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August 25, 2014 - Eureka Park Marketplace at 2015 International CES® will feature exhibits from 300 startups and is expected to span 35,000 net sq ft of exhibit space, up 59% from 22,000 net sq ft at 2014 CES. Along with startups in beginning stages of development, Eureka Park also will host more established, mid-stage startup companies looking to expand their growth. University Innovations, a Marketplace showcasing developments emerging from leading educational institutions, will be floored within Eureka Park.

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Startup Exhibits Grow by 50 Percent at the 2015 International CES

Press release date: August 19, 2014

Eureka Park Marketplace returns to feature more than 300 entrepreneurs, mid-stage startups and university innovations

Arlington, Va.,  – Home to the latest technology ideas and innovations, the Eureka Park Marketplace at the 2015 International CES® will expand by more than 50 percent over the 2014 event and feature exhibits from 300 startups.  Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®, the International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. The 2015 CES is scheduled to run January 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Returning for its fourth year, the Eureka Park Marketplace will highlight entrepreneurs and their home-grown innovations across the consumer technology spectrum. The Eureka Park Marketplace is expected to span 35,000 net square feet of exhibit space at the 2015 CES, up 59 percent from the 22,000 net square feet at the 2014 CES.

“Innovation is the force that drives our industry and the lifeblood of the International CES, as evidenced by the continued success and exponential growth of the Eureka Park Marketplace,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, International CES and Corporate Business Strategy, CEA. “Over the past three years, we’ve witnessed countless startup success stories at Eureka Park – companies have secured funding, entered partnerships with distributors, and advanced to their first full production cycle. We’re thrilled to bring the Eureka Park Marketplace back to the 2015 CES and can’t wait to witness the next wave of ideas and innovations on display.”

The Eureka Park Marketplace will be located at CES Tech West within the Sands Expo. Along with startups in the beginning stages of development, Eureka Park also will host more established, mid-stage startup companies looking to expand their growth. Additionally, University Innovations, a Marketplace showcasing game-changing developments emerging from some of the country’s leading educational institutions, will be floored within Eureka Park.

CES Tech West also will be home to other major destinations including the newest innovations in lifestyle technologies, including sports, fitness and health tech, 3D printing, smart home, sensors and other high-growth technologies.

The 2015 CES will feature more than 3,500 exhibitors unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across the entire ecosystem of consumer technologies. Companies interested in exhibiting in the Eureka Park Marketplace should contact Sasha Spellman at sspellman@CE.org.

Registration for the 2015 CES is open. For more information on the 2015 CES, visit CESweb.org

Note to Editors:  The official name of the global technology event is “International CES®.”  Subsequent references to the event can be shortened to “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 Innovate!
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
CES Unveiled Paris
Oct. 22, 2014, Paris, France
CEO Summit
Oct. 22-25, 2014, Paris, France
CE Hall of Fame Dinner
Nov. 10, 2014, New York, NY
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
CEA Winter Break
March 5-8, 2015, Snowmass Village, CO
2015 International CES Asia
May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China

Contacts:
Tara Dunion
703.907.7419
tdunion@CE.org

Krista Silano
703.907.4331
ksilano@ce.org

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