The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) have announced that the 2010 International CES was named both the largest tradeshow and the tradeshow with the highest economic impact by Trade Show Executive (TSE) Magazine.
CEA was awarded the highly coveted number one spot in TSE’s Gold 100 Rankings of 2010. CES has earned top honors as the largest annual tradeshow in each of the four years of the Gold 100 Award’s existence.
“For the fourth year in a row, no show was able to unseat the International CES as the largest annual tradeshow in the
Gudea noted that CES, with its significant exhibitor and attendee participation, enriched the
The 2012 International CES will run January 10-13 in
“We are thrilled to again top TSE’s Gold 100 Rankings as the leader in the tradeshow industry,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “The International CES prides itself on being the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow and generating business for the global CE industry.”
Tradeshows underscore the importance of face-to-face interactions. CES attendees collectively save 700 million miles of business travel by taking one trip to meet all their current and future customers. Each CES attendee conducts an average of 12 onsite meetings with key contacts such as buyers, investors, analysts and media, highlighting the effectiveness of attending the International CES.
More than 200 conference sessions and 500 speakers are planned for the 2012 CES, spanning industry topics from entertainment content and distracted driving to social media and the connected home.