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CES 2020 Party and Networking List

This page is a work-in-progress. It will be updated regularly as I hear of new CES networking events. Feel free to leave a comment or send me a message if you want to suggest any additions.

I am not associated with any of these events. I can not get you tickets, get you off the waitlist or get you a free drink. I do, however, gladly accept free drinks.

🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 The FrenchTech Startup Delegation represents 1/4th of the companies exhibiting at Eureka Park. Join one of my daily investor/influencer tours to meet a select group of those French companies. 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷

🇸🇬🇮🇹🇳🇱 There are also dedicated tours to meet startups from Singapore/Southeast Asia, Italy and the Netherlands. Message me for more info.

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Sunday, January 5th 2020

CES Unveiled Las Vegas

Time: 5-8:30pm
Location: Shorelines Exhibit Hall, Mandalay Bay

CES Unveiled Las Vegas is the official media event of CES, welcoming press and industry analysts from more than 160 countries/regions/territories, which takes place before the start of CES.

Monday, January 6th 2020

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Silicon Valley Funding Summit

Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Tuscany Suites Hotel, 255 E Flamingo Road

Bringing together investors (VCs, angels, institutional and corporate) from Silicon Valley and other regions to meet promising innovative startups the day before CES. We connect investors seeking opportunities to exceptional high growth startups and private companies.

ByDesignVSM & Eagle Sentry Cocktail Social @ CES

Time: 4-7pm
Location: Seven Hills, Henderson NV

Pepcom’s Digital Experience!

Time: 7-10:30pm
Location: Mirage Event Center at The Mirage Hotel and Casino

Pepcom’s Digital Experience! is the largest media event at the show, with more than 200 tech and consumer companies showing their new products on the evening before the show opens, the perfect time to preview for the press. Exhibitors range from the world’s leading companies to startups. This annual event is invite-only for the media. [PDF Brochure]

The NPD Group’s CES 2020 Cocktail Reception

Time: 7-9:30pm
Location: 1 OAK at The Mirage Hotel and Casino

Join your NPD team and industry experts at our annual networking reception! This must-attend event will provide new insights into the latest trends, exclusive access to our technology experts, and an opportunity to connect with other industry leaders. Together, we’ll explore new data and insights in an energetic discussion that will help you understand exactly what you’re up against.

MediaLink Party

Time: 8pm-midnight
Location: XS Nightclub, Encore

Invitation-only MediaLink party

Klaxoon Revolution for Teamwork Launch Party

Time: 5-9pm
Location: Cox Pavilion, 4505 S Maryland Pkwy (Free Shuttle)

Since its launch in 2015, the company has revolutionized the way people interact, creating products for effective teamwork that have been adopted by millions of users in more than 120 countries.

Free food and drink, with music and a unique experience between sports and art for a special preview of Klaxoon’s new product.

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Tuesday, January 7th 2020

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Broadcast and Media Cocktail Party @CES 2020

Time: 5:30-8pm
Location: ARIA – Penthouse suite

If you are in Broadcast and Media Industry you have a great opportunity to discover our latest projects and discuss your needs with our experts.

CTA Member Party

Time: 6-8pm
Location: TAO Night Club, Venetian

Join us at this networking event for Consumer Technology Association (CTA) members only.

International Matchmaking Reception

Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: LVCC South Hall Connector S222

All international attendees, exhibitors and media are invited to the International Matchmaking Reception. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and enjoy light refreshments after an exciting day on the CES show floor.

Consumer Electronics Marketers Meetup During CES

Time: 7-8pm
Location: 3535 Las Vegas Cocktail Bar

The Electronics Marketers Meetup During CES is an informal meetup for marketing professionals in the consumer electronics and tech industries to come together, swap stories, network, and relax after a long day on the CES Show floor. The event is sponsored by Richardson Marketing.

French Startup Convergence Innovation Party

Time: 6:45pm-midnight
Location: Flamingo Las Vegas

The official party for the French startup delegation (1/4th of the companies exhibiting in Eureka Park).

CES2020 Eureka Seoul, K-Innovation Night

Time: 6-9:30pm
Location: Place on 7th, 115 North 7th Street

Business leaders, CEOs and city officials will fly to Las Vegas from Korea including Mayor of Metropolitan Seoul. Furthermore, silicon valley startups, content business gurus in LA and city officials in Las Vegas will join us to share their insights on the future of tech and society.

Wednesday, January 8th 2020

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Cash in for Casino, Cocktails & Chips with the D&H Executive Team

Time: 7-8pm
Location: O’Sheas Pub at The LINQ

Join the D&H Distributing Executive Team at O’Sheas Pub at The LINQ Hotel & Casino during CES.

