Thomas PR Announces KarenNet Party List Awards – Best Press Parties of CES 2017

KarenNet Party List Awards

Thomas Public Relations has announced the winners of The KarenNet Party List Awards for the Best Press Parties of CES 2017. Thomas PR scoured the CES technology mecca party scene, from January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, attending numerous events for the Top 7 KarenNet Party List Best CES Parties of 2017.

Top 7 Best Karennet Party List Awards 2017

Best food:

Gigabyte – at Caesar’s Palace. The Gigabyte reception featured filet mignon, chicken breast, risotto and Chilean Sea Bass and an assortment of exquisite deserts.

Best DJ:

Lenovo/ – an annual event held at Aquaknox in the Venetian. Lenovo’s DJ got even the most uptight executive relaxed and dancing with current hits and even some line dances.


Best Live Music:

Monster – at Planet Hollywood. Sting entertained the captivated audience for hours.

Craziest: Upload VR – at Moon Club in the Palms. The virtual reality party was amped up with acrobats and crowds dancing and milling about through the two level party at the Moon Club featuring views of the strip.

Most International:

CITE 2017 – at Caesar’s Palace. The multi-cultural fete featured a robot that translated English and Mandarin with instant subtitles for international guests from 3 continents.


Best Giveaways:

Bluetooth 5 – at Lavo in Palazzo. The fun giveaways included blue and white socks with the Bluetooth 5 logo and light-up drink stirrers with a glowing number “5” to accompany the blueberry/vodka signature cocktails.

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Best Booth Party:

Dok Solution – at LVCC Central Hall. A cool party and the only place you could get beer and drink karaoke at the same time during CES.

Thomas Public Relations is the number 1 PR agency focusing on technology and creator of The Official KarenNet Party List, the longest running party list for technology trade shows such as CES.

The KarenNet Party List Awards for the Best Press Parties of CES 2017 celebrates the best in technology parties at CES. You can find more information about the winners and the tweets posted by the companies who won the awards using the hashtag #KarenNetPartyListAwards.

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