Growth of Smart Home Technologies Leads to New Marketplace at the Sands Expo at 2015 International CES

Bosch, Honeywell, Lowes, Lutron and others spotlighting the growth in smart home technologies at CES Tech West

Arlington, Va., September 9, 2014 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the launch of the Smart Home Marketplace presented by Bosch at the 2015 International CES®. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2015 CES, the global gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, will run January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.


The Smart Home Marketplace presented by Bosch will focus on the growing trend of consumers' wanting and creating smarter and more efficient homes. From smartphones and tablets interacting with connected objects and devices to customized security monitoring and home automation, this area will showcase a range of solutions at CES Tech West in the Sands Expo (Sands). This exhibit area is quickly proving to be a popular destination for companies seeking to showcase new innovations in smart home technologies with nearly 25,000 square feet of exhibit space sold to-date.

"With the rapid growth in the smart home category, we are creating a dedicated area where attendees will find the range of smart home technologies coming to market. More than ever, homeowners are embracing the convenience and comfort that technology can bring with customized access to appliances, lighting and heating, window coverings, irrigation, entertainment systems and more," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy, CEA. "We are pleased that Bosch, an industry leader, is sponsoring this inaugural Smart Home Marketplace at the 2015 CES. We look forward to seeing the newest innovations within this burgeoning technology space."

Major exhibitors located within the Smart Home Marketplace include: ADT, Archos, Bosch (sponsor), Control4, Honeywell, Lowe's, Lutron, Logitech, Wink and the Zigbee Marketplace presented by the Zigbee Alliance. CES Tech West, encompassing The Sands, The Venetian, The Palazzo, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore at Wynn (Wynn/Encore), will showcase revolutionary technologies in fitness and health, the Internet of things, sensors and other high-growth categories changing the way we live, work and play. Tech West includes a registration area, Marketplaces, conferences, exhibits, press rooms, meeting rooms and select keynote addresses.

The 2015 CES will feature 20 category-specific Marketplaces highlighting innovation across diverse product areas. Companies interested in exhibiting in the Smart Home Marketplace should contact Shari Sally at ssally@CE.org.

Registration for the 2015 CES is now open. For more information, visit CESweb.org.

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