Smart Home Mark of Excellence Awards Ceremony

Time: 6-8pm
Location: Venetian Level 3 Lido 3103

The Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Smart Home Division of CTA, recognize the best in custom integration and installed technology for the home. Join us for an awards ceremony and reception celebrating the manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators behind these groundbreaking products and services.

CES Happy Hour hosted by 24i and Cleeng

Time: 6-8pm
Location: ARIA Hotel

24i Media and Cleeng cordially invite you to join us for drinks and snacks at Aria Hotel at CES.

Advancing a Diverse Workforce MeetUp at CES

Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: Park MGM, Presidio Ballroom 1, 3799 S Las Vegas Blvd

The Advancing Diversity MeetUp is for students and recent graduates, tech workers, educators, veterans, health care, retail and hospitality professionals looking for entry-level and for more senior roles in media, advertising, marketing, and entertainment companies.

After Dark Fundpire & Legacy Cocktail Party

Time: 7pm-3am
Location: TBA

Whatever your plan entails for CES in 2020, you will want to mark your calendars for the After Dark Cocktail Party. Entry to this event is on a first come, first serve basis. Mingle with CEOs, investors, and celebrities. You’ll get an inside look at the hottest 2020 start-up companies from over 100 industries. Party hosted by Fundpire and Legacy Entertainment Partners.

Hardware Massive Hangover Suite

Time: 6-9pm
Location: Hangover Suite at Caesar’s Palace, 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd

The hottest Happy Hour party at CES is back! Join us for another exciting evening of socializing and networking at Caesar Palace’s very own Hangover Suite overlooking the beautiful Las Vegas strip.

This is your chance to mix and mingle with new faces as well as re-connect and catch up with over 400 hardware innovators, founders, investors and industry professionals as members from around the globe join us at CES to learn what’s new & exciting in hardware as well as share stories of what they are currently working on!

Also check for tickets on eventbrite.

Indiegogo CES Happy Hour

Time: 6-8pm
Location: Rockhouse (in Grand Canal Shoppes) , 3377 S Las Vegas Blvd

Join Indiegogo and Easyship for a Happy Hour sponsored by Rainfactory and Lemonlight on Wednesday, January 8 in Las Vegas. Meet with experts, get a professional headshot taken by Lemonlight, network with other innovators, and learn how Indiegogo helps entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.

Direct-to-Consumer Brand Cocktails with Digishopgirl and Agent Zebra at CES

Time: 6-10pm
Location: Parasol Down at Wynn Las Vegas

Are you a direct-to-consumer brand or startup looking to take your growth to the next level or just meet a few fellow marketers at CES ? Please join us for cocktails and conversation on Wed January 8th at the Wynn or drop us an email at if you’d like to set up a 1-on-1 meeting. P.S. we will be raffling off a few Amazon Dots for lucky attendees : )

NASA iTech Ignite The Night

Time: 6-9pm
Location: Sands Expo Convention Center

Ten tech startups have the opportunity to “fast pitch” their innovations to an audience and panel of judges. This high energy event connects brands and organizations to the movers and shakers of our space industry.

Hong Kong TDC Reception

Time: 6:30-9pm
Location: Mott 32 at The Palazzo

A networking dinner reception to learn more about doing business with Hong Kong.

French Founders and FrenchTech Night

Time: 6:30-10-30pm
Location: Palms Resort and Casino

French Founders, La French Tech and Bpifrance come together to bring you a special evening, enhancing the best of France at CES.

This satellite event brings together founders, investors and corporate executives for a night of high-voltage networking, on-stage debate on what’s next and, of course, wine.

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Thursday, January 9th 2020

Women in Hardware x Dame Happy Hour

Time: 8-11pm
Location: Atomic Liquors, 917 Fremont Street

Hardware Massive Futurology

Time: 10pm-
Location: Hangover Suite at Caesar’s Palace

Spend your last night at CES partying Hardware Massive style! Join us for our first-ever after-hours party “Futurology” and experience the famous Hangover Suite like never before as we transform it into a futuristic party land.

Bring your ideas & innovations and prepare for a fun-filled night where you’ll get a chance to socialize, connect and party with Hardware Innovators around the world during our late-night social gathering.

🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 The FrenchTech Startup Delegation represents 1/4th of the companies exhibiting at Eureka Park. Join one of my daily investor/influencer tours to meet a select group of those French companies. 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷

🇸🇬🇮🇹🇳🇱 There are also dedicated tours to meet startups from Singapore, Italy and the Netherlands. Message me for more info.

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