The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is two months away- and on November 8, excitement began developing in Manhattan, NY during the CES press preview at the Metropolitan Pavilion.
The CES press preview began at 3 p.m. and lasted until 8 p.m. Amongst Thai noodles, an extensive cheese assortment, chocolate fortune cookies, chicken satay and a CES-themed martini that consisted of citron vodka and blue curacao, tech executives, press members and brand representatives mingled and discussed technology.
LG, Activision, Zagg, Striiv, Madcatz, Skullcandy and Polaroid were just some of the gaming and technology brands that were represented at the preview. CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro also discussed upcoming holiday tech sales and the CES Best of Innovations 2012 honorees.
CES 2012 will be held from January 10-13 in Las Vegas and will feature over 2700 exhibitors.
Abigail Elise is a freelance video game/geek culture writer, blogger and vlogger. She currently lives in New York City. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.