Premier Technology Event Scheduled for May 25-27 in Shanghai
Arlington, Va., January 14, 2015 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that registration is live for the 2015 International CES AsiaTM. The inaugural event will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace. CEA is co-producing the event with Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd., a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China. Special co-organizers for CES Asia include the Chinese Electronic Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Product (CCCME).
"With our strong Chinese partners, our reputation for producing the world's best innovation event, the dynamism of Shanghai and the huge importance of technology and branding, we believe the International CES Asia is poised for success," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA.
From major global brands to innovative startups, the full breadth and depth of the Asian marketplace's innovation value-chain will be on display at CES Asia, which will span 20,000 square meters (8,500 net square meters) of exhibit space in its first year. Major trends and product categories, including 3D printing, robotics, sensors, the Internet of Things and wearables, will be prominently featured across the show floor and in the conference program. Highlights among many notable companies set to exhibit to date include GGMM and Thinking Group, plus global brands like Audi, Ford, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Hisense, IBM, Intel, Monster and TomTom.
"The 2015 International CES Asia will showcase the latest innovations from major companies representing some of the world's largest economies, providing unparalleled exposure to the dynamic Chinese marketplace," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president of corporate business strategy and the International CES, CEA. "CES Asia attendees will experience the latest advancements in consumer technology, making the show a must-attend for technology executives, international buyers and media."
Additionally, Audi AG Chairman Rupert Stadler will deliver a preshow keynote address at the 2015 CES Asia. Stadler's address is scheduled for 5 PM, Sunday, May 24. Following the address, Audi will host a reception from 6-7:30 PM.
To register for the 2015 CES Asia, please visit CESAsia.com. Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CE.org or +1 703-907-4351.
The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $223 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry's most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: CEA Social Media
About the International CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and co-organized by Intex, the International CES Asia will serve as the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses will come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to CE industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees will have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the CE industry.
Intex is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992. Intex is a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China, owning venues in Shanghai, and managing various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI. As the first venue management company that imported the first level pattern of management and experience in Shanghai, it is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex was the first international exhibition center passing ISO9001 quality certification in China and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry.