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Celebrities To Shine At 2012 CES

Las Vegas – The stars usually come
out for International CES, and the 2012 event, to be held here Jan. 10-13, will
feature Hollywood celebrities, sports legends, musical icons and entertainers.


Eliza Dushku

will represent the Entertainment Matters at CES program as
the Entertainment Matters Ambassador. Back for its second year, the
Entertainment Matters program is designed by and for Hollywood’s film,
television and digital communities.

As part of her ambassadorship,
Dushku will contribute to

Spike TV’s

“CES All
Access Live” broadcast coverage from 12:30-1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and
she will also host the network’s exclusive VIP CES party that evening at Tryst
Nightclub in the Wynn Las Vegas.

Jillian Michaels

inspirational television personality and fitness guru, will highlight the
marriage of tech and fitness at the CES TechZone


. From 10:30-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, Michaels will
discuss the impact of digital innovation and her recent partnership with
BodyMedia, an on-body monitor company, in N256, North Hall. She will also be
available for interviews on Tuesday upon request.


50 Cent

will sign autographs from 3-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10;
Wednesday, Jan. 11; and Thursday, Jan. 12, for his new audio company,

SMS Audio

, which combines technology, function and style to bring
the highest caliber of sound, comfort and fashion to every product, at their
booth (LVCC, South Hall, 20818). He’ll also be on hand to discuss his new line
of wireless headphones at the AOL Studio (LVCC, Grand Lobby) on Wednesday, Jan.
11 from 12-12:30 p.m. He is also scheduled to interview with CNET at 2 p.m. on
Wednesday, Jan. 11.

Justin Bieber

, will be
appearing with



at this year’s CES. Bieber is helping TOSY unveil their new
innovative entertainment robot at the their booth which is located in the
Robotics TechZone of the LVCC South Hall ground level 21964, 21968, 22064,
22066 and 22068) on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 1-3 p.m.

Dennis Rodman

, NBA Hall
of Famer, will be at the 2012 CES representing


, a service that allows users to explore the online world of
chat sites with community chat rooms and cool webcam technology that lets you
see and be seen at booth (LVCC, South Hall, 26915) from 2-3:30 p.m. on
Thursday, Jan. 12.

Miss America 2011

Teresa Scanlan, will walk the CES show floor from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan.10.
Teresa competed in the 2011 Miss America pageant as Miss Nebraska.

Haier America

will host
NBA legends

Robert Horry


John Salley

, and celebrity chef

Allison Fishman

. Horry will make an appearance at Haier’s booth (LVCC, Central
Hall, 9826) from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Salley will make an
appearance at the booth from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Allison
Fishman, cookbook author and creator of The Wooden Spoon cooking school, will
give a cooking demo and make daily appearances at Haier’s booth from 10 a.m.-5
p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on both Wednesday, Jan. 11, and
Thursday, Jan. 12.

Star of the hit CBS drama NCIS: Los

LL Cool J

will introduce
new technology from


on the CNET
stage (LVCC, South Hall Lobby) on Tuesday, Jan, 10 at approximately 2 p.m. In
addition, he will make a public appearance at the


Booth (Central Hall 8153) on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m.
to demo a track he created using Boomdizzle, playing it back on a Dolby
technology-enabled laptop to a full home-theater surround sound system.

Television actor

Greg Grunberg

, best

known for his starring
role on the NBC television series “


,” and Emmy winner and Grammy-nominated actor and singer

Wayne Brady

will join


for their Tweet
House sessions, the official social-media track for CES, on Wednesday, Jan. 11
from 1-5 p.m. in N254, North Hall. Both will also attend OnStar’s “It Won’t
Stay in Vegas” party on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Stirling Club.

Zeikos USA’s trademark


will introduce an all star lineup at CES, including

Nicole “Snooki”

, former NFL linebacker

Carl Banks

and urban music pioneer

Jose “Hyde”


Snooki will make a guest
appearance and sign autographs at iHip’s booth (LVCC, South Hall, 21920) from
2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and will also host iHip’s new line and 2012
collaboration celebration on Tuesday evening from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at the Gallery
at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. Banks, New York Giants legend and Super
Bowl champion, will make an appearance at iHip’s celebration on Tuesday evening
and will launch his new NFL line at iHip’s booth on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Jose
“Hyde” Cotto, along with

Mas Flow, “El Verdadero Quimico,” Luny Tunes and DJ Nelson

will perform at iHip’s celebration on Tuesday evening and
will be signing autographs at the booth on Thursday, Jan. 12.


will host
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s second annual Directors’
Panel. This year’s panel discussion will kick off the 50th anniversary of
MGM’s James Bond on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 1:30 p.m. at Panasonic’s booth (LVCC,
Central Hall, 9806). Critically acclaimed directors

John Glen


“For Your Eyes Only,”

A View to a Kill,” “The
Living Daylights,” “License to Kill”



Martin Campbell


“GoldenEye,” “Casino



Michael Apted


The World Is Not

) will take a look back at the
legacy of the iconic character and have a candid discussion about how
technology has changed their approach to filmmaking. Additionally, former Bond

Olga Kurylenko


Quantum of Solace”

) and

Caterina Murino


Casino Royale”

will be on hand for a special presentation that will include props from the
legendary film franchise.


the all-male, hip-hop dance crew best known for winning season one of
MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew” and headliner at the Monte Carlo Resort and
Casino, making them the first and only dance crew to headline their own show in
Las Vegas will perform at CES, opening


keynote address, scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday,
Jan. 10 in the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom.


will host their
annual Retailer Awards and Concert, featuring real music from the legendary


, on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Paris Hotel. Awards will
begin at approximately 8:45 p.m.

Jamie Michelle

, one of
southern California’s most requested models, will be at CES representing
automotive audio company

Powerbass USA.

has been modeling for the past nine years for online and commercial print work,
calendars and swimsuit fashion shows, and has worked with famous photographers
such as Ladi Van Jansky and Mike Prado. She will be in the


booth (LVCC, North Hall, 920) from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on
Tuesday, Jan. 10, and 1:30-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11.

Alistair Overeem

three-time World Champion Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and winner of the
recent Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight bout, will battle


executives and
media in mobile MMA fight games, including “Fight Game Heroes” at Qualcomm’s
booth (LVCC, South Hall, 30313) at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10; 2 p.m. on
Wednesday, Jan. 11; and 12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Jordan Rudess

, recording
artist, composer, producer and performer, will be representing


at CES, demonstrating software applications from

Wizdom Music,

including their innovative

Sample Wiz


Geo Synth

applications, and
connecting his iPad to his musical gear with


the ultimate MIDI interface. Rudess will make appearances at iConnectivity’s
booth (LVCC, North Hall, 3922) at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan,
10; 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11; Thursday, Jan. 12, at 10
a.m.; and 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13.

A band comprised of top Australian
musicians including drummer

Andy Fisenden

, bass,
guitarist and vocalist

Simon Fisenden

and bass

Dane Alderton

will be
playing at


booth ( LVCC,
South Hall, 26728) at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. each day. World renowned
graffiti artist

“The Yok”

will also be
at the booth throughout the show creating some of his artwork.

Sony also has a full boat of
celebs scheduled to appear at its booth,

North Hall 14200