ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CES AsiaTM today announced that the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC) granted CES Asia 2017 an “Official Trade Event” Certification for the second year in a row. This certification provides CES Asia with a myriad of benefits designed to support the show and encourage participation by U.S. companies, while strengthening trade relations between the U.S. and China. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Shanghai Intex, the third annual CES Asia 2017 will take place June 7-9 in Shanghai, China.
“Our recertification by USDOC is a great endorsement for CES Asia and a tribute to the quality and success of our show,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “USDOC’s partnership has been invaluable to the growth of CES Asia and supports our shared goal of facilitating the creation of cross-market partnerships.”
USDOC’s Trade Fair Certification program is designed to increase U.S. exports and involvement of U.S. companies in international tradeshows by creating partnerships between private sector show organizers and the U.S. government. The program provides various benefits including a USDOC endorsement, show-related services, oversight and coordination of event logistics, promotional support, exhibitor marketing facilitation and in-country/show site assistance.
“CES Asia serves as a vital access vehicle for U.S. companies to enter and expand into the Asian market,” said Ken Hyatt, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade. “We are pleased to provide our certification once more to this show that represents a great opportunity for U.S. firms to enter and thrive in Asia, a rapidly growing market. We look forward to another successful collaboration.”
CES Asia 2017 will span up to 45,000 gross square meters (22,500 net square meters) of exhibit space and host more than 30,000 total attendees from more than 80 countries, regions and territories. Many notable companies from around the globe are already slated to exhibit at CES Asia 2017, including: 3M, Audio-Technica, Continental, DJI, Fossil/Misfit, Garmin, Gibson Brands, Goertek, Hyundai, LeEco, Monster, NavInfo, NEVS, Onkyo, OtterBox, Pioneer, PPTV, Scosche, United States Postal Service, UPS, Valeo, Volvo and Voxx.
For more information on how to register or exhibit visit CESAsia.com.
About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is 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 come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM is the trade association representing the $292 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.
About Shanghai Intex:
Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd was originally the exhibition organizing business of Shanghai Intex, a pioneering exhibition organizer established in 1995. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibition Investment (Dubai) Limited. Starting in 1998, Shanghai Intex has organized over 100 trade shows and conferences with a sum total exhibition space in excess of 2 million sqm. Shanghai Intex is comprised of professional teams with a wealth of experience in organizing major international events, covering the creative industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing and consumer electronics.
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