Speaker Resources

A CES speaker is a thought leader, an innovative thinker and an industry influencer.

CES 2018 Call for Speakers is open through July 14.

Apply to Speak

Important Dates

July 14: CES Call for Speakers closes
Oct. 12: Applicants notified of speaking status 

About CES Call for Speakers Submissions

Only one submission is allowed per speaker. This submission should contain speaking expertise and experience related to the one speaker that is submitted. Each submission may contain up to three speaking themes for this individual.

New this year! There is a limit of five submissions per company, so please coordinate with colleagues within your organization prior to submitting. 

Note: You must complete the form in one sitting. You will not have the ability to download or edit your submission after it's complete.   

Select Your Session Theme

Each speaker may apply for up to three of the following themes: 

  • AI/Robotics/Drones
  • Augmented Reality
  • Connectivity (IoT, mobile, wireless, etc.)
  • Design and Sourcing 
  • Digital Therapeutics/Med Technology
  • Diversity and Social Responsibility
  • Emerging Technologies 
  • Future of Work
  • Music
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Home
  • Sports Technology
  • Travel and Hospitality 
  • Vehicle Technology/Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Virtual Reality

Speaking at C Space
C Space speaking opportunities — about content, branding, marketing and entertainment  —  are currently managed by invitation only. For inquiries, please contact CESconference@cta.tech.

Tips for a Successful Submission

  • Know the CES audience. Our audience comprises qualified consumer technology industry attendees looking for real B2B applications. 
  • Review your form carefully before submitting. 
  • Do not pitch products, companies or services. Submissions contain clear takeaways for the audience. 
  • Link to the speaker bio on the contact information page. Make sure the speaker bio is clear on why this person is an authority on subject matter. 
  • Provide case studies or research that will assist the audience in their own business applications. 

Preview the submission requirements. >

Other Speaking Opportunities

Have you written a book about tech that will be published between January 2017 and January 2018? You might also be eligble for Gary's Book Club.

Learn more about Gary's Book Club. >