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AWARDS AND EVENTS AT THE 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES

CES has something for everyone, from awards programs to attendee competitions and everything in between. Take a look at the awards and special events slated for the 2014 International CES.
PMDA Awards Ceremony and After Party 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 6 Encore at Wynn, XS Nightclub The Photo Imaging Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PMDA), the photo industrys preeminent trade organization, is bringing the 48th annual PMDA Awards Ceremony to CES. aaa will honor ve individuals for their outstanding contributions to the imaging industry, including their Person of the Year. Contact Michelle Tramantano at michelle@pmda.com for tickets and more information. MARQUEE Welcomes CES Party 9:30 p.m.-Close Monday, January 6 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub* Join us for the MARQUEE Welcomes CES Party. MARQUEE Nightclub & Dayclub is a 66,000 square foot entertainment complex at The Cosmopolitan. Enjoy complimentary admission from 10 p.m. to close, and an exclusive wristband for service to their well open bar from 10-11 p.m. For bottle service/table reservations in advance, call 702-333-9000. Attendees must bring their CES badge or a copy of the event pass.
* All guests must be 21+ w/ ID and compliant with dress code, including no shorts, sneakers, ip ops, t-shirts or hats permitted. Slacks/jeans, collared shirt and closed-toe dress shoes for gentlemen are required. MARQUEE cannot admit patrons if the facility is at an admission hold due to capacity issues. All entry is at doorman discretion.

Engadget 2014 Best of CES Awards Winners Announced Thursday, January 9 LVCC, Grand Lobby, Engadget Stage New for 2014: Engadget will produce the Best of CES, open only to new products that debut at the 2014 CES. Engadgets senior editors will cast votes for nominees based on innovation, quality of design, overall efciency and market demand. Winners will be announced on the Engadget stage during CES, and will receive a custom-designed, 3D-printed trophy. CES Hot Stuff Awards Winners Announced 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 8 Stuff.tv Stuff will produce the fourth successive CES Hot Stuff Awards, showcasing the ten most desirable, exciting and innovative products to launch at CES. Stuffs editors will consider newly launched products from every category to unearth the best that CES has to offer, resulting in an awards roster thats guaranteed to get gadget fans worldwide hot under the collar. 2014 What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision Stars of CES 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 8 Venetian, Level 4, Marcello 4403 & 4503 CES once again plays host to the Stars of CES the Awards scheme from the worlds leading home entertainment buyers guide, showcasing the music and movie-boosting heroes of the worlds greatest technology show. Mark of Excellence Awards Reception 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 8 Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301 The Mark of Excellence (MOE) awards recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology. MOE Product Awards recognize new products and technologies for the custom installation channel. MOE Project Awards recognize Integrators across 14 project categories. And the TechHome Integrator of the Year Award celebrates a professional who exhibits outstanding business success, resource utilization, comprehensive technical skills and shows exceptional quality in their professional installations. Leaders in Technology Dinner 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 8 Wynn Las Vegas, Late Ballroom By Invitation Only Sponsored by Deloitte The most distinguished event at CES, the Leaders in Technology (LIT) dinner attracts 500 of the most inuential industry leaders, including executive-level government representatives and policy makers.

CEA MoDev Hackathon 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7 Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301 At this on-site developer event, 100 of the top mobile developers in the world will compete for over $100,000 in available cash and prizes. Developers will have eight hours to develop an app in one of four available prize categories. Additional prizes will be awarded for apps that utilize specic APIs, Platforms, Services and meet judging criteria. Global Matchmaking and International Reception 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 7 LVCC, South Hall Connector, Room S222 International Attendees Only International attendees, exhibitors and media: dont miss this opportunity to network, discuss business with colleagues and develop new business partners, all while enjoying delicious food and refreshments. Additionally, explore products and services from U.S. companies that are seeking to do business abroad. CEA Member Reception 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7 LVCC, South Hall 1 Lobby, Aces Restaurant After the rst day exploring the show oor, meet your fellow members for a drink and a bite to eat at Aces in the South Hall for the CEA Member Reception. This is a great time to catch up with old friends, make new connections and hear what exciting things people found at the show already.

