The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® convened the tech industry at CES® Unveiled Amsterdam on Oct. 14 and CES® Unveiled Paris on Oct. 19 for a successful return to in-person events. Featuring nearly 100 exhibiting companies, the events hosted more than 800 attendees, including more than 45 members of the media. Attendees heard from the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy for the Netherlands Stef Blok; Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy for and France’s Secretary of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications Cédric O on how innovation can help build greater sustainability.

During both events, thought-leaders highlighted groundbreaking innovations and companies that are making a difference in creating a responsible future.

CTA announced CES 2022 Innovation Honorees from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and France, including 14 products from the Netherlands and 16 products from France. This year’s CES Innovation Awards program had a record of 1,800 submissions for consideration.

“We felt the excitement, experienced the joy and spontaneity and saw the human connections as we welcomed back in-person events with the kick off of CES Unveiled in Paris and Amsterdam,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®. “It was great to experience this passion and share views on the key role the tech industry can and must play in creating a better future.”

 “The success of CES Unveiled in Amsterdam and Paris underscores the excitement we are seeing from the global tech industry to reconvene in person at CES 2022 this January in Las Vegas,” said Karen Chupka, EVP, CES, CTA. “We're thrilled to see over 150 startups from France and the Netherlands joining Eureka Park this year, in addition to over 1100 companies that have committed to exhibit in Las Vegas. With the announcement of the US borders opening to international travelers starting November 8th, we are already seeing the number of exhibitors grow every day.”

Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2022 will convene the tech industry in-person and digitally, Wednesday, Jan. 5 to Saturday, Jan. 8, with Media Days taking place Monday, Jan. 3 to Tuesday, Jan. 4. Global audiences will have access to major brands and startups, as well as the world’s most-influential leaders and industry advocates. For over 50 years, CES has been the global stage for innovation, and CES 2022 will provide an opportunity for companies from around the world, both large and small, to launch products, build brands and form partnerships.

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