|[December 11, 2012]
2013 International CES To Feature Record Amount of Exhibit Space
ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--
The Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA)® today announced
that the 2013
International CES® will feature a record amount of
exhibit space, with the show floor totaling more than 1.87 million net
square feet. The previous record was 1.862 million net square feet at
the 2012 CES (News - Alert). Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 CES, the world's
largest innovation event, is scheduled Tuesday, January 8-Friday,
January 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"With the largest show floor in history, more innovative technologies
and services will launch at the 2013 CES than anywhere else in the
world," said Gary Shapiro (News - Alert), president and CEO, CEA. "From cloud-based
services, advancements in digital health, connected vehicle
technologies, the latest apps, flexible devices and beyond, the
innovations unveiled at the 2013 CES will create new jobs and further
economic growth around the world."
The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 exhibitors spanning the largest show
floor in the event's 45-year history. A record number of eight
automakers will exhibit at the 2013 CES, including Audi, Chrysler, Ford,
General Motors (News - Alert), Hyundai, Kia, Lexus and Subaru, across more than 100,000
net square feet of exhibit space.
The iLounge Pavilion returns to the 2013 CES with a combined total of
120,000 net square feet of i-related products and technologies.
Showcasing more than 440 exhibitors, iLounge has quadrupled since its
launch in 2010 and will be located in the Las Vegas Convention Center
(LVCC) North Hall and the LVH.
A must-see destination at the 2013 CES is the expanded Eureka Park,
featuring 140 exhibitors including entrepreneurs, start-ups and small
companies showcasing the next-generation of technology. New to Eureka
Park for 2013 is the Startup America stage, which will bring together
startups, investors, large companies and media to highlight the amazing
innovations unveiled at the 2013 CES.
Digital health and fitness technology has expanded by 25 percent within
the FitnessTech TechZone, with more than 220 companies showcasing
devices beyond weight, body mass index (BMI), exercise and calorie
tracking. The next-generation of health and fitness devices and apps on
display will offer access to patient's complete medical hstories,
comprehensive biometric data and remote access to medical professionals.
The 2013 CES will feature more than 25,000 net square feet of digital
health and fitness exhibits.
Some 20,000 new products will launch at the 2013 CES with major product
trends including cloud-based services, gesture and sensing technologies,
connected vehicles, the latest smartphone and tablet innovations and
"We are always proud to be the world's largest consumer technology
event, but even more important is the significance of the International
CES as the launchpad for new innovations and products and our
role in bringing the global industry together to meet with the best and
brightest movers and shakers from across the technology ecosystem, to
network, make deals and exchange ideas," said Shapiro.
The 2013 CES conference
program will feature 300 robust sessions and 800 speakers,
including keynotes from the leaders of Qualcomm (News - Alert), Panasonic, Samsung and
Verizon, as well as a Brand Keynote panel with executives from American
Express, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Salesforce.com, Samsung and Unilever.
Additionally, the Entertainment
Matters program, sponsored by Variety, is
back for its third year with exhibits, conference programs and special
events for professionals in the entertainment community and will feature
actress Felicia Day as the program's ambassador.
For more information on the 2013 CES, including registration
information, conference sessions and a complete list of CES exhibitors,
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
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,
2013 International CES
January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO
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