTA Future Innovators program – established by CTA and EVERFI – which teaches students how to apply math and creative skills to think entrepreneurially about business. CTA is committed to addressing the nation’s current skills gap, growing the number of high-quality jobs and transitioning the country into a fully-equipped, highly-skilled, 21st century workforce.

CES is open to members of the technology industry, and attendees must be at least 18 years old. 

WHEN:

10-11 AM, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

WHERE:

CTA Stage, Grand Lobby, Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109

WHO:

CES attendees and media are welcome to attend. This event is not open to the general public.

JUDGES:

Deena Ghazarian, Managing Partner, TargetPath, LLC (Judge)

Kyle Walker, Head of New Business Strategy, Amazon (Judge)

Ximena Hartsock, Co-founder and President, Phone2Action (Judge)

Press Contacts:

Monique Waters
202-625-0011 ext. 373
mwaters@everfi.com

Allison Fried
703-907-7603
afried@CTA.tech

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