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December 7, 2012 - CEA® announced program with Startup America Partnership, national network of communities dedicated to advancing success of American start-ups, for 2013 International CES®. This partnership will bring programming for entrepreneurs and start-ups to 2013 International CES (January 8–11) in Las Vegas, NV. CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro said partnering with Startup America will bring programming that highlights young start-ups and entrepreneurs destined to shape future of technology.

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Original Press Release

2013 International CES Shines Spotlight on Start-Ups

Press release date: November 28, 2012

Startup America Brings Programming for Entrepreneurs to Expanded Eureka Park at the 2013 CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced a new program with the Startup America Partnership, a national network of communities dedicated to advancing the success of American start-ups, for the 2013 International CES®.  The partnership will bring specific programming for entrepreneurs and start-ups at the 2013 International CES, world’s largest innovation event. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 CES is scheduled for January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

“Innovation defines the International CES and we are thrilled to partner with Startup America to bring programming that highlights the young start-ups and entrepreneurs who will shape the future of technology,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “We look forward to the exciting sessions on the Startup America Stage at the 2013 CES shining a light on the companies and innovations of tomorrow.”

The Startup America Stage will bring programming throughout the 2013 CES and will be featured within Eureka Park, an area of more than 140 start-ups, emerging companies and entrepreneurs. Returning for its second year, Eureka Park has increased by 40 percent over the 2012 CES and will feature the next generation of technology.

“Eureka Park will be home to some of the most cutting-edge startups from across the country this year at the 2013 CES,” said Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership. “We’re incredibly excited to bring together startups, investors, large companies and media to highlight the amazing innovations taking place at this world-class event.”

The 2013 CES will feature 3,000 global technology companies unveiling the latest consumer technology products and services across 15 major product categories including the latest in audio, automotive electronics, connected home technologies, digital imaging/photography, electronic gaming, entertainment/content and more. For more information on the 2013 International CES, visit CESweb.org.

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org and ww.DeclareInnovation.com. Follow CES at www.CESweb.org and through social media:    .

UPCOMING EVENTS
• 2013 International CES
January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV

Contacts:
Tara Dunion
703-907-7419
tdunion@CE.org

Allison Fried
703-907-7603
afried@CE.org

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