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Swa-Rai is Heading Back to #CES2014, Check Out My Dos and Donts

laptopThat’s right Swa-Rai is heading back to CES! If you guys have been reading my blog for a while then you know last year was my first time attending the Consumer Electronics Show! I got a chance to learn about so many tech products that I can’t wait to go next month.  I plan on once again bringing you guys the latest in technology.

After attending my first year, I have a few do’s and don’ts if you are planning on attending CES.

  • Do pack light! I made the mistake of taking too many gadgets that I didn’t use.
  • Do take a laptop but leave it in your room, you won’t really use it on the floor unless you plan to blog or write at the expo. A lot of my posts took place once I got back to the hotel.
  • Do create a plan of attack so you don’t overwhelm yourself. There is a lot to cover so plan carefully.
  • To my surprise Las Vegas can be quite cold in January do bring/ pack a jacket and pants.
  • If you plan on staying all week, go to the grocery to stock up on fruit/healthy snacks so you don’t eat unhealthy the entire week.
  • Bring an extra phone and/or phone charger. You will need it, especially if you are taking pics with your phone. Trying bringing a battery operated charger in case you can’t find an outlet.
  • Bring a point and shoot. I brought my DSLR but it was too bulky and I hardly used it.
  • Bring plenty of business cards, you will need them for networking purposes.
  • Lastly, don’t forget to relax and have fun.

If there is a brand that you want to know more about just let me know….

To check out a few posts from CES last year, go here, here, here and here.

 

About the author

Raijean Stroud

Fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of Swa-Rai.com, Swa-Rai Media Group and Bleeding Heart Project. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai discusses a range of topics including: fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes travel, tech, family, dining and so much more! When not in Chicago, Raijean can be found traveling around the country covering some of the hottest events! She can be spotted in places such as New York for covering events such as Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show), LA for Lucky FABB and more! When she's not traveling she's in Chicago, interviewing celebrities and covering exclusive events.

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