Arlington, VA, August 28, 2017 – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced that CES® earned a spot on the Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) Top 25 Fastest-Growing Shows – Net Square Footage list. For more than 50 years, CES – owned and produced by CTA – has been the launch pad for next-generation innovations changing the world. CES 2017 was held January 5-8, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“We are proud to be recognized as one of the fastest growing shows. It speaks to the continued expansion of our industry and us changing and adapting to welcome new exhibitors and attendees,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy. “We remain committed to providing our attendees with the highest quality show experience and will continue to grow and evolve as technology continues to become a critical part of every major global industry and our lives.”
CES 2017 increased exhibit space this year by more than 5 percent to 2.6 million net square feet of exhibit space. Additionally, exhibiting companies and total attendance both increased by more than three percent totaling 4,015 and 184,279, respectively. CES 2017 recorded 60,219 international attendees from 158 countries and attracted 7,460 media. CES 2018 will return to Las Vegas Tuesday, January 9 through Friday, January 12, 2018. Registration opens on September 6.
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