Inaugural Event to Showcase Latest French Innovations and Global Tech Trends Leading up to the 2014 International CES
Arlington, Va., September 5, 2013 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced programming and a preliminary list of dynamic exhibitors for its first CES Unveiled PARIS, an industry event for members of the media, CE industry analysts, the investor community and industry influencers. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 3, 2013, in Paris, France.
The inaugural event will showcase innovations from budding startups and established international brands leading up to the 2014 International CES, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. CES Unveiled PARIS will feature market-specific research, 2014 CES news and cutting-edge technology displays.
Media, industry analysts and members of the financial community will have the opportunity to interact with curated exhibitors launching the next generation of technologies that are changing the way we work, live and play. Current CES Unveiled PARIS exhibitors include:
“We have already seen tremendous interest in this inaugural event both from exhibitors and attendees alike and we are thrilled to bring the excitement of CES to France with this event,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “CES Unveiled PARIS provides a fantastic opportunity for top media, analysts and European industry influencers to see the next generation of innovation coming from this region.”
CES Unveiled PARIS will run from 4-9 p.m. at Le 8 Valois, Paris:
CES Unveiled PARIS
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Le 8 Valois, Paris, France
4-4:30 p.m. 2014 International CES Paris Press Preview
- Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA
- Karen Chupka, senior vice president, international CES and corporate business strategy, CEA
4:30-5:30 p.m. Global Consumer Tech Trends, the 2014 CES and Implications for France
- Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and sr. director of research, CEA
CEA’s chief economist will address the state of the consumer technology industry in France while highlighting worldwide trends and implications for the French marketplace. Gain unique insights and intelligence into today’s thriving consumer tech industry with a deep dive into local consumer profiles, usage, ownership and purchase intentions. DuBravac will reveal drivers and deterrents for consumer technology adoption, quantify levels of country-specific innovation and showcase emerging global tech trends likely to unfold at the 2014 International CES.
5:30-9:00 p.m. CES Unveiled PARIS Tabletop Exhibition and Networking Cocktail Party
Product showcase and networking event will feature roughly a dozen exhibitor tabletops, including a dedicated area to showcase startup companies and entrepreneurs with technologies suitable for the Eureka Park TechZone at the 2014 International CES®.
CES Unveiled brings innovative technology companies, top media and key industry influences together leading up to the 2014 International CES, which will run January 7-10, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Companies interested in exhibiting at CES Unveiled PARIS should contact Tira Baror at tbaror@CE.org. Editorial press interested in covering the event can register online or contact Allison Fried at afried@CE.org. For more event information, visit http://lists.ce.org/t/4780758/21606877/29655/0/.
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 $203 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 http://lists.ce.org/t/4780758/21606877/24892/0/ and through social media: .
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