International CES 2015 is not just about new products and amazing innovations, but also celebrity attendees. The Las Vegas January 6 to 9 event will be flooded by Hollywood stars, musical icons, professional athletes, TV personalities and other important figures, as stated in the CES 2015 press release. They will help promote the latest innovations that will change the way people live, work, access information and play. The Consumer Electronics Association is the gathering place for those who thrive in the consumer tech industry.
Nick Cannon, entrepreneur, radio/TV personality and actor is the Ambassador for International CES 2015 Entertainment Matters, a content-focused program of CES developed for digital communities, TV and film. Expeditions Leader, three-time Freeride world champ and big mountain snowboarder Xavier de Le Rue is HEXO+ representative. HEXO+, the company which he co-found is an autonomous flying camera that follows and records people’s actions when they join a sport or an activity. The HEXO+ booth is at LVCC, South Hall, No. 26320.
Sharp Electronics Corp will launch innovations at International CES 2015 with guest Wally Pfister, academy award-winning cinematographer and director, which films include Inception, The Dark Knight and Transcendence. He will be present on Monday during the CES Press Day, 9 am at Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Level 2, ballrooms B, C and D.
Rock symbol Neil Young and PonoMusic will have a special briefing on Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 pm about High Resolution Audio in a limited seating at Venetian, Bellini ballroom 2001. On Wednesday 10:15 to 11:15 am, Young will talk about high-res music at LVCC, room N257. It is in a Super Session led by Executive Editor Nathan Bracket of Rolling Stone.
Record producer and Dutch DH Tiësto will host a Fireside Chat at International CES 2015. He will sign autographs on Tuesday 1pm at Audiofly booth, LVCC, South Hall 1, No. 21244.
Attendees can expect to see Curtis Jackson as he will grace SMS Audio booth at South Hall 1, No. 21012 on Wednesday. Radio personality and TV host Ryan Seacrest will be at Pinyon 5 Ballroom on the same day.
Meanwhile, American fashion designer and commentator Nick Verreos will host the FashionWare runway on Wednesday in WebMD Wellness Lounge, Sands, Level 2, No. 73110, 10 am, 1 pm and 2:30 pm. He will do a meet and greet in International CES 2015 FashionWare booth at Sands, Level No. 73740 at 1:30 pm.
Dr. Phil host and Doctor on Demand founder Dr. Phil McGraw will speak on Thursday, at the Digital Health Summit for half an hour noontime at the Venetian, Level 2, Bellini Ballroom 2004. The Digital Health summit, which is in its sixth, will talk more about the recent improvements that have impacts on the healthcare system.
The audience will learn more about how massage roller soothe muscles and alleviate stress from fitness expert and Biggest Loser lead trainer Dolvett Quince at Brookstone booth south Hall 4, No. 36043 on Thursday. Also on Thursday, people can get the autograph of Tricia Helfer, Battlestar Galactica and Ascension star at Elektrobit Automotive booth at North Hall, No. 2122 1 pm.
Kinjaz dance crew will perform at the Private Internet Access booth LVCC, South Hall 1, No. 22024. Among the other International CES 2015 celebrity attendees are Josh Kalis, professional street skateboarder; John Hein, The Wrap-Up Show host; Dr. Michio Kaku, acclaimed public speaker, bestselling author and renowned futurist; Maders Apse, Red Bull athlete; Tatiana Weston-Webb, professional surfer; Garrett McNamara, professional Big Wave Waterman and Tony Magnusson, professional skateboarder and Osiris Shoes part owner.
Sports legends Clyde Drexler, Adonal Foyle and Calvin Murphy will attend. Daniel Marley, reggae royalty; Johnny Osbourne, roots Reggae heavyweight, as well as the legendary Shinehead and dancehall Queen Sister Nancy are expected to come. Gunnar Peterson, Jordan Spieth, Brianna Cope, Cal Ripken Jr., as well as Jay Glazer from FOX Sports are also some of the International CES 2015 celebrity attendees.
By Judith Aparri
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