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Published:December 30th, 2009 10:52 EST
Join Me Next Week At The Consumer Electronics Show In Las Vegas

Join Me Next Week At The Consumer Electronics Show In Las Vegas

By Joel G. Block (Mentor/Columnist)

Next week, I`m going to the Consumer Electronics Show with my son. He and I are both avid electronics buffs, and we are anxious to see all of the new gadgets that are on their way out for the year 2010 and beyond. In the last 20 years, I`ve been to CES at least 15 times so I`m used to the flow of how products come out, make their debut, and then eventually end up on the department store shelves for consumers to buy. For example, I remember in 1998 I saw the first flat-screen TV`s, which were completely revolutionary for that time. I recall that a 30-inch flat screen TV was about $30,000. Now, that same television is available for under $500. It really demonstrates how product launches and rollouts dance with price over time.

In preparation for the show, we`ve been in touch with several of the manufacturers that are making products that we think are interesting or unusual. Several of those manufacturers have agreed to send us demonstrations or working models so that we can test them firsthand and then ultimately share our experiences with you, our readers. We want to share our favorite products with you.

Keep in mind that we tend to look for products that will enhance the entrepreneurial experience and help entrepreneurs to succeed, be more efficient, productive, or just to make life better so that we can make more money. I also like to look at start-up companies because frequently those are ones where some venture capital will make all the difference. Sometimes we just find and report on great entrepreneurial success stories.

In the next several weeks, both before and even after the show, I`ll be commenting on some cool products and making brief reviews about them. Be on the lookout as we sprinkle little reviews amongst our regular entrepreneurial and real estate materials. And by the way, some of our CES highlights and product reviews might not be entirely about business-related products. We might take a moment or two out of our busy evaluation schedule to play a couple of video games or do something in the category of fun. And if we find something that`s great, no matter what the category, we`ll report on that too.

So even if you can`t actually join us at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas from January 7-10, 2010, you can have a virtual ticket as my guest. Just sit back and read our reports.

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About Joel G. Block, President of Growth-Logic, Inc. Often dubbed a "Growth Architect" by his clients, Joel Block advises companies on explosive growth strategies by driving revenue and sales. Well known in the capital markets, Joel is a successful entrepreneur, speaker, advisor and faculty member of the iLearningGlobal community.

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