Arlington, Virginia, United States:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today its official Press Day schedule for the 2013 International CESή. Starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, January 7, the 2013 CES Press Day events will take place in the South Convention Center of Mandalay Bay. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 International CES, the world’s most important technology event, will be held January 8-11, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Open exclusively to CES registered media and industry analysts, Press Day will showcase CES exhibitor press conferences with major product and company news the day before the 2013 International CES show floor opens. With nearly 10 percent more space over 2012, the 2013 CES Press Day looks to be one of the largest in show history, with increased seating capacities at press events.
“It doesn’t get much more exciting than CES Press Day, where exhibitors vie to have the biggest product news to announce to the world’s media,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. “Mandalay Bay offers ample space to host both Press Day and CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS, with expanded inventory so that exhibitors can showcase the future of technology innovation at CES.”
2013 International CES Press Day, January 7, 2013, at Mandalay Bay:LG Electronics Panasonic
South Seas Ballroom
Level 3Pioneer Electronics USA, Inc. VOXX International Corporation
Level 2FUJIFILM North America Corporation* NETGEAR
Mandalay Bay Ballroom
Huawei Device Co., Ltd*
1-1:45 p.m.1-1:45 p.m. Mandalay Bay Ballroom Surf Ballroom Level 2 Level 2
DISH Network3-3:45 p.m.
* Denotes Invitation-Only EventSouth Seas Ballroom Level 3
Press Day will also feature a full lineup of Power Sessions, 30 -minute events for companies looking to break their news quickly and directly to CES media. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., Power Sessions will be located in Mandalay Bay, level three, South Seas Ballroom J. A full schedule of Power Sessions will be posted to the Exhibitor Press Events section of CESweb.org soon.
A dedicated shuttle service, running from official CES hotels to Mandalay Bay and the LVCC, will run from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Press Day. A full Press Day shuttle schedule will be available on CESweb.org in the coming weeks.
Breakfast and lunch will be available to CES registered media on Press Day. Located in the Mandalay Bay press room, level two, Lagoon J, breakfast, sponsored by Huawei Device Co., Ltd. (LVCC South Hall, booth #30529), will begin at 7:30 a.m. and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m.
On Sunday, January 6, CEA’s market research presentations and CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS will also be held at Mandalay Bay:State of the Consumer Tech Industry and 2013 CES Trends to Watch, 2-3 p.m. level two, Surf Ballroom: Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research, CEA, will present CEA’s market research presentations to media and industry analysts, giving attendees an understanding of the business trends, market forces and consumer dynamics behind the technology on display at the 2013 CES. State of the Global CE Industry, 3-4 p.m., level two, Breakers Ballroom: Steve Koenig, director, industry analysis, CEA, will provide a comprehensive look at global CE market trends. CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS, 4-7 p.m., level three, South Seas Ballroom C: The official press event of the International CES returns in 2013 to showcase the hottest and most innovative products two days before the show opens. CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS is expecting some 70+ exhibitors representing the companies on the bleeding-edge of consumer technology. The event will also display the game changing products from the 2013 Best of Innovations Design and Engineering Showcase. For more information about CES Unveiled LAS VEGAS, contact CESUnveiled@CE.org.
Exhibit halls for the 2013 CES at the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center/LVH and The Venetian will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2013. For breaking technology news leading up to the show, head to Mandalay Bay. Last year’s preshow press events launched the LG’s 55-inch OLED TV and the Lumina 900 by Nokia. Lenovo entered the television market and Tobii Technology showed new eye-tracking technology that allows users to scroll, play and navigate screens using their eyes and without touching a mouse.
The 2013 CES press conference schedule will be updated regularly through January. To schedule or learn more about exhibitor press conferences at the 2013 CES, please contact PRcontacts@CE.org.
The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 global technology companies unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across 15 major categories including the latest in audio, automotive electronics, connected home technologies, digital imaging/photography, electronic gaming, entertainment/content and more. For more information on the 2013 International CES, visit CESweb.org.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services.Find CEA online: www.CE.org and www.DeclareInnovation.com. Follow CES at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://facebook.com/InternationalCES, http://twitter.com/IntlCES, http://blog.ce.org/.
UPCOMING EVENTSCEA Industry ForumOctober 14-17, 2012, San Francisco, CA CEA Research Summit at Industry ForumOctober 17, 2012, San Francisco, CA CEO Summit and Board RetreatOctober 17-19, 2012, Sonoma, CA CES Unveiled STOCKHOLMOctober 29, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden CES New York Press Preview featuring CES Unveiled NEW YORKNovember 12, 2012, New York, NY CES Unveiled LONDONNovember 15, 2012, London, UK 2013 International CESJanuary 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
CONTACTS : Consumer Electronics Association Tara Dunion, 703-907-7419 tdunion@CE.org www.CE.org or Krista Silano, 703-907-4331 ksilano@CE.org www.CESweb.org , ,