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Press Release | January 07, 2022

CTA Mourns the Passing of Robert Heiblim

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the passing of Robert Heiblim. 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 07, 2022

That's a Wrap: CES 2022 Concludes In Person with Innovation to Better the World

CES® 2022 concluded today, following a week filled with thousands of product debuts unveiling innovation that will better the world and solve global challenges. More than 2300 exhibiting companies from around the world, including more than 800 startups, launched products featuring innovation across artificial intelligence, automotive technology, digital health, smart home and more. After nearly two years, CES returned ‘home’ to Las Vegas welcoming well over 45,000 attendees in person, including 1800 global media, across 11 indoor and outdoor venues. The show was truly a global event, with 30% of attendees traveling from outside the US – representing 119 countries.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Press Release | January 05, 2022

CES 2022 Returns ‘Home’ to Las Vegas with Innovation for World Health, Safety and Solving Global Challenges

CES® 2022 returns ‘home’ to Las Vegas today kicking off the world’s most influential tech event with innovation that will improve world health and safety and change lives around the globe. With more than 2300 exhibiting companies, including 800 startups, CES 2022 features the latest transformative technologies, including vehicle technology, artificial intelligence, digital health and smart home tech, as well as new categories: NFTs, food tech and space tech. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES 2022 runs through Friday, January 7, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Las Vegas, Nevada
Press Release | December 31, 2021

CES to Open With 2200+ In-Person Exhibitors

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®  today announced that CES® 2022 will be closing one day early, and the in-person event will take place in Las Vegas on Jan. 5-7, 2022. The step was taken as an additional safety measure to the current health protocols that have been put in place for CES. 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 31, 2021

130+ Exhibitors to Showcase Innovation at CES 2022 Unveiled Las Vegas

CES Unveiled Las Vegas, the official media event of CES, will feature 130+ exhibitors ahead of CES 2022.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 22, 2021

CES 2022 Will Be In Person On January 5-8

CES 2022 will be in person on January 5-8 in Las Vegas with strong safety measures in place, and our digital access is also available for people that don’t wish to, or can’t travel to Las Vegas. Our mission remains to convene the industry and give those who cannot attend in person the ability to experience the magic of CES digitally.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 21, 2021

CES to Host Record Number of U.S. Senators

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 20, 2021

More Than 100 Health Companies to Take Center Stage at CES

The health category has grown significantly at CES in recent years. CES® 2022 will convene leaders in health tech and showcase the latest products and solutions tackling the pandemic and improving people’s health. More than 100 health companies will exhibit at 2022 happening in person in Las Vegas, NV from January 5-8.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 17, 2021

Excitement Builds for CES 2022 as Confirmed Exhibitors Surpass 2100

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced that CES® 2022, the world’s most influential technology event, is adding an additional layer of health protocols and will offer complimentary COVID-19 rapid testing kits. This additional measure builds upon the previously announced requirement that all in-person attendees must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 13, 2021

Nearly Four in Ten Gasoline-Powered Car Owners Likely to Consider Switching to an Electric Vehicle

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® released a new report providing a snapshot of current U.S. consumer sentiment around electric vehicles (EVs), showing a sizable portion of gasoline-powered vehicle owners are open to considering a hybrid, plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) or battery-powered electric vehicle (BEV) for their next purchase. 39% of non-EV owners report they are likely/very likely to consider an EV for their next vehicle, and 33% (one third) are likely/very likely to consider a PHEV.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 13, 2021

CTA Welcomes Ed Brzytwa as Vice President of International Trade

CTA announced Ed Brzytwa, former director of international trade at the American Chemistry Council, will join the organization as vice president of international trade.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 09, 2021

Strong Momentum Continues for CES 2022 in Las Vegas

Over 1900 exhibitors confirmed and 2400 media registered to attend in person

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 08, 2021

CTA Applauds House Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 (OSRA).

Arlington, VA
Press Release | November 22, 2021

CTA Pre-Black Friday Week Research Shows Consumers Went Deal Hunting Early This Year

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® released new Black Friday Week-focused research today showing 66% (two in three) of U.S. adults started their holiday shopping this year prior to November, signaling people are bargain hunting earlier than usual in the face of potential supply chain disruptions.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | November 19, 2021

C Space Keynote to Highlight Transformed Consumer Experience at CES 2022

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®  today announced its CES® 2022 C Space keynote. In conversation with MediaLink Chairman and CEO Michael E. Kassan, the keynote will feature a panel discussion with Carolyn Everson, President, Instacart; Tariq Hassan, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, McDonald’s; Edward Kummer, Chief Digital Officer, General Motors; and Cara Sylvester, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Target. The conversation, titled “Content to Commerce: How Technology Flipped the Customer Experience,” will focus on how marketers have ramped up efforts to offer experiences that put consumers right where they belong: at the center. It is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022 at 11 AM in Las Vegas, NV.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | November 15, 2021

CTA Welcomes J. David Grossman as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

CTA announced that J. David Grossman, former executive director of the GPS Innovation Alliance, will join the organization as vice president of regulatory affairs. 

Arlington, VA

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