With an acceptance rate of around 50% in recent years, the CES conference has become a competitive event for presenters (acceptance rates approached 95% in earlier times). So, there are no more assurances of success in preparing a proposal, but there are ways to augment your likely success rate. For example, try to make the title of your presentation attractive and ask a non-evaluator to read your proposal; do they understand it? Visit our blog post for a checklist on how to submit a (winning) proposal. Good luck!