What to expect from CES Asia


CES Asia is in Shanghai, China this week. On the back of another successful CES in Las Vegas in January, CES is now heading to the other side of the world to exhibit the best technology has to offer and it’s going to be massive.

Featuring nearly 100 industry leaders and three full days of sessions, as well as keynotes from the following.

  • Audi AG: 5 PM Sunday, May 24
  • CEA and Intel: 10:30 AM Monday, May 25
  • IBM: 3:30 PM Monday, May 25
  • Twitter: 10:30 AM Tuesday, May 26
  • Suning: 1 PM Tuesday, May 26
  • Letv: 3:30 PM Tuesday, May 26

There’ll also be a number of press companies from the likes of Ford, talking about their Ford Smart Mobility plan, China Mobile, Volkswagon, and IBM talking about the Internet of Things.

There’s been more than 20,000 pre-registrations, more than 200 exhibitors from 15 countries across Asia and the world. The inaugural CES Asia should be one of the most important technology events in the Asia Pacific region this year. Produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and co-produced by INTEX, the 2015 CES Asia will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China, and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace.

“CES Asia is sure to be the most important Asian and industry event launch this year. We expect announcements, innovative exhibits and big ideas for the future of technology, reinforcing the show as a major gateway to the influential Asian marketplace,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA.

“We created CES Asia as a platform for companies to display products and discuss ideas from across the consumer technology ecosystem, from the Internet of Things and connectivity to 3D printing, robotics, wearables and more.”

Initially the CES Asia had planned for 20,000 gross square meters (or 8,500 net square meters), but the exhibit show floor has now expanded by nearly 10%. Major global brands looking to expand or enter the rapidly growing Asian are heading to the event. Top brands participating in CES Asia include Audi, Cadillac, Continental, Digital China, DTS, Ford, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Intel, IBM, Hisense, Letv, Lincoln, JD.com, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft XBOX (China), Monster, Samsung, Suning, TomTom, Twitter, Volkswagen and VOXX.

For more information, head over to CESAsia.com.

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