A rather impressive CE industry mind-meld took place early last month, in a not-so-predictable setting. It wasn't a D.C. boardroom, or even a Las Vegas Convention Center display booth. I'm talking about the 2003 Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Summit, held March 3-4 at the St. Regis Resort in Aspen, Colorado. On the snowy slopes of the Rocky Mountains, top executives from retail and manufacturing firms, as well as a few select members of the press, gathered to discuss issues and strategy for the continued improvement and growth of the industry. CEA initiated this more relaxed, more informal meeting style a few years ago, and
Escaping the cold of the East Coast for the cold of the Rocky Mountains, Dealerscope joined the best minds of the consumer electronics industry for three days of brainstorming, debating, networking and skiing at the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) 2003 Winter Summit, held at the St. Regis resort in Aspen, Colorado. Over 40 executives from both the manufacturing and retailing sides of the business attended.