CES is all about big- it has 3,000 companies presenting 20,000 gadgets to 150,000 attendees, making it Las Vegas' biggest conference of the year. But CES has gotten so big, it's drawn some major criticism that it's too big to be relevant, and out of touch with the truly cutting edge. So this year it's trying to rebrand itself as a destination for startups and Venture Capital investors looking for the next big thing.
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The Consumer Electronics Show is partnering with Startup America for a "Eureka Park" exhibit with 140 booths for small companies as well as panels just for entrepreneurs. The idea is to give startups an opportunity to present to the masses here for CES -- as well as investors-- without the prohibitive overhead cost the conference usually brings.