My biggest takeaway from CES 2020: It's time for America's tech showcase to leave Las Vegas

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The Consumer Electronics Show, America's biggest annual trade show dedicated to technology and innovation, has been held in Las Vegas every January for 22 straight years.

While Las Vegas offers food, lodging, and entertainment in abundance, underneath it all is a part of a city that doesn't represent where technology is today, and fights against the progress we've made as a society sending the wrong signal to attendees and the rest of the world.

It's time for CES to leave Las Vegas.

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LAS VEGAS Last week marked my third visit to CES, the annual consumer electronics expo. I first went in 2012, then 2019, and then again this year for CES 2020.

I'm a big fan of tech. I write about it on this site often, and own a ton of it at home. I'm big into progress and innovation, so I'm usually excited to see what CES has to offer each year, even when I don't physically attend.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Watch Elon Musk unveil his latest plan for conquering MarsSee Also:I talked to 10 auto industry execs and saw over 20 cars at CES 2020. It's clear that companies are now shunning pipe dreams for more practical approaches to the future of mobility.The 24 coolest vehicles we saw at CES 2020The best car accessory we saw at CES 2020

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