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Amazon, Meta Scrap CES Plans in Las Vegas After Covid Surge

  • Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony still currently plan to go
  • Host of CES conference remains steadfast in moving forward
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Amazon.com Inc., Meta Platforms Inc., Pinterest Inc., Twitter Inc. and several news outlets have canceled plans to attend the annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas, a response to surging Covid-19 cases around the world.

The show, put on by the Consumer Technology Association, is still scheduled to get underway in early January. But efforts to return to normal after an online-only event this year have been hindered by the raging omicron variant.