Registration Opens for Inaugural International CES Asia

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Premier Technology Event Scheduled for May 25-27 in Shanghai

Arlington, VA – 01/14/2015 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that registration is live for the 2015 International CES Asia.  The inaugural event will run May 25-27 in Shanghai, China at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) and will draw global businesses to showcase the latest products and technologies entering the Asian marketplace. CEA is co-producing the event with Intex Shanghai Co., Ltd., a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China. Special co-organizers for CES Asia include the Chinese Electronic Chamber of Commerce (CECC) and the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Product (CCCME).
 
“With our strong Chinese partners, our reputation for producing the world's best innovation event, the dynamism of Shanghai and the huge importance of technology and branding, we believe the International CES Asia is poised for success,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA.
 
From major global brands to innovative startups, the full breadth and depth of the Asian marketplace’s innovation value-chain will be on display at CES Asia, which will span 20,000 square meters (8,500 net square meters) of exhibit space in its first year. Major trends and product categories, including 3D printing, robotics, sensors, the Internet of Things and wearables, will be prominently featured across the show floor and in the conference program. Highlights among many notable companies set to exhibit to date include GGMM and Thinking Group, plus global brands like Audi, Ford, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Hisense, IBM, Intel, Monster and TomTom.
 
“The 2015 International CES Asia will showcase the latest innovations from major companies representing some of the world’s largest economies, providing unparalleled exposure to the dynamic Chinese marketplace,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president of corporate business strategy and the International CES, CEA. “CES Asia attendees will experience the latest advancements in consumer technology, making the show a must-attend for technology executives, international buyers and media.”
 
Additionally, Audi AG Chairman Rupert Stadler will deliver a preshow keynote address at the 2015 CES Asia. Stadler’s address is scheduled for 5 PM, Sunday, May 24. Following the address, Audi will host a reception from 6-7:30 PM.
 
To register for the 2015 CES Asia, please visit CESAsia.com. Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CE.org or +1 703-907-4351.

About CES

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 $223 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 www.CESweb.org and through social media:  

About the International CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and co-organized by Intex, the International CES Asia will serve as the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses will come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to CE industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees will have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the CE industry.

About Intex:
Intex is the sub joint venture company of CCPIT (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade) Shanghai, which started 1992. Intex is a prominent producer of international tradeshows in China, owning venues in Shanghai, and managing various exhibition venues outside of Shanghai. Intex Shanghai is the vice chairman of SCEIA, the Deputy Director of CAEC and the member of UFI. As the first venue management company that imported the first level pattern of management and experience in Shanghai, it is jointly invested by Shanghai Hongqiao E&T Development Zone United Development Co., Ltd., Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai and Istithmar P&O Estates FZE. Intex was the first international exhibition center passing ISO9001 quality certification in China and has a stand-out reputation in the domestic exhibition industry.

Press Contacts:

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703-907-7419
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CEP Exhibit Productions, Inc. Named a 2015 Fab 50 Fabricator

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Fab50Logo 2015Event Marketer has released its third annual Fab 50 list and CEP is proud and excited to announce we have been named one of the top 50 fabricators in the industry.

A few years ago, Event Marketer recognized an increasing need to clarify things for companies and their procurement departments, and the world’s only editorial listing of top exhibit builders was created. It proved to be an incredibly useful tool, with tens of thousands of event marketers searching the Fab 50 at www.eventmarketer.com.

To the CEP team and our wonderful clients, it is because of all of you, that we are who we are; this one is for you!

We would also like to raise a glass to the other 49 winners; job well done.

The 30th International Manufacturing Technology Show

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IMTS is known as the economic engine that powers the entire manufacturing and machine tool industry.  The 30th International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) took place at Chicago’s McCormick Place during September 8-13, 2014.   The exhibition was held throughout four buildings that formed 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space.  McCormick Place was the ideal venue for this remarkable and impactful event. Held every two years in the heart of Chicago, the exhibition hosted over 114,000 attendees from over 112 countries.   CEP had the responsibility of planning, managing and building for 17 internationally recognized brands during this year’s show.

CEP Exhibit Productions, Inc. Names Michael Ebert, Executive VP, General Manager

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CEP Exhibit Productions, an internationally recognized full service trade show company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Ebert to Executive Vice President /General Manager.

Ebert has been a part of the CEP team since 2013, when he joined the company as Vice President - Director of Sales. He has extensive experience with a wide range of trade exhibit, marketing, event and business development responsibilities over his 15+ year career. His work experience includes senior positions at Exhibit Design, production, incentive and communication firms.

Ebert's new role will include implementation of a variety of strategic initiatives and practices for the company; increased involvement with CEP's executive leadership; along with expanding market segments, concenter operating procedures and continuing to serve existing clients.

"This appointment is a result of Michael's ability to think strategically on a regional and global scale, the respect he has earned from his peers, clients and partners and his significant contributions to the company. We look to his leadership being an integral part of CEP's growth and stalwart positon in the industry." said Werner Koos, Owner and CEO

 

CEP and Kone Team on Flexible People Flow Intelligence Program

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Kone Inc., a leading manufacturer of people-moving products including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, recently appointed CEP as their event management company to help launch a comprehensive and flexible People Flow Intelligence Program. The event was entitled The Next Leap, and CEP was instrumental in custom building and managing a series of industry leading technological solutions for access and destination control, as well as information communication and equipment monitoring. Clients, consultants and architects from across the globe attended this special corporate product/program launch which was very successful.


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