Elite CEO Summit brings top executives and VIP buyers to Asia's premier tech event-- Major Name Exhibitors Added to Lineup
Arlington, Va., March 31, 2015 -The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that the 2015 Consumer Electronics CEO Summit, an invitation-only industry event that draws technology leaders from around the globe, will be held during the inaugural International CES Asia, bringing top executives and VIP buyers to Asia's premier tech event. CES Asia will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace.
"The CEO Summit hosts top executives from the world's largest brands and global retailers. We are bringing this elite group of technology executives to CES Asia to highlight the ever-increasing business opportunities in the thriving Asian marketplace," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. "Through these events, these executives will experience first-hand the ground-breaking innovations hitting the Asian market."
CEO Summit is an invitation-only event that brings together top level decision-makers from major consumer technology companies to meet and network in an exclusive, executive-only environment. The event will take place in the prestigious Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai. Current registrants for CEO Summit include high-level executives from the likes of major industry players, including: Newegg, Canon U.S.A. Inc., desktop FAB Inc., ibiquity Digital Corporation, Sony Electronics and Voxx International amongst others.
The CES Asia show floor will span 20,000 gross square meters (8,500 net square meters) of exhibit space showcasing top trends including the Internet of Things, technology innovation and connectivity. More than 150 companies representing 14 countries are currently slated to exhibit from China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States. Notable exhibitors to date include: Audi, Audio-Technica, Continental, Digital China, DTS, Ford, Garmin, Gibson, Hisense, IBM, Intel, JD.com, Mercedes-Benz, Misfit, Monster, Scosche, Shanghai Moshi, Skullcandy Audio, Thinking Group, TomTom, Twitter and Voxx.
Additionally, CES Asia will feature the latest in 3D printing, robotics, wearables and more across 14 product categories spanning the most influential ingenuities from smart home to automotive to sports and fitness. The full list of companies exhibiting at CES Asia can be found via the Exhibitor Directory.
The CES Asia conference program will offer several sessions relevant to consumer technology buyers and retailers with topics including technology trends to watch, wearables, the Internet of Things, the outlook of the consumer tech market in China and the U.S. and the future of automotive technology. For the latest CES Asia conference programming visit CESAsia.com.
CEA is co-producing CES Asia 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).To register for the 2015 CES Asia, please visit CESAsia.com. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact CESAsiaExhibit@CE.org.
Note: All Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-2 visa.
About CEA: The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $223 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org and www.DeclareInnovation.com.
About the International CES Asia: Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and co-produced 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.
About Intex: 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.