|[January 03, 2013]
Musical Icons, Hollywood Stars and TV Personalities to Attend 2013 International CES®
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Popular musicians, movie stars and television personalities will promote
the latest innovations shaping the consumer electronics industry during
the 2013 International CES®. Owned and produced by the
Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert)® (CEA), the 2013 CES, the
world's largest annual innovation event, is scheduled for January 8-11,
2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Actress Felicia Day will serve as the Entertainment Matters
Ambassador for the Entertainment
Matters at CES program. Entering its third year, Entertainment
Matters at CES (News - Alert) is designed by and for Hollywood's film, television and
The Entertainment Matters program includes a plethora of interesting and
innovative conference sessions, including The International Academy
of Web Television's (IAWTV) conference track: The Digital Entertainment
Transformation. The track features the IAWTV Keynote
Conversation: Cross-Platform Storytelling with Tim Kring. Creator
and executive producer of Fox TV's TOUCH and NBC's Heroes, Kring set the
bar for multiplatform interactive storytelling with Heroes, and created
the ground-breaking, award winning multiplatform experience. The
conference track ends with a Closing Rant from Josh Feldman,
Producer and co-writer for Tom Hanks' Electric City; Executive Producer
of Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn and Founder of FeldmanFilms, Inc. Feldman
will share perspectives on what happens when technology and content goes
Multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award winning band Maroon 5
will be making a special guest appearance at Qualcomm (News - Alert) Incorporated's
chairman and chief executive officer Dr. Paul E. Jacobs' preshow CES
keynote address, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 7 in The
Venetian's Palazzo Ballroom on level 5. Maroon 5 has sold 15 million
albums globally, with hit singles including "Moves Like Jagger," "This
Love," "She Will Be Loved," "Harder to Breathe," "Sunday Morning,"
"Makes Me Wonder," "One More Night" and "Payphone."
Rapper, entrepreneur, investor and actor Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson
will make an appearance at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9, at the SMS
Audio booth (LVCC, South Hall 1, #20206). SMS audio combines
technology, function and style to bring the highest caliber of sound,
comfort and fashion to every product.
Founder and chairman of i.am.plus, llc, will.i.am is a
multi-faceted entertainer and creative innovator. A seven-time Grammy
Award winner known for his work with The Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am is a
founding shareholder in Beats Electronics, the creators of the Beats by
Dre™ headphones. will is a featured panelist on the Next
Generation of Innovators keynote at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8 in
the LVH Theater.
Anthony Ryan Auld, the hottest designer on "Project Runway," will
demonstrate Brother International's latest high-tech machines.
Auld will be at the Brother International booth (Venetian Ballroom,
#71109) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on
Wednesday, January 9. Auld was featured in the ninth season of "Project
Runway," where he placed seventh in the competition. In 2012, he joined
the cast of "Project Runway All Stars."
World-renowned drummer and producer Travis Barker will sign
autographs from 12-1 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, at
the Pioneer Electronics Booth (LVCC, North Hall Booth #1101). In
addition to his passion for drumming and creating music, Barker is a
self-proclaimed car enthusiast. Barker's classic 1951 Chevy truck will
be on display throughout the show, showcasing Pioneer's 2013 car audio
Dana Cohen, dubbed the "Scallop Queen" on season 10 of "Hell's
Kitchen," will accompany Haier America to the 2013 CES. She will
appear daily at the Haier America booth (LVCC, Central Hall, #10939).
An actor and director with over 35 years of experience, Bill Duke
will be at the Qubeey, Inc. booth (LVCC, South Hall 4, #36156).
Duke and Qubeey collaborated to design the first film for exclusive
distribution directly to desktops and other device tops. The film
"Menace" takes viewers on a suspense-filled ride where they get to
choose what happens at every turn. Duke will be at the booth at 2 p.m.
on Thursday, January 9, to discuss how Qubeey's advanced technology is
an entertainment game-changer.
Donald Shultz, famous venom expert, extreme adventurer and host
of Animal Planet's "Wild Recn," will wow 2013 CES attendees with an
exciting stunt. Shultz will base-jump off a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip
live during CES. Immediately following his jump, attendees can meet the
daredevil at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, at the Qubeey, Inc.
booth (LVCC, South Hall 4, #36156).
Star of the new Las Vegas reality show on TLC, "Sin City Rules," Lana
Fuchs and former welter-weight boxing champion Victor Ortiz
will be at the Luvvitt LLC booth (LVCC, North Hall, #4102). Fuchs
and Ortiz will be signing autographs and holding a meet and greet for
fans and media at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8.
Health and fitness is a prominent theme at the 2013 CES. This year,
exercise physiologist and certified special trainer Bob Greene
will join the Omron Healthcare, Inc. booth (LVCC, South Hall 2,
#26511) to sign autographs and give attendees tips to a healthy
lifestyle. Greene specializes in fitness, metabolism and weight loss.
He's been a frequent guest on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," has appeared on
dozens of national television programs and has authored several
best-selling books. Green will be at the booth on Tuesday, January 8
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and will host a book signing at 11 a.m.
Chicago band I Fight Dragons, whose track "Save World Get
Girl" recently premiered on Nintendo 3DS video, will perform their
first-ever iBand-style set at a gig for Bém Wireless guests at 7
p.m. on Wednesday, January 9 at the Flight Lounge at Luxor. No
instruments, all devices--music on Bém Wireless mobile speakers!
