By The Numbers: More than 140,000 people are expected to visit the 2,800 or so exhibitors. The show spans some 1.8 million square feet of booths and exhibits, which is equivalent to 31 football fields.
Location: The Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center and nearby hotels.
Dates: The show floor is open Tuesday through Friday.
Keynotes: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gave the kickoff speech Monday. Other scheduled speakers include Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini, Qualcomm Inc. CEO Paul Jacobs and Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally.
Visiting: CES is only open to those in the consumer electronics industry. A business card or other business ID is required. The general public cannot attend.