Las Vegas – (January, 8, 2018) – Three teams of Las Vegas-area student entrepreneurs will compete at CES® 2018 – owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – pitching their original business ideas to three expert technology innovators, who will serve as judges and select a winning team.

The high school students successfully completed the CTA Future Innovators program – established by CTA and EVERFI – which teaches students how to apply math and creative skills to think entrepreneurially about business. CTA is committed to addressing the nation’s current skills gap, growing the number of high-quality jobs and transitioning the country into a fully-equipped, highly-skilled, 21st century workforce.

CES is open to members of the technology industry, and attendees must be at least 18 years old.

WHEN:       10-11 AM, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

WHERE:     CTA Stage, Grand Lobby, Las Vegas Convention Center

                   3150 Paradise Road

                   Las Vegas, NV 89109

WHO:        CES attendees and media are welcome to attend. This event is not open to the general public.    

JUDGES:   Deena Ghazarian, Managing Partner, TargetPath, LLC (Judge)

                   Kyle Walker, Head of New Business Strategy, Amazon (Judge)

                   Ximena Hartsock, Co-founder and President, Phone2Action (Judge)


EVERFI, Inc. is the leading education technology innovator that empowers K-12, higher education, and adult learners with the skills needed to be successful in life. Its comprehensive critical skills platform is focused on Financial Education, Digital Citizenship, STEM Career Readiness, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Character Education, and Health and Wellness. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 3,300 partner organizations across all 50 states and Canada and annually reaches 6 million learners.

Media Contact:

Monique Waters
Senior Director of Corporate Communications
202-625-0011 ext. 373