Programming and schedule announced for second annual event
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced programming and registration for the second annual CES Unveiled Paris, which will be held in conjunction with CEA’s 18th annual CEO Summit. CES Unveiled Paris is part of the overall CES Unveiled event series designed to bring innovative technology companies, top press, industry analysts, buyers and key consumer electronics (CE) influencers together to showcase new products and tech trends leading up to the 2015 International CES®. CES Unveiled Paris is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Paris, France.
CES Unveiled Paris will feature a press conference on CES with announcements from CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro, a consumer technology trends presentation debuting regional and global research from CEA’s Dr. Shawn DuBravac, CFA, chief economist and senior director of research, and a panel discussion on disruptive innovation. The event also will include a tabletop networking exhibition providing a platform for innovative startups and established global brands to launch the next generation of innovation to top press, analysts and other European industry affiliates in attendance.
“Last year’s CES Unveiled Paris was wildly successful and we can’t wait to return to a city filled with such beauty and innovation,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy. “France is a significant tech hub that is driving global innovation, as demonstrated by the impressive presence of French startup companies at the 2014 CES.”
CES Unveiled Paris will run from 2-7 PM on October 22 at The Westin Paris-Vendôme, in Paris, France. Following is the current program schedule:
CES Unveiled Paris
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Westin Paris – Vendôme
CEA Market Research Presentation
Dr. Shawn DuBravac, CFA, chief Economist and sr. director of research, CEA
CES Press Conference
Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA
Karen Chupka, sr. vice president, International CES and Corporate Business Strategy, CEA
Startup Innovation Panel Discussion
Tabletop Networking Exhibition
CES Unveiled Paris highlights the dynamism of the consumer technology industry, leading up to the 2015 International CES and is designated for the press, CE industry analysts, the investor community and tech executives. Editorial press interested in covering the event can register today. For further information about exhibiting or attending the event, visit http://CESweb.org/UnveiledParis.
Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.
The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: http://www.cesweb.org/social
Source: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)