ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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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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 50 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. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech and on social.
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is the trade association representing the $321 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.
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