Media Releases

Our latest news and perspectives give voice to the full breadth of the consumer technology sector. From makers to social media, video to virtual reality and the sharing economy to the Internet of Things, we help you keep up with the lightning speed of innovation.

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Press Release | February 24, 2021

CTA Supports Administration’s Supply Chain Review

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding President Biden’s launch of a comprehensive review of the U.S. supply chain.

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Press Release | February 18, 2021

U.S. Citizenship Act a Big Step for Many, but a Modest Step for U.S. Competitiveness, CTA Says

Statement attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, on the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021.  

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Press Release | February 18, 2021

CTA Launches New Trustworthiness Standard for AI in Health Care

More than 60 organizations – from global tech brands to startups and health care industry leaders – convened by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® have developed a new ANSI-accredited standard that identifies the core requirements and baseline to determine trustworthy AI solutions in health care.

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Press Release | January 14, 2021

CES 2021 Makes History as Largest Digital Tech Industry Event

The first-ever, all-digital CES® 2021 made history as the largest digital tech event. Almost 2000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, the all-digital CES 2021 featured product launches from startups to tech giants, keynotes from global industry leaders, live entertainment from Hollywood and more than 100 hours of conference programming.

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Press Release | January 12, 2021

CTA Mourns the Passing of Sheldon Adelson

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Press Release | January 12, 2021

CES 2021 Opens with Innovation and Technologies for a Better Future

The first-ever, all-digital CES® 2021, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, opened its full digital experience to audiences around the world. Following a day of exclusive, media-only press conferences and a keynote from Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg on Jan. 11, this transformational event provides audiences with a front row seat to the innovation and technologies that will move the world forward. CES 2021 will feature more than 1900 exhibitors representing the entire tech spectrum and more than 100 conference sessions will showcase industry leaders who will share visions for a better future. General Motors (GM) Chairman and CEO Mary Barra will present the official opening keynote address at 9 AM EST on Jan. 12, where she’ll share GM’s transformational strategy to advance mobility.

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Press Release | January 11, 2021

U.S. Tech Industry Revenue to Jump 4.3% in 2021 After Record Year in 2020, Says CTA

The retail sales revenue for the technology industry will reach $461 billion in the U.S. in 2021 – a 4.3% increase year-over-year – according to a new report by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®. As millions of Americans remain home and rely on tech to stay entertained, connected and healthy during the pandemic, streaming services, 5G connectivity and digital health devices will stand out in the tech sector in 2021.

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Press Release | January 07, 2021

CTA CEO Issues Statement on Mob Violence at the U.S. Capitol

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Press Release | January 05, 2021

CTA Urges Congress to Certify Presidential Election Results

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Press Release | December 28, 2020

CTA Applauds New Rules Expanding Drone Operations

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Press Release | December 21, 2020

CES 2021 to Feature iHeartMedia Session with Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and Ryan Seacrest

The first all-digital CES® 2021, Jan. 11-14, 2021, will feature an iHeartMedia conference session on how technology has enabled some of today’s hottest artists to continue to create and introduce new music and immersive experiences for their fans during the pandemic. Moderated by nationally-syndicated on air host and TV personality and producer Ryan Seacrest, the session will feature a fireside chat with singer and songwriter Dua Lipa and a special performance by Billie Eilish on Jan. 12, 2021 at 7 PM EST, available only to registered CES attendees

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Press Release | December 15, 2020

CTA Announces CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honorees

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced the CES® 2021 Innovation Awards honorees, including those products recognized as Best of Innovation. The CES Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories. The honorees of this highly anticipated competition receive global recognition from industry leaders and media who use the CES Innovation Awards to identify outstanding products, upcoming trends and how companies are using technology to change lives for the better.

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Press Release | December 15, 2020

CES 2021 Digital Venue Revealed

Leaders from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today made major show announcements including keynote speakers, Innovation Award honorees and conference program updates. In addition, a preview was shared of what audiences can experience on the CES 2021 digital venue. CES 2021 kicks off January 11-14, 2021.

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Press Release | December 10, 2020

CTA Announces Official Media Day Schedule for All-Digital CES 2021

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced the official lineup for CES® 2021 Media Day on Jan. 11, 2021, featuring a full schedule of press conferences. Top exhibitors will break news to a media-only audience, just as they would normally do at CES Media Days in Las Vegas. Following Media Day programming, CES 2021 will kickoff with a keynote by Verizon Chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg. The keynote will be available to all registered CES attendees.
 

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Press Release | December 08, 2020

CTA Congratulates Nathan Simington on Confirmation to FCC

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Press Release | December 04, 2020

CTA Congratulates Past Digital Patriots on New Congressional Leadership Positions

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® congratulates three past CTA Digital Patriots—lawmakers honored annually by CTA for championing pro-innovation policies — who have been selected to new leadership positions in the 117th Congress. 

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Press Release | December 03, 2020

Registration Opens for the First All-Digital CES 2021

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced that registration is now open for the first-ever, all-digital CES® 2021 – on track to become one of the largest digital events. The world’s most influential technology event will open its digital doors, Jan. 11-14, 2021, bringing the global tech community together for next-gen product announcements, press events and keynotes from industry visionaries.
 
 

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