Are You Going To CES?

According to the CES Floor Plan for the Venetian Hotel, where “High-End Hi-Fi” lives during CES, there are 12 hifi companies exhibiting. In total. Am I going to CES? Why would I?

Those are the room rates for the Mirage before, during, and after CES. Can you guess the dates for CES? Here are some more numbers:

CES marginalized the “Hi-End” years ago and attendance has been dying a not-so-slow death ever since. I don’t know about you, but I can think of lots of better ways to spend the early days of 2019 than being in an absurdly over-priced playground that’s all artifice and artfulness with no art.