CELEBRITIES DESCEND ON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW IN BIG NUMBERS
(CAPTION: NORM INTERVIEWING SHAQUILLE O'NEAL.) PHOTO: NORM CLARKE Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt, basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal and Broadway star Neil Patrick Harris head a cavalcade of celebrities booked for the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas.
Harris participated Monday in the C Space Storyteller: Samba TV event on Monday and appears on Thursday at the Samba TV Booth on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bolt is in the Gibson Guitar tent at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
O’Neal has multiple appearances, as well, with a 1 p.m. appearance Wednesday in the Ring Booth (42525) and joins the ELEAGUE Street Flight V Celebrity Showdown Live on Wednesday from 3:30-6 p.m.
Appearing all week: Singer and actor Ray J (Raycon Global Inc. booth, 11239), noon to 4 p.m., with special performances at 1:30 p.m.; professional stock car driver Cassie Gannis, Misco booth (31129); rapper Iggy Azalea, rock musician Joe Perry, celebrity fisherman Peter Miller and gamer Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, Monster Booth (16006).
The rest of the schedule:
Tuesday – Guitar Tommy Shaw, Gibson Tent, noon to 12:30 p.m; Olympic medalist Nastia Liukin, The Future of Fan Engagement, 1:45-2:30 p.m.; rock band Styx, Universal Music Group (14735), 2 p.m. ; musician Slash, Gibson tent, 2 p.m., and North American scrabble champion Will Anderson, ITRI booth (25611), 3 p.m. and pro squash athlete Miguel A. Rodriguez, Coollang booth (45431), 11 a.m. to noon.
Wednesday – Digital influencer and star Gigi Gorgeous, Stealing the Show: Best in Brand Storytelling, 11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Hip-hop artist Delryric Oracle, Ningbo Makon Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. Booth (35775), noon; former NBA star Baron Davis, The New Age of Hitmaking, 12:10-12:50 p.m.; R & B singer Akon, Up in the Lab booth (31816), 1-4 p.m. and actor Norman Reedus, Headline Convention: The Walking Dead, l:50 p.m.-2:25 p.m.. and former WWE star Natalie Eva Marie, ELEAGUE Street Fighter Showdown Live, 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m..
Thursday – Dr. Oz, Mehmet Oz, M.D, SleepScore Labs booth (43726); former NFL star Terrell Owens, Samba TV booth, Aria, CS-10), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Players Only, featuring former NBA stars Chris Webber, Baron Davis, Dennis Scott, Isiah Thomas and WNBA star Elena Della Donne, noon to 12:45 p.m.; ELLE USA editor-in-chief Nina Garcia, The Female Equation: A Global Dialogue of Connection + Support, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; country singer Clare Dunn, Universal Music Group booth, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and former NFL star Terrell Owens, Samba TV booth (Aria, CS-10).
Friday – WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrel, Conversation: Sir Martin Sorrell, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and major league pitcher Trevor May, Between Sports and Esports, 11 a.m-11:45. a.m.
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