Nov 19, 2014
NATPE||CONTENT FIRST AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOCIATION COLLABORATE FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR ON JOINT CONSUMER RESEARCH
NATPE||Content First and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® have for a second consecutive year jointly commissioned a consumer research study, this time to gather insight into the content discovery process and alternatives to live TV viewing. Findings from the two-phase study will be presented in two co-branded research reports at the 2015 International CES® and NATPE||Miami in January 2015 with each presentation followed by a panel discussion of senior executives from the content and consumer electronics industries, CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro and NATPE President and CEO Rod Perth announced today. Full Release
Nov 12, 2014
From Cowboys to Movie Stars: CEA Inducts 12 Industry Leaders into the 2014 CE Hall of Fame
At the15th annual Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame awards ceremony held for the first time in New York City, 12 industry leaders joined the 197 inventors, engineers, retailers, journalists and entrepreneurs inducted since 2000 who have helped provide products and services that entertain, inform and connect consumers. More than 200 industry professionals attended the event held at the Grand Hyatt New York. Full Release
Nov 12, 2014
CEA Welcomes New CES Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Medved, founder of The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertainment Show, brings her knowledge of the tradeshow and conference industry to CEA
Today, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ® announced Denise Medved has been named vice president of sales and business development for the International CES® and International CES Asia. Medved brings extensive experience in trade show management and development. She comes to CEA from Tiny Kitchen Inc., where she served as president and CEO since its establishment in 2005. Medved also held senior management positions at Reed Exhibition Companies, IDG World Expo, and National Trade Productions, Inc.
Nov 11, 2014
CEA Applauds White House, USTR, Chinese Leadership on Advancing ITA
The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, on the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) expansion as Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders announce a breakthrough in Beijing. “It took hard work, and compromise on all sides, but today's announcement from Beijing on a breakthrough on the ITA marks a major path forward. President Obama, Ambassadors Froman and Punke, and their team at USTR have worked tirelessly over the past week to find a way forward. We commend the Chinese hosts of APEC and leadership in Beijing for reaching a mutually acceptable path forward to continuing, and swiftly concluding, ITA discussions in Geneva."
Nov 11, 2014
CEA Announces Groundbreaking New Book at CES Unveiled New York
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the forthcoming release of its new book, Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate (Regnery Publishing), on sale January 12, 2015. In this provocative new book, author Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., CEA’s Chief Economist, explains why the world’s mass adoption of digital technologies portends the beginning of a new era for humanity, one that will rival the invention of the printing press for its transformational effects on every person, country and institution in the world. Full Release
Nov 11, 2014
DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group and CEA Launch Year-Long Collaboration to Promote Latest and Greatest In Home Entertainment
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced a new partnership to promote the latest Blu-ray Disc™ releases and emerging home entertainment technologies to consumers. The two organizations are collaborating to develop “The DEN (Digital Entertainment News) Presents Ben Lyons”, a year-long series of satellite media tours highlighting the most recent movie and television releases for home viewing and the best ways to purchase and watch them – physically through Blu-ray Disc and digitally through advanced Smart TVs and portable devices such as tablets, smartphones and computers. The tours will be hosted by renowned technophile and entertainment personality Ben Lyons.