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