An Encore for CES Unveiled Paris

CEA announces event to return on October 21: Registration Now Open

Arlington, VA, June 23, 2015 - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that the third annual CES Unveiled Paris will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Pavillon Cambon-Capucines in Paris, France. Registration is now open for CES Unveiled Paris, one in a series of the global CES Unveiled events designed to bring innovative technology companies, top press, industry analysts, buyers and key consumer electronics (CE) influencers together to showcase new products and tech trends leading up to CES 2016. Owned and produced by CEA, CES 2016 will run Wednesday, January 6-Saturday, January 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


CES Unveiled Paris will feature a CES press conference with announcements from CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro and a consumer technology trends presentation from CEA's market research team. The half-day, industry-only event also will feature ground-breaking innovations from budding startups and established international brands.

"The decision to return CES Unveiled to Paris was easy. The innovation coming from France is ground-breaking and is putting the country on the map as a digital power broker in the global economy," said Shapiro. "Last year's CES hosted 70 French startup companies in our Eureka Park Marketplace, a designated area on the show floor for startup technologies and services. We look forward to seeing France's leading innovators at this year's CES in Las Vegas and CES Unveiled Paris will provide a sneak peek into their latest breakthroughs."

CEA will partner with La Poste, France's mail service provider, committed to bringing innovative technology solutions to legacy industries. La Poste has recently launched its "French IoT" program in support of connected innovation throughout startups, large companies and competitive clusters in France.

"We were very proud, last January, to be the first French group to reveal an IoT platform at CES," says Phillippe Wahl, La Poste Group CEO. "Our ambition is to become a leader in developing new digital services combining disruptive technology and human services. We consider IoT as a key element of our strategy, backed with strong values of proximity and confidence that La Poste carries forever. Thus, we actively support and promote local and national innovative projects, from both startup and large companies. Our partnership with CEA for CES Unveiled is a strong asset in achieving this goal."

CES Unveiled Paris highlights the dynamism of the consumer technology industry, leading up to CES 2016 and is designated for the press, CE industry analysts, investors and tech executives. For further information about exhibiting or attending the event, visit http://www2.ce.org/e/26962/UnveiledParis/4hgvmb/436613671.

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the technology trade association representing the $286 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 CES - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at CE.org, InnovationMovement.com and through social media:

About CES:
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 $286 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. Check out video highlights from the 2015 CES. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media:

About La Poste Digital Branch:
As part of its strategic plan "Post 2020: conquer the future" launched in early 2014, La Poste Group has reorganized around five branches with the emergence of a separate business branch dedicated to digital. The digital branch was established in April 2014 and brings together all of the group's digital activities under one roof. It comprises the digital division of La Poste and three BtoB subsidiaries: Docapost (a specialist in the digital transformation of companies), Mediapost Communication (digital media management and data processing) and Start'inPost (an industrial startup accelerator). It employs more than 5,500 people and expects a total turnover of more than EUR 1 billion in 2020.

About Docapost:
DOCAPOST, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is an expert in document management solutions and digital communications. It assists companies and administrations in their digital and mobile transformation. DOCAPOST offers both tailor-made and turnkey services and solutions, from consulting to business process outsourcing, secured data exchange, electronic archiving, digitalization, and the delivery and management of digital identities. DOCAPOST employs 4,600 people across 450 sites in France, and generated a turnover of around €450 M in 2014. DOCAPOST also operates in several other countries - including the United States, Great Britain, Spain and Mexico - and is therefore able to provide its customers with cross-border solutions. DOCAPOST's products and services are audited and certified by independent bodies, which guarantees their reliability.

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