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6 Incredible Facts about #CES2015

Kelsey Pommer, Sr. Coordinator, Digital Media Marketing, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™

On Friday, we wrapped up an amazing show. Not just amazing – record breaking. The 2015 International CES broke all records and closed as the largest and most fantastic CES in show history. From the show floor and the celebrity sightings, to the inspiring keynotes and exciting events, it is safe to say that last week will go down in CES history.

Here’s what you need to know:

1.       The 2015 CES was the largest show in history with more than 2.2 million net square feet of exhibit space.

2.       More than 3,600 exhibitors brought the latest in innovation and the future of technology to the show floor in categories like automotive electronics, personalized health care solutions, unmanned vehicles, connected devices, 3D printers, gaming and more.

3.       #CES2015 featured a record number of startup exhibiting companies.

4.       Last week, CES hosted more than 170,000 industry professionals from around the world…

5.       …Including more than 45,000 attendees from outside the United States.

6.       CES hosted some prestigious visitors this year and featured government officials from across the U.S. and Canada, including:
  • 5 members of the Federal Communications Commission, including Chairman Tom Wheeler.
  • 4 members of the Federal Trade Commission, including Chairwoman Edith Ramirez.
  • 7 members of the U.S. Department of Commerce, including Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews and Assistant Secretary of Industry and Analysis, Marcus Jadotte. 

Did you have an amazing #CES2015 experience? Let us know in the comments below.

We can’t wait to see you at #CES2016!