New Partnership with La Poste Showcases France’s Growing Interest in Ground-Breaking Consumer Tech Innovation
Arlington, VA, September 16, 2015 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today revealed a list of exhibitors for its third annual CES Unveiled Paris, the event where France’s technology elites gather. Scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 2015, CES Unveiled Paris will take place at the Pavillon Cambon-Capucines in Paris, France.
New this year, CEA is partnering with La Poste. La Poste, France’s mail service provider, was the first French group to expose an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at CES, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. La Poste is committed to bringing innovative technology solutions to legacy industries in France. Building on its continued success since 2013, CES Unveiled Paris will unite top industry stakeholders to witness France’s ground-breaking innovations in consumer technology.
“We are counting down the days until we’re back in Paris discovering the next wave of innovation in the French marketplace,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “We have consistently seen breakthrough tech from French startup companies on display in our Eureka Park Marketplace, a show floor area designated to startup technologies and services at CES in Las Vegas. We truly look forward to seeing a preview of what France has in store for CES 2016 in Paris next month.”
With more than 40 exhibitors, highlights from the current exhibitor list for CES Unveiled Paris include:
- 10 VINS
- 5V/All In One HC
- Cityzen Sciences
- EXALT 3D
- La Poste
- TCT Magazine
- THINK AND GO
- WB Technologies
CES Unveiled Paris is scheduled to run from 1-6 PM on October 21. Following is the current program schedule:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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
Exhibition Networking Reception
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About La Poste Digital Branch:
As part of its strategic plan “Post 2020: conquer the future” launched in early 2014, La Poste Group has reorganized around five branches with the emergence of a separate business branch dedicated to digital. The digital branch was established in April 2014 and brings together all of the group’s digital activities under one roof. It comprises the digital division of La Poste and three BtoB subsidiaries: Docapost (a specialist in the digital transformation of companies), Mediapost Communication (digital media management and data processing) and Start’inPost (an industrial startup accelerator). It employs more than 5,500 people and expects a total turnover of more than EUR 1 billion in 2020.
DOCAPOST, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is an expert in document management solutions and digital communications. It assists companies and administrations in their digital and mobile transformation. DOCAPOST offers both tailor-made and turnkey services and solutions, from consulting to business process outsourcing, secured data exchange, electronic archiving, digitalization, and the delivery and management of digital identities. DOCAPOST employs 4,600 people across 450 sites in France, and generated a turnover of around 450 M in 2014. DOCAPOST also operates in several other countries – including the United States, Great Britain, Spain and Mexico – and is therefore able to provide its customers with cross-border solutions. DOCAPOST’s products and services are audited and certified by independent bodies, which guarantees their reliability.
CES Unveiled Paris – Register
October 21, 2015, Paris, France
CEA Innovate! – Register
November 8-10, 2015, New York, NY
CE Hall of Fame Dinner – Register
November 9, 2015, New York, NY
CES Unveiled New York – Register
November 10, 2015, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
January 4, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
January 6-9, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
CEA Winter Break
March 21-24, 2016, Park City, UT
CES Asia 2016
May 11-13, 2016, Shanghai, China
About Consumer Technology Association
Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is the trade association representing the $321 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
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