CES 2019: What to See Guide and Where to Go

CES was attended by 182,198 people in 2018 with 63,784 international visitors.

CES 2019 is held from January 8 – 11 in Las Vegas and is one of the largest events in the world.

 

Highlighted Companies to Visit at CES 2019

  • LG: OLED Tech, Smart Refrigerator, Gaming, VR and Smart Home.
  • Casio: They featured a variety of activity and sports watches.
  • Intel: VR, AR, IOT, AI – with several demos.
  • Various automobile manufacturers for connected cars such as Ford Byton
  • Nvidia
  • Civil Maps – location technology
  • Qualcomm – leaders in 5G

 

The Most Innovative Companies

Eureka Park will host a record 1,200 exhibitors from 40 different countries. CES will feature 4,500 exhibitors from 155 countries, regions and territories.

 

Key Themes

The key themes identified by CES are curated social buying, interactive POS systems and digital concierge services. They see a shift from a connected age to a data age. New chips being produced by Intel and others that will power embedded A.I., machine learning, digital assistants and voice technologies. The new chips connect AI to household appliances, powering meaning and coordinated interactions. The chip sets also have the potential to transform marketing and advertising. The role out and capabilities for 5G will provide enough bandwidth to increase the quality and volume of video consumption. enable self-driving cars and the car as a media platform. The rise of smart cities and location-based advertising will be fuel by AI as well as medical therapeutics and new health application. Digital therapeutics that enhance traditional medical practices and encouraging behavioral change and stand-alone direct therapy are some of the services available with the roll-out of 5G. This year doctors will be receiving CME (Continuing Medical Education) credits for participating in the digital therapeutics at CES.

Where to Go

Key Locations to visit at CES:

Tech East: Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC), Westgate Las Vegas (Westgate) and Renaissance Las Vegas (Renaissance). In these locations you will find innovations in audio, drones, gaming, augmented and virtual reality, vehicle technology, video, wireless devices, wireless services, digital imaging/photography or anything “i” coming to market. It’s also home to many international exhibitors.

Tech West: Sands Expo (Sands), The Venetian, The Palazzo, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn (Wynn/Encore). These locations feature the innovative power behind the industry’s emerging technology, including revolutions in fitness and health, the Internet of Things, wearables, smart home, sensors and other high-growth technologies changing the world. It’s also home to Eureka Park, the startup community at CES.

Tech South: ARIA, Cosmopolitan and Vdara. Together, these locations are the CES epicenter for the advertising, content, marketing and entertainment communities, hosting a variety of C Space activities, including conference sessions, networking events, exhibits and hospitality suites.