CTA Hosts Startup Fast Pitch Contest at 20th Annual CEO Summit

Israeli startups compete for booth within Eureka Park Marketplace at CES 2017

WHAT:
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ today announced that nine Israel-based startup companies will compete for a booth in the coveted Eureka Park Marketplace, the center stage for innovative startups at CES® 2017. The Startup Fast Pitch Contest will take place at CTA’s 20th annual CEO Summit in Tel Aviv, Israel. CEO Summit is an invitation-only event for C-level executives in the consumer technology industry. In addition to the CEO Summit delegation, the Startup Fast Pitch Contest also will be open to select Israeli media. Participating startups include:

WHEN/WHERE:
11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Wednesday, June 22
InterContinental David Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv, Israel

DETAILS:
The Startup Fast Pitch Contest winner will be determined by an audience vote based on the following criteria: business model, likelihood to succeed, product’s ability to meet a need in the market, aesthetic design and engineering qualities.

The winner will receive booth space in the Eureka Park Marketplace at CES 2017. Results will be announced during a CES 2017 media briefing following the Startup Pitch Contest, and in a CTA-issued press release on Thursday, June 23.

Returning to CES for its sixth year, Eureka Park is the flagship startup destination at CES, providing a unique opportunity to launch a new product, service or idea. Israel is an important market to both the success of CES and the tech industry as a whole. Israeli startups had a strong presence at CES 2016 with 18 exhibiting companies in Eureka Park. For more information about exhibiting in Eureka Park, contact Sasha Spellman.

About CES

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 almost 50 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 Technology Association (CTA)™ ,the technology trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at http://click.ceainfo.org/?qs=a4268bf362f6edb74f71479e90a5fe35e8fb7ef6ee005baaf8d2f38c7f1b8141 and on social.

UPCOMING EVENTS
  • CEO Summit
    June 21-24, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Innovate! and Celebrate
    September 20-22, San Jose, CA
  • CES Unveiled Prague
    October 20, Prague, Czech Republic
  • CES Unveiled Paris
    October 25, Paris, France
  • CT Hall of Fame Dinner
    November 9, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 3, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES 2017
    January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV
  • CES Asia 2017
    June 7-9, Shanghai, China

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