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Press Release | December 06, 2019

CTA Foundation Announces CES 2020 Eureka Park Accessibility Contest Winners

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Foundation announced the selection of five winners for its CES® 2020 Eureka Park Accessibility Contest. The winners – Access Explorer, Intuition Robotics, Loro, Mieron and TranslateLive – is a startup designing technology to benefit older adults and people with disabilities.

CTA Foundation Announces CES 2020 Eureka Park Accessibility Contest Winners
Press Release | December 05, 2019

CES 2020: Where Tech Changes Business

As the world’s largest and most influential tech event, CES® 2020 represents the entire scope of the global technology market – from AI to 5G, vehicle technology, AR/VR, robotics and beyond. With 61% of all Fortune Global Brands participating, CES 2020 will transform industries beyond the traditional tech space, reinforcing that every company is now a tech company. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES 2020 will run January 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 03, 2019

Impossible Foods' CEO Pat Brown and FOX Business Anchor Liz Claman to headline CES 2020 Leaders in Technology Dinner

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced that Dr. Patrick O. Brown, CEO of Impossible Foods, will headline at the CES 2020® Leaders in Technology (LIT) Dinner, an invitation-only event bringing together more than 600 policymakers, technologists and entrepreneurs from around the globe. FOX Business anchor Liz Claman will host the fireside chat to discuss Impossible Foods’ rise from startup to global success.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 03, 2019

Almost 200 Million Americans are Gamers; Most Believe Gaming Creates Social and Connected Experience

An estimated 192 million U.S. consumers – or 70% of Americans ages 13-to-64 – are gamers, demonstrating massive appeal among consumers for the gaming industry, according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® study.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | November 14, 2019

CTA Names Six Industry Leaders to the 2019 CT Hall of Fame, Honors Two Innovation Entrepreneur Award Winners

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) ® celebrated its 2019 Consumer Technology (CT) Hall of Fame inductees and two Innovation Entrepreneur Award winners at its annual awards dinner held in New York on November 6.

Press Release | November 07, 2019

More than 80% of Black Friday Week Shoppers Plan to Buy Tech, Says CTA

Among the half (49%) of the U.S. population that plans to shop during Black Friday Week (Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday), 82% of those shoppers plan to buy tech devices and accessories, ranging from wireless earbuds to streaming service subscriptions, according to new data released today by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®.

Arlington
Press Release | October 24, 2019

Holiday Tech Spending to Reach $97.1 Billion in Revenue, Says CTA

Technology spending during the 2019 holiday season (October-December) is projected to reach $97.1 billion in revenue in the U.S. – on par with last year’s actual spending – according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®.

Press Release | October 22, 2019

CES Unveiled in Paris Highlights Emerging Tech and Artificial Intelligence

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today made several announcements at CES Unveiled in Paris, an official CES® 2020 preview event. Executives, influential media and prominent industry influencers gathered to celebrate the latest European innovations and experience a preview of CES 2020.

Press Release | October 22, 2019

Daimler Chairman Ola Källenius to Keynote at CES 2020

During CES Unveiled in Paris, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced that Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz, will deliver a keynote address at CES® 2020.  Källenius will take the stage for a preshow keynote on Monday, Jan. 6 at 8:30 PM at the Park Theater at the Park MGM Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

Paris, France
Press Release | October 15, 2019

Last Chance to Register for CES Unveiled in Amsterdam

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced the last chance to register for the third annual CES Unveiled in Amsterdam. CES Unveiled is an official CES® 2020 preview event, bringing together executives, influential media and prominent industry influencers to experience the latest tech innovations from across Europe.
 

Press Release | October 11, 2019

CTA: Tariff Delay is Welcome News, but One-Step-Forward, Two-Steps-Back Approach Hurts U.S. Businesses

"The tariff delay on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods is welcome news for American businesses and consumers – but a one-step-forward, two-steps-back approach means U.S. businesses will continue to struggle under the burden of tariffs and uncertainty in supply chains," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA.

Press Release | October 07, 2019

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman and Founder Jeffrey Katzenberg to Keynote at CES 2020

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced a CES 2020 keynote that will feature Quibi CEO Meg Whitman and Founder and Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Katzenberg. Whitman and Katzenberg of the will take the stage at the Park Theater at the Park MGM Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Press Release | October 03, 2019

CTA Diversity Commitment Progress: Invests in Two More Firms, Convenes Tech Giants and Startups on D&I

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® – owner and producer of CES®, the world’s largest, most influential tech event – today announced the selection of two new funds to receive part of CTA’s $10 million commitment, announced at CES 2019, to invest in venture firms dedicated to funding women, people of color and other underrepresented entrepreneurs.

Press Release | September 26, 2019

New Industry-Approved "NEXTGEN TV" Name, Logo Will Distinguish ATSC 3.0-Enabled Tech Devices

In advance of ATSC-3.0 IP-enabled broadcast transmission in 2020, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced "NEXTGEN TV" as the go-to-market name for this groundbreaking television technology.

Los Angeles, CA
Press Release | September 26, 2019

Issa’s Congressional Candidacy Welcome News, Says CTA

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® welcomes former Congressman Darrell Issa’s decision to run again for Congress. 

Arlington
Press Release | September 26, 2019

Exhibitor Lineup and New Speakers Announced for CES Unveiled in Paris

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced the exhibitor lineup and new speakers for CES Unveiled in Paris. CES Unveiled in Paris is an official CES 2020 preview event, focusing on the theme of artificial intelligence (AI). Attendees and media are able to register for CES Unveiled in Paris online.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | September 25, 2019

CTA Announces 2020 Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders

Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, North America's leading tech trade association and owner and producer of CES® – the world's largest, most influential tech event – announced the election of its 2020 Executive Board (EB) and Board of Industry Leaders (BIL) during CTA's Technology and Standards Fall Forum in Los Angeles.
 

Arlington
Press Release | September 25, 2019

CTA Applauds Strong Digital Trade Provisions in U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the announcement of a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement:
 

Arlington
Press Release | September 19, 2019

Exhibitor Lineup and New Speakers Announced for CES Unveiled in Amsterdam

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced the exhibitor lineup and new speakers for CES Unveiled in Amsterdam. CES Unveiled is an official CES 2020 preview event, focusing on the theme “Tech Improving Lives.”

Arlington, VA
Press Release | September 18, 2019

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian to Keynote at CES 2020

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced that Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian will deliver a CES® 2020 keynote. Bastian will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 2 PM in the Venetian’s Palazzo Ballroom in Las Vegas, NV. This will be the first time Delta – or any airline – will headline the CES keynote stage. At CES 2019, Bastian joined IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty during the opening keynote session.

Arlington, VA

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