Karen Chupka is senior vice president, International CES and corporate business strategy for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the U.S. trade association representing more than 2,000 consumer electronics companies, and owning and producing the International CES, the world’s largest gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies.
She oversees the sales, marketing, production and management of CEA’s events and conferences including its annual tradeshow, the International CES.
Each January in Las Vegas, more than 3,500 exhibitors, fill more than 2 million net square feet of exhibit space and showcase their latest products and services to more than 150,000 attendees at the International CES. Under her leadership, International CES has been named as the largest annual North American tradeshow by Tradeshow Executive Magazine and Tradeshow Week since 2001.
Chupka has been with CEA for 25 years and has held numerous roles within the organization including vice president of business development, director of industry relations and education, and director of marketing for the International CES.