- 3 Jan 08, 11:29 GMT
The Consumer Electronics Show starts next week and BBC News will be bringing you the best of the show in video, audio and online journalism.
A week in Las Vegas may sound fun, but the reality of CES is somewhat different. With more than 2,000 exhibiting firms and 140,000 attendees it is more of a brawl than a leisurely trawl through technology.
I spoke to Gary Shapiro, head of the Consumer Electronics Association, for his tips on surviving CES:
For those of you newbies: Exercise, get a lot of sleep and don’t drink a lot of alcohol. When you get to Las Vegas, ask your hotel to have a humidifier in your room. It is dry in Vegas. You should wear comfortable shoes, not a new pair. Plan out your schedule and learn the layout. Leave yourself time to explore and find out new things
I'll be publishing our plans for CES very soon - which includes some big name interviews. Perhaps the biggest is Bill Gates.
We're putting your questions to him. So if you have a burning desire to ask Mr Gates a question, then here's how to do it.
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