Turner Sports to Present Expanded CES Showcase Centered on Sports Business Innovation Live from Las Vegas
For the second consecutive year, Turner Sports will present its Sports Business Innovation showcase at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, part of an overall Turner presence at this year's convention. Sports Business Innovation at CES Presented by Turner Sports will be highlighted by a full day of activities to be held Thursday, Jan. 5.
Thursday's event schedule will begin with a series of panels including NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NCAA President Mark Emmert as featured participants. Following the panel discussions, ELEAGUE will present a live studio show previewing the "ELEAGUE Major" to be held later in the month. The full day of activations will culminate with TNT's Sports Emmy Award winning Inside the NBA studio team - host Ernie Johnson and analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O'Neal - providing pregame, halftime and postgame coverage surrounding the night's NBA on TNT doubleheader live from CES.
Additionally, as part of the overall Turner Sports footprint at CES, ELEAGUE will partner with the FIA Formula E Championship for its Las Vegas eRace on Saturday, Jan. 7. The virtual race, including a specially designed track incorporating the famous Las Vegas Strip, will feature all 20 Formula E drivers and 10 fans from across the world competing for a share of a one million dollar prize pool. ELEAGUE will produce the event coverage, which will be available via Twitch.