The 2013 International CES will spotlight the hottest
technologies and innovations across emerging technology,
high-performance audio, lifestyle electronics and green initiatives at
one of its key venues, The Venetian. Owned and produced by the Consumer
Electronics Association (CEA)ή, the 2013 International CES is
the world’s largest annual innovation event and is scheduled for January
8-11 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2013 International CES show floor stretches across 1.8 million net
square feet of space and accommodates 150,000 attendees and 3,000
exhibitors. These global technology companies will unveil the latest
consumer technology products and services across 15 product categories
including the most advanced audio, automotive electronics, connected
home technologies, digital imaging/photography and electronic gaming as
well as entertainment and content services. Official 2013 CES venues
are: the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Trade Center (LVCC), the
Las Vegas Hotel (LVH) and The Venetian.
The Venetian, the second largest CES venue, spans nearly 400,000 square
feet and will host more than 10 product categories and 9 TechZones. The
Venetian’s CES show floor includes exhibit space, suites, meeting rooms,
keynotes and CEA member services.
“Show offerings at the Venetian have greatly expanded for 2013,
featuring more than 30 percent of this year’s CES TechZones,” said Karen
Chupka, senior vice president of events and conferences, CEA. “Plus,
Eureka Park, which practically stole the show last year as the home for
budding entrepreneurs and startups, is returning to the Venetian 40
percent larger than in 2012.”
Several of the most popular CES TechZones are calling The Venetian home
at the 2013 CES, including:
– This area features higher education
institutions that are leading the way in technology advances. Located
within Eureka Park, this TechZone will showcase game changing
developments stemming from leading educational institutions.
– This exhibit is a new TechZone dedicated to
the transition to cloud computing.
Eureka Park –
This CES destination highlights budding
entrepreneurs and innovative technology startups.
Sustainable Planet –
This TechZone is the primary location at
CES for world changing technologies that benefit the environment.
and HigherEdTECH –
feature a wide array of products that cater to moms and their children
from infants to college students.
Last year at CES, Eureka Park received high praise. “Eureka Park was
amazing. We had constant traffic throughout the show and it was the
perfect place to launch,” said Eureka Park exhibitor Daren Klum of Cram
Worldwide. “This is the heart of technology. We were blown away with who
Also, the 2013 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Showcase
returns to The Venetian this year. Here, attendees can view all of the
game changing honorees from this coveted awards program. Last year more
than 20,000 attendees visited the showcase.
Many of the CES keynotes also are held at The Venetian. Qualcomm’s Dr.
Paul Jacobs will deliver the pre-show keynote at 6:30 p.m. on Monday,
January 7. Tuesday morning will feature Panasonic’s Kazuhiro Tsuga after
the State of the Industry address by CEA’s Gary Shapiro. The compelling
Venetian keynote lineup also includes Verizon’s Lowell McAdam, Tuesday
afternoon at 4:30 p.m., and a Wednesday morning keynote from Samsung’s
Dr. Stephen Woo. All Venetian
keynotes take place on level 5 in the Palazzo Ballroom.
New this year, The Venetian features the International Gateway in Hall D
and the Marco Polo Ballroom with more than 460 exhibitors showcasing the
latest innovation from around the world. Plus, more than 200
high-performance audio exhibitors will demonstrate their products in The
Venetian tower suites on levels 29-35.
Transportation is provided for all attendees at the 2013 CES. A free
CES shuttle service to and from the Las Vegas Convention Center
makes it easy for attendees to access other CES locations, especially
The Venetian. More information on The Venetian can be found on our frequently
asked questions page or on the official CES
show floor page.
Visit CESweb.org for more information on the 2013 International CES.
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
Follow CES at www.CESweb.org
and through social media: http://facebook.com/InternationalCES,
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