|[September 01, 2009]
eBooks TechZone Sells out for the 2010 International CES; Additional Space Added to Meet Customer Demand
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
The Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA)® today announced that space for the eBooks TechZone at the 2010 International CES®, dedicated to the latest digital and eBook technologies and services, has sold out since its official launch in June. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2010 International CES (News - Alert), the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, returns to Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2010.
"The eBook category is experiencing astounding growth, with more than one million units expected to sell in the United States this year," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences at CEA. "We have received overwhelming response from companies interested in exhibiting in the eBooks TechZone for the 2010 CES. In fact, the original space allocated for the TechZone has already sold out and we are adding additional floor space to accommodate our customers. This exciting new TechZone is sure to draw plenty of attention at the 2010 CES."
Consumer demand for eBooks continues to increase significantly, as eBook sales are expected to reach $317 million in 2009, with $647 million in sales projected for 2010. Additionally, shipments of eBooks are expected to increase by more than 100 percent in 2009, with 1.19 million units expected to sell.
The eBooks TechZone will feature more than 3,000 net square feet of exhibit space at the 2010 CES and will be housed in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Companies participating in the eBooks TechZone include Ditto Book, Ectaco Inc., Entourage Systems, Freescale, HanWang, Interead, Liquavista, Marvell (News - Alert), Plastic Logic, Onyx International and Shortcovers.
The 2010 International CES will feature the latest consumer technology products throughout 30 product categories including digital entertainment, high-performance audio, digital imaging, electronic gaming and more. For more information and to register to attend the 2010 International CES visit www.CESweb.org, the interactive source for CES information.
Note to Journalists:
General press and analyst registration, as well as detailed press conference information, is available at www.CESweb.org. Journalists are encouraged to arrive in Las Vegas by Tuesday, January 5, to take advantage of all the CES press events, including CES Unveiled from 4-7 p.m. on January 5.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $172 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 and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org.
2009 CEA Industry ForumOctober 18-21, 2009, Phoenix, AZ
2009 i-stageOctober 19, 2009, Phoenix, AZ
Digital Hollywood FallOctober 19-22, 2009, Los Angeles, CA (News - Alert)
CES New York Press Preview featuring CES Unveiled @ NYNovember 10, 2009, New York, NY
Future of Television EastNovember 18-19, 2009, New York, NY
2010 International CESJanuary 7-10, 2010, Las Vegas, NV
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