Lemmy Kilmister is best known as the lead vocalist, bassist,
principal songwriter and the founding member of Motörhead. He will be at
the Krusell International AB booth (LVCC, South Hall 4, #35801)
at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8. Kilmister is a former band member of
Hawkwind and has made a number of cameo appearances in film and
Kelly LeBrock will appear daily at the Velodyne Acoustics booth
(Venetian Ballroom, #71115) and suite (Venetian Tower, Suite 30-131)
daily. A popular actress and model, LeBrock made her acting debut in
"The Woman in Red" alongside famous comedian Gene Wilder.
New and hot-on-the-scene rapper Lil Twist will appear at CES at 1
p.m. on Thursday, January 10, at the Nikura booth (LVCC, South
Hall 4, #37134). Lil Twist is a protégé of famous rapper Lil Wayne and
just went on tour with Justin Bieber.
On Tuesday, January 8 at 4:30 p.m., LL COOL J, star of CBS's hit
drama series "NCIS: LOS ANGELES," will be interviewed by CNET's Brian
Tong at the CNET Stage (LVCC, South Hall 3, CNET Booth) where
they will talk about Boomdizzle's Liquid MyConnect Studio app.
Former football player and son of Bob Marley, Rohan Marley, will
be at CES showcasing his House of Marley eco-friendly headphones.
Marley will be at the House of Marley booth (LVCC, Central Hall, #10544)
from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. from Tuesday, January 8 through Thursday, January 10.
The Digital Health Summit at the 2013 CES is focused on one of the
fastest growing markets where health, wellness and technology come
together. It kicks off with an opening session moderated by Dr.
Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent, CNN. Dr. Oz joins
the Digital Health Summit conference track at CES. He will be featured
as a panelist on The Breakfast of Healthy Champions session
(LVCC, North Hall, Room N250) on Thursday, January 10 at 10 a.m. This
session features a candid conversation about the industry and how
technology is playing a crucial role. Dr. Oz is a cardiothoracic
surgeon, author and television personality. He is best known for his
appearances on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and for his own show, "The Dr.
The Digital Health Summit conference track also features SuperSession "The
Digital Health Revolution: Body Mind and Soul." Join moderator Arianna
Huffington as she leads a conversation on the latest innovations in
the field. Huffington chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the
Huffington Post (News - Alert). The SuperSession's panel consists of four digital
health leaders, led by Deepak Chopra, co-author of "Super Brain";
founder of The Chopra Foundation and Chopra Center; YouTube/ChopraWell,
Deepak Chopra LLC. The SuperSession is at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 8.
Joseph Ward Simmons, better known as Rev. Run, will be available
for autographs and pictures at the Jabra booth (LVCC, Central
Hall, #11608) from 12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, alongside DJ
Ruckus. Rev. Run is one of the founding members of the influential
hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. He is also a practicing minister and co-founder
of Def Jam Records.
Rev. Run's older brother will also be at the 2013 CES. Russell Simmons
is featured as a speaker for the conference session "Anytime,
Anywhere Content" where content providers and device manufacturers
examine how and where the public is getting content and the delivery
platforms poised for growth. Simmons is the founder of Def Comedy/Poetry
Jam, Global Grind and All Def Digital.
Also featured in a conference session is actor, director and producer Matthew
Lillard in "Creative Technology (News - Alert) Trendsetters." Lillard is
best known for his work in "Scream," "Scooby-Doo," and "The
Descendants." In this session, pioneers of film production and special
effects analyze how they are advancing their cutting-edge creativity
into the future.
BG183, Bio and Nicer from TATS CRU, Inc., a group of
Bronx-based graffiti artists turned professional muralists, will perform
a live art demo at the Cygnett booth (LVCC, North Hall, #6009).
Attendees can catch them in the act at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8.
The Gibson Guitar tent (LVCC, CES Central Plaza, CP-30) will be
the hot spot for live performances during CES. Performances include: Frank
Moreno (5 p.m. Tuesday, January 8) and B-Side (4-5:00 p.m.;
6-7:00 p.m. January 8-10).
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is the New York Times bestselling author
of "A Shore Thing," "Confessions of a Guidette" and "Gorilla Beach." She
is the breakout star of MTV's "Jersey Shore," the highest-rated shows in
the network's history. She will be at the Zeikos booth (LVCC,
South Hall 1, #21142) at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9.
SOUL Electronics will be accompanied by Tim Tebow,
quarterback for the New York Jets and Heisman trophy winner. Tebow will
be at the SOUL Electronics suite (Venetian Tower, #31-234) at 9 a.m. on
Thursday, January 10, for the product launch of the Tebow line. SOUL
Electronics will also be throwing an after party at TAO Nightclub at 10
p.m. on Thursday, January 10, hosted by popular recording artist and
actor Chris "Ludacris" Bridges.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology
event is "International CES." Subsequent references to the show
can be shortened to "CES." Please do not use "Consumer
Electronics Show" to refer to the International CES.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade
association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer
electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of
CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research,
technical training and education, industry promotion, standards
development and the fostering of business and strategic
relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES - The
Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into
CEA's industry services. Find CEA online: www.CE.org
Follow CES at www.CESweb.org
and through social media: http://facebook.com/InternationalCES
2013 International CES
January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO
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