CES is coming to Las Vegas on Jan. 8-11. Hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the massive technology conference is expecting to have more than approximately 182,000 attendees with 63,000 of those coming from 150 different countries outside the U.S.

Since being first introduced in June of 1967 the technology show has been a place for manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content and technology delivery systems to introduce their latest innovations for the past 50 years. With more than 4,400 exhibiting companies and 1,000 speakers, this year’s event will be one of the largest of the year.

CES 2019 will offer a wide range of celebrity speakers including- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, President and Chief Operating Officer of the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights Kerry Bubolz, singer-songwriter and producer Chris Daughtry, entertainer Steve Harvey, and many more.

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CES 2019 will emphasize 11 major topics: 5G and IoT, advertising, automotive, blockchain, health and wellness, home and family, immersive entertainment, product design and manufacturing, robotics and machine learning, sports, and startups.

Keynote speakers include, LG Electronics President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. I.P. Park, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginny Rometty, Verizon CEO Hans Vetberg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey and others.

The conference will span more than 2.5 million net square feet through 11 official venues. The exhibit space will feature 24 product categories and over 20 marketplaces. Categories and marketplaces will include 3-D printing, AR/VR and gaming, artificial intelligence and robotics, digital money, self-driving technology, and so much more.

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To help people navigate and enjoy the conference CTA has offered the CES 2019 app, sponsored by Dell. The app will include full schedules, personal agendas, 3-D maps, exhibit list, and an in-app LinkedIn for networking. Available on both iOS and Android devices, the app is sure to ease attendees’ experience throughout the colossal event.

The event is set to take place in the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC). The 3.2 million-square-foot conference center is one of the busiest facilities in Las Vegas. The LVCC is located near the famous Las Vegas Strip, perfect for hosting large conference events.

With less than one week until the year’s premier tech conference, the event has drummed up quite the attention. While many look forward to the technology-based conference, for those who still have question all information and in-depth details can be found on their website: www.ces.tech.

MarketScale will be in attendance throughout the duration of the show, streaming live interviews, product demonstrations and more.

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