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Momentum Builds for CES Asia: Sold Exhibit Space up 22 Percent for 2017 Show

Just three months after the close of CES Asia™ 2016, more than 100 companies from eight countries, regions and territories have signed up to exhibit at CES Asia™ 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia features ground-breaking technology from international businesses across all industries in the Asian market.

Ten months out from CES Asia 2017, approximately 13,700 gross square meters or 6,800 net square meters, of exhibit space have been sold, up more than 22 percent over this time last year. Notable companies from China, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the U.S. and other nations will use one of Asia’s fastest growing technology shows to position themselves to new audiences and launch product into the rapidly growing Asian market. Confirmed exhibitors spearhead innovation from the automotive and robotics industries to mobile, health and everything in between; highlights include: Audio-Technica, Continental Automotive, Digital China, Huawei, LEECO, Mercedes-Benz, Misfit, Monster, OnStar/GM, Otterbox, Scosche, Voxx and Yuneec.

“CES Asia is building a reputation as the place where ground-breaking technology debuts in China, and where global tech leaders come together for cross-market partnerships and to dissect the future of the industry in the Asian marketplace,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “We built this show because of market demand and it’s exciting to see the organic growth of such an ideal setting for tech powerhouses and startups alike to launch innovation into the critical Asian market, create partnerships and reinforce their brands.”

CES Asia draws an international array of senior-level buyers, distributors, manufacturers, engineers, product designers, CTOs, CIOs and investment managers to experience the latest global innovation and interact with industry leaders from some of the largest brands in China and around the world. For 2017, the show is expected to draw more than 30,000 attendees and 1,100 media to cover an estimated 450 exhibiting companies showcasing innovation across 18 product categories, including major growth categories such as drones, the Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR).

CTA and Intex will release final CES Asia 2016 attendance figures upon the completion of the show’s independent audit in the coming weeks. Pre-audit highlights are available here.

Registration for CES Asia 2017 will open in early 2017. For the latest show news and information, visit CESAsia.com.

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@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.

About Consumer Technology Association:

Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM 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. The Consumer Technology Association 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)TM 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 in 1992 and is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., CCPIT Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. As a prominent producer of tradeshows in China, Intex owns a venue in Shanghai, manages various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai and also organizes and co-organizes 10 international trade shows throughout China. 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Innovate! and Celebrate – Register

    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES Unveiled PragueRegister

    October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
  • CES Unveiled ParisRegister

    October 25, Paris, France
  • CT Hall of Fame Dinner

    November 9, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled New York

    November 10, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas

    January 3, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES® 2017

    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES Asia 2017

    June 7-9, Shanghai, China

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