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iHeartMedia and MasterCard host Live @ CES, with special performance by French Montana &...

Wednesday, January 8th – iHeartRadio and MasterCard hosted Live @ CES during the Consumer Electronics Show at Drai's Nightclub at The Cromwell in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event featured a special performance by French Montana and Swedish Artist, Nadine Randle.

Rich Bressler, President, COO and CFO of iHeartMedia, John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises of iHeartMedia and Raj Rajamannar, CMO of MasterCard hosted the event which brings together the senior-most influential decision-makers and thought leaders in the media ecosystem including brand, agency, media, emerging technology, and financial executives. Guest attendees included an array of celebrities, including Paris Hilton and Flavor Flav as well as business leaders and advertising partners.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Keynote at CES 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich to Keynote at CES 2018 Tech visionary’s keynote address to focus on 5G, AI and VR

Brian Krzanich, CES, radiofacts The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced its first keynote for CES® 2018. Intel Corporation CEO Brian Krzanich will return to the CES keynote stage to deliver the preshow address at 6:30 PM, Monday, January 8, in a new CES venue, Monte Carlo’s Park Theater. Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2018 will run January 9-12, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Krzanich last delivered a CES keynote in 2016 where he outlined the expanding boundaries of technology and how the world is being reshaped. In 2017, he hosted a first-of-its-kind press conference in Virtual Reality (VR) at the show. This year he returns with a keynote, where he will explore how we are entering an artificial intelligence revolution and showcase the amazing new experiences that are possible when we unlock the power of data. “We love hosting Brian Krzanich as a CES keynoter. Not only is he an incredible visionary, but he backs up his visions with action. Intel’s focus on data combined with Brian’s forward-thinking outlook is shaping innovation of the future,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “Brian’s fourth keynote at CES will show how Intel is taking the next steps to reimagine how data will create amazing new experiences that will transform daily lives.”

Krzanich was elected CEO in May 2013 after serving in a variety of technical and leadership roles ...

... in manufacturing and as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. As CEO, Krzanich is transforming Intel from a PC-centric to a data-centric company. Under his leadership, Intel has expanded in markets like memory, modems and programmable solutions while investing in emerging areas like AI, 5G and autonomous driving. These efforts have aligned Intel around what Krzanich sees as its greatest opportunities for growth and invention – all driven by the explosion of data. Additional keynotes for CES 2018 will be announced in the coming weeks. Please note, the Monte Carlo’s Park Theater is a new keynote venue in 2018 and is part of CES Tech South. Please check the CES Keynote Addresses page regularly for updates on the keynote schedule. CES 2018 is the global stage for innovation and will span more than 2.5 million net square feet of exhibit space and feature more than 3,900 exhibiting companies unveiling technologies, products and services that touch every industry. High-definition video b-roll from CES is available for easy download on CESbroll.com. See exclusive photos from the CES show floor, keynotes, conference sessions, events and award ceremonies in the CES photo gallery.
CES 2017 to Draw 50,000 Industry Professionals from Outside the U.S. Representing 150 Countries

CES 2017 to Draw 50,000 Industry Professionals from Outside the U.S. Representing 150 Countries

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International Powerhouse: CES 2017 to Draw 50,000 Industry Professionals from Outside the U.S. Representing 150 Countries Eureka Park Marketplace to feature groups of startups from four new countries  

Arlington, VA, December 12, 2016 - CES® 2017 unites the global tech community and will draw 50,000 industry professionals from some 150 countries. The show will bring together exhibiting companies from 57 countries, up nine percent from 2016. In addition, Eureka Park™ , the flagship destination for startups at CES 2017, will return for its sixth year. Featuring more than 600 startups from 33 countries, Eureka Park will bring groups of startups from four new countries- the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Ukraine - to exhibit at CES 2017. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, CES 2017 will run January 5-8, in Las Vegas, NV. "The world truly comes to CES," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. "In some way, shape or form, every major technology company on the planet participates in our show.

Global leaders from companies large and small, government, media and more convene at CES to share or experience the latest products and services, meet their next business partner, make deals and/or simply learn about the next wave of tech that is transforming our world for the better." Many international attendees travel to CES as part of the International Buyer Program (IBP)-led delegations. CES is a participant in the IBP, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. CES 2017 is expecting more than 100 Official CES Delegations from around the globe. Reinforcing its global reach, CES 2017 has several areas designed specifically to highlight the international aspects of the show.

The Global Technology Marketplace will be home to the nearly 900 international exhibitors at CES 2017. Located in both the Westgate and Sands, Level 1, Hall G, this show floor area will highlight innovative technologies and products from around the world. To help make the most of the CES experience, international attendees have access to an array of services and resources including an International Matchmaking Reception, International Business Centers (IBCs) and on-site interpreters. "We look forward to participating in CES 2017," said Art Stavenka, founder and director, Kino-mo, based in London, UK. "We've been looking for the best way to launch our new technology that allows images to appear floating in the air - the new holograms for mass market - and expose it to the media. CES provides us a perfect platform for the launch of such a product to the many industry stakeholders we meet there every year." "We launched HEASE Robotics because we believe that robotics will change our lives," said Jade Le Maître, CTO and CO-founder of Lyon, France-based HEASE Robotics. "We built a robot that is fun, simple, and interactive by design. We are looking forward to meeting potential customers and gathering feedback at CES. It's incredible how startups gain visibility when exhibiting at Eureka Park." A full listing of international amenities and resources can be found on CES.tech.