Last Gadget Standing 10:30 a.m.-Noon Thursday, January 9 LVCC, North Hall, Room N255 A perennial attendee favorite, Last Gadget Standing challenges contenders to give the product demo of their lives. At stake: bragging rights as the product most likely to change the face of technology. See all the competitors strut their stuff in this inventive, fast-paced competition.Visit lastgadgetstanding.com for more information and to enter your products. Mobile Apps Showdown 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, January 9 LVCC, North Hall, Room N255 Are you ready for a showdown? Pit your mobile app against the competition during the Mobile Apps Showdown at the 2014 CES! App producers will have four minutes to demo their app and an applause-o-meter measures audience enthusiasm to determine the winner. Visit mobileappsshowdown.com for more information and to enter your products. CES Social Hour 4-6 p.m. Thursday, January 9 The Venetian, V Bar Nightclub Calling all Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram followers and friends! While youre on-site, check out the CES Social Hour with the CES Social Media Team and other members of our online community. Meet social media enthusiasts, talk tech and all things CES at V Bar, located in The Venetian. Follow at @intlCES or visit Facebook.com/InternationalCES for more information. Breakthrough of the Year Awards Red carpet: 630 p.m.; Show starts: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9 LVH, LVH Theatre Varietys 2014 Breakthrough of the Year Awards is a unique red carpet event that will celebrate a diverse range of extraordinary talent who have excelled in the elds of lm, television, sport, music, comedy, technology, philanthropy and social media. The show will be anchored with live musical and comedic performances and these innovators and pioneers in their elds will be presented with awards live on stage at the only red-carpet event at CES. Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9 The Bellagio, The Bellagio Ballroom The 65th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards will take place at the 2014 CES, marking its eighth consecutive year presenting these honors during CES. Join us for this reception and presentation as we celebrate innovation from the likes of NetFlix, Amazon, Google and others. Contact Paul Pillitteri at ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv for ticket information. The Celebration of Entrepreneurial Innovation CEA Entrepreneurs Reception 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9 Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, Surrender Nightclub By Invitation Only Sponsored by American Express OPEN, the CEA Entrepreneurs Reception is an opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs to network in a relaxed party atmosphere. The invitation-only event is co-hosted by CEAs Small Business Council and Leaders in Technology program.

CEA Best Shots Photo Contest Winners Announced Friday, January 10 LVCC, Grand Lobby, Experience CEA Help select the winning photos in the CEA Best Shots photo contest sponsored by CEAs Digital Imaging Division and in partnership with Olloclip and Independent Photo Imagers. Photos selected for the nal judging round will be on display for public voting during CES in the Experience CEA booth in the Grand Lobby. Winning photos will be announced at the close of CES. TAO: Ofcial CES Closing Party 10 p.m.-Close Friday, January 11 Venetian, TAO Nightclub* Join us for the Ofcial CES Closing Party on the last night of CES. TAO Nightclub is a 10,000 square foot nightclub at The Venetian. Enjoy complimentary admission from 10 p.m. to close, and an exclusive wristband for service to their well-open bar from 10-11 p.m. For bottle service/table reservations in advance, call 702-791-1818. Attendees must bring their CES badge or a printed copy of the event pass.
* All guests must be 21+ w/ ID and compliant with dress code, including no shorts, sneakers, ip ops, t-shirts or hats permitted. Slacks/jeans, collared shirt and closed-toe dress shoes for gentlemen are required. TAO cannot admit patrons if the facility is at an admission hold due to capacity issues. All entry is at doorman discretion.

BRANDS

Gibson Guitar: Happy Hour and Jam Party January 7-9 (Late Afternoon-Early Evenings) LVCC, CES Central Plaza, Gibson Tent, Booth #CP11

Join Gibson Brands for fun, star-studded excitement and live entertainment from the biggest names in music, movies and television. Enjoy open bar each evening, and enter to win top-notch prizes, including Les Paul guitars and other product giveaways. Theres a late-afternoon/evening happy hour Tuesday-Thursday, plus live performances and open-to-all-CES-attendees jam sessions (Gibson provides the guitars!). Gibson will also unveil a number of pioneering breakthroughs that will forever change the way music is created and enjoyed. Garys Book Club Presented by Barnes & Noble January 7-10 LVCC, Grand Lobby Schedule: CESweb.org/BookClub Garys Book Club showcases the works of prominent authors in the tech industry. Attendees have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase books through Barnes & Noble, and have your copies signed. Book signings will follow lively discussions by the authors on the CEA Stage, all in the LVCC, Grand Lobby. UP Global LIVE Stage January 7-10 Venetian, Level 1, Eureka Park Building on the success of Startup America Partnership during the 2013 CES, UP Global LIVE will continue to showcase the startup community, facilitate connections and provide programming in Eureka Park. UP Global LIVE will feature panels with iconic entrepreneurs, VCs, media and other young companies. Unique programming, ofce hours, pitching and networking will make UP Global LIVE a cant miss destination.

Visit CESweb.org/Awards for the most up-to-date listings.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7 THROUGH FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014 LAS VEGAS, NV CESweb.org #CES2014