Griffin's 25 Essential Tips for the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2011

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Griffin Technology has attended the Consumer Electronics Show for the last few years.

This year I asked our staff what tips they would suggest for first time (and returning) CES attendees and exhibitors.

Here is our list of 25 tips for CES, plus a special treat at the ending just for you.

If you're attending CES this year please be sure to visit us at the Griffin Technology booth. See you!

@griffintech

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Griffin's 25 Essential Tips for the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2011

  1. 25 Essential Tips for the Consumer Electronics Show Photo by: joanna8555Friday, December 17, 2010
  2. #1. You’ll find it’s easier and faster to walk than waste time waiting for taxis. Photo by: Looking GlassFriday, December 17, 2010
  3. #2. The monorail will save you money and time. Photo by: Looking Glass Photo by: planetc1Friday, December 17, 2010
  4. #3. Plan your meetings, dinners and parties ahead of time.Photo by: Scott MaxwellFriday, December 17, 2010
  5. #4. Be sure to download the official CES app.Friday, December 17, 2010
  6. #5. Use the popular location based service, foursquare. So you’ll be aware of special offers and more. Don’t forget to check-in to our booth too!Friday, December 17, 2010
  7. #6. Wear comfortable shoes. You’ll be on your feet for days and will walk miles. Photo by: Barry MFriday, December 17, 2010
  8. #7. Give yourself plenty of time to get from A to B. Everything is further than it seems in Las Vegas.Friday, December 17, 2010
  9. #8. Don’t forget your camera! Share your photos by tagging them with “CES” and posting them to Flickr and Facebook. Photo by: Slawek PukloFriday, December 17, 2010
  10. #9. Bring plenty of extra power!Friday, December 17, 2010
  11. #10. Always carry a pen. Make notes on the back of business cards. Photo by:Harri HaatajaFriday, December 17, 2010
  12. #11. You’ll be shaking lots of hands. Wash them frequently and use hand sanitizer. Photo by: tara huntFriday, December 17, 2010
  13. #12. Don’t forget the mint! Always carry plenty of gum and breath mints. Photo by: PawelFriday, December 17, 2010
  14. #13. Lip balm is your friend. Photo by: FadadoFogoFriday, December 17, 2010
  15. #14. Avoid the long lines by eating meals early or late. Or Take a walk out of the Convention Center and find a restaurant. It’s a nice way to take a break from the craziness and get some fresh air. Photo by: Vincent DiamanteFriday, December 17, 2010
  16. #15. Energy bars, granola and nuts are great snacks! Plus, you’ll save a little money. Photo by: Seth AndersonFriday, December 17, 2010
  17. #16. Drink plenty of water! Hydration is a good thing. Photo by: Lee BolgatzFriday, December 17, 2010
  18. #17. Go see a show! Buy tickets before you get there, just in case. Photo by: kana76Friday, December 17, 2010
  19. #18. Don’t be “that guy”. Bring money to tip the service staff you encounter in Las Vegas. Photo by: stuartpilbrowFriday, December 17, 2010
  20. #19. Don’t fool yourself, Vegas never sleeps. Try to get some rest. Photo by: stuartpilbrowFriday, December 17, 2010
  21. #20. January nights get chilly in Vegas. Wrap up. Photo by: --b--Friday, December 17, 2010
  22. #21. Don’t drive to CES. Parking is limited at best. Photo by: ColinFriday, December 17, 2010
  23. #22. Follow @IntlCES on TwitterFriday, December 17, 2010
  24. #23. Visit the old Las Vegas strip. It’s a fun excursion.Friday, December 17, 2010
  25. #24. Don’t forget to pack plenty of business cards!Friday, December 17, 2010
  26. #25. Make Friends! You’ll have more fun with friends. Introduce yourself. Everyone is from out of town.Friday, December 17, 2010
  27. Don’t forget to visit us during CES. We’ll be in Booth #4727 in the North Hall. You better come by to say hello, or we will be sad. Follow us on Twitter: @griffintech.Friday, December 17, 2010
  28. BONUS TIP: SAVE 25% on everything! Visit: www.griffintechnology.com during CES, offer valid from January 6 - 10. Use coupon code: VEGASBABY11 to save!Friday, December 17, 2010
  29. Photo credits Cover page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joanna8555/4317416524/ #1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/fernando/3278191391/sizes/o/in/photostream/ #2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chiropractic/4023699488/sizes/o/in/photostream/ #3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumaxart/2136953861/in/photostream/ #6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mullingitover/97440607/ #8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/spuklo/3938625868/ #10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/xtl/524782536/ #11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/missrogue/86546825/ #12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/siriwan/482649686/ #13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/44684751@N06/4636690703/sizes/m/in/photostream/ #14. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sklathill/218975543/ #15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/swanksalot/17725956/ #16. http://www.flickr.com/photos/shaymus22/97272459/ #17. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ecru76/3584406963/sizes/o/in/photostream/ #18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuartpilbrow/2942333106/ #19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuartpilbrow/3196166188/ #20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/atul666/3386675314/ #21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetruthabout/4285919647/ All Photos from Flickr licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic.Friday, December 17, 2010

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