CES Press Release

Registration Now Open for CES Unveiled Events in Paris and Prague

Arlington, VA – 06/21/2016 – 

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced that registration is now open for the premiere of  CES Unveiled Prague and the fourth edition of CES Unveiled Paris. Tech companies, top media, buyers and key tech influencers from these respective markets are encouraged to register for these events and come together to showcase and witness new products and tech trends leading up to CES® 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, CES 2017 will run Thursday, January 5-Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
CES Unveiled Prague will be held at the Boscolo Prague Hotel from 11:30 AM-3 PM on Thursday, October 20, followed by CES Unveiled Paris, scheduled for 2-6 PM, Tuesday, October 25 at the Palais Brongniart, the former headquarters of the French Stock Market. Both half-day, industry-only events will highlight the dynamism of the consumer technology industry while allowing  exhibitors and attendees alike to make strategic connections around the latest innovations.
 
“The growth and success of CES Unveiled Paris last year is a true reflection of the country’s dedication to tech innovation,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “A record 54 companies exhibited their latest breakthroughs to more than 500 technology influencers who attended the event. We expect even more growth for this year’s event in Paris and are eager to bring similar energy and excitement to Prague and the surrounding Eastern and Central European markets.”
 
The continued success of CES Unveiled Paris mirrors France’s participation at CES. Since the first Unveiled Paris event was held in 2013, the number of French exhibitors and attendees has grown significantly with a 72 percent increase in press attendance, a 536 percent growth in number of exhibitors, and a 292 percent increase in total French attendance at CES 2016.  In fact, France had the largest number of startups from outside the U.S. participating in the Eureka Park™ Marketplace, the flagship startup destination at CES. 
           
CES Unveiled Prague will be a regional event using Prague as the central hub to unite leaders in the tech industry from Eastern and Central European markets. Targeted countries include Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.
 
This year’s CES Unveiled events will kick off with conference programming to include a trends-focused CTA market research presentation and a press conference led by CTA executives. Conference programming will be followed by a tabletop networking reception featuring innovative companies from budding startups and establish global brands.
 
To register for one or both CES Unveiled events, or for more information, please visit the event webpages: CES Unveiled Prague and CES Unveiled Paris.
 
Companies interested in exhibiting at any global CES Unveiled event can reach out to Aurelie Cornett at acornett@CTA.tech or 703.907.5245.
 
Note to Editors:  The official name of the global technology event is “CES®.”  Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” or “International CES” to refer to the event.

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 almost 50 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 Technology Association (CTA)™, the technology trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology 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 CES video highlights. Follow CES online at www.CES.tech and on social.
 
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. 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.

Press Contacts:

Krista Silano
ksilano@CTA.tech