To learn more about international exhibitors, please visit the CES 2017 Exhibitor Directory. Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is "CES®." Please do not use "Consumer Electronics Show" or "International CES" to refer to the event. Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is "CES®." Please do not use "Consumer Electronics Show" or "International CES" to refer to the event. Please note updated CES security measures on CES.tech, including bag check points, bag restrictions and exceptions and badge pickup locations for CES 2017.

Calling All Musicians and Artists - CES 2017 is Looking for You

Calling All Musicians and Artists – CES 2017 is Looking for You

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Radio Facts: unnamed (13)Building on the success of the inaugural CES® 2016 contest, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ is once again hosting a contest for artists to have their music featured as the soundtrack for the CES® 2017 opening keynote video. The competition runs through September 1, 2016. "Creative minds use consumer technology to shape and produce their art. Technology enables and enhances music, so we want to use our platform to help the career of a yet-to-be recognized musician," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. The winning individual or group will be publicly announced during CES Unveiled New York on November 10, 2016 and receive worldwide recognition as well as a $5,000 cash prize, a two-night stay in Las Vegas during CES 2017 and the opportunity to perform their winning song live on-stage prior to the opening keynote address. CES 2017 runs January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Eligible applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EDT on Thursday, September 1, 2016 and meet the following criteria: Music must be an original piece Music must be at least 90 seconds in length Any lyrics cannot be offensive All genres of music are welcome The individual or musical group submitting the music must own the rights to the music and be willing to license the music to CTA in perpetuity for use in the keynote opening video, online distribution and for promotion purposes Individuals or groups submitting music must be 18 years old or have written permission from a legal guardian to submit the music Individuals or groups submitting must be legal U.S. residents Music submitted by stock or royalty free music suppliers WILL NOT be accepted Since winning last year's contest, Lexie Hayden's song "When I'm With You" has been featured in sorority Alpha Delta Pi's national philanthropy video. Lexie now lives in Nashville, Tennessee where she is working on new music and performing in the area. The previous keynote video can be found on CES.tech featuring the CES 2016 winner's music. Questions should be directed to music@CTA.tech.

CES is a Record Setter

unnamedIndependent Audit Confirms ces 2016 as Record Setter - 177,393 industry professionals from 158 countries drawn to ces in January - Show sees 10 percent increase in international attendance @ces Arlington, VA, June 29, 2016 - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, owner and producer of CES®, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, today announced final, audited numbers for CES® 2016. The audit confirms the 2016 event, which ran January 6-9 in Las Vegas, NV, reached a new attendance record, attracting 177,393 industry professionals from around the world. More, the final number, which marks less than one percent growth over ces 2015, underscores CTA's efforts to limit overall attendance on par with final numbers from ces 2016. The full independent audit summary, performed by Vault Consulting, LLC, is complete and highlights are now available on CES.tech. The audit also confirms a record international presence at the 2016 show with 53,808 attendees coming from outside the U.S. (up 10 percent over last year) representing 158 countries (up from 153 countries at CES® 2015). ces 2016 played host to 3,886 exhibiting companies showcasing the latest innovation and technologies changing the world across 2,475,646 net square feet of exhibit space. "Attracting more than 177,000 attendees is quite a remarkable achievement and our strong international attendance clearly confirms our show's status as the global technology event" said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, ces and corporate business strategy, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM. "We also are extremely pleased to see that the new enhanced credentialing procedures we implemented for 2016 enabled us to deliver a high-quality audience." To ensure industry professionals attending ces would continue to have a positive, quality business experience, this year CTA sought to cap overall attendance right around 176,000 by implementing new registration fees and other measures. CTA aimed to cap attendance, in line with the 176,676 attending ces 2015. ces continued to garner global media coverage with 7,545 media scouring the show floor to report on the latest trends and products from the consumer technology industry. Coverage resulted in 2.5 billion potential media impressions from February 1, 2015-January 31, 2016, a 162 percent increase over 2015. ces social media dominated the four days of the show with more than 930,379 mentions of #CES2016 and @CES and 16.18 billion potential Twitter impressions. Some of the hottest trends generating media coverage from the show floor include IoT, smart home, computers/tablets, vehicles and gaming. Social sharing activity focused heavily on wearables, including fitness products, vehicle electronics and smart home. "As the consumer technology industry has grown and expanded to embrace new market sectors and industries, so too has CES. Participants now include representatives from a growing number of global industries beyond the traditionally defined consumer technology sector," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM. "CES 2016 was a phenomenal event that served as a global epicenter for product launches and business deals. The audit confirms that CES continues to feature exhibitors who bring the hottest tech trends to market that are changing our world and attracts top media to cover the excitement." Vault Consulting, LLC is certified by the Exhibition and Event Industry Audit Commission (EEIAC) to perform audits. The CES audit provides absolute verification of exhibition records, including direct on-site observation, examination of registration systems and testing of attendee records. This audit complies with the industry standards for audits adopted by both the EEIAC and the International Association of Exhibition and Events (IAEE). CES is also certified by UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Highlights of the attendance breakdown can be found on CES.tech. Registration for CES 2017 opens September 6. Visit CES.tech for more information and to be notified when registration opens.

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