ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CES Asia today announced global fashion leaders Masha Ma, Chinese fashion designer; Jason Wu, renowned fashion designer; Aroma Xie, co-founder and marketing director of Ontimeshow; Shaway Yeh, founder of yehyehyeh and style editorial director of Modern Media Group; and Xuan Zheng, CEO of Chatail, will take the stage at CES Asia 2019 to discuss the connected worlds of technology and fashion. Now in its fifth year, CES Asia is scheduled June 11-13, 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China.
This panel extends from a newly established partnership with Ontimeshow, China’s premier fashion trade show, which also serves as a business hub among the industry’s forward-looking professionals. The fashion pioneers will speak as part of the panel session, “Fashion + Tech = Innovation,” scheduled for 11:15 AM, Tuesday, June 11. Moderated by Shaway Yeh, fashion journalist and founder of yehyehyeh, the panel will explore the intertwined industries of technology and fashion and future advancements in the market.
“Fashion and innovation have never been more connected, as designers and entrepreneurs embrace technology to advance their creative vision and grow their brands,” said Karen Chupka, executive vice president, CES. “Every company today is a tech company. We welcome these renowned innovators to the CES Asia stage as they examine how technology is revolutionizing the world of fashion and design.”
Masha Ma is a Chinese fashion designer. After graduating from Central Saint Martins, she worked under Alexander McQueen in London. Masha established a brand under her name MASHAMA, then gradually branched out others such as MASHAMA Z and menswear line MATTITUDE.
Jason Wu is a global design talent based in New York City. His collection is sold globally, and he dresses some of the most influential women in the world including First Lady Michelle Obama, Reese Witherspoon, Julianne Moore, Diane Kruger, Liu Wen and Christy Turlington.
Aroma Xie is Co-founder and Marketing Director of Ontimeshow. Before joining Ontimeshow, Aroma worked as a fashion editor and writer at Vogue China and Modern Weekly for over 10 years.
Shaway Yeh is one of the most important opinion leaders in China's fashion and cultural industries. She recently founded yehyehyeh, a creative consulting agency focusing on sustainability, creativity, and innovation to instigate value-based change.
Xuan Zheng is the CEO of Chatail, a WeChat Mini Program and App that enables customers to connect with retail stores in real time, increasing both efficiency for consumers and revenue for stores.
As one of Asia’s fastest growing tech events, CES Asia brings together the entire tech ecosystem to build brands, forge partnerships and celebrate the best in consumer tech in Asia. The show will focus on the latest innovation in transportation tech, AI, 5G and startups from around the world, featuring more than 550 exhibiting companies, including more than 115 startups. Visit CESAsia.com for more information or to register.
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Note to Editors:
High-definition video b-roll is available for easy download on CESbroll.com. Visit the CES Asia photo gallery for the latest pictures from CES Asia 2019. Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.
About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. 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 event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers and international media. 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 International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA:
International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $398 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 18 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:
Taken independent in July 2016, Shanghai Intex Exhibition (Co., Ltd.) was originally founded in 1995 as the pioneering exhibition organizing business of Intex Shanghai, the first joint venture venue management business in Shanghai. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibitions, giving it the perfect combination of domestic and international resources. Over the last 20 years, Shanghai Intex has organized more than 100 tradeshows and over 1000 conferences, with a sum total show space in excess of 2 million square meters. Shanghai Intex runs a number of internationally renowned exhibitions covering the music industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing, public transportation, floriculture, consumer electronics, technology and more.
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