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. 


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


CTA Stage, Grand Lobby, Las Vegas Convention Center

3150 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109


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


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

Allison Fried