About CTA

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), unites 2,200 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry.

Invest in the Consumer Technology Association to strengthen your business' future. 

Mission Statement
The Consumer Technology Association's mission is to grow the consumer technology industry. 


CTA is the industry authority on market research and forecasts, consumer surveys, legislative and regulatory news, engineering standards, training resources and more.


CTA produces the International CES (Consumer Electronics Show®), the world's largest annual innovation event. It unites more than 150,000 retail buyers, distributors, manufacturers, market analysts, importers, exporters, and press from 150 countries. CTA member companies receive discounted floor space and other benefits when they exhibit at CES. 


Stay in touch with key industry leaders, government representatives, buyers, the media and others through CTA conferences, meetings and social media platforms.


There truly is strength in numbers. Our united voice before Congress as well as federal and state agencies protects your company's business interests.


Our research library, workshops and educational programs, technical training and certification programs are tools for member companies' success. 


Members using our resources have a built-in lead in today's competitive marketplace.