SHANGHAI, CHINA - The third annual CES Asia™ concluded on June 9, surpassing last year’s show in attendance and exhibit space, reinforcing the event as the premier showcase for consumer technology in the Asian marketplace. Since launching in 2015, CES Asia has doubled in size as more than 450 companies from 22 countries, regions and territories exhibited across a show floor covering a record 40,000 gross square meters, expanding from four exhibit halls in 2016 to five this year. CES Asia is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, licensee for World Trade Center Las Vegas, and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Intex). CES Asia will return to Shanghai June 13-15, 2018.
“CES Asia 2017 rocked!” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “It was a five senses experience with eye-popping stands full of innovative products, enticing sounds and immersive entertainment. It exuded excitement and optimism."
“CES Asia attracts market leaders from the entire tech ecosystem, from drones and fashion, to sports and cars, to VR and AR, to machine learning to connectivity and, of course, self-driving cars. The packed show floor was abuzz with ‘smarter everything’, reflecting an era where technology is changing our world for the better. If it was tech innovation in Asia, it was represented on the show floor and in our conference sessions here this week.”
The conference programming and exhibition floor demonstrated how connected technology is improving our world. The spirit of innovation was alive as the show floor teemed with energy from large global brands and startups, with more than 75 exhibitors from 10 countries, regions and territories at Startup Park, the home for startups at CES Asia. This year’s show also featured the broad range of industries disrupted and improved by technology – such as automotive and transportation, sports, fashion and travel. The show spotlighted technology’s critical role in improving productivity and business services as several speakers and exhibitors showcased their latest business-to-business services and applications.
Industry heavyweights graced the keynote stage, including Baidu, Huawei, JD.com, Le Vision Pictures and Microsoft. Conference programming throughout three full days of the event included key executives from ZTE Mobile Devices, Bosch Sensortec, NBA China, Indiegogo, UPS and DJI and featured a wide range of key industry topics from logistics, self-driving vehicles, fashion technology, sports technology, VR and more.
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