WASHINGTON- The Consumer Electronics Association held its annual CES on the Hill event Wednesday night at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, where it drew a sizable crowd of elected officials, Congressional staffers and other Washington decision-makers. They were there to view products from the likes of Samsung, LG, Google, Panasonic, Yelp, Snapchat, and many others. Here are some highlights of the evening (photos and captions by Stephen Silver:

The Consumer Electronics Association has announced the Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be honored with the first-ever Innovation Champions Award. Gov. McAuliffee will attend the annual Digital Patriots Dinner  April 14 in Washington. 

Best Buy, building on what it calls the success of its Teen Tech Center in Minneapolis,Chicago, Miami and San Antonio, this month opened new ones in Seattle, Jersey City, New Jersey, and Washington, and will open an eighth, in Denver, this week. 

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