ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that the iLounge Pavilion at the 2012 International CES® will be the largest in show history, spanning 75,000 square feet. Experiencing 50 percent growth over its 2011 CES footprint, iLounge has tripled in size since its CES debut in 2010. Sponsored by iLounge.com, the 2012 iLounge Pavilion is the largest dedicated exhibition of iPod®, iPhone® and iPad® related products and services in the world. The 2012 International CES will run January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The success of the iLounge Pavilion is unparalleled, featuring the largest number of i-related product launches at any event, any time of year,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, events and conferences, CEA. “With strong industry demand for a showcase of these popular products, the iLounge Pavilion at the 2012 International CES is the place where key business is done for this space.”
Cutting-edge products and technologies for the next generation of iPad, iPhone and iPod offerings from more than 250 companies are displayed in one central location for top retailers, vendors and more than 5,000 press and analysts. The 2011 iLounge Pavilion featured more than 200 exhibitors across 50,000 sq. ft. and launched thousands of new products including cases, speakers, car accessories and more. Top products received special recognition in iLounge’s coveted Best of Show Awards. With unparalleled participation from the world’s leading accessory developers, the iLounge Pavilion at CES is the world’s leading destination for new i-related product debuts.
“When we first proposed the iLounge Pavilion to CEA, we never dreamed it would be so successful,” said Jeremy Horwitz, Editor-in-Chief of iLounge, the world's leading authority on iPad, iPhone and iPod products. “We’re incredibly excited to be at the center of such an incredible array of new product debuts, and look forward to spotlighting the best of them in our expanded 2012 booth.”
Companies interested in exhibiting in the 2012 iLounge Pavilion should contact Tira Gordon, senior account executive for CES, at tgordon@CE.org. Contact Jeremy Horowitz of iLounge at Jeremy@ilounge.com for details on iLounge’s 2012 Best of Show Awards. For more information on the International CES, visit CESweb.org.
As the exclusive partner of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) for the iLounge Pavilion - a collection of Apple hardware and accessories that has grown to become the largest dedicated exhibition area at the International CES - iLounge, Inc. is the world's leading provider of iPod, iPhone, iPad and iTunes information, having just launched Mac.iLounge.com as a dedicated section for Mac-related accessories and software. Fully independent from Apple and vendors of related hardware, software, and services, iLounge has offices in Irvine, California and East Amherst, New York. Founded only days after Apple announced the first iPod in 2001, iLounge has exploded in popularity, today boasting millions of visitors and tens of millions of page views each month. Its editorial content is in no way influenced by advertising, paid placements, or other unsavory practices. Praised for years as "the ultimate in product reviews and tutorials" for Apple's iPod and later digital media products, iLounge and its team have been spotlighted by the Associated Press, CNBC, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and many other leading publications.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $190 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org and www.Innovation-Movement.com.
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