2013 International CES To Feature Record Amount of Exhibit Space

  2013 International CES To Feature Record Amount of Exhibit Space

  3,000 Companies to Launch New Products at World’s Largest Innovation Event

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Business Wire

ARLINGTON, Va. -- December 11, 2012

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)^® today announced that the 2013
International CES^® will feature a record amount of exhibit space, with the
show floor totaling more than 1.87 million net square feet. The previous
record was 1.862 million net square feet at the 2012 CES. Owned and produced
by CEA, the 2013 CES, the world’s largest innovation event, is scheduled
Tuesday, January 8-Friday, January 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“With the largest show floor in history, more innovative technologies and
services will launch at the 2013 CES than anywhere else in the world,” said
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “From cloud-based services, advancements
in digital health, connected vehicle technologies, the latest apps, flexible
devices and beyond, the innovations unveiled at the 2013 CES will create new
jobs and further economic growth around the world.”

The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 exhibitors spanning the largest show floor in
the event’s 45-year history. A record number of eight automakers will exhibit
at the 2013 CES, including Audi, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Kia,
Lexus and Subaru, across more than 100,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

The iLounge Pavilion returns to the 2013 CES with a combined total of 120,000
net square feet of i-related products and technologies. Showcasing more than
440 exhibitors, iLounge has quadrupled since its launch in 2010 and will be
located in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) North Hall and the LVH.

A must-see destination at the 2013 CES is the expanded Eureka Park, featuring
140 exhibitors including entrepreneurs, start-ups and small companies
showcasing the next-generation of technology. New to Eureka Park for 2013 is
the Startup America stage, which will bring together startups, investors,
large companies and media to highlight the amazing innovations unveiled at the
2013 CES.

Digital health and fitness technology has expanded by 25 percent within the
FitnessTech TechZone, with more than 220 companies showcasing devices beyond
weight, body mass index (BMI), exercise and calorie tracking. The
next-generation of health and fitness devices and apps on display will offer
access to patient’s complete medical histories, comprehensive biometric data
and remote access to medical professionals. The 2013 CES will feature more
than 25,000 net square feet of digital health and fitness exhibits.

Some 20,000 new products will launch at the 2013 CES with major product trends
including cloud-based services, gesture and sensing technologies, connected
vehicles, the latest smartphone and tablet innovations and Ultra HDTV.

“We are always proud to be the world’s largest consumer technology event, but
even more important is the significance of the International CES as the
launchpad for new innovations and products and  our role in bringing the
global industry together to meet with the best and brightest movers and
shakers from across the technology ecosystem, to network, make deals and
exchange ideas,” said Shapiro.

The 2013 CES conference program will feature 300 robust sessions and 800
speakers, including keynotes from the leaders of Qualcomm, Panasonic, Samsung
and Verizon, as well as a Brand Keynote panel with executives from American
Express, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Salesforce.com, Samsung and Unilever. Additionally,
the Entertainment Matters  program,  sponsored by Variety, is back for its
third year with exhibits, conference programs and special events for
professionals in the entertainment community and will feature actress Felicia
Day as the program’s ambassador.

For more information on the 2013 CES, including registration information,
conference sessions and a complete list of CES exhibitors, visit CESweb.org.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is
“International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to
“CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the
International CES.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association
promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More
than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including
legislative 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: www.CE.org and
www.DeclareInnovation.com. Follow CES at www.CESweb.org and through social
media: http://facebook.com/InternationalCES, http://twitter.com/IntlCES,
http://blog.ce.org/.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  *2013 International CES
    January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
  *Economic Retreat
    March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO

Contact:

Consumer Electronics Association
Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419
tdunion@CE.org
www.CE.org
or
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
afried@CE.org
www.CESweb.org