CES by the Numbers

There Is No Event Experience Like CES

CES 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the largest global gathering of innovation and showcased the connected future of technology.

With more than 4,000 exhibiting companies and exhibit space of more than 2.6 million net square feet, CES 2017 was a record-breaker, welcoming the world’s biggest companies in addition to hosting more than 600 startups at the Eureka Park Marketplace.

More than 180,000 industry professionals, including more than 58,000 from outside the U.S., convened in Las Vegas to drive the ever-evolving global technology industry forward.

The numbers outlined below are highlights of the pre-audited attendance numbers. The Attendance Audit Summary will be available in May.

OVERALL ATTENDANCE

  Domestic International Unclassified Total
Industry Attendees 72,290 36,672 536 109,498
Exhibitor Personnel 46,148 20,999 174 67,321
Media 4,856 2,548 56 7,604
TOTAL ATTENDANCE 123,294 60,219 766 184,279

SOCIAL MEDIA REACH

Reflects period of January 3-8, 2017

Platform Highlights
#CES2017 and @CES Mentions 998,779
Views of CES Snapchat Live Story 133.9 million
Views of official CES videos on Twitter  4.3 million
Images shared on Instagram at CES that included the official hashtag #CES2017 39,000

CES MEDIA COVERAGE

CES 2017 received 59,969 media mentions and more than 69 billion potential media impressions in January alone.

Type of Coverage Domestic International Total
Print 4,371 7,900 12,271
Online 6,953 26,184 33,137
Broadcast 13,492 1,069 14,561
TOTAL MEDIA COVERAGE 24,816 35,153 59,969

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Sources and Date Ranges

  • Vault Consulting's CES 2017 Exhibition and Conference Audit Report
  • Domestic Print - Public Relay (date range: January 3-11, 2017)
  • International Print - Factiva (date rage: December 29, 2016 - January 22, 2017; pulled January 25, 2017)
  • Domestic Online - Factiva (date rage: December 29, 2016 - January 22, 2017; pulled January 25, 2017)
  • International Online - from international PR agencies (date range: January 1-31, 2017) (2017 numbers are not final. Numbers from Japan and South America are missing)
  • Domestic & International Broadcast - TV Eyes (date rage: January 1-31, 2017; pulled February 9, 2017)