CES Las Vegas Exhibition Booth Designs setup. Image Credit: Neventum
CES Las Vegas Exhibition Booth Designs setup. Image Credit: Neventum
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CES 2016 that is scheduled to run from January 6th to 9th, 2016 will take place at Las Vegas, Nevada kicked off yesterday with indie startups vying for your attention, however the main news comes in today and for the rest of the week. CES 2016 is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and the show is to be graced by a number of celebrity guests; Justine Ezarik, Joey Graceffa, Ryan Seacrest, Bob Pittman, Nick Cannon, Mark Cuban, Shaquille O’Neal, Robert Manfred, Adam Silver, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Jenny McCarthy Chef Dana Cohen to name a few to discus and promote technology that is transforming the way people live, work and play.

YouTube vloggers Justine Ezarik and Joey Graceffa, will serve as Ambassadors for the Entertainment Matters Program at CES. Presented by Variety, Entertainment Matters is the CES program designed to help the Hollywood community navigate the most influential technology shows in the world.

The C Space Storyteller conference track features actor, entrepreneur and radio/ TV personality Nick Cannon on Wednesday, January 6 to reveal how digital media has influenced his brand and enabled career-changing opportunities.

TV/ radio host, producer and entrepreneur Ryan Seacrest will participate in a headliner conversation with Robert Pittman, CEO of iHeartMedia during the Entertainment Summit, presented by Variety, on Thursday, January 7.

Dallas Mavericks an American professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas owner Mark Cuban, and studio analyst for Turner Sports Shaquille O’Neal, will participate in the Tech Investing in Sports conference as part of the Sports Business Forum, presented by Turner Sports. The session will be moderated by CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin on Thursday, January 7.

O’Neal will also participate in the NBA on TNT Live Broadcast with host Ernie Johnson, and fellow analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith. The broadcast will take place on Thursday, January 7 and it’s open to all CES attendees.

The Sports Business Forum also will host The Commissioner’s Panel on Sports and Technology. Robert Manfred an American lawyer and business executive, who is also the current commissioner of the MLB, and Adam Silver an American lawyer and the commissioner of the NBA, will participate in a discussion moderated by Turner Sports studio host Ernie Johnson on Thursday, January 7.

Under Armour will host a plethora of Athletes and Olympians at their booth including: Tony Romo an American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, Michael Phelps an American competition swimmer, Buster Posey an American professional baseball catcher, Calvin Ripken Jr. an American former baseball shortstop, Georges St-Pierre a Canadian semi-retired mixed martial artist, Deion Sanders an American former football and baseball player, who now works for CBS Sports, Nastia Liukin a Russian American retired artistic gymnast, Jake Dalton an American gymnast and Brandon Wynn an American artistic gymnast.

Dr. Deepak Chopra, founder of The Chopra Foundation, will participate in Harnessing the Power: Precision Medicine and Genomics, part of the Digital Health Summit, presented by Living in Digital Times. The session runs Thursday, January 7.

Daymond John CEO of FUBU, is among the panelists in the Making Disney Magic: Connecting Digital and Physical Worlds SuperSession, presented by the Consumer Technology Association, on Thursday, January 7.

American singer, songwriter and actress Christina Milian will be at Monster’s booth on Friday, January 8 to discuss her relationship with Monster and her latest endeavors.

Retired NBA players Larry Johnson and Larry Nance, and retired Vincentian-American NBA player Adonal Foyle will all make appearances at ZTE’s booth between Wednesday, January 6 and Friday, January 8.  The NBA National Championship trophy will also be on display at ZTE’s booth all day Thursday, January 7.

Magician Penn Jillette is partnering with Withings to discuss his recent weight loss not with any of his famed magic tricks but with a strict diet, exercise and use of several smart, connected devices from Withings. He will reveal his secrets at Withings’ booth on Wednesday, January 6.

Chef Dana Cohen, Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist will present a cooking demonstration at Haier America’s booth every hour from Wednesday, January 6 to Friday, January 8.

NFL legend and FitStar personal trainer Tony Gonzalez will be at FitBit’s booth for photo opportunities on Wednesday, January 6.

Actress and best-selling author Jenny McCarthy will conduct a live broadcast of her Sirius XM show followed by an autograph session at FCA’s Uconnect booth on Thursday, January 7.