Music Superstars and Sports Legends to Appear at 2004 International CES

Several International CES exhibitors plan to house major entertainment in their booths.

Arlington, Va., January 2, 2004 - Top entertainment and sports celebrities will mingle with the latest and greatest consumer products and technologies at the International CES, January 8 -11 in Las Vegas, Nev.


Several International CES exhibitors plan to house major entertainment in their booths. Sirius Satellite Radio (booth #3622) has a full schedule of musical acts throughout the show:

Thursday, January 8
3 Doors Down - 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
Buddy Guy - 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Buddy Jewell - 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Trace Adkins - 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 9
LeAnn Rimes - 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
Ricky Skaggs - 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Johnny Lang - 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Lynyrd Skynyrd - 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 10
Ray Herndon with special guest Jessi Colter - 1:00 -2:00 p.m.
The Bangles - 2:00 -3:00 p.m.
Ziggy Marley - 3:00 -4:00 p.m.
Joe Jackson - 4:00 -5:00 p.m.

In addition to the line -up provided by Sirius, a number of other celebrities plan to attend CES including:

Johnathan "Fata1ity" Wendel - Three time world champion gamer from the Cyberathlete Professional League. Wendel is competing in the CyberX Games at the Stardust Hotel and also will appear at the Auravision's booth South Hall 3 -4 #21751.

Jean Francois - The extreme artist will appear Kodak's booth in South 3 -4 #22600 and on the International CES stage in the Grand Lobby at 4:30 p.m. January 8.

Elliot Scheiner - The Grammy award winner helped design the audio system in Acura's new TL. Scheiner will give demonstrations of the system at Acura's booth in the Silver Exhibit area.

Steve Garvey - The retired professional baseball player for the LA Dodgers and SD Padres will demonstrate XaviX Baseball from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. January 8 -9 at the XaviX/SSD booth South Hall 3 -4 #22675.

Josh Hancock - The Shifting Gears TV show celebrity will appear at the Johnson Controls booth North Hall #5619 on January 11 from 1 -3 p.m.

Ara Arslanian - The NHRA Drag Racer will sign autographs at the StreetGlow booth North Hall #530, January 8 -9 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. and 2:00 -3:00 p.m.

Playboy and Spike TV Personalities - Photo sessions at VOOM booth, South Hall #1644, January 8 -10, 11:00 -1:00 p.m. and 2:00 -4:00 p.m. and January 11 from 12:00 -2:00 p.m.

MAXIM Magazine Calendar Super Model - A surprise guess will conduct poster/calendar signing at the Z -Line Designs booth South Hall #17316, January 9 -10 from 1:00 -4:00 p.m.

The HDTV Sports Bar returns with the latest in high -definition digital televisions and products and legends from the boxing world. Jake "The Raging Bull" LaMotta, Iran "The Blade" Barkley and Carmen Basilio will be on -hand January 10 from 4:00 -5:00 to sign autographs.

The 2004 International CES focuses on more than 20 product areas from more than 2,300 exhibitors spread throughout both the inside and outside of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Las Vegas Hilton and the Alexis Park Resort. For a full line -up of all celebrities at CES, visit http://www.cesweb.org/attendees/special_events/celebs.asp.

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 1,300 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $90 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry.
CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Tomorrow's Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

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