New York, NY, November 10, 2016 – GoPlug today announced that it has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree for GoPlug’s SMART Power Bank.

Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories.

GoPlug created the World's First SMART Power Bank with AC power, GPS, Phone Alerts, and a Movement Alarm— Anything you can plug into a wall can be plugged into the GoPlug SMART Power Bank. Additionally, it’s smart and connects via Bluetooth to smartphones providing a battery management solutions giving travelers added security, enabling them to track their bag or find lost luggage, and added peace-of-mind with a movement alarm.

“Life should not be restricted by the life of a battery,” Cross explains.” No other power bank I’ve tried integrate with bags sufficiently or supply adequate power for ALL electronics, not just USB devices.” Thus, out of exasperating experience, GoPlug Bags was born.

The prestigious CES Innovation Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, the producer of CES 2017, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, and have been recognizing achievements in product design and engineering since 1976.

GoPlug’s SMART Power Bank will be displayed at CES 2017, which runs January 5-8, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A selection of Honorees will also be displayed at CES Unveiled New York, which features dozens of exhibitors and networking opportunities and runs 3:00-7:30 PM November 10 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York.

Products chosen as CES Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services coming to market.

CES 2017 Innovation Honoree products are featured on CES.tech/Innovation, which lists product categories, as well as each product name, manufacturer information, description, photo and URL.

About GoPlug Bags: GoPlug Bags is a design and Technology company based in beautiful Utah, USA. We create power, bags, and accessories for a mobile, untethered world. CEO and Founder, Josh Cross is a seasoned filmmaker with 15 years of experience producing digital media for fortune 500 companies. Cross is well acquainted with the frustration of losing power spending nearly six months out of each year on the road for business. The inception for GoPlug happened while Cross was living in a leprosy colony in India filming a documentary and had difficulty keeping his gear powered.