CES Asia Pre-Registration Up 40 Percent

Tech leaders from more than 70 countries register for Asia's Second Annual Premier Tech Event

Arlington, VA, April 5, 2016 - Six weeks before CES Asia™ returns to Shanghai, more than 17,000 high-level industry professionals from more than 70 countries have already registered to attend. Registration numbers are up 40 percent over the same period in 2015, the event's inaugural year. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia™ 2016 will run May 11- 13 in Shanghai, China.

"Industry leaders from China and around the world understand that CES Asia fosters innovation and serves as the place for brands to position themselves to new and existing audiences throughout the growing Asian marketplace and beyond," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. "These strong pre-reg figures indicate tech leaders from around the world recognize the value and importance of CES Asia. From innovative startups to influential brands, CES Asia showcases the breadth and depth of innovation while providing a platform for key global and domestic business leaders to grow and reinforce their brands."

CES Asia attendees include an array of domestic and international CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, CMOs, buyers, product designers, manufacturers, engineers, sellers and many others involved in purchasing decisions. More than 300 companies from the following 23 countries, regions and territories have already purchased exhibit space:

• Belgium
• China
• Denmark
• Estonia
• Finland
• France
• Germany
• Hong Kong
• India
• Israel
• Japan
• Netherlands
• Norway
• Philippines
• Singapore
• South Korea
• Spain
• Sweden
• Switzerland
• Taiwan
• UK
• United Arab Emirates

CES Asia 2016 will showcase innovation across 15 product categories focused on the themes of the Internet of Things (IoT), innovation and connectivity. The showfloor will house the latest in 3D printing, vehicle technologies, lifestyle, video gaming and more. To register for CES Asia 2016, please visit CESAsia.com. An RMB 50 registration fee goes into effect on April 1 and increases to RMB 100 on-site. Registration is always free for credentialed media .

Note to Editors: Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CE.org or +1 703-907-4351.

About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies - 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world's best known brands - enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® - the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA's industry services.

About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia is 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 come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.

About Intex Shanghai:
Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992 and jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex owns venue in Shanghai, and manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai, and also organizes and co-organizes about 10 international trade shows in China as a prominent producer of international tradeshows. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI, and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry. Find Intex Shanghai online at www.intex-sh.com.

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