Musical Icons, Hollywood Stars and TV Personalities to Attend 2013 International CES®

  Musical Icons, Hollywood Stars and TV Personalities to Attend 2013
  International CES®

    Celebrity Guests Promote Latest Technologies at World’s Largest Annual
                               Innovation Event

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ARLINGTON, Va. -- January 3, 2013

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^® (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 is designed by and for Hollywood’s film, television and digital

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 terribly right.

Multi-platinum, three-time Grammy Award winning band Maroon 5 will be making a
special guest appearance at Qualcomm 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, llc, is a multi-faceted
entertainer and creative innovator. A seven-time Grammy Award winner known for
his work with The Black Eyed Peas, 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 products.

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 Recon,” 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,

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 television.

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. Oz Show.”

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. 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

Also featured in a conference session is actor, director and producer Matthew
Lillard in “Creative Technology 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.

About CEA:

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: and Follow CES at and through social


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