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Press Release | January 21, 2020

CTA Announces Brian Moon as Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® announced Brian Moon as its new vice president of sales and business development for CES®. Brian had been CTA’s vice president of international sales since 2014 and previously served as CTA’s national accounts manager from 2003-2009.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 15, 2020

CTA Applauds Launch of Congressional Future of Work Caucus

The following statement is attributed to Tiffany Moore, senior vice president, political and industry affairs, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®,  on today’s launch of the Congressional Future of Work Caucus, a bipartisan working group of U.S. Representatives committed to helping lawmakers and their staffs make informed policy decisions on workforce development issues.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 15, 2020

CTA Urges Senate Passage of USMCA

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, on the pending Senate vote on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 15, 2020

CTA Praises China 'Deal One' – Urges Further Progress to End Tariffs

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, on the signing of a 'Phase One' trade deal with China.

Arlington, Virginia
Press Release | January 10, 2020

CES 2020 Wraps: AI and 5G Define the Future of Innovation

CES® 2020 wrapped today, following a week filled with over 20,000 product debuts unveiling the future of technology. More than 4,400 exhibiting companies launched their latest tech products to some 170,000 attendees across more than 2.9 million net square feet of exhibit space. From global tech brands to pioneering startups, the innovation at CES 2020 will revolutionize markets and change our world for the better.  

Las Vegas, Nevada
Press Release | January 10, 2020

Personalized Notification App Developed by Clark County Students Wins CES 2020 Future Innovators Business Pitch Competition

Unotify, a personalized notification app developed by three Clark County students, won the Future Innovators business pitch competition hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® at CES® 2020 – the largest, most influential tech show in the world. CES is open to consumer technology professionals who are at least 18 years of age.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Press Release | January 09, 2020

CTA, HRS Unveil Recommendations for Managing Personal Health With Wearables at CES 2020

Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released a unique digital health paper recommending best practices for using wearable technology to manage personal health, including detecting and monitoring cardiovascular biometrics.

Las Vegas, NV
Press Release | January 08, 2020

CTA Statement on AV 4.0 Announcement at CES

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, on U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao’s announcement of AV 4.0 at CES 2020.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 07, 2020

CTA, AARP Team Up With Professional Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana to Host Business Pitch Competition at CES 2020

For the second year in a row at CES® in Las Vegas, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Foundation will host a business pitch contest – sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs – to recognize sports, fitness and related innovations that can provide health solutions to help people stay in the game as they age. 

Las Vegas, NV
Press Release | January 07, 2020

Record 15 States are Innovation Champions in New CTA Innovation Scorecard

A record-breaking 15 states earned top honors as Innovation Champions – the nation’s best states to start and build technology businesses – in the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA)® 2020 U.S. Innovation Scorecard.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 07, 2020

CES 2020 Opens with Innovation That Will Change the World

CES® 2020 opens today unveiling the next generation of innovation that will redefine industries, create jobs and solve many of society’s challenges. With more than 4,400 exhibiting companies, including 1,200 startups, CES 2020 features the latest transformative technologies, including 5G, artificial intelligence, vehicle technology, digital health and more. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES 2020 runs through Friday, January 10, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Las Vegas, Nevada
Press Release | January 05, 2020

Consumer Tech U.S. Sales to Reach Record $422 Billion in 2020; Streaming Services Spending Soars, Says CTA

Skyrocketing popularity of streaming services and wireless earbuds along with 5G connectivity and artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled devices will drive revenue growth for the U.S. consumer tech industry to a record $422 billion in retail revenues in 2020 – nearly 4% growth over last year, according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® report.
 

Arlington, Virginia
Press Release | January 03, 2020

From Wireless Earbuds to 5G: Canadians Are Enthusiastic About Today’s and Tomorrow’s Tech, Says CTA

Canadians are enthusiastic about technology, from current ownership of products such as smart speakers and smart watches to broader innovations still coming to market like 5G and drones – according to two new reports from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, owners and producers of CES, which will be held Jan. 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Toronto, Canada
Press Release | January 03, 2020

Innovate or Die! Best-Selling Ninja Future, With New Content, Now in Paperback

How will artificial intelligence shape the future of work? And how can companies prepare for this shifting landscape? In the updated version of the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA)® latest book, Gary Shapiro – president and CEO of CTA and New York Times best-selling author – explains the innovative pathways workers and employers must embrace to thrive in the future of work.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 02, 2020

CTA to Host Three U.S. Cabinet Secretaries at CES 2020

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, along with more than 150 government officials from the U.S., Europe and Asia will attend or participate at CES® 2020. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES – the largest, most influential technology event in the world – is Jan. 7-10, in Las Vegas, NV.

Arlington, VA
Press Release | January 02, 2020

Here's What You Can't Miss at CES 2020

CES® 2020 is the world’s largest and most influential tech event, where the entire technology ecosystem gathers to conduct business, launch products, build brands and partner to solve some of the world’s most challenging issues. More than 4,500 exhibitors will launch nearly 20,000 new transformative tech products to more than 170,000 attendees, encompassing 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart cities and resilience, sports, robotics and more. CES 2020 will feature new and expanded exhibit areas, 300 conference sessions with 1,100 speakers, and more than 1,200 startups from 45+ countries.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 23, 2019

Ivanka Trump Will Join CES 2020 Keynote Stage on “The Path to the Future of Work”

Ivanka Trump, Advisor to President Trump, will join the CES® 2020 keynote stage for a discussion titled “The Path to the Future of Work.” Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, CES – the largest, most influential technology event in the world – is Jan. 7-10, in Las Vegas, NV.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 19, 2019

CTA Applauds Progress on New NAFTA

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):

 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 19, 2019

CTA Announces Six Startups as CES 2020 Climate Change Innovators

Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® – owner and producer of CES® – announced the winners of its third-annual CES Eureka Park Climate Change Innovators contest, recognizing emerging innovations that help improve the environment and enable consumers to live more efficiently. Launched at CES 2018, CTA holds the contest annually to highlight technology’s ability to combat climate change by cutting worldwide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
 

Arlington, VA
Press Release | December 19, 2019

Salesforce Chairman and co-CEO Marc Benioff and Unilever CEO Alan Jope to Keynote at CES 2020

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today announced a CES 2020® keynote talk featuring Salesforce Chairman and co-CEO Marc Benioff  and Unilever CEO Alan Jope, in conversation with MediaLink Chairman and CEO Michael E. Kassan. Benioff, Jope, and Kassan will discuss the role that companies can play in helping solve some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges. The keynote is scheduled for 4 PM, Tuesday, Jan. 7 at the Park Theater at the Park MGM Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. A keynote panel featuring industry leaders will follow the conversation; those panelists will soon be announced.
 

Arlington, VA

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