Attendance Up Nearly 20 Percent at Second Annual CES Asia
Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced final, audited attendance numbers for CES Asia™ 2016, which ran May 11-13 in Shanghai, China. An independent audit performed by Vault Consulting, LLC , confirms the show attracted 33,879 industry professionals - an 18 percent increase over total attendance at the inaugural CES Asia 2015. Owned and produced by CTA and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia is Asia's premier technology event in China and will return to Shanghai June 7-9, 2017.
The audit also confirms strong global participation at CES Asia 2016, with 10 percent of attendees (3,601 attendees) coming from countries outside of Mainland China. Overall, attendees represented 86 countries, regions and territories from around the globe, up from 62 countries, regions and territories at CES Asia 2015.
"This audit confirms CES Asia's status as a fast-growing, 'must-attend' tech tradeshow where both global and domestic businesses come to launch new product into the Asian market. It's where ground-breaking technology debuts, global tech leaders converge and cross-market partnerships are formed," said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, Consumer Technology Association. "The tremendous growth the show experienced this year helps to truly cement our growing reputation as the premier event for consumer technology in the Asian marketplace."