CES is a four-day tech experience where the leading minds in the industry connect, do business and glimpse the future of technology.
CES will return to Las Vegas January 6-9, 2021.
CES 2020 featured the entire spectrum of transformative technology that is redefining markets and shifting business models, including:
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The CES stage featured more than 1100 speakers representing major global industries giving keynote addresses and participating in SuperSessions. Over 20 conference tracks including Innovation Policy, C Space Storytellers, Sports Tech and curated tracks highlighted emerging trends. CES 2020 also had a large focus on Diversity and Inclusion, with The Innovation for All conference program that featured chief diversity officers and leaders from Bosch, HP and Walmart, and explored inclusive ways that D&I is contributing to the bottom line, shifting culture, hiring differently and investing in diversity.
CES Unveiled, the official media event for CES 2020, was the largest in show history, with more than 220 exhibiting companies — including 98 startups from Eureka Park — the startup hub at CES.
More than 1900 media at CES Unveiled saw a preview of the innovation debuting at the show, including the Source Hydropanel, which can extract water from air and electricity; a smart bathmat that tracks weight, BMI and posture; a service robot for those with disabilities; AR/VR software that shows before and after workout results and a smart thermometer that measures and adjusts oven temperature.
After Unveiled, CES Media Days featured two days of preshow press events from 29 CES exhibitors including AMD, Bosch, BYTON, Intel, LG, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Sony and Toyota hosting news conferences to make major product announcements.
CTA analysts presented 2020 Tech Trends to Watch with an exclusive preview of the January U.S. Consumer Technology Sales & Forecasts.
Streaming services 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.
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CES 2020 featured 22 Marketplaces that group new technologies into special areas and feature up-and-coming products, services and companies:
CTA is a champion of green initiatives and leads many opportunities at CES to support the environment. Last year, CTA donated some 167,000 square meters of carpet after the show, recycling more than 1500 tons of materials at the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
CES continued its support of the Las Vegas community with grants to Green Our Planet, Touro University Nevada, and the UNLV Foundation as well as donating 312,900 pounds of materials to Goodwill, Habitat for Humanity, Opportunity Village and Las Vegas Rescue Mission.
CES 2020 was the world’s largest startup event, with more than 1200 companies from 46 countries featured within Eureka Park, offering disruptive innovations. Eureka Park enables companies to share ideas, launch new products, make business deals and receive media coverage. Many of the startups draw venture capitalists and investors looking for the next big thing in technology.
CES brought together content creators, Hollywood, the advertising and music industries, media and leading CMOs to explore the future of brand marketing and entertainment, including streaming services, through the return of C Space.
The 2020 program featured more than 60 exhibitors, including AT&T Services, Comcast, Google, HP, Hulu, iHeart, NBCUniversal, Pandora, Reddit, Roku, SiriusXM, Snap, Twitch, Turner, Univision and WWE.
• The CES Innovation Awards honor outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 categories.
• The Best of CES Awards, presented by Engadget.
• Gary’s Book Club showcased the works of prominent tech authors including Carla Bailo and Terry Barclay, Chris Duffey, Lakshmi Sarah and Melissa Bosworth, Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Rod Pyle, Martin O’Malley, Jeff Kosseff, David H. DeWolf and Jessica S. Hall, and Sarah Boisvert.