Events

Event List

We hold a variety of events to educate the consumer technology industry and unite manufacturers, retailers and market movers. From the flagship CES to CEO Summit and Innovate! and Celebrate, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ works year-round to grow and shape the future of consumer technologies.

Coming Events

Name Date Location Description
CES Unveiled Las Vegas Sunday, January 6, 2019 Las Vegas CES Unveiled Las Vegas is the official media event of CES, welcoming press and industry analysts from more 150 countries, and it takes place before the start of CES.
CES 2019 January 8 - 11, 2019 Las Vegas Held in Las Vegas every year, CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
Technology & Standards Spring Forum May 13 - 16, 2019 San Francisco, CA Join CTA in San Francisco, to learn, network and collaborate with industry experts as we discuss the latest consumer technologies and develop strategies for the future. There will be informative sessions, industry meetings and plenty of networking events.

Past Events

Name Date Location Description
New American Jobs Summit Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Washington, D.C. Produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the New American Jobs Summit will gather policymakers, industry leaders and key influencers to examine the future of jobs in the United States. The Summit will explore how government and the private sector can collaborate to develop a competitive workforce, create new high-wage jobs and foster economic growth in the face of rapid technological innovation, an aging population and increased global competition.
IPD 2018 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Austin Innovation Policy Day is a day-long summit that brings together a diverse group of panelists to discuss policies that impact the emerging and disruptive technologies changing the way we live and work.
CTA Tech Week April 16 - 18, 2018 Washington, D.C. CTA Tech Week highlights cutting-edge technologies and some of today’s most influential public policy and business leaders who are fueling our nation’s innovation economy.
CES on the Hill Monday, April 16, 2018 Washington, D.C. CES on the Hill is an invitation-only event open to Members of Congress, Hill staff, press and invited guests. See the latest technology innovations and learn about how tech is fueling growth in the U.S. economy.
Digital Patriots Dinner Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Washington, D.C. Join the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, as we celebrate the achievements of government leaders who champion innovation in consumer technology at this year's Digital Patriots Dinner.
CES Asia 2018 June 13 - 15, 2018 Shanghai, China Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace.
CES Unveiled Amsterdam Thursday, September 27, 2018 Amsterdam, Netherlands The best technology from Netherlands and the surrounding region will be on display at CES Unveiled Amsterdam.
Technology & Standards Fall Forum October 1 - 5, 2018 Hollywood The CTA Technology & Standards Forum is an event where engineers, product managers and people from technology alliances gather to hear presentations, network, share information and develop standards.
CES Unveiled Paris Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Paris, France Brand-new for 2018, CES Unveiled Paris will co-locate with the Paris Motor Show. The event will bring together an estimated 80 tech companies, including startups and global brands, from throughout France and the surrounding region to showcase their latest transformative technologies.
Innovate Celebrate October 15 - 17, 2018 Boston, MA From disruptors and startups to the most established brands, Innovate Celebrate connects the consumer technology industry around the theme of fostering innovation in companies of all sizes.
CTA-861 PlugFest October 29 - November 1, 2018 Burlingame CTA’s PlugFests allow manufacturers to come together and test interfaces in a semi-private, round robin fashion.
Special Presentation of New CTA Research Tuesday, November 6, 2018 Vancouver, Canada
Consumer Technology Hall of Fame Dinner Wednesday, November 7, 2018 New York, NY The Consumer Technology Hall of Fame pays tribute to the leaders who have advanced innovation and developed a foundation for the consumer technologies we enjoy today and others still to come.
CES Unveiled New York Thursday, November 8, 2018 New York CES Unveiled New York returned to the Big Apple for its 14th year. Taking place two months before CES 2019, the event brought dozens of exhibitors and startups ready to show off the future of tech before the new year.