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March 28, 2014 - Scheduled for April 8, CES Unveiled Shanghai is the first in a 2014 series of international showcases held in key countries around the world to highlight select exhibitors and their latest innovations, CEA market research, and country specific experts and influencers. Event will include keynote address from Hisense Chairman Zhou Houjian, opening remarks from China Electronics Chamber of Commerce’s Madame Qu Weizhi, and panel discussion with top global tech executives.

Global Technology Leaders to Discuss Key Tech Trends at CES Unveiled Shanghai


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Press release date: March 20, 2014

Inaugural event to feature keynote address from Hisense Chairman Zhou Houjian

Arlington, Va., – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced a lineup of global technology leaders to provide key tech insights at its inaugural CES Unveiled Shanghai, the first in a 2014 series of international showcases held in key countries around the world to highlight select exhibitors and their latest innovations, CEA market research and country specific experts and influencers. CES Unveiled Shanghai will include a keynote address from Hisense Chairman Zhou Houjian, opening remarks from the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce’s Madame Qu Weizhi, and a panel discussion with top global tech executives. This half-day, invite-only event brings together leading technology companies from China along with multinational brands, top media and key industry influencers to see the world’s latest tech trends across China and the Asian marketplace. CES Unveiled Shanghai is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in Shanghai, China. Ford is the official automotive sponsor of the event.

“We’re thrilled to launch CES Unveiled in Shanghai,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “China is a critical driver of the global tech industry. CES Unveiled Shanghai will enable our audience of media, analysts and industry affiliates to experience the latest consumer electronics innovations, explore global trends, and hear insights from top tech influencers in this critical market.”

CES Unveiled Shanghai will run from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Kerry Hotel Pudong. The following event schedule highlights a dynamic lineup of programming and speakers:

CES Unveiled Shanghai
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Kerry Hotel, Pudong
Shanghai, China

8-9 a.m. Registration
9-9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA
Madame Qu Weizhi, President, China Electronics Chamber of Commerce
9:10-9:40 a.m. Keynote Address
Zhou Houjian, Chairman, Hisense
9:40-10:30 a.m. Research and Trends Presentation
Market Research Presentation by CEA, in partnership with GfK
Presenter: Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist, CEA
Co-Presenter: Alfred Zhou, Managing Director, GfK China
10:30-10:45 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45-11:35 a.m. Panel Discussion: The Future of Today’s New Technology Trends
Moderator:
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA
Panelists:
Joe Beiser, Director of Connected Services, Ford Motor Company Asia Pacific and Europe
Jay Huang, Managing Director, Intel China
Dr. Ting Wei Li, Senior Vice President of Sales, and President of Greater China, Broadcom
Dr. Lv Qianhao , General Manager, Marketing Strategy Department, ZTE Mobile Devices
Panelists bring individual experiences and share varied outlooks on the future of technology trends in the Chinese marketplace and beyond.

11:35 a.m.-12 p.m. CES Press Conference: Highlights and Updates
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA
Karen Chupka, Senior Vice President, International CES and Corporate Business Strategy, CEA

12-2 p.m. Tabletop Networking Exhibition with Buffet Lunch
Product showcase and networking reception will feature exhibitor tabletops, and a buffet lunch. Top 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree products will also be on display. Current CES Unveiled Shanghai exhibitors include:
Broadcom
Changhong
Ford
Gibson
Haier
Hisense
QAT
TCL
ZTE

CES Unveiled Shanghai highlights the dynamism of the consumer technology industry, leading up to the 2015 International CES. CES Unveiled Shanghai is invite-only and is designated for members of the media, CE industry analysts, the investor community and executives of the tech industry.

Companies interested in exhibiting at the CES Unveiled Shanghai should contact Li Wei at liwei@CE.org. Editorial press interested in covering the event, please contact Allison Fried at afried@CE.org. For more event information, visit http://www2.ce.org/e/26962/2015unveiled/67w1b/85276865.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CES:
The International 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 more than 40 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. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: Image removed by sender. CEA Social Media.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CEA Winter Break
March 18-21, 2014, Vail, CO
CES Unveiled Shanghai
April 8, 2014, Shanghai, China
Digital Patriots Dinner
April 29, 2014, Washington, DC
CES on the Hill
April 30, 2014, Washington, DC
2014 Technology & Standards Spring Forum
May 19-23, 2014, Seattle, WA
CES Unveiled Warsaw
June 5, 2014, Warsaw, Poland
CE Week
June 23-27, 2014, New York, NY
CE Week Exhibits
June 25-26, 2014, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Sao Paulo
Sept. 23, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil
CEA Annual Member Meeting
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
CES Unveiled Paris
Oct. 22, 2014, Paris, France
CEO Summit
Oct. 22-25, 2014, Paris, France
CES Unveiled New York
Nov. 11, 2014, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
Jan. 4, 2015, Las Vegas, NV
2015 International CES
January 6-9, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

Contacts:
Tara Dunion
703.907.7419
tdunion@ce.org

Allison Fried
703.907.7603
afried@CE.